11 Jan 2024 BC Tech Board Chair Announcement
BC Tech is pleased to announce Rich Osborn as its new Board Chair.
An experienced entrepreneur, investor and executive, Rich is the Managing Partner at RecapHealth Ventures and is an investor and/or advisor to leading Canadian public and private organizations such as Canadian Tire Corporation, Alayacare, League and Radical Ventures as well as a number of BC Based companies such as Klue, Impro.AI, Ecoation, LifestyleRx and Nicola Wealth.
Previously, Rich was President and Managing Partner of TELUS Ventures, Canada’s most active corporate venture capital fund and was named one of the Top 100 Corporate Venture Capital Investors in the world four years in a row. Throughout his career, he has focused on social impact intensive verticals such as digital health and more recently, climate technology. Rich was also a co-founder of SVP Vancouver a leading partner led organization supporting local non profits.
“I am excited to take on the role of BC Tech Board Chair. BC Tech plays a key role in championing our tech ecosystem and, now more than ever, member companies derive tangible benefits from the programs, activities and funding that the association provides,” Rich Osborn shared, “It’s a real honour and I look forward to working closely with Jill Tipping, the BC Tech team and the BC Tech member community!”
“Our thanks and gratitude to Dan Box, outgoing board chair, of EA Sports for his contributions over the past two years,” added BC Tech CEO, Jill Tipping.
About the BC Tech Association
BC Tech is the largest member-led technology non-profit in British Columbia, and is dedicated to turning startups into scaleups. BC Tech accelerates tech company growth by helping members expand and diversify their talent pools, acquire new customers, and access capital. Tech is a key industry for B.C.’s future and builds resiliency in every sector. Today, every company is a tech company. To learn more, visit wearebctech.com.