Jane Gertner - MBA

Executive in Residence - VentureLab

Courses: Starting Your Health and Wellness Business

Jane is a strong business generalist with hands on experience spanning from marketing/sales to executive management, raising capital and creating successful exits. She initially trained at Unilever as a Global Marketer, launching and growing international brands in North America, and expanding successful Canadian products world-wide. As President of an operating division of George Weston Ltd, Jane executed a complete financial and operational turnaround, divesting the company at a significant multiple.

Jane is also a solid integrative thinker, and is able to draw upon her deep business experience and broad skill sets to assist clients in strengthening their value propositions, commercializing products, forging successful strategic partnerships, improving investment readiness, and enhancing shareholder value.Jane is the Managing Partner of an SME consultancy, and serves on the Advisory Boards of several high growth entrepreneurial ventures. She holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management, and is Vice Chair of the school’s Alumni Board.