Brandy Old, MA

Venture Manager, Elevate IP

As the Venture Manager for the Elevate IP, Brandy will support the Alberta ecosystem in developing awareness, strategy, and implementation of Intellectual Property for small businesses across Alberta.

Expertise and background:

  • Master’s in Social Impact with a focus on assessment tools for social innovation (Claremont Lincoln University)
  • Certified Expert Design Thinker with a focus on business creativity (IDEO)
  • Previously managed the Agility Program at the University of Lethbridge, bringing experiential learning to life for students
  • Previously consulted with Ground Floor Labs with a concentration on rural and purpose-led organizations
  • Mentor for BIPOC Foundation & board member for the Rocky Mountain Book Award Society (2021-2022)