Business in Vancouver has announced the winners of the 2017 Forty under 40 Awards. The awards highlight the achievements of 40 of B.C.’s outstanding young entrepreneurs, executives, and professionals.
Winners are under 40 and have demonstrated excellence in business, judgment, leadership and community contribution. Each winner will be profiled in Business in Vancouver on December 4.
BIV is extending an invitation to an evening of celebration as it honours these individuals at the 28th annual Forty under 40 Awards gala dinner. To view the event page, click here.
The 2017 winners are:
Arif Abdulla, vice-president, global franchise development, Nurse Next Door Home Care Services
Luke Aulin, co-founder and CEO, RTown
Pepe Barajas, president and CEO, Infinity Enterprises Group
Alexa Blain, chief operating officer, Deetken Asset Management Inc.
Natalie Boll, propriétaire, Bauhaus Restaurant
Dave Brett, CEO, Griffins Boxing and Fitness
John Bromley, founder and CEO, Chimp
Devon Brooks, entrepreneur, Sphere; Babe Rally
Sarah Bundy, founder and CEO, All Inclusive Marketing Inc.
Chastity Davis, consultant/advisor, owner, Chastity Davis Consulting
Marko Dekovic, vice-president, public affairs, GCT Global Container Terminals Inc.
Christopher Derickson, councillor, Westbank First Nation; Partner, Alderhill Planning Inc.
Susan Dolinski, vice-president, social responsibility and communications, BC Lottery Corp.
Daryl Ee, president and CEO, Speedee Rolls Right
Brian French, president, Peregrine
Carter Gilchrist, chief product officer and co-founder, Unbounce
Suzanne Gildert, founder and chief science officer, Kindred AI
William Granleese, CEO, Antrim Investments Ltd.
Genesa Greening, president and CEO, BC Women's Hospital Foundation
Matthew Gruben, president and CEO, Vital Logistics Ltd.
Greg Gutmanis, CFO and vice-president, acquisitions, Diversified Royalty Corp.
Jeff Hanman, vice-president, corporate affairs, Teck Resources Ltd.
Bryn Hyndman, founder, Qi Integrated Health
Andy Kokaji, associate director, immunology, Stemcell Technologies Inc.
Nathan Lusignan, managing partner, Point Blank Creative
Andrea MacLeod (Pomeroy), manager, environmental programs, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
Kevin Mazzone, partner, The Lazy Gourmet
Jaclyn McPhadden, co-founder, managing partner, RecycleSmart Solutions
Andrea Mestrovic, partner, vice-president, brand strategy, Very Polite Agency
Hao Min, founder and CEO, Bold Properties, Bold Construction, SmartWorks Homes
Saber Miresmailli, founder and CEO, Ecoation Innovative Solutions Inc.
Tamer Mohamed, CEO, Aspect Biosystems Ltd.
Lindsay Nahmiache, owner, Jive PR + Digital (Jive Communications)
Jack Newton, CEO, Clio
Tea Nicola, CEO and co-founder, WealthBar Financial Services Inc.
Sharan Oberoi, founder, managing partner and CEO, OnActuate Consulting Inc.
Kostya Polyakov, partner and technology, media and telecommunications industry leader, Greater Vancouver, KPMG
Ali Pourdad, CEO, Progressa
Ryan Yada, co-owner / co-pilot, Flowmotion Entertainment Inc.
Daniel Zitting, chief product officer, ACL