John Francis

Founding Partner, CDL-Toronto | Managing Director, Fraser Kearney Capital

Role: Fellow

Site: CDL-Toronto

Streams: Biomedical Engineering, Quantum

John is the Managing Director of Fraser Kearney Capital Corp his family office. Prior to this position, John was President and CEO of Trader Media Corporation, a business he built and scaled over 17 years to an exit to a public strategic. John serves on the advisory board of Altas Partners, and is a director of OTI Lumionics and NONO Inc. He manages an active and growing seed portfolio comprised largely of CDL companies. He was a founding fellow of the CDL and continues to support their efforts. He chairs the Investment Committee for the Rideau Hall Foundation and is a long serving director and past Chair of the SickKids Foundation board.