Natalie Dakers

Founding CEO
Accel-Rx Health Sciences Accelerator

Natalie Dakers is a leading figure in the Canadian technology innovation sector. She has been a co-founder and CEO of five first-of-their-kind organizations, including Accel-Rx Health Sciences Accelerator, the Centre for Drug Research and Development (now AdMare BioInnovations) and CDRD Ventures Inc. Dakers serves on multiple boards, including LifeLabs, Augurex and Pender Private Investments Inc.

FUN FACT: I ride a V7 III Moto Guzzi.
SOMEONE YOU ADMIRE: “Itchy Boots” – solo female motorcyclist documenting her worldwide tour.
PET PEEVE: People who talk too much and do too little.
BIGGEST LESSON: Hire slow, fire fast.