Dr. Sean Wise
Dr. Sean Wise helps emerging and high-growth-potential organizations jump on the trajectory and turn a profit. He has been involved in venture capital and entrepreneurship professionally for 19 years. First, as a director of the Venture Capital Advisory Group at Ernst & Young, next, as a partner in Spenser Trask's seed program, and most recently spending five seasons with CBC's "Dragons' Den."

Sean is also a popular writer with his Globe and Mail column and book of the same name: "Wise Words: Lessons in Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital" and a second book, "How to be a Business Superhero." He co-authored the best-selling book, "Startup Opportunities," with the renowned investor, Brad Feld. A professor of entrepreneurship at the Ted Rogers School of Business at Ryerson University in Toronto, Sean majored in engineering and economics at Carleton University and earned a law degree and MBA from the University of Ottawa. In 2013, Sean received his Ph.D. in business from the Adam Smith Business School at the University of Glasgow.