Jon Saari is an investment manager at Innovacorp. In this role, he identifies prospective investments and conducts all aspects of the investment review, approval and closing cycle, such as screening opportunities, analysis, due diligence, and making recommendations to the investment team. He also works hands-on with Innovacorp’s portfolio companies to help accelerate their growth and achieve their milestones.
Jon has over five years of experience in founding, financing and growing start-ups, combined with a history of advising Fortune 100 companies on capturing value through their IP portfolios. He was the co-founder and eventual CTO of Airy3D, an entrepreneur-in-residence with TandemLaunch, and an IP consultant and contributing inventor at Xinova.
Jon has a bachelor of science (hons.) from Queens University, a PhD from McGill University, and a post-doc from ETH Zurich.