Our team

TCP has extensive investment experience along with significant operational experience in all aspects of building great companies. We are active in life science, medical devices & services, consumer products & services, energy, computer & software related companies and other Western Canada industries.

TCP has assembled an expert management team with extensive experience in product design and manufacturing, marketing, sales, regulatory compliance, licensing, company development, mergers and acquisitions and private and public financing.

   

DARRYL LESIUK.                 darryllesiuk@tc-partnership.com

Darryl has more than 20 years of domestic and international experience in the private and public sectors. His expertise is building business concepts into long-term sustainable entities.   His value enhancing approach includes identifying and managing risk, building infrastructure, developing talent, attracting capital and maximizing returns.  He attributes his success to his natural ability to build strategic direction in conjunction with creating and developing key operations including business and partnership development; investor relationships; product research and development; accounting; sale and marketing; supply chain management; human resources; and communications.

 

Darryl’s achievements have lead to an invitation to instruct the High Technology Business Development course to MBA Technology Commercialization students in the University of Alberta, Alberta School of Business MBA program.

 

As community involvement, Darryl is an Executive Fellow of the University of Alberta Technology Commercialization Center, Executive Director of the I2M Northern Alberta Business Student Business Plan Competition, President of the Edmonton Council of Advanced Technology, Past-President on Executive of the University of Alberta Business Alumni Association, and Mentor for the Business Alumni Association MBA Program.

 

PASCAL BISSON.                 pascalbisson@tc-partnership.com

Pascal is passionate about building technology companies. With over 10 years of industry experience bringing products to market in France, Canada, the USA and Mexico, he is an expert on processes that work!  Recently, Pascal has graduated from the University of Alberta with his MBA in Technology commercialization. 

Pascal is actively working on a number of start-up ventures and has experience in licensing technology.  He has written business plans, participated in Venture Prize, and given presentations to decision makers around the world on behalf of excellent business opportunities. 

Pascal completed a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering at l’Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Metz in France and makes his home in Edmonton, AB, Canada.  

MIKE RIOU.                 mikeriou@tc-partnership.com


Mike has product development and R&D experience in the technology sector with companies ranging from start-up to Fortune 100 companies.  He has worked in consumer product, hi-tech, alternative energy, mining, and biotech industries in the US and Canada. Through his participation in start-up companies, Mike is aware of the challenges organizations face bringing products to market. He has a strong interest in all facets of business such as start-up, financing, business strategy, business development, team development, and marketing.

Mike attended the University of Alberta and completed a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.  In order to expand his skillset, he also completed an MBA at the University of Alberta.