Nancy Peterson

CEO, Homestars

Nancy Peterson is the founder & CEO of HomeStars. The company has seen exceptional growth under her leadership to become the number one Canadian marketplace for homeowners to find reputable home professionals. She is a visionary who overcame significant financial and strategic obstacles, by focusing on one overarching objective: to simplify home improvement, maintenance and repairs for Canadian homeowners. HomeStars was acquired by the US leader – HomeAdvisor – in 2017, now Angi HomeServices.

Before launching HomeStars, Ms. Peterson spent 13 years marketing world-class brands in Europe and North America, first with Procter & Gamble and then Kraft Foods. She has been recognized on two prestigious lists for Canadian business over the past five consecutive years: The Profit 500 list of Canada’s fastest growing companies and the W100 list of Canada’s top female entrepreneurs.

Session: November 19, 9:30 AM – Demanding Transparency (Panel Discussion)