Pascal Spothelfer

Director & Investor, Addy

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Vancouver

Stream: Biomedical Engineering

Dr Pascal Spothelfer is the former President and CEO of Genome British Columbia. An accomplished leader, Pascal Spothelfer has held several senior roles, both in Canada and Europe, across industry sectors of technology, not-for-profit organizations and academia. Prior to joining Genome BC, he held the position of Vice President, Communications and Community Partnerships at the University of British Columbia (2012–2014). Prior to his tenure at UBC, he was the President and CEO of the British Columbia Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) (2007–2011) and previously President and CEO at Spectrum Signal Processing Inc., a BC-based technology company (2000–2006).

Pascal has served on a number of boards and is the past Chair of the Board of Copperleaf Technologies Inc. and of Vancouver Opera. He currently serves as a Director of addy and belongs to the Board of Governors of the BC Business Council and the Board of Directors of LifeSciences BC.

He received his PhD in law from the University of Basel, Switzerland and holds a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.