Michael Mahon

  • Michael Mahon is Director, Venture Capital Strategic Initiatives and Investments. He joined BDC in 2002 and has held a variety of operational and corporate roles, joining the Venture Capital team in 2011. Mr. Mahon began his professional career as a communications officer in the Canadian Forces. After joining BDC in the Financing and Consulting group, he was appointed Director Corporate Planning and Strategic Initiatives, and subsequently Director, Corporate Development. In this latter role, he worked with BDC’s leadership team in diverse areas, including private equity, risk capital and venture capital, innovation and commercialization, industry specialization, enterprise risk management and knowledge management. He most recently was involved in the Canadian Venture Capital review conducted by BDC in 2010, and worked extensively with the venture capital team in developing its approach and action plan to support the Canadian venture capital ecosystem.

    He is on the Board of GrowLab Ventures Inc. and is a member of NACO’s Angel Education Program Committee.

    Mr. Mahon holds an undergraduate degree in computer engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada and a Master’s of Business Administration from Queen’s University.