Our Story

 
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Working with an inspiring team to tackle big challenges is the best kind of work in the world. 

Do you know what makes it even better? When your goal is to make life better for other people. We call it heart-work, and it's the thing that makes us excited about getting out of bed every day. 

In 2016, Mary Pat Hinton left her leadership role at BlackBerry to pursue her heart-work by launching Emmetros. With increasing technology use among older adults, Mary Pat saw an opportunity to design mobile solutions that would benefit people living with dementia. She was determined to ensure that future generations would have a better quality of life than her grandmother did. 

What she didn't anticipate was how many talented and accomplished people would choose to join her in this work. Every person who works at Emmetros is passionate about making it easier for people with dementia to live with dignity and independence for as long as possible. This passion drives us to succeed. 

 

 

Our Executive Team

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Mary Pat Hinton
CEO & Co-Founder

Thomas Lamb

Thomas Lamb
Director & Co-Founder

Tanya McPherson

Tanya McPherson
Chief Operations Officer

Jennifer Krul

Jennifer Krul
Chief Experience Officer


Our Team

Emmetros has attracted a highly skilled team of software developers, engineers, data scientists, designers, sales, communications and marketing professionals. We are a group  of high performers who each share our vast knowledge from our respective fields.  Each of us is committed to making the lives of those living with dementia easier through the use of technology with MemorySparx.

If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you. 

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Our Advisors

Mary Beth Wighton

Mary Beth Wighton
Lived Experience Advisor

Roxanne Varey

Roxanne Varey
Lived Experience Advisor

Harry Major

Harry Major
Technology Advisor

Lisa Loiselle

Lisa Loiselle
Research Advisor

 
 
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Emmetros is a proud member of the AC Momentum and Jumpstart programs which provide eligible companies with access to expert mentoring, market validation, seed capital, and industry connections.