Adjunct Faculty

Daniel Debow is currently Vice President, Commercial at Shopify. He was the former co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of, a video messenger platform for professionals, the co-founder and former Co-Chief Executive Officer of Rypple, a social performance management platform, and a founding team member of Workbrain, a publicly traded workforce management software company.

Mr. Debow holds a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario. He received a J.D./M.B.A.from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law and Rotman School of Management (Gold Medalist) and an L.L.M. from Stanford Law School.

Mr. Debow currently serves on the board of Loblaw Companies Limited and North Inc. He is also a founding partner of the Creative Destruction Lab at the Rotman School of Management and an adjunct professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto.