Expert Panel on Business Innovation

Robert Brown, Chair

President and Chief Executive Officer, CAE Inc.
(Montreal, QC)

Savvas Chamberlain

Chairman and Founder, DALSA Corporation
(Waterloo, ON)

Marcel Côté

Founding Partner, SECOR Inc. (Montreal, QC)

Natalie Dakers

Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Drug Research and Development, University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC)

Meric Gertler, FRSC

Acting-Dean, Graduate Education and Research, Faculty of Arts and Science; & Professor, Department of Geography and Program in Planning; & Co-Director, Program on Globalization and Regional Innovation Systems, University of Toronto (Toronto, ON)

Bronwyn Hall

Professor of Economics of Technology and Innovation, University of Maastricht (Maastricht, The Netherlands) & Professor of the Graduate School, University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

André Marcheterre

Company Director;
Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Merck-Frosst Canada (Lorraine, QC)

Arthur May

President Emeritus, Memorial University & Chairman of the Advisory Board, Atlantic Innovation Fund
(St. John’s, NL)

Brian McFadden

President and Chief Operating Officer, Prestige Telecom Inc. (Baie d’Urfé, QC)

Walter Mlynaryk

Executive Vice-President, Kruger Inc. (Montréal, QC)

David Pecaut

Senior Partner and Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group (Toronto, ON)

Jim Roche

Company Director; Former President and Chief Executive Officer, CMC Microsystems (Ottawa, ON)

Charles Ruigrok

Former Chief Executive Officer, Syncrude Canada Ltd. (Calgary, AB)

Andrew Sharpe

Executive Director, Centre for the Study of Living Standards (Ottawa, ON)

Jim Stanford

Economist, Canadian Auto Workers (Toronto, ON)

Guthrie Stewart

Partner, Equity Fund, Edgestone Capital Partners (Montréal, QC)

Alexandre Taillefer

Co-Founder, Stingray Digital Group Inc. (Montréal, QC)

John Thompson

Chairman, TD Financial Bank Group (Toronto, ON)

The biographical sketches of the expert panel members are available for download below.

Biographical Sketches of the Expert Panel on Business Innovation

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