Angela Bourne has joined the Altitude Accelerator as its newest Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR), bringing 15+ years of experience directing and implementing high-profile, cross-functional strategies for renowned brands in luxury hospitality, entertainment, education, and technology.
“I am honoured to join the Altitude Accelerator and work alongside such an exceptional group of industry leaders as a fellow Entrepreneur-in-Residence. It is a thrilling time for innovation in Canada and I am excited to meet local startup founders and changemakers, learn about the critical problems they are solving, and offer mentorship and strategic guidance.”
Angela is a true strategy-through-execution growth marketer with expertise in B2B as well as B2C marketing. Career highlights include: Bozell Worldwide advertising agency in New York City, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in Toronto, and ReadWrite Labs wearable tech incubator in San Francisco.
These experiences have given her unique expertise in buyer psychology and delivering exceptional customer experiences through new technologies and services. In 2016 she founded her own consulting business, working with startup founders in a variety of sectors including Biotech, Proptech, and Medtech, on their go-to-market strategies. She is currently Head of Marketing at Synaptiq, an Artificial Intelligence consultancy specializing in machine vision, natural language processing, and other data-driven techniques.
Originally from a small town on the East Coast, Angela credits growing up in such a tight-knit community as being the cornerstone of her entire career: “People matter, relationships matter. Reputation is everything,” says Angela. “How you treat people – especially in business, no matter what industry you’re in – is paramount.”
Angela graduated from Cornell University, where she received her Bachelor’s degree from the College of Arts and Sciences, and Master’s degree from the SC Johnson College of Business.
Today, she lives in Toronto with her husband and two preschoolers. If you’d like to set up a time to chat with Angela, feel free to connect with her on LinkedIn and set up a time for morning coffee over Zoom.