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Bilal Rasool, B.Sc., MBA

Lead, Advisor

Bilal is passionate about helping startups scale their businesses. As an Advisor at Platform Calgary, Bilal focuses on coaching entrepreneurs through customer discovery, business modeling, go-to-market strategies and financing.

Bilal’s career spans over 13 years of developing and commercializing technologies and integrative solutions. Over the past few years, Bilal has held several roles at Innovate Calgary, spinning out university research into startups, and helping launch the Kinetica Ventures Energy Technology Accelerator.

Previously, Bilal worked within the satellite industry in systems engineering and business development roles, providing key telecommunication integration solutions to clients in a wide array of industries, including oil and gas, government, military, and the financial sector.

Bilal holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and an MBA degree from the University of Calgary.

Bilal has been awarded The Practice of Coaching badge by the Roy Group for successfully completing coach training. This badge is awarded to leaders interested in tools for positioning others to amplify performance, learning and engagement.