Stephen Lake

Co-founder & CEO, North

Stephen's interest in entrepreneurship began at an early age: He started his first company at the age of 13. In 2007 Stephen was awarded a Canada´s Top 20 Under 20 award, and Loran Scholarship from the Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation, as he began studying Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo. In three years since starting at Waterloo, he has worked in a diverse array of positions and industries, from the Canadian Space Agency to the Hospital for Sick Children. Currently, Stephen lives in Munich, Germany, and is involved with surgical robotics research at the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (German Aerospace Center).