Janice OBriain


Janice OBriain is a community builder and mindset mentor, and has been at the forefront of engaged entrepreneurship at SFU for more than a decade.  In her role as Director of the Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection program she leads an ambitious team that has engaged more than 13,500 participants, mentored 1350+ teams and provided incubation services to 220+ startups since 2008.

Prior to SFU, Janice was Executive Associate with Calgary’s Arts Commons and General Manager of Kaleidoscope Theatre, a professional theatre for young audiences.

Janice holds both an MBA in Arts & Media Management and a Diploma in Non-Profit Management from the Schulich School of Business (York University), and a Bachelor of Music (Honours) from UVic.


Phone: 778-782-8728