Entrepreneurship and Impact Series: Ian MacKinnon

Davis Centre (DC) - DC 1302 & DC 1301
Monday, Jan 23, 2023 at 4:30 PM  - 7:00 PM EST 
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Event Details

We welcome you to attend our first Entrepreneurship and Impact Series featuring Ian MacKinnon

Join us for an exclusive 'Ask Me Anything' event with Ian MacKinnon, founder and CTO of Later.com and current CTO at Later/Mavrck, on January 23, 2023, in DC 1302 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

A social reception to follow immediately after in 
DC 1301 (Fishbowl), with mini sliders, spring rolls, and bubble tea catered by Gayuma!

Come with your questions and be prepared to be inspired by Ian MacKinnon's story!

Bio: Ian MacKinnon 
Ian MacKinnon (BMath ’06, MMath ’08) is the founder and CTO of Later.com. Founded in 2014 at a hackathon, Later has grown to become the leading social media and visual marketing platform with over five million of the world's top brands and agencies as users. In April 2022, Later was acquired by Mavrck to create the ultimate creator marketing platform.

At Later/Mavrck, Ian continues his responsibilities as CTO, overseeing the engineering team in its software development efforts as well as spearheading its machine learning and data science initiatives. Ian has a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo and has previously worked at SAP and Google before joining the Vancouver Startup scene. 

The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg, and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is centralized within our Indigenous Initiatives Office.


Ian MacKinnon


Davis Centre (DC) - DC 1302 & DC 1301
200 University Avenue West Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1 CA



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