Thank you for listening to the Leaders, Innovators and Big Ideas podcast, supported by Rainforest Alberta. The podcast that highlights 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.
Gary Gunthorpe has more than 40 years experience working with technology start ups. He has been responsible for the successful development of several electronic products. Gary is an experienced serial entrepreneur who has taken direct responsibility for the full range of corporate, business and product development and financing activities at both strategic and tactical levels in a number of organizations and industry sectors.
Allan interviews Gary and learns about some of his long history in technology and business and we get some valuable advice about patents and examining business need prior to developing a product. Gary also has some insights into why the Rainforest is so successful.
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This Episode Sponsored By: Zinc Ventures
Graphic Design: Mackenzie Bedford
Episode Music: Tony Del Degan
Creator & Producer: Al Del Degan