The Next 36

Christian Lassonde

Staff, The Next 36

Director of Ventures, The Next 36

Christian Lassonde is the Director of Ventures, as well as Managing Director of 36 Investments Inc.  He is a serial entrepreneur in the technology sector, having successfully started both Millions of Us, a social media and virtual world agency, and Virtual Greats, an online intellectual property rights and luxury brand broker, ( ) in San Francisco and re-launching Claystone Labs ( ), a mobile user and content interface startup, here in Toronto. He continues to serve as Claystone’s CEO and on the Board of Virtual Greats. Prior to launching Millions of Us, Mr. Lassonde worked in San Francisco at Linden Lab, LucasArts a division of Lucasfilm, and Electronics Arts. Mr. Lassonde shows his commitment to the next generation through his service on the Board of Governors of Western ( ) and the Board of Directors of SickKids Foundation ( ). He has a MBA from the University of San Francisco, a BESc, and a BSc in Computer Science from Western.