Josh Blair

Josh Blair
Order-in-council appointee

Josh Blair is the Co-Founder and CEO of Impro.AI, a high-tech company enabling the benefits of executive coaching to be brought to employees at all levels of organizations. He is also a Partner at Esplanade Ventures, a venture capital firm empowering entrepreneurs to deliver technology-based healthcare breakthroughs.

Blair is the Chair of TELUS International, a global leader in the delivery of digital customer experience solutions. Additionally, he is the Vice Chair of Carebook Technologies, an innovative digital health company, and a board member at Neighbourly Pharmacy, Canada’s third largest national pharmacy operator.

Blair has held key roles in supporting several societal organizations, such as Canada’s Health and Biosciences Strategy Table. As a distinguished alumnus (Engineering), he is a strong champion for the University of Victoria, including having served on the President’s 2018 to 2023 Strategy team. In June of 2021, the University further recognized Blair by awarding him an Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) degree.