January 9, 2019

Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa Award for Private Sector Leadership in Advanced Technology – Nominations Now Open!

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Named after The University of Ottawa Telfer School of Management, this Award is presented to an individual from the private sector in recognition of outstanding technological innovation and corporate leadership which has significantly expanded the frontiers of Canada’s advanced technology industry. The recipient must have demonstrated consistent innovation and leadership skills resulting in the creation and international acceptance of significant world-class products and/or the establishment and development of a major advanced technology company or companies that have withstood the test of time. Contributions to achieving a more competitive investment climate in Canada will also be taken into consideration.

Robyn Ouiment, Director, Advancement, Telfer School of Management (lf), Jaime Leverton, VP & GM, Canada and Asia Pacific (APAC), Cogeco Peer 1, the 2018 Award Winner, & John Reid, CATA CEO (rt)

The Innovation Awards will be presented on May 15th, in Ottawa at the 34th CATAAlliance Annual Innovation Awards Gala Dinner, a long standing tradition of recognizing outstanding technological innovation and corporate leadership in expanding the frontiers of Canada’s advanced technology industries.

View last’s year’s winners.

CTV Alumni Host, Paul Brent will be returning as the guest Gala MC as Ohad Arazi, Chief Strategy Officer and Vice President, Provider Solutions at TELUS Health and, Shurjeel Choudhri  MD FRCPC, SVP and Head, Medical & Scientific Affairs, Bayer Inc., take the stage to spotlight major trends in digital health care and what they mean for the well being of all citizens.

actnownow2019 nominations can be submitted on-line at: http://www.cata.ca/innovation-and-leadership-awards/

About the Telfer School


The world is changing. And so is the world of business. At the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa, we’ve understood that what matters goes beyond what you can count. We strive to maintain a network of high-quality connections – and what matters to us is to put you at the centre of everything.

Whatever it is that matters to you, we provide you with all the means to make an impact.

We share with you the close connections we’ve forged with our alumni and the business community so that you can learn alongside leaders, executives and entrepreneurs who are as brilliant as they are inspiring.

We share with you the expertise of our researchers, their extensive networks, and their partnerships with organizations in local, national, and international business communities.

Our programs are designed to shape influential leaders, responsible managers and innovative researchers who have a positive impact on the lives of people, organizations and communities. Whatever your goals, we are always close by to help you reach them.

Our professors are internationally recognized for their cutting-edge research, their out of the box thinking, and their leadership of key research networks. They take on the most important issues faced by today’s business leaders, anticipating and devising solutions to tomorrow’s challenges, in all fields of management, including our three strategic areas: business analytics and performance, health systems management, and innovation and entrepreneurship.

Located in the heart of Ottawa, our school is the proud academic home of some 4,500 students, 89 full-time faculty members, and over 25,000 alumni. Our accreditations from the three most demanding international organizations (AACSB, AMBA & EQUIS) underline our recognition as one of the world’s top business schools.

About CATAAlliance
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The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance), Canada’s One Voice for Innovation Lobby Group, crowdsources ideas and guidance from thousands of opt in members in moderated social networks in Canada and key global markets. Supported by evidence-based research, CATAAlliance then mobilizes the community behind public policy recommendations designed to boost Canada’s innovation and competitiveness success.

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Contact: CATA at at info@cata.ca, tel: 613-699-8209, website: www.cata.ca, tags: Innovation, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Advocacy