Johann S. Wong [Managing Director, Canada & Executive Consultant]

Johann S. Wong, Managing Director, Canada & Executive Consultant
Johann is founder and managing director of JouleWatt, a management consulting firm, specializing in innovating whole capital and the dynamics of human, financial, intellectual, social and spiritual capital.

Johann S. Wong’s company, JouleWatt is the founder of LondonInnovation Centre, a London, Ontario based, non-profit incubator and accelerator of for-profit and social enterprises. It is focused on the human dynamics that make innovation occur. JouleWatt and LondonInnovation are founding members of the InnovationPi network of networks, whose vision is to advance prosperity by fostering cultures of sustainable innovation.

Johann was Managing Director and Global Head of the hedge fund and advisory business unit of Lipper, a ThomsonReuters company from 2005 to 2008. He was a member of Reuters Research and Asset Management Leadership Team. Johann was responsible for the businesses focused on innovating online and offline communities. He led the team which founded a business-to-business and business-to-consumer financial advisory online service.

Johann was Deputy Chairman, Chief Executive Officer of HedgeWorld.com, a Bermuda-based company, which was the first independent internet community and e-commerce platform for the global hedge fund industry. He was the founder of HedgeWorld from 1998 to its sale to Lipper, a ThomsonReuters company, in 2005. Affiliated entities, included HedgeWorld Markets Limited, a trading member of the Bermuda Stock Exchange and HedgeWorld Markets USA, Inc., an SEC registered broker-dealer and NASD member.

From 1994 to 1998, Johann started and headed the Bermuda-subsidiary operations of an international single and multi-manager hedge fund group with over $10 Billion in total group assets under management in client program, proprietary products and hedge fund administration.

Since 1984, Johann has been an officer, director and founder of several investment and financial advisory firms, private investment hedge funds, hedge fund of funds and private and public companies.

He is active in the non-profit community in various capacities, including founder, adviser or board member.

Johann is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He is a Canadian Citizen and a U.S. Permanent Resident. He is married with two children.