University of Waterloo

Kijiji Co-founder

Janet Bannister

March 22, 2023, 11:30 am, EC4-2101A

Janet Bannister has extensive connections in the tech industry, starting from working at Ebay to then founding Kijiji, as well as stints at P&G (operations) and McKinsey (consulting).  Since then, she has been on boards of many early-stage companies, worked with top tech founders in Canada, and is now the Founder & Managing Partner of Staircase Ventures, a firm that provides supports for founders to enable and enhance their efforts. Janet is now co-chair of C100, on the LEAP board, mentors with C100, and on the Ivey Business School Advisory Board.