Mike Cegelski has over 25 years of experience in the Telecommunication and Information Technology industry. Cegelski founded Beltron Technologies, a telecom test engineering consulting firm with over 130 employees where he acted as CEO from 1984 to 2000, and which he led to a successful exit in 2000. Since then, Cegelski has added three other exits to his portfolio: LumenPulse, PasswordBox and iBave Solutions.
He is now a full-time angel and mentor who has invested in over 30 companies in the last 5 years, throughout Canada and the US. Cegelski is a member of Anges Québec, Québec’s Angel investment association, and is currently on its Board of Directors.
The Angel of the Year Award is presented to the angel investor who has most contributed to the growth and development of Angel investing in Canada through a combination of investment, mentorship, and leadership within their local ecosystem.