Murray McCaig

Managing Partner, ArcTern Ventures

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Oxford, CDL-Toronto, CDL-West

Stream: Artificial Intelligence, Climate, Matter, Prime, Quantum

Murray is a managing partner at ArcTern Ventures, a cleantech venture capital firm investing in breakthrough technology companies. Previous to this, Murray managed New York based private equity group, RSL Investments (owned by the Estee Lauder family), where he was responsible for leading a global business acquisition strategy in the water sector. Murray has extensive international business development experience including his role with Upstream Systems, a world leader in mobile marketing solutions, where he built the global sales organization and led expansion into new regions in Asia, Eastern Europe and South America. As an entrepreneur, Murray founded and led two successful venture capital backed startups, a wireless provider, Spotnik Mobile, which he sold to TELUS (one of Canada’s major mobile network operators) and EnviroTower, a successful cleantech company in the building efficiency sector. Prior to this, Murray was a principal with the McKenna Group, a Silicon Valley-based management consulting group, where he developed and implemented growth strategies for large global technology companies and early stage ventures. Murray holds an MBA from the University of Western Ontario and is a former Olympian who represented Canada at the 1992 Games.