Mistral Venture Partners
Code is the Founder and Managing Director of Mistral Venture Partners, an early stage venture capital firm with headquarters in Ottawa, Canada. Code has more than 25 years of experience as a company founder, operating executive and venture investor. He has invested in more than 50 technology companies across North America, and currently serves on the boards of several portfolio companies including Ceipal, Expeto, Stratuscent, Soundpays, Symend, Edly and BlueJ Legal. He also serves as chairman of the board for the Ottawa International Airport Authority. Prior to Mistral, Code was the COO of Zephyr Technology (acquired by Covidien NYSE: COV), an investing Partner at Motorola Ventures and a Principal at Gabriel Venture Partners, both based in Silicon Valley. Code began his career as a radio frequency (RF) design engineer at IBM in Toronto Canada, and CIENA in Baltimore Maryland.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Code has a bachelor's degree in Engineering from the University of Alberta, and an MBA from the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland. Code is a Canadian, and while he's lived in 21 different cities in four countries, he now calls Ottawa home, where he lives with his wife and two teenage sons. Code is an avid sailor and has completed more than 10,000 offshore miles including a transatlantic crossing.
As a member of Class 25, Code is serving his fellowship at Mistral Venture Partners under the mentorship of Phil Wickham.