Our team includes our staff, in-house mentors and advisory groups. Everyone at the AC is dedicated to helping you grow and scale your business.
CEO since 2014, Dr. Paul Salvini is a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of leadership and technology experience.
An entrepreneur himself, Paul uses his proven experience in growing highly profitable, world-class technology companies to mentor and support the next generation of entrepreneurs. His contributions to the innovation ecosystem have given him a wealth of experience and perspective that he shares with AC clients through our programming and the larger innovation community through regular speaking engagements.
Accelerator Centre clients across all programs have the exclusive opportunity to work directly with Paul as a member of our core mentorship team and during fireside chats with Paul and AC clients and graduates.
Our in-house mentors are central to our program and are a critical part of our clients’ success.
With specializations in finance, design strategy, sales and marketing, human resources and employee culture, public relations and communications, and technology, our mentors act as an experienced and dedicated management team – walking you through every challenge and guiding you to success.
Our specialist mentors are all industry experts and provide intensive, tactical support in their respective areas of expertise.
Our staff are lead by a multidisciplinary Board of Directors, comprised of business and academic leaders from across the Waterloo startup ecosystem.
The AC is a vibrant and exciting place to work. Our staff team is comprised of the region's best and brightest. Our world-class mentors and specialists are carefully screened and hired based on their professional expertise and their ability to mentor and coach others. If you're passionate about technology and the startup community we would love to hear from you!