Person: Kevin Carroll

Carmen Charette

Carmen Charette has been appointed VP external relations at the Univ of Victoria, effective August 1st. Charette has been a stalwart of the Ottawa innovation community having held several senior positions with research granting agencies and government. Most recently, she was executive VP of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Prior to that, Charette…

Kevin Carroll

Kevin Carroll has been appointed managing director of innovation for Invest Ottawa, the successor to the Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation (OCRI) (R$, February 27/12). Carroll was previously interim CEO of Launch Lab, (formerly Elorin), the Regional Innovation Center for Eastern Ontario, under the umbrella of the Ontario Centres of Excellence within the Ontario…

Deb deBruijn

Deb deBruijn is stepping down as executive director of the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) at the end of the year. As its inaugural executive director, deBruijn led two successful applications to the Canada Foundation for Innovation and oversaw its expansion to cover the full range of research disciplines, incorporation as a not-for-profit organization and…