Thierry Weissenburger has been appointed to the newly created position of head of innovation at the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) at its Ottawa headquarters with Global Affairs Canada. Weissenburger is a longtime executive with the TCS, most recently in Boston where he served as consul and senior trade commissioner. He managed the Canadian Technology Accelerator and helped launch the Canadian Entrepreneurs in New England (CENE) in 2013 to assist Canadian firms in establishing a presence in the northeastern US. Prior to that, he was consul and senior trade commissioner for San Francisco-Silicon Valley where he was instrumental in establishing C100, a group of ex-pat Canadians working in the tech sector. C100 was also the driving force behind Boston’s CNEN. Weissenburger graduated from the Univ of California Berkeley’s Walter A Haas School of Business and its venture capital executive program. He also received a Bachelor of Business Administration and an MBA in international business and innovation from the Univ of Montreal and a BSc in marketing from Institut Superieur Commercial.
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