ventureLAB is pleased to announce the appointment of Melissa Chee as our
new President and CEO. The appointment follows an extensive and comprehensive search process which
attracted outstanding candidates in the community, led by ventureLAB’s Board of Directors HR Committee. Melissa has been serving as ventureLAB’s Interim President and CEO since April 2018, in addition to her position as Chief Operating Officer.
Since joining ventureLAB in 2017, Melissa has been a tireless champion and advocate for the region’s and organization’s vision, providing outstanding leadership in advancing ventureLAB’s strategic priorities, and operationalizing, planning and developing key programs and processes. Her work has resulted in expanded support and measurable economic impact for companies growing and scaling in Ontario. Melissa brings a wealth of experience as an accomplished and visionary leader in the technology sector, with a proven track record in building successful organizations at global companies, significant community leadership, and deep entrepreneurial experience.