Karim Lessard

karim_head_shotAfter 17 years as an entrepreneur in the banking industry, Karim began applying his skills and knowledge to the startup world. In 2010 He started a consulting company that helped non-profits, startups, and individuals turn their big ideas into reality. In 2011 one of his ideas became Knoq.com, an internet startup for curating local businesses and bringing neighbours together to get more done.
Knoq closed its doors 2014 but the experience and know-how he gained, specifically, the power of Lean and Agile methodologies, was invaluable. Karim is now the Chief of Staff at Evrnu, SPC with the intention of scaling a world-changing technology. Karim is a husband, a father of two lovely children, and owner of an ill-mannered golden retriever.