Isaac is an early stage investor and community builder based in Montreal. He is currently a partner at Pender Ventures, where he invests in early stage software and digital health companies. Previously, he was a partner at Real Ventures, where he led a Quebec-focused, pre-seed investment strategy. Prior to joining Real, Isaac spent more than a decade as a product leader, including stints at Sonder, Frank and Oak, Yahoo and Scholastic. Isaac is also passionate about building communities, having co-founded Product Tank Montreal, a popular meetup and APM Montreal, a community-based training program. Isaac is on the board of APM Canada as well as Front Row Ventures, Canada’s only student-run venture capital firm. He is an active mentor and speaker with a deep belief in paying it forward. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Isaac has lived and worked in New York, Singapore, Hawai’i, and India. He has a BA from Columbia University in Religious Studies and an MBA from INSEAD.