Neil Wainwright

Founding Partner, CDL-Toronto | CEO, UpHabit

Neil Wainwright has more than 30 years of technical engineering experience and has been an entrepreneur in building and managing businesses for over 25 years. He has a strong business leadership background and broad technical skills cultured through firms he has founded and through senior management positions held at Nortel Networks, Lotus Development, and IBM. Neil is a professional engineer and holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Neil has bootstrapped his way through multiple businesses and has raised private equity/VC investments. His last business was quite successful and recently led to a significant exit. Neil is now actively involved in another startup and in coaching and mentoring the next generation of Canadian entrepreneurs.