Gerri Sin­clair

Vancouver Magazine - - Cover Story -


Dig­i­tal De­vel­oper Gerri Sin­clair is one of the undis­puted pi­o­neers of Van­cou­ver’s tech scene. The PhD in re­nais­sance drama founded the dig­i­tal con­tent man­age­ment rm NCom­pass Labs (sold to Mi­crosoft in 2001), served as the rst pres­i­dent of the B.C. gov­ern­ment’s Premier’s Tech­nol­ogy Coun­cil, founded the Ex­CITE lab at SFU (the rst dig­i­tal me­dia tech­nol­ogy R&D centre in Canada) and launched the ac­claimed Centre for Dig­i­tal Me­dia on Great North­ern Way. To­day she serves as man­ag­ing part­ner of Kens­ing­ton Cap­i­tal, where she’s charged with di­rect­ing the prov­ince’s $100-mil­lion BC Tech Fund and pro­vid­ing ven­ture cap­i­tal to the lo­cal tech stars of to­mor­row.

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