Chief Operating Officer – ABK BioMedical
Co-founder and Director, First Angel Network Association
Brian E. Lowe is co-founder and a director of the First Angel Network Association, Atlantic Canada’s largest association for private investors and is a shareholder and director of several operating companies throughout Atlantic Canada. As an accomplished entrepreneur and business leader with over 35 years experience, he has been involved in a number of start-up companies throughout his career. Mr. Lowe raised millions of dollars for these companies. He has been responsible for taking technologies to market internationally resulting in mergers and acquisitions. As a co-founder of Immunovaccine Technologies Inc., Mr. Lowe brought invaluable expertise having been responsible for the incorporation and raising the necessary start-up funding totalling $10 million. On October 5th, 2009, Immunovaccine Inc. (TSX-V: IMV) became a publicly traded company. Today Mr. Lowe is Chief Operating Officer for ABK Biomedical Inc. in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Past experience includes serving as the President/CEO/Founder of three environmental companies based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Mr. Lowe successfully negotiated the sale of these companies to Laidlaw Environmental Services Ltd. of South Carolina. He is a director and Chair of BioNova, Nova Scotia Life Sciences Association, a past director of the National Angel Capital Association and a current director of Springboard Atlantic, a network with a mandate to support the commercialization of research through universities in Atlantic Canada. Mr. Lowe is Entrepreneur in Residence at the Norman Newman Centre for Entrepreneurship under the Faculty of Management at Dalhousie University.