Manu Kabahizi is a seasoned executive and entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in the technology industry building products used by millions in 80+ countries. He recently exited Ulula, a company he co-founded in 2013 and co-led through two rounds of raising capital from investors. As CTO and co-founder, he oversaw technology and product strategy, including product research and development, fundraising dilutive and non-dilutive capital, building strategic partnerships, growing the team, privacy and cybersecurity compliance, and serving customers like Apple and Nike amongst others. Previously, Manu also held senior roles in business development as well as research. Currently, Manu is the Canadian Digital Service’s Head of Accelerator, a brand new initiative experimenting with incremental investment to drive innovation in the federal government. He also continues to serve as a board member for Ulula and an advisor. While not working, Manu likes to spend his time with his daughter, exercising or taking online courses.