Jim Wilson

Jim Wilson


As the Senior Manager, Talent Development for the Life Sciences Innovation Hub, Jim is responsible for building innovative learning experiences for the Life Sciences Start-up Fellows, New Ventures, and the broader University of Calgary campus community. These learning experiences include workshops, challenges, competitions, Fellowships with a focus on commerical outcomes; intellectual property strategy and execution, competitive landscape mapping, design thinking, customer discovery, and pitch coaching. 

Expertise and background:

  • University of Calgary Alumnus (Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California at Davis
  • MSc, Computer Simulation, Coventry University, United Kingdom
  • BA, Mathematics, University of Cambridge
  • Recipient, 2009 Teaching Excellence Award (former instructor, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary)
  • Research Analyst, Aerospace Manufacturing, Rolls-Royce, England