Business in Vancouver’s 2019 Forty under 40 winners announced

Annual honours salute up-and-coming young business leaders

Business in Vancouver has announced the winners of the 2019 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 the special edition Forty under 40 magazine issued in the December 3 edition of Business in Vancouver.

BIV is extending an invitation to an evening of celebration as it honours these individuals at the 30th annual Forty under 40 Awards gala. To view the event page, click here.

 

The 2019 winners are:

 

Adil Ahamed, managing director, Destination Auto Group

 

Kyle Barker, co-founder and CEO, Cryptek Labs,

 

Paulina Cameron, CEO, Forum for Women Entrepreneurs

 

Brent Charleton, CEO and president, EnWave Corporation

 

Robert Coard, partner; BC region industries leader; technology and consumer markets leader for Western Canada, PwC Canada

 

Cheryl D'Sa, managing partner, Narwal Litigation LLP

 

Zahra Esmail, executive director, South Vancouver Neighbourhood House and Marpole Neighbourhood House (ANHBC),

 

Ashley Freeborn, co-founder, managing director, Smash + Tess

 

Hanna Golota, chief operating officer, Globalme

 

Erik Hadley, director, process development, Stemcell Technologies

 

Janie Hungerford, founder and principal, Hungerford Salter Interior Design

 

Brittney Kerr, principal, Earnscliffe Strategy Group

 

Vera Kobalia, board director, World Economic Forum, Global Council on Development Finance

 

Matthew Lewis, president, Braidy Corp.

 

Derrick Li, executive director, finance and corporate services, Coast Mountain Bus Company

 

Ian MacKinnon, co-founder, chief technology officer, Later.com

 

Christina Marcano, CEO, Silver Icing Inc.

 

Reshma Mehta, director, partnerships and business development, consumer health, Telus

 

Stephen Menon, vice-president, product, Finn AI

 

Carly Monahan, investment adviser, Odlum Brown Ltd.

 

Rachel Nelson, president, Exan a Henry Schein Co.

 

Nicole Parmar, founder & managing partner, JNJ Business Strategies

 

Jordana Pourian, senior vice-president, operations, Aritzia

 

Jay Rhind, partner, Rhino Ventures

 

Khaled Shariff, in-house counsel, Squamish First Nation

 

Amanda Shatzko, president, AS Consulting and Art

 

Ben Silverman, CEO, Integral Artists Talent Agency

 

Sharon Singh, associate, Bennett Jones LLP

 

Ashley Smith, president, Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver

 

Jonathan Snoek, managing partner, Cascadia Strategy Consulting Partners Inc.

 

Sean Stofer, founder, Various

 

Byron Thom, principal, Framework Venture Partners

 

Jasmean Toor, vice-president, real estate finance, Edgar Development

 

Ryan Uy, director, finance and administration, DP World (Canada) Inc.

 

Lisa von Sturmer, CEO, Growing City

 

Erin Walker, director of strategy and program management office, Telus Security and Automation, Telus

 

Jeffery Ward, founder and CEO, Animikii Indigenous Technology

 

Jonas Woost, director of business development, Pacific Content

 

Eskandar “Alex” Yamini, president and CEO, Sarmaya Capital Corp.

 

Leena Yousefi, lawyer/CEO, YLaw Group