John Francis

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

Role: Fellow

Site: CDL-Toronto

Stream: Quantum

John Francis 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. He serves on the advisory board of Altas Partners, and is a director of OTI Lumionics and NONO Inc. John 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. John chairs the investment committee for the Rideau Hall Foundation and is a long-serving director and past chair of the SickKids Foundation board.