Michael Litt is another innovator who didn’t even make it out of university before starting his career as an entrepreneur. He created the technology behind the global video marketing platform, Vidyard as an undergrad at the University of Waterloo.
After a successful turn at Y Combinator in Silicon Valley and a subsequent round of seed financing, Michael brought Vidyard back to Waterloo Region where the company, and its founders are central to building the tech community.
Michael sits on the Communitech Board of Directors and served as general partner of the seed stage VC fund, Garage Capital. He is a mentor, angel investor, advocate for the startup community and a vocal proponent of diversity in tech.