PANEL DISCUSSION – 4:55 pm
How do Angels Get Their Wings? An Angel Investor Primer
Blake Witkin, Chair of the Board of Directors, specializes in the financing, development and commercialization phases of growth start-up companies. He is the Chairman, President and an investor in Unified Computer Intelligence Corporation, and is a Managing Partner and founding Board Director of high-tech start-up, Atra Vision Inc.
Following a degree in Business Administration from Western’s Richard Ivey School of Business, Mr. Witkin became an executive and private investor of Image Processing Systems Inc., a TSX-listed corporation that was ranked #1 in growth by Profit Magazine. When the company merged to become Photon Dynamics Canada Inc., Mr. Witkin was its Vice President.
For over 20 years, Mr. Witkin has taken computer engineering products to market in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Mr. Witkin is also a member, Co-Founder and former Board Director of Maple Leaf Angels.