President, Bluesky Equities
Chair, Hunter Hub Advisory Board
Co-founder, Wild Rose Properties
Derrick Hunter is CEO of Bluesky Equities Ltd., a company that is well known as one of the most active angel investors in Southern Alberta. He is a champion for entrepreneurial thinking, chairing the external advisory committee of the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking and a member of the external advisory committee of the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Calgary. His dedication to entrepreneurship and the innovation ecosystem has been acknowledged through awards like the Management Alumni Excellence Award from the Haskayne School of Business in 2018, Canadian Angel Investor of the Year by the National Angel Capital Organization in 2019, and Technology Investor of the year by Start Alberta in 2019. He is a founding partner and fellow of Creative Destruction Lab Rockies.