In this role Smyth will be responsible for helping OMERS Ventures identify and partner with high-growth companies it can finance from the early stages through to sale or initial public offering.
Prior to joining OMERS Ventures, Smyth co-managed two VC funds in his role as partner at Edgestone Capital Partners. He led numerous investments for Edgestone, and acted as a board member for many of its funds’ portfolio companies. His experience also includes his former roles as president and CEO of solutions provider Bridgewater Systems, and as COO of California-based Ironside Technologies Inc.
Smyth holds a BA in commerce and economics from the University of Toronto, and completed Stanford University’s Executive Enterprise Program for Growing Companies.