Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Rebecca Thompsen, Senior Manager of Operations, at: or 613.222.7452

Submit a request for services and support at Area X.O

Rent space at Area X.O for development, testing, validation and/or demonstrations

Visit our Area X.O event calendar

Contact Kara Eusebio, Senior Manager, Strategic Partnerships, at or 613.851.1628

Contact Patrick Kenny, Director of Marketing and Communications, at or 613.724.7160

Explore the Entrepreneurship and Venture Development Programs and Services offered by Invest Ottawa in partnership with Area X.O

Submit a request for entrepreneurship advisory services and support 

Contact Michelle Younes, Senior Manager, Venture Development, Invest Ottawa, at or 613.698.7804

Learn more about Why Ottawa is for you, and how we help foreign companies land at Area X.O and capitalize on our competitive advantages as a global tech hub


Adam Dewar, Market Director, Americas at

Sophie Chen, Market Director, Asia at

Kirsten Sardelis, Market Development Manager, Europe at


Learn more about the full-scale design, conceptualization and custom manufacturing services available through our partnership with the Bayview Yards Prototyping Lab

Contact Joanne Gardner, Lab Director at 613.695.2461 or to discuss your requirements

Contact Nathalie MacArthur, Director of Talent, to discuss how we can help you: or 819.962.4555

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