Halifax, Nova Scotia, November 27, 2014 – Volta is pleased to announce that Iain Klugman, the President & CEO of Communitech has joined their Board of Directors. Expanding the Board of Directors is a key element of Volta’s strategic plan. Iain’s experience in growing Communitech and the Waterloo Region startup community will bring valuable benefits to Volta, as will his connections with startup communities across the country and internationally.

Iain joins Jevon MacDonald, GoInstant co-Founder, and Patrick Keefe, Partner at Build Ventures, on the board of the Halifax based startup house. Iain hopes to make Volta an anchor in Atlantic Canada tech community. “I’m pleased to become a part of Volta and to help the startup community grow, not only in Nova Scotia but nationwide.” said Iain about his new role. Iain will be working to build national and international relationships and developing strategies to make Volta a world-class entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Under Iain’s leadership Communitech has become one of North America’s leading tech enabling organizations, supporting the growth of more than 1,000 small, mid-sized and large technology companies in Waterloo Region. Adding this experience to the Board of Directors will help Volta to continue growing the startup community in Halifax. Iain will begin his new role as a member of the board in the New Year.

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