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Southwestern Ontario Real Estate Forum
Thursday, June 13, 2024
RBC PlaceLondon, Ontario

Ruth Casselman
Entrepreneur, Chair, GTAN & Vice-Chair at Accelerator Centre


Ruth Casselman is an Entrepreneur and a Community Supporter. She was the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at Alert Labs - an IoT technology manufacturing and data analytics company specializing in reducing millions of dollars in wasted water and preventing water damage in commercial properties. After building organizational capability, and raising capital to grow the business, Ruth led the merger and acquisition activities for Alert Labs’ acquisition by Watsco, Inc. Watsco is publicly traded on the NYSE (WSO); operating the largest distribution network for heating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) products across North America. Ruth continued as the COO at Alert Labs until 2022. Ruth now serves as the Chair of the GTAN Angel Network Board (#1 Seed Stage Private Investor in Canada), Vice Chair of the Accelerator Centre Board of Directors (Canada’s #1 private business accelerator), the Vice Chair of the International Women’s Forum Board of Directors (Waterloo Chapter), and a Due Diligence Committee member for the Waterloo Region Community Foundation.