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, conducting due-diligence, performing corporate finance and M&A 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.