Joining Canada’s highest potential innovation hub collaboratively fueling growth for the most promising startups and fastest growing technology companies, TechAlliance is delighted to welcome Melissa Maloney as our Vice President.  

Melissa is an award-winning leader that has dedicated her career to supporting teams in driving a highly engaged and successful workforce. Action-based, with a “boots on the ground” approach to everything she does, Melissa knows that together a solution can be found and that there is always a way to “figure it out”.   

“No stranger to this community, Melissa will lead with real excellence, inspire bold disruption and drive impactful value for founders, industry leaders and tech talent,” shares Christina Fox, Chief Executive Officer at TechAlliance. “This is a moonshot moment for us. Melissa will champion the design and execution of our next roadmap, will accelerate venture growth and innovation across the region, and will empower entrepreneurial prosperity, marshaling TechAlliance’s strategic mission. We are absolutely thrilled to have Melissa join the team as our Vice President!”  

Recently a Chief Operating Officer, Melissa built her career with one of the most iconic Canadian brands, where coast to coast she gained her passion for sales, branding, and business growth.  Her operational and sales experience has seen success in startup, scale-up and corporate environments, developing sharp business acumen across industry clusters.  Melissa knows what it takes to go from an idea in a leader’s mind to execution on the front line, as evidenced at TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario as one of our GROW Accelerator speakers and mentors, as well as a Growth Coach for companies of all sizes developing and executing their strategic sales playbook.   

“Joining this incredible team of innovators and disruptors is so exciting.  Being able to combine my passion and my expertise together each day, will be so fulfilling and I can’t wait for what lies ahead!” shares Melissa. 

Developing a passion for helping others find happiness at a young age, and now helping leaders do the same, Melissa is also the founder of Happy Leader Enterprises and the co-founder of All Women L.E.A.D. With a focus on productivity, leading with emotional intelligence and creating a culture where everybody wins, Melissa was named one of London Inc. Magazine’s Top 20 under 40 in 2018, and named a Top 50 Visionary for Radical Business Magazine in 2019.