Propel Council Member
Adam Lorant is a seasoned serial entrepreneur looking to help the next generation of tech entrepreneurs get from zero to $10M in revenue as an active mentor, advisor, and investor.
Adam has a passion for entrepreneurship, having started 4 companies, and invested in/advised/mentored dozens of startups. Most recently, Adam was Vice President of Solutions and Product Management with PHEMI, a Big Data Warehouse company that brings privacy, security and governance solutions to healthcare and public sector clients. Adam was CEO In Residence with the Centre for Growth at the BC Technology Industry Association, coaching early stage high tech companies. He was co-founder and VP Marketing/Product Management for PolarBlue Systems Inc which designed and built an innovative data storage service. Prior to that, Adam was a co-founder and VP Marketing for OctigaBay Systems Corporation which designed and manufactured high performance computer hardware and software. OctigaBay was acquired by Cray Inc. in 2004. Prior to OctigaBay, Adam was a co-founder of Abatis Systems and VP of Product Management and Marketing. Abatis designed and built a family of internet services hardware and software products. Abatis was sold to Redback Networks in 2000 in one of the largest private acquisitions in Canadian history. He was responsible for the strategic direction of Abatis marketing, product development and channel development programs. Prior to Abatis, Adam was with Newbridge Networks for seven years and five years with Northern Telecom Canada.