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  • Office of the President

    Peter Garrett

    Associate Vice-President Research - Innovation & CEO, Innovate Calgary

    As the CEO of Innovate Calgary and the Associate Vice-President (Research) – Innovation for the University of Calgary, Peter Garrett is responsible for managing Innovate Calg...

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    Peter Garrett
    Associate Vice-President Research - Innovation & CEO, Innovate Calgary

    Shannon Stahl

    Senior Manager, Office Operations, Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

    As Senior Manager, Office Operations and Executive Assistant to the President & CEO, Shannon Stahl directly supports Innovate Calgary's CEO, management team, stakeholders ...

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    Shannon Stahl, BSc
    Senior Manager, Office Operations, Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

    John Wilson

    Senior Director

    As the Senior Director, John Wilson oversees the commercialization activities of the innovation team at Innovate Calgary.   Expertise and background: Ph.D., Chem...

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    John Wilson, PhD
    Senior Director

    Jessie Kubes

    Director, Medical & Life Sciences

    As Director, Medical & Life Sciences, Jessie Kubes oversees the commercialization activities and industry partnerships for the University of Calgary. Expertise and backgrou...

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    Jessie Kubes, MBA, PhD, MSc
    Director, Medical & Life Sciences

    Stace Wills

    Director, New Ventures

    As Director, New Ventures, Stace Wills is responsible for supporting the commercialization activities of University of Calgary researchers that are creating new ventures ...

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    Stace Wills, BComm, CIM
    Director, New Ventures

    Tara Barnas

    Associate Director, Marketing & Communications

    As the Associate Director, Communications and Marketing, Tara Barnas leads Innovate Calgary's corporate marketing and communication activities. With over 13 years of dive...

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    Tara Barnas, BA
    Associate Director, Marketing & Communications
  • Finance & Administration

    Shannon Stahl

    Senior Manager, Office Operations, Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

    As the Senior Manager, Office Operations and Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer and Office Manager, Shannon Stahl directly supports Innovate Calgary's CEO, man...

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    Shannon Stahl, BSc
    Senior Manager, Office Operations, Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

    Andrei Edwards

    Associate Director, Corporate Counsel

    As the Associate Director of Corporate Counsel, Andrei Edwards works with Innovate Calgary’s senior management and business departments on a wide range of legal, operational ...

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    Andrei Edwards, MBA, J.D.
    Associate Director, Corporate Counsel

    Tara Barnas

    Associate Director, Marketing & Communications

    As the Associate Director of Communications and Marketing, Tara Barnas leads Innovate Calgary's corporate marketing and communication activities. With over 12 years of di...

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    Tara Barnas, BA
    Associate Director, Marketing & Communications

    Sherry Wei

    Associate Director, Finance

    As the Associate Director of Finance, Sherry Wei is responsible for managing the financing and accounting functions for Innovate Calgary and its company formation portfolio of comp...

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    Sherry Wei, BComm., CGA
    Associate Director, Finance

    Jenny Zhang

    Administrator, Finance

    As the Administrator of Finance, Jenny Zhang supports the accounting functions, including accounts payable and receivable, for Innovate Calgary and its portfolio companies. Exp...

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    Jenny Zhang
    Administrator, Finance

    Venessa Manaloto

    Senior Administrator, Intellectual Property Manager

    As the Senior Administrator and Intellectual Property Manager, Venessa Manaloto is responsible for providing support for Innovate Calgary’s contract and intellectual pro...

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    Venessa Manaloto
    Senior Administrator, Intellectual Property Manager

    Betty Eggertson

    Administrator, Administrative Services

    As the Administrator of Administrative Services, Betty Eggertson supports the Intellectual Property Management teams overseeing the day-to-day administration, coordination and mana...

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    Betty Eggertson, Bsc
    Administrator, Administrative Services
  • Medical & Life Sciences

    Jessie Kubes

    Director, Medical & Life Sciences

    As Director, Medical & Life Sciences, Jessie Kubes oversees the commercialization activities and industry partnerships for the University of Calgary. Expertise and backgrou...

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    Jessie Kubes, Executive MBA, Ph.D., MSc
    Director, Medical & Life Sciences

    Nima Najand

    Senior Innovation Manger, Medical & Life Sciences

    As the Senior Innovation Manager of Medical & Life Sciences, Nima Najand helps lead the team to commercialize innovations involving therapeutics, diagnostics, medical devices, ...

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    Nima Najand, PhD
    Senior Innovation Manger, Medical & Life Sciences

    Jacque-Lynne Johnson

    Innovation Manager, Medical & Life Sciences

    As an Innovation Manager of Medical & Life Sciences, Jacque-Lynne Johnson is responsible for assessing new technologies and discoveries in social innovation, clinical and life ...

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    Jacque-Lynne Johnson, PhD
    Innovation Manager, Medical & Life Sciences

    Morgan Guo

    Innovation Manager, Medical & Life Sciences

    As an Innovation Manager, Medical & Life Sciences, Morgan Guo works with University of Calgary researchers to manage intellectual property and commercialization of new discover...

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    Morgan Guo, PhD
    Innovation Manager, Medical & Life Sciences

    Erin Kulhawy

    Innovation Manager, Medical & Life Sciences (On Maternity Leave)

    As an Innovation Mangaer, Medical & Physical Sciences, Erin Kulhawy is responsible for managing a portfolio of life sciences technologies and discoveries at the University of C...

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    Erin Kulhawy, PhD
    Innovation Manager, Medical & Life Sciences (On Maternity Leave)

    Lin Tang

    Innovation Manager, Medical & Life Sciences, Industry Engagement

    As the Innovation Manager, Medical & Life Sciences and Industry Engagement, Lin Tang works with University of Calgary researchers and industry to develop, facilitate and manage...

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    Lin Tang, PhD
    Innovation Manager, Medical & Life Sciences, Industry Engagement
  • Engineering & Physical Sciences

    Tony Wigglesworth

    Associate Director, Engineering & Physical Sciences

    As the Associate Director of Engineering & Physical Sciences, Tony Wigglesworth is responsible for managing a portfolio of new technologies and discoveries in material sciences...

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    Tony Wigglesworth, PhD
    Associate Director, Engineering & Physical Sciences

    Rishi Batra

    Senior Innovation Manager, Engineering & Physical Sciences

    As a Senior Innovation Manager of Engineering & Physical Sciences, Rishi Batra is responsible for managing a portfolio of new technologies and discoveries in the fields of...

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    Rishi Batra, M.Eng
    Senior Innovation Manager, Engineering & Physical Sciences

    Puneet Mannan

    Senior Innovation Manager, Engineering & Physical Sciences, CFREF Commercialization Advisor

    As a Senior Innovation Manager, Engineering & Physical Sciences and CFREF Commercialization Advisor, Puneet Mannan is a member of the Energy Technology Accelerator team that ma...

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    Puneet Mannan, MBA, P.Eng., PMP
    Senior Innovation Manager, Engineering & Physical Sciences, CFREF Commercialization Advisor

    Pej Ghanipour

    Senior Innovation Manager, Engineering & Physical Sciences, CFREF Commercialization Advisor

    As a Senior Innovation Manager of Engineering & Physical Sciences and CFREF Commercialization Advisor, Pej Ghanipour works with independent and University of Calgary ...

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    Pej Ghanipour, B.Sc., MASc.
    Senior Innovation Manager, Engineering & Physical Sciences, CFREF Commercialization Advisor

    Jim Wilson

    Innovation Manager, Engineering & Physical Sciences

    As an Innovation Manager, Engineering & Physical Sciences, Jim Wilson is responsible for managing a portfolio of new technologies and discoveries in the fields of environmental...

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    Jim Wilson, PhD
    Innovation Manager, Engineering & Physical Sciences

    Jelena Matic

    Innovation Manager, Engineering & Physical Sciences, CFREF Commercialization Advisor

    As an Innovation Manager of Engineering & Physical Sciences and CFREF Commercialization Advisor, Jelena is responsible for performing detailed assessments for patenta...

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    Jelena Matic, Bsc.
    Innovation Manager, Engineering & Physical Sciences, CFREF Commercialization Advisor
  • Social & Clinical Sciences

    Jordana Armstrong

    Innovation Manager, Social & Clinical Sciences

    As an Innovation Manager of Clinical & Social Sciences, Jordana Armstrong provides strategic direction for evidence-informed solutions to pressing challenges, which aim to scal...

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    Jordana Armstrong, BA
    Innovation Manager, Social & Clinical Sciences
  • New Ventures

    Stace Wills

    Director, New Ventures

    As Director, New Ventures, Stace Wills is responsible for supporting the commercialization activities of University of Calgary researchers that are creating new ventures ...

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    Stace Wills, BComm, CIM
    Director, New Ventures