Person: Tom Jenkins

Dominic Barton

The Univ of Waterloo has appointed international business adviser Dominic Barton as its 11th chancellor.

Robert Dunlop

Robert Dunlop is retiring from the federal public service on October 17th after a 33-year career, most recently at Industry Canada where he led the development of S&T policy and programs. As assistant DM with Industry Canada’s science and innovation sector, Dunlop has had a hand in many files including the introduction of programs such…

Tom Jenkins

Tom Jenkins has been named the next chancellor of the Univ of Waterloo, continuing an informal tradition of naming technology executives to the position. Jenkins is executive chairman of Waterloo-based Open Text Corp, a member of the National Research Council, director of the CD Howe Institute and a founder of Communitech….

Dr Kevin Tuer

Dr Kevin Tuer has been appointed managing director of the Open Data Initiative (ODI), which received $3 million in the last federal Budget. He is stepping down as managing director of the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) — which manages ODI — and will be replaced by Avvey Peters, former VP communications and ma