Lally Rementilla is managing partner of IP Investments at BDC Capital. She oversees and provides strategic guidance to a national team that helps intellectual property-rich companies accelerate their growth or the commercialization of their innovation. Following nearly two decades of experience as a financial executive in the technology sector, Lally moved into investment, becoming chief financial officer and then president and chief executive officer of the commercial lender, Quantius. At Quantius, she structured and launched the company’s main fund and helped build a diverse portfolio of knowledge-based companies. Prior to that, she was vice president of finance and administration at Nulogy Corporation. She was also a vice president at Lavalife and Lucent Technologies Canada.
Lally is a former board member of the Innovation Asset Collective – Canada’s first patent collective. She previously served on several other boards, including Innovation Asset Collective, Pique Ventures Investments, the Information Technology Association of Canada, nextMEDIA and Canadian Women in Communications, as well as the former Canada Lead for the Billion Dollar Fund for Women. Lally is a proud supporter of Canadian innovation and derives great satisfaction from partnering with founders and management teams to help them scale. She is an experienced gender lens investor with an eye to creating impact for women globally. A Chartered Professional Accountant, she also holds an MBA from York University and a bachelor’s in communications from Ateneo de Manila University.