Tyler Hamilton

Director of Ecosystem, Cleantech

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Tyler Hamilton

MaRS Discovery District

Director of Ecosystem, Cleantech

Tyler is program lead for the Mission from MaRS: Climate Impact Challenge, and has been a cleantech and climate thought leader since 2005. Previously, he was a national reporter, columnist and editor writing about the intersection of business, technology and sustainability (Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, Corporate Knights). In 2011, he authored Mad Like Tesla, which examined the various barriers to clean energy innovation and the landscape of some potentially world-changing technologies. 

A recipient of the Cleantech Group’s “Pioneer” award for his early writings on the sector, Tyler was also recognized in 2016 on Canada’s “Clean50” list for his thought leadership. Today, Tyler is focused on building a network of investors, innovation organizations and government agencies that can help Canadian cleantech ventures raise capital and scale globally. He also sits on the boards of the Ontario Clean Technology Industry Association and the Energy Transformation Network of Ontario.