Avinash Persaud joins ventureLAB as VP, Hardware Catalyst Initiative

August 2, 2019

We are excited to welcome Avinash Persaud to the ventureLAB team. Avinash is the VP for our recently announced Hardware Catalyst Initiative.

Avinash started his career with Bell Northern Research/Nortel, developing the architecture for voice messaging systems for both public and private networks. He later joined Leitch Technologies in 2001 as an Engineering Service Director performing product qualification and manufacturing support.

In 2004, he was AMD’s Senior Manager responsible for graphics production quality at all graphics customers – desktop, laptop, mobile and gaming OEMs.

Avinash later joined Fresco Microchip in 2009 as Director of Quality. In 2012 Fresco Microchip merged with Redmere to become Spectra7 Microsystems, at which time he was appointed Sr. Director of Operations & Quality responsible for setting-up semiconductor manufacturing supply chains; qualifying new manufacturing suppliers; managing logistics; and establishing production tests.

Related Articles


Tech Undivided – Introducing the Inaugural Cohort & Strategic Mentor Network

February 27, 2020

Transformative Solutions Made in Markham – ventureLAB Launches the Hardware Catalyst Initiative

February 10, 2020

Made in York Region: The Future of Tech Event Recap

December 12, 2019

Made in York Region 2019

November 21, 2019

Career Recharge, presented by TD

October 25, 2019

Know before you go: Our top tips for Collision from Home

June 15, 2020

Made In York Region 2019: The Future of Tech

September 20, 2019

Supercharging Canada’s Hardware Innovation

June 11, 2021

Apply for $10K in funding through ventureLAB's Entrepreneurship and Innovation Fund

Sign up for our Newsletter