Alan Lysne

Ryerson Futures / Zone Startups, COO & Managing Partner

Alan manages Ryerson Futures’ and Zone Startups’ accelerator programs, innovation consulting, and seed funds in Calgary and India. He works closely with the programs’ startups to provide them with strategic and tactical guidance. He has been a co-founder, CEO, CTO, and COO of many technology businesses, and has been working with startups for more than a decade. Alan was the CEO of a venture-backed mobile company acquired by Grapple Mobile and co-founder and CTO of Davinci Technologies, which was acquired by CSG Systems. Alan has an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Queen’s University.