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Ian Graham Ian Graham


Ottawa, ON, CANADA

Thinking different and challenging the status quo



Ian Graham thinks different, challenges the status quo and is a passionate entrepreneur committed to helping early-stage businesses succeed and grow. He is President of TheCodeFactory a bootstrap business incubator and shared work space in Ottawa, Canada. Ian is also Talent Broker at StartupScout a resource for start-ups in Ottawa looking to build and add to their teams.

Ian has a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Ottawa, and a technology diploma from Algonquin College. He is a mentor with Canadian Youth Business Foundation for five years and continues to work with young entrepreneurs. Ian has helped to facilitate the formation of numerous grass roots volunteer lead users groups and organizations like Team Camp and Students and Start-ups. Ian is an enthusiastic and active participant in the Canadian start-up community.

Industry Expertise (3)

Employment Services

Information Technology and Services

Business Services

Areas of Expertise (5)





Business Models

Education (3)

Canadian Association of Management Consultants: CMC, Consulting 2008

University of Ottawa: MBA, Masters of Business Administration 2002

Algonquin College: Diploma Electronics Technology, Electronics 1985

Event Appearances (2)

Entrepreneurship as a career choice

IEEE Student Professional Awareness Conference  Ottawa

Social media marketing for business incubators

Canadian Association of Business Incubators 2012 Conference  Ottawa


Sample Talks (1)

Entrepreneurship as a career Choice



  • Keynote
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Author Appearance
  • Corporate Training


*Will consider certain engagements for no fee