Davender Gupta’s passion is guiding businesses at all levels to develop the clarity, the confidence and the discipline to become the “go-to” choice of their markets.
His first career as a military aerospace R&D engineer in the RCAF led to his second act, experiencing first-hand the startup boom of the late 1990s. He then pivoted into a third 15-year career as a Venture Catalyst and Entrepreneurial Leadership Coach, helping hundreds of startups and scaleups to transform their ideas into impact. His current focus is helping innovation-driven companies define and execute effective scaleup strategies.
Davender is a pioneer and a leader in popularizing the Business Model Canvas tools and Lean Startup methodologies throughout the entrepreneurial community in Québec and beyond. In 2013, Davender was named as one of “Canada’s Top Ten Rockstar Mentors” by Startup Canada and Futurpreneur Canada. Davender is also active on a provincial and national level in developing innovation and entrepreneurship policy.
Davender recently joined AmplioStrategies as their “Savvy Strategist”. He is a graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada, the Rochester Institute of Technology, the MIT-Sloan School of Management and is currently completing an Executive MBA at McGill University-HEC Montréal.
- Short Bio:Davender helps innovative companies develop the clarity, the confidence and the discipline to become the “go-to” choice for their markets.