Ray Muzyka

Founding Partner - CDL-Global | CEO & Founder, ThresholdImpact

Role: Fellow

Sites: CDL-Oxford, CDL-Rockies, CDL-Toronto, CDL-Vancouver, CDL-Wisconsin

Streams: Advanced Therapies, Biomedical Engineering, Neuro, Prime

Angel investor in technology, health/biotech/medical innovations, founding partner of CDL, social enterprise at ThresholdImpact. Co-founder/former CEO BioWare, past emergency/family med MD, Ivey MBA.

Ray Muzyka co-founded BioWare (www.bioware.com) in the early 1990s after completing his MD. He practiced full-time rural locum tenens Emergency/Family Med for two years, then medicine transitioned to part-time rural locums for the next decade as his second career for the next two decades focused on his role as BioWare’s CEO. When BioWare was acquired by Electronic Arts in 2007, Ray became an SVP and Group GM of the BioWare division of EA for the following five years.

Ray retired from BioWare/EA in late 2012, with his third career chapter at ThresholdImpact (www.thresholdimpact.com) mentoring entrepreneurs in medical innovations and social enterprise technology. He is an active angel impact investor (https://angel.co/ray-muzyka) across North America.

Dr. Muzyka obtained his BMedSc from UAlberta in 1990, his MD from the U of A in 1992 and CCFP in 1994, and his MBA from the Ivey School of Business (UWO) in 2001.

He was inducted into the Order of Canada in 2018, AIAS’s Hall of Fame in 2011, Alberta’s Business Hall of Fame in 2018, received the Venture Capital Association of Alberta’s Rod Charko Service Award in 2019, GDC/IGDA’s 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award, Canada’s Top 40 under 40, E&Y’s Entrepreneur of the Year (Prairies), U of A’s 2015 Alumni Innovation Award, MacEwan’s 2017 Allard Chair in Business, among other awards.

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