Welcome to the inaugural episode of the new Leaders, Innovators and Big Ideas podcast supported by Rainforest Alberta. Showcasing those people who are contributing to and/or supporting the innovation ecosystem in Alberta.
This episode is hosted by Allan Marston. Allan is a Father, Husband and innovator. Mr. Marston is a successful corporate executive heading up departments in Business Development, Sales, Marketing and Human Resources. As a serial entrepreneur Allan has over 18 years’ experience in the technology startup space and was the CEO of his own Silicon Valley company. Previously Allan spent 25 years in the retail business and was with a company when it created Canada's first loyalty reward card program. He has had several start-ups and successful exits and is currently the founder of Zenoshi.io where he is building a universal rewards program on the blockchain.
Allan sits down for a conversation with Pete Lafontaine, a fellow Rainforester who has had an interesting and memorable career path starting out as a fur trader for Hudson's Bay Company and also being a part of the history for tech giants Apple and Microsoft. These days Pete is a philanthropist and investor and has found a new focus working towards a new way of dealing with mental health.
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This Episode Sponsored By: Zinc Ventures
Graphic Design: Mackenzie Bedford
Episode Music: King Aurorus
Creator & Producer: Al Del Degan