Ying Tam was most recently Managing Director of Health for Ventures Services & Managing Director of Capital, at MaRS, one of the world’s leading urban innovation hub. Ying worked with entrepreneurs to develop and test their concepts and to create successful global businesses from sciences, technology, and social innovation, and developed a Capital Program, engaging venture capital, growth and private equity firms, and strategic investors. Ying collaborates with entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, investors and technologists who are applying innovation and cutting-edge technologies to create health solutions that are positively impacting patients’ lives and improving the healthcare system.
Ying is a seasoned entrepreneur and business executive, and has co-founded several start-up companies, including Mindful Scientific, a medical device company addressing concussion diagnostics and management, abridean (acquired by nCipher PLC), a software company developing application provisioning and identity management solutions, and i-HRx (acquired by TELUS), a digital health company focused on chronic disease management. He has significant strategic and functional experience with operating roles in a wide range of organizations, from early stage companies to major multi-national corporations.