Managing Partner, TELUS Pollinator Fund for Good and Vice President, Social Impact Ventures
As the Managing Partner of the TELUS Pollinator Fund for Good, Blair has made it his mission to leverage TELUS’ resources to fund and empower the next generation of startups focused on doing good and driving social impact in communities across Canada. From transforming healthcare, to supporting sustainable agriculture and reducing environmental footprints, Blair is passionate about technology that will better Canadians’ health and wellness and create space for underrepresented entrepreneurs.
Blair has more than 20 years of experience innovating and scaling mass-market products, including Optik TV and TELUS’ suite of home security products. Through his leadership, TELUS secured industry-first partnerships with Netflix and Amazon, enabling customers to experience new and emerging digital technology platforms. As the leader of TELUS’ content team, Blair gained an appreciation for the role a corporation can play in fostering the next generation of talent through the launch of STORYHIVE, a funding and career acceleration platform designed to support and mentor local and emerging creators.