January 31, 2020

Building From the Ground Up with Suzanne Grant

As an entrepreneur, it can be hard to stay true to yourself. But building that foundation starts from the ground up – just ask Suzanne Grant, CEO of the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance.

Suzanne is a Canadian veteran and entrepreneur with military communications, engineering and intelligence background. As the current CEO of CATA, Canada’s Technology Alliance, Suzanne is changing the landscape for the digital technology sector in Canada. She has served on mission-driven non-profits, scale-up business boards, and leading think tanks, advisory and governance committees. With decades of entrepreneurial experience, Suzanne has pioneered groundbreaking biotechnologies, advocated for the growth of women-led businesses, and has been celebrated for her impact as the recipient of the Startup Canada Women Entrepreneur Award.

“I’ve started and stopped multiple times. When I choose to stop, I always go back to first principles.”
On this week’s THRIVE Podcast, Suzanne talks about how to keep yourself on course, even when you need to go off-road.