Entrepreneurs Hour: Sean Wise
Dr. Sean Wise will speak on ‘Why is now the best time to be an Entrepreneur?’
Dr. Sean Wise specialises in helping emerging and high growth potential organisations jump on the trajectory and turn a profit. An expert on startups and venture capital, he will conduct an intensive investment pitching masterclass that is strictly limited to 12 spaces.
Dr. Wise has published five books and more than two dozen peer-reviewed research papers and case studies of high-growth startups. Dr. Wise spent five seasons as a consultant for CBC on the mega-hit venture reality show Dragon’s Den before moving in front of the camera as the host of The Naked Entrepreneur, which airs on the Oprah Winfrey Network. In 2014, Dr. Wise was named Entrepreneurial Mentor of the Year by Startup Canada.
A professor of entrepreneurship at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University, Wise majored in engineering and economics at Carleton University and earned a law degree and MBA from the University of Ottawa. In 2012, he received his PhD from the Adam Smith Business School at the University of Glasgow.