Cat’s Track #142 – Cara Wolf

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Welcome to Cat’s Track Episode 142, with guest Cara Wolf.

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Ammolite Analytx:

Cara Wolf is the Founder and CEO of Ammolite Analytx, a boutique incubator and advisory firm specializing in business ventures related to technology innovations, machine learning and cyber security for global companies, government and private sector clients.

Cara draws upon her 25 years of technical and economic expertise to lead multi-disciplinary software development teams in the creation of customized advanced automated machine learning platforms in a wide variety of industries. She is a recognized thought leader, published author and frequently speaks on panels on the impact that technology creation and adoption has on business profitability.

Cara has consulted for over 300 businesses including several Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurial start-ups. While employed with the Business Development Bank of Canada, Cara was a member of the National Technology Solution Development team, which was responsible for developing short duration customized business solutions designed to build innovation capacity in small and medium sized businesses. She had over 1200 businesses in her portfolio and staffed and managed up to 55 active technology projects simultaneously drawing from a national roster of 200 qualified management consultants. Cara has sourced and advised on millions of dollars of technology venture financings.

Cara has extensive experience serving at the Advisory Board and Director level for many organizations including the Council of Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership at UCalgary and the International Association of vCISOs. She is a past Executive Director of the Calgary Council of Advanced Technologies, a SHEInnovator with UN Women and a business and technology mentor with Technovation and the Alberta Status of Women. Cara was recently awarded TECTERRA’s inaugural Woman of Impact award, STEM Trailblazer Woman of Inspiration with the Universal Women’s Network and is the Distinguished Graduate at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary. She has been nominated for a Women in IT Excellence and Women in Cybersecurity award for her innovative leadership.

As a serial entrepreneur Cara founded and exited two of her own firms started while attending the Haskayne School of Business. Cara holds a BComm. in Marketing, an MBA in Corporate Finance and Entrepreneurship from Haskayne and an Executive Certified Management Consultant designation.