Dr. Dhirendra Shukla
Recipient of the Entrepreneur Promotion Award (Startup Canada, 2017) and the Outstanding Educator Award (APEGNB, 2018), Dr. Dhirendra Shukla is an award-winning business strategist and professor, Recipient of the Entrepreneur Promotion Award (Startup Canada, 2017) and the Outstanding Educator Award (APEGNB, 2018). With a background in engineering and leadership, his career has spanned several industries including mining, industrial chemicals and telecom. These cross-sectoral experiences, as well as a strong background in innovation, design and entrepreneurship inspired him to co-found Gray Wolf Analytics in 2018.
Gray Wolf is an integrated knowledge management solution natively designed for Cryptocurrency, Defi, and the Metaverse. The platform streamlines, automates and contextualizes the crypto forensics workflow to enable quick response to fraud and scams. Anchored in state-of-the-art forensic note taking and agile knowledge management, the platform is uniquely positioned to become the primary interface for building out forensic stories for crypto fraud and scams. Dhirendra Shukla currently serves as President & Chair of Gray Wolf.
In addition, Dhirendra Shukla holds an MBA from the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management and received a PhD in Entrepreneurial Finance from King’s College London. He is also the Founder of the Energia Ventures and Summer Institute accelerator programs, as well as the Dr J Herbert Smith ACOA Chair in Technology Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of New Brunswick (UNB), Canada. He played a pivotal role in the creation of the RBC Technology Commercialization Program, a $1M (CAD) grant program for startups and aspiring entrepreneurs.