Pat Chaukos is the Chief of OSC LaunchPad, the Ontario Securities Commission's new initiative to modernize regulation to support fintech innovation. Pat has extensive experience with novel fintech businesses. Before leading OSC LaunchPad, Pat managed a team that focused on the exempt market, working with many new business models including online trading platforms, lending platforms and crowdfunding portals. Pat holds a Doctor of Laws (JD) from Osgoode Hall Law School and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA). Before joining the OSC, Pat was Vice President, Risk Management & Compliance at Royal Mutual Funds and RBC Investments and has practiced as both a lawyer and a chartered accountant on Bay Street.