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Andrew Binkley

CEO at Opalux Inc.

Andrew Binkley is the CEO of Opalux Inc., a small, Toronto-based materials science company. Opalux’s materials change colour in response to electrical charge, pressure and heat, with applications in anti-counterfeiting, architecture, consumer goods, displays and more.

Andrew is a graduate of the Engineering Science program at the University of Toronto (nano-engineering option). He has worked in a range of research laboratories, in the fields of molecular biology, geophysics and computer science. Prior to joining Opalux, Andrew practiced law at Ropes & Gray LLP in Boston, advising both established and start-up clients in patent matters and technology strategy.

In his spare time Andrew mentors entrepreneurial ventures and young professionals through the Hatchery and several academic institutions. Andrew is qualified to practice Ontario, Massachusetts and New York law. He is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, a delegate to the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference and a former Don of Hall of Massey College.