MANAGER OF OPERATIONS
Prior to joining Canopy Rivers, Mark was the Director of Strategy & Operations at FarmLead (6.5M Series A) where he helped scale the company from 10 – 50 employees while sitting on the senior leadership team. During his tenure he worked as a generalist across the company having a wide range of responsibilities including product development, analytics, people operations, fundraising, etc. Prior to FarmLead, Mark was the incubator manager at Invest Ottawa where he designed and implemented a pre & post-seed incubation model in addition to forging strategic partnerships with 2 world class seed accelerators, 500 Startups and Techstars. He has helped launch several startups over his career including a successful sunglasses & apparel brand that he co-founded during his MBA studies. Mark is a 2016 Venture for Canada fellow and holds an MBA from Carleton University, a Masters of Civil Engineering from Ryerson University, a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the University of Ottawa.