Managing Director & General Partner

Graphite Ventures

Lance is General Partner with Graphite Ventures, a seeding for scale venture capital fund.   Recent investments include e-Zinc, ODAIA, SalonScale and Welbi.  Lance is a member of the Board at Expertfile, Observer on several Boards, and an Angel Investor.   Previously, Lance was Managing Director with the MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund.  Lance was Executive Chairman at Granite Networks (acquired by Rogers Communications September 2013).  From 2001 to 2008, Lance served as President and CEO of BTI Systems, (cloud and metro networking software and systems, acquired by Juniper Networks January 2016).  Before BTI, Lance founded the Canadian subsidiary of HUBER+SUHNER, a Swiss-based wireless and optical component manufacturer.