Matthew is a long-time entrepreneur having founded nine businesses, sold four, and taken several public. He's a passionate believer in innovation, collaboration and creativity and brings significant enthusiasm to the cause. Matthew has been a Board Director at Childhood Cancer Canada since 2013 and founded one of Childhood Cancer Canada's most important fundraisers, Clay's for Kids in 2015, which has raised close to $1 million in 6 years. He's the twenty year husband of Jasmin and father of two testing teenagers. A passionate sports enthusiast, Matthew can be found playing golf, tennis and squash, as well as skiing, snowshoeing, biking, reading and travelling (when borders are open).
Dr. James A. Whitlock is the Division Head and Women’s Auxiliary Millennium Chair in Haematology/Oncology and the Director of the Garron Family Cancer Centre at The Hospital for Sick Children, Senior Associate Scientist in the Translational Medicine Program at SickKids Research Institute, and Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto. He is also the current Chair of the C17 Council for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders. Dr. Whitlock’s research interests include the development of new drugs for the treatment of childhood cancers and histiocytic disorders.