Person: Tyler Nelson

Tyler Nelson

Tyler Nelson has been appointed CEO and board chair of Toronto-based Silverback Media, a rapidly growing provider of mobile marketing services. Nelson has more than 20 years experience in the tech sector, particularly with mobile wireless hardware and software. He was previously head of global business development at Research In Motion Ltd and VP business…

Dr Gary Albach

Dr Gary Albach has been appointed interim CEO of Alberta Innovates — Technology Futures, one of four new corporations being established as part of the province’s realignment of its research and innovation organizations and programs (see brief on this page). Albach was previously executive director of nanoAlberta where he spearheaded several important collaborations to strengthen…

Dr Darren Lawless

Dr Darren Lawless has been appointed to the newly created position of dean of research at Sheridan Research, the technology commercialization arm of the Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning in Toronto, effective November 16th. Prior to joining Sheridan, Lawless was director of R&D at Mississauga ON-based Monteco Holdings Ltd, a company that identifies,…