Rob Douglas is passionate about building Canada’s economy. A founder and President of the Golden Triangle Network (GTAN), one of Canada’s largest and most active angel investor networks, he enables new Canadian companies to succeed.
A chartered accountant by profession, he is both a Board Member and Treasurer of the National Angel Capital Organization (NACO), Canada’s voice of angel investors. A leader in the investment community, Douglas bridges the gap between local initiatives and national policies.
Rob’s business career spans more than three decades, with employment experience ranging from investment counselling with a major Canadian brokerage to senior financial management with a large, multi-plant manufacturing company. With overall responsibility for managing businesses, he has developed strong skills in strategic planning, business plan execution, process analysis and human resource development.
He commits his energy towards building the entrepreneurial spirit in Waterloo Region and currently holds equity positions in several early-stage growth companies. He is a man of vision distinguished by his strong entrepreneurial spirit and a wealth of experience in owning and managing private businesses.