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Chris Carder

Advisor Toronto, Canada Area, CA

Entrepreneur in Residence, Schulich Executive Education Centre (SEEC) and Co-Founder/COO at Kinetic Commerce and Kinetic Cafe

Entrepreneur in Residence, Schulich Executive Education Centre (SEEC) and Co-Founder/COO at Kinetic Commerce and Kinetic Cafe

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Kinetic Commerce @ Kinetic Cafe


Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer Kinetic Commerce @ Kinetic Cafe March 2011 - present
Entrepreneur in Residence Schulich School of Business January 2014 - present
Co-Chair The International White Ribbon Campaign September 2003 - March 2011
President Thindata 1:1 August 1995 - November 2010


Ryerson University Broadcast September 1990 - April 1993

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Events
  • • Fashion
  • • Financial Services
  • • Local
  • • Mobile
  • • Recruiting
  • • Social Impact
  • • Wearable Tech

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Anthony Chan
We worked together  •  General Manager, Wirkn. Previously VP, Consumer and Digital Marketing AP|MEA, MasterCard.
Chris is always looking to identify problems and better yet companies that face these problems and match them to the solutions offered throu ... gh the relationships he has. Very resourceful and well connected and very down to earth.
James Appleyard
They're my advisor  •  President & Founder, Freycinet Investments. Previously CEO & Chairman, Artez Interactive Inc..
He has already proven himself as a serial entrepreneur. He's had a top-exit, and is supporting his fellow entrepreneurs as an investor, bui ... lding an important Toronto incubator, and in his own right building the multi-facteted Kinetic Cafe.
Derek Szeto
We worked together  •  CEO, Wirkn and Entrepreneur In Residence, Kinetic CafĂ©. Queen's grad.
Chris has been an incredible mentor for me throughout my career as an advisor and partner. He's incredibly resourceful and will find a way t ... o get to the right person and get it done, no matter the odds. He loves slaying giants!
Chancellor Crawford
We worked together  •  Chief Executive Officer, QoC Health Inc.. Previously Chief Technology Officer, ThinData Inc.
Chris excels as an evangelist for his greatest passions, an inspired communicator, a big picture strategic thinker, a builder of passionate ... teams that drive mission-focused organizations.
Wayne Carrigan
We worked together  •  VP Marketing, WiderFunnel
I was Chris' no.2 at Thindata for 8 years. Tremendous vision. Strategic thinker (really, always 3 steps ahead). Compassionate leader. Pro ... ven decision maker. Chris takes winnable risks and knows when and how to seek help. Confident, yet humble he is always seeking to improve. He is open and is always willing to take the time to share the wisdom he has accumulated. Trustworthy, personable, honest, dedicate while at the same time a true business competitor. I highly recommend Chris for acceptance to FounderDating.
Jim Latimer
Independent Business & Technology Strategist, Snakebit Studios. Previously Chief Strategy Officer, CentriLogic.

Sir Ryan-O'Neil Knight
They're my mentor  •  Entrepreneur Development, The Detailing Knights. Previously Franchisee, College Pro.
Sir (Ryan) already is a great up-and-coming entrepreneur. Myself and several members of my team at Kinetic have been watching his progress a ... nd see great things ahead for his company. I've taken him to meet with other key business contacts and he's been well prepared, communicates a great vision and listens extremely well. Anyone who teams up with him will enjoy the experience. - chris

Ron Wolf
They're my advisor  •  Ex- Construction Project Manager, Urbancorp and Owner,, Creator
Ron is a thoughtful communicator with a passionate view of his industry and the opportunity within it to do something new and amazing. He ha ... s the right balance of enthusiasm and perspective. Great listener. And the project has a lot of merit.

Wayne Carrigan
We worked together  •  VP Marketing, WiderFunnel
Wayne was my personal advisor and EVP for nearly a decade, at my right hand as we grew the largest enterprise email marketing platform in Ca ... nada. He was our first professional executive and brought great depth to the business and support to the Co-Founders. Wayne has the complete package of entrepreneurial experience + executive professionalism. He takes care of his people. He takes care of his customers. And he will take great care of you and your business too.

Mark Daprato
They're my friends  •  cmo, SHOP.CA. Previously VP Business Development / Marketing - Swiss Chalet, Cara Operations. Queen's grad.
Mark combines real world startup experience with big company history and marketing depth - a rare combination. And he's also a straight-up, ... caring and kind human being. Worth your time. - chris