Brenda M. Hogan is the Chief Investment Officer at Venture Ontario and has over 15 years’ of experience in strategy and execution in venture capital at the co-investment, fund of funds, and fund level investing. Brenda has held senior roles in corporate development, finance, and strategic investing with Bell Canada, EY, the Business Development Bank of Canada, and a software start-up. She is on the Board of the Canadian Venture Capital Association and is Chair of the Membership Committee; serves with the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) as a member of the Content Committee; was Co-Chair of Canadian Women in Private Equity (CWPE); and served three terms on the Board of Women in Capital Markets, latterly serving as Chair of the Governance Committee. She also served on the Board of Governors at Dalhousie University and Chaired the Finance, Audit, Investment, and Risk Committee. Brenda holds an MBA in finance, has completed the Institute of Corporate Directors SME Board Effectiveness Program, and has received leadership training from the Ivey School of Business.