This diverse panel examines difficult strategic and tactical questions for outsourcing to contract manufacturers. From estimating the time to market to selecting the right supply chain and facility partners – thinking ahead and finding the right manufacturing model for your hardware startup is crucial.


Gimmy Chu, Co-founder and CEO, Nanoleaf
Mark Borins, Founder and Chief Technical Officer, MMB Networks
Shawn Blakney, Senior Director of Global Technology and Innovation, Celestica
Lahav Gil, CEO, Kangaroo Group


Lance Laking, Investment Director, MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund