Mentors

Jordan Banks

Jordan Banks is the managing director of Facebook Canada, responsible for leading and managing all commercial operations at the Facebook Canada office based in Toronto, Ontario. Previously, Jordan was the managing partner at Thunder Road Capital, which he founded in 2008 to provide investment and advisory services to early stage technology companies. Jordan was also the chief executive officer of JumpTV (TSX: NLN), a leading broadcaster of sports and international television over the Internet which he helped sell to Computer Associates founder, Charles Wang. Prior to joining JumpTV, Jordan served as the managing director of eBay Canada. Jordan helped launch eBay Canada in 2000 and was the second employee of the Canadian office of eBay Inc where Jordan and his team were responsible for growing the activity of Canadians on eBay to over one billion dollars in 2007 which accounted for approximately 25% of all Canadian e-commerce activity. Over the course of the past two decades, Jordan has personally championed numerous efforts relating to raising money and awareness for Alzheimer’s research and care. As part of that commitment, Jordan was the founder of the Twitter movement called "A Million Tweets to Remember" as well as the popular fundraising event called Sportsfest. Jordan is a member of the Young President's Organization and Jordan was previously been named one of Canada's "Top 40 Under 40" honourees. Additionally, Jordan was also named one of the four inaugural winners of the Hugo Boss "Leave a Mark Award" celebrating "men of excellence" in Canada.