Advisors & Mentors

Synergy Lab brings in industry leaders and subject matter experts to work as Advisors to help provide additional experience for the companies and entrepreneurs within our programs. 

Become a Synergy Lab Advisor

Meet some of our Advisors

Sean Sheppard

One of the world’s leading experts on product-market fit, Sean Sheppard is Managing Partner at U.plus as well as a venture capitalist and serial tech entrepreneur. As an Advisor, Sean leads entrepreneurs and companies through Market Development and Product Fit.

Robert Weese

Robert Weese is a founder of B2B Sales Connections with over 35 years of direct sales experience which he uses to help startup tech companies accelerate their sales and secure investment. As Sales Advisor, Robert helps founders with technical backgrounds better communicate their value to customers and investors.

Peter Mandl

A seasoned and successful entrepreneur with extensive experience in the technology industry, Peter Mandl provides finance advisory for early-stage business including financial strategy and modelling, government grants, SR&ED and accounting.

Leslie Hughes

As Principal of PUNCH! Media, Leslie Hughes is a social media guru and marketing expert with over 20 years of experience in digital and traditional marketing and social media. As Advisor, Leslie provides guidance on effective marketing and social media strategies for the Canadian market.