Person: Janet Scholz

Janet Scholz

Janet Scholz has been appointed managing director of the Alliance for the Commercialization of Canadian Technology (ACCT). Scholz will be responsible for management of the ACCT, member relations, regional network support and relationship building with other organizations. She has more than 25 years experience in fields such as intellectual asset management, tech transfer management services…

David Steeves

David Steeves has been appointed chair of the 2007-2008 CANARIE board of directors, replacing Dr Christopher Loomis, VP research at Memorial Univ. Steeves is executive director, business development and outsourcing with IBM Canada Ltd’s global technology services division. Dr Mark Whitmore has been appointed vice-chair. Whitmore is dean of the faculty of science at the…

Robert Van Adel

Robert Van Adel is resigning as president and CEO of Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL). Van Adel’s departure, effective November 2/07, comes midway through his second term and in the midst of negotiations over the possible sale of 49% of the crown agency’s commercial CANDU business (see page 3). He cited family and other…