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  • Rho Canada Ventures presents some of its most successful entrepreneurs from Montreal.


    • Jeff Grammer

      Jeff Grammer PartnerRho Canada Ventures

      Jeff Grammer is a partner of Rho Canada Ventures. With nearly 28 years of operational and venture experience, Jeff seeks entrepreneurs who see market opportunities and possess the business acumen to nurture young companies to become industry leaders. He joined Rho Canada Ventures in 2006 and focuses primarily on investments in new media, information technology (hardware and software) and communication companies – mostly at the seed and early stages of development. Prior to Rho Canada Ventures, Jeff worked operationally at Intel, Chips and Technologies, N*Able Technologies and Ember Corporation...

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    The Entrepreneurs


    • Hicham Ratnani

      Hicham Ratnani COO/CFO and Co-founderFrank & Oak

      Hicham has always been a numbers guy. He originally pursued a career in engineering and strategy consulting, before trading in the corporate life to launch his own company – Frank & Oak. Years spent playing college football have made him a skilled team leader and a fierce competitor.

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    • Ethan Song

      Ethan Song CEO and co-founderFrank & Oak

      Independent and restless, Ethan has founded and collaborated in an array of creative and entrepreneurial endeavors. He is the CEO and Co-founder FRANK & OAK where he handles the member shopping experience, products development, marketing and sales. Originally from China, he has since worked on most continents with particularly remarkable stints in Shanghai, Paris and Vancouver. He has experience in the technology, alternative energy and retail/fashion industries. He is passionate about the unique cross road between design and technology… art and science. You can reach him at @mrethansong

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    • Jack Parmer

      Jack Parmer CEO and co-founderPlotly

      Jack Parmer is the CEO and Co-Founder of Plotly where he is the lead developer, designer, and team builder, having assembled a team of designers, engineers, and data scientists from institutions like Harvard, Stanford, MIT, and McGill. Prior to founding Plotly, Jack worked as an Engineer at two VC-backed Silicon Valley startups.

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    • Patrick Ostiguy

      Patrick Ostiguy Presidente & CEOAccedian Networks

      Prior to founding Accedian, Patrick was co-founder Avantas Networks, which was acquired for $100M by EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering. Prior to Avantas, Patrick was part of the initial Positron Fiber Systems (PFS) team that commercialized the industry's first Ethernet over SONET Multi-Service Provisioning Platform (MSPP). PFS was acquired by Reltec in 1997 for $200M, and subsequently by Marconi.

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    • Martin Lebeau

      Martin Lebeau CFOAccedian Networks

      Martin brings to Accedian Networks extensive operational and financial experience with technology companies as an entrepreneur, in venture capital and in corporate finance. He leads the company’s global finance activities, including financial planning and analysis, financial accounting and reporting, treasury, tax, and also oversees the Company’s human resources and legal departments. He began working with Accedian Networks when the Company was still in its early stages and had less than 10 employees. Prior to joining Accedian Networks in a full-time capacity as its CFO, he was a co-founder a...

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