We are [OKGN] Tech
Accelerate Okanagan exists to give entrepreneurs the mentorship, connections and community they need to build technology driven ventures. For Founders and their companies, Accelerate Okanagan is the accelerator that provides the specialized tools, disciplines, and structure required for success.
Located in Kelowna BC, Accelerate Okanagan (AO) foundational values are:
Innovation: We choose boldness, act with agility and learn from failure.
Inclusivity: We are intentional collaborators, creating brave spaces for every voice.
Focus: We are effective in our delivery, accountable for results and clear on our purpose.
Sustainability: We support businesses, balanced founders, and healthy communities.
These values drive our three areas of focus, Engage the Willing, Unlock the Capital and Coach the Leaders which facilitate growth of the start up ecosystem in the Okanagan region.
AO is seeking a visionary Chief Executive Officer for this hands-on role to lead a team and achieve this mandate. This position will be broad in scope: providing strategic business planning, executing on strategy and day-to-day operational leadership.
The successful individual will work under the guidance of the AO Board of Directors to develop and implement the strategic plan directing AO towards continuous growth. He/she will be a natural leader, gifted communicator and thrive on building strong relationships. Our CEO will have a reputation for establishing effective partnerships and joint ventures as well as being a collaborative influence. Previous experience with leading start-up/incubation not-for-profit organizations is preferred.
The successful candidate will possess the following:
If the above sounds like you, please apply online by Friday, August 23rd 2019.
We thank all candidates for their interest in this position. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.