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Mark Whitmore

Mark Whitmore has been appointed chair of CANARIE Inc, Canada’s advanced network agency, replacing David Steeves. Whitmore is dean of science at the Univ of Manitoba. Also joining the 12-member CANARIE board of directors are: Jim Roche (vice-chair), former president and CEO of CMC Microsystems and former president, Tundra Semiconductors Inc; Louis Savoie (secretary treasurer),…

Dr Alan George

Dr Alan George has been appointed to the board of the Optical Regional Advanced Network of Ontario (ORANO), the owner of ORION, Ontario’s high speed research and education network. George is associate provost, information systems and technology and interim dean of graduate studies at the Univ of Waterloo. He is a pioneer in the application…

Natalie Dakers

Natalie Dakers has been appointed to the board of the Canada Foundation for Innovation. Dakers is co-founder, president and CEO of the Centre for Drug Discovery and Development in Vancouver. She is also an adjunct professor at the Univ of British Columbia in the faculty of pharmaceutical sciences and a leading member of Canada’s life…