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We Welcome Dr. Tim McTiernan

Sep 21, 2022 | Company News

We are so pleased to welcome Dr. Tim McTiernan to Spindle as an Associate. Tim is a founder and long-time member of the Canadian innovation ecosystem and we are thrilled to be able to offer his expertise, experience and wisdom for the benefit of our clients and community. Tim brings extensive expertise in academic administration, institutional culture, innovation-driven regional economies, stakeholder engagement, negotiation and facilitation. In the course of his career, he has held a variety of executive roles as a university and college administrator (President of Ontario Tech University, Assistant Vice-President and Vice President of Research at University of Toronto, Founding President of the Toronto-based International Business University, President of Canadore College in North Bay), and as a government official and negotiator (Cabinet Secretary, and Chief Yukon Government Negotiator for Land Claims, Self Government and Devolution with the Yukon Territorial Government). Tim has helped to establish some of Ontario’s core innovation assets, as a founding board member of MaRS Innovation (now TIAP), a member of the board of MaRS Discovery District and a trustee of the Ontario Innovation Trust.

Read more about Dr. Tim McTiernan on our Team page.

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