At CEO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Canada based CEO’ operating in the Social Impact space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
CEO of Ample Labs
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About Ample Labs, mello: Ample Labs is a social start-up using AI & Data to help cities prevent homelessness.
Yahoel Van Essen
Founder and CEO of Eleos Robotics
Yahoel Van Essen is the visionary and driving force behind the revolutionary RoboWeeder technology. As a high-tech entrepreneur, Yahoel leverages emerging technologies to solve low tech problems facing industry. He is passionate about creating new things. He was educated at BCIT in entrepreneurial marketing and business administration. Before Eleos Robotics he was solving problems in supply chain, digital marketing, and in marine technology. Yahoel comes from humble beginnings and is a believer in Jesus Christ.
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About Eleos Robotics: Eleos Robotics invented the RoboWeeder an artificially intelligent weeding killing robot.
Founder and CEO of Lunaria Solutions
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About Lunaria Solutions: Saas company help organizations drive diversity and inclusion efforts through customized evaluations and actionable reporting.
Chief Executive Officer of SAMETRICA
Anshula has specific focus on enhancing Social Asset Measurements’ (SAM) network and products. She conceived of SAM as co-founder of the Young Social Entrepreneurs of Canada, the Youth Social Innovation Capital Fund, and international experiences in the non-profit and for-profit sectors including Jamaica and India. Anshula has deep understanding of impact metrics and is a recognized expert in the field, having spoken at the Ivey School of Business, OCAD University’s Masters of Foresight and Strategic Innovation, and various conferences throughout Canada and the States. Anshula worked with a San Francisco capital market software company; her contribution assisted in commercialization in the USA. Anshula studied economics at the University of Toronto – Trinity College.
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About SAMETRICA: Sametrica is a SaaS-based for demonstrating the impact of social investments.
CEO of Nava Ventures
Experienced Full Stack Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the Financial Services and Defence industries. Skilled in Kubernetes, Cloud, Python, Java and supporting the production of ML and scientific workflows and products. Strong engineering professional with a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) focused in Systems Engineering from Simon Fraser University.
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About Nava Ventures: Nava Ventures is a SaaS company that offers an ecosystem of socially responsible fintech products.
Jennifer Maloney Adab
Founder & CEO of Brix Media Co.
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About Brix Media Co.: Brix Media Co. is North America’s leading PR & Influencer Marketing Agency focused on social innovation.