Brian Martin

Partner & Investment Director

Brian is a technology director responsible for leading investments in smart cities, IoT, 5G and security for TELUS Ventures. Brian is an experienced VC investor with expertise in go-to-market for early stage companies, and as an engineer, he applies both a strategic and technical lens when evaluating investment opportunities and guiding portfolio companies. Brian’s portfolio companies have had exits to Splunk, Planet Labs, VMware and IMS Health.

Prior to joining TELUS Ventures, Brian was a Principal at Vanedge Capital for 5 years and previously served as Chief Security Officer at BC Hydro, where he led overall security policy development and implementation for the province’s electrical system. Brian is a trained engineer, with a bachelor’s degree in electrical, electronics and communications engineering from the University of Alberta, and he holds a Professional Engineer certification from the New York State Education Department.

When he’s not volunteering for Big Brothers or in the LGBTQ+ community, Brian can be found skiing or snowboarding Vancouver’s North Shore mountains or enjoying live music at festivals around the world. Brian and his husband are avid travellers and count Mexico City, Barcelona and Playa Zipolite among their favourite destinations.

Brian is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a member of the CVCA committee on International Affairs and holds an MBA from the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University.

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Welcome to the 2022 TELUS Calendar

We hope you enjoy our selection of loved TELUS critters.  Each month, we invite you to learn about the ways we are using our technology for good and helping make our world a better place.  Together, let’s make the future friendly.

Welcome to the 2022 TELUS Calendar

We hope you enjoy our selection of loved TELUS critters.  Each month, we invite you to learn about the ways we are using our technology for good and helping make our world a better place.  Together, let’s make the future friendly.


The year at a glance

Be sure to scan the QR code every month for the full calendar experience.

December, 2021

Connecting Canada for good

Let the festivities begin! At TELUS, supporting meaningful change in our communities with our Connecting for Good programs is at the heart of everything we do during the holidays and year-round.

January, 2022

TELUS Change for Good

Round up your monthly TELUS bill and 100% of the difference will go to TELUS Friendly Future Foundation.

February, 2022

TELUS Mobility for Good®

We provide free or low-cost devices and plans to help Canadians in need stay connected.

March, 2022

Watch bold, new ideas spring to life

The TELUS Pollinator Fund for Good is investing in responsible startups driving social and environmental change.

April, 2022

Growing a sustainable future

TELUS Agriculture is helping to improve the quality, sustainability and safety of our food for generations to come.

May, 2022

TELUS Tech for Good™

We empower people with disabilities to live, learn, work and play through tools and training for their mobile devices.

June, 2022

Diversity and inclusion at TELUS

We celebrate the diversity of LGBTQ2A+ communities across Canada and internationally.

July, 2022

The promise of TELUS 5G

Faster speeds and reliability are enabling better access to healthcare and connecting Canadians.

August, 2022

Upcycle your devices

Donate your pre-loved devices at a TELUS store and we’ll recycle them or upcycle them to help connect Canadians in need.

September, 2022

TELUS Internet for Good®

We provide families, youth in need, and people living with disabilities with high speed, low-cost internet.

October, 2022

TELUS Health for Good™

We’re bringing compassionate care to our streets to help the most vulnerable among us.

November, 2022

Funding friendlier futures

The TELUS Friendly Future Foundation™ empowers Canadians in need through socially innovative and technology-driven programs.

December, 2022

Feel safe and secure online

Happy holidays from our family to yours!  We provide free online security and digital literacy education so you can start the new year feeling more secure in our digital world.