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Bio

Tony Mak is the Founder and CEO of 5mina. Previously, Tony made venture capital investments while working with O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV). Prior to OATV, Tony worked for Redknee (TSX: RKN) in Product Management and Sales Engineering leadership roles. At Redknee, he was responsible for the highest revenue generating product line and built a new international sales organization. Earlier, he co-founded a social applications business which was later sold to Zoosk, the largest social dating network.

Previously, Tony worked for Newbury Ventures and UBS Investment Bank assessing new investments and performing corporate finance advisory. He has also held engineering roles at Cisco Systems, Ciena Corp and CGI Group. Tony has a BASc in Computer Engineering from University of Waterloo and an MBA from UC Berkeley, where he was awarded the Price Fellowship Award and Gloria Appel Award for leadership in entrepreneurship.