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Tim Jackson

Tim Jackson has been appointed CEO of The Accelerator Centre and associate VP commercialization at the Univ of Waterloo, Jackson is a veteran venture capitalist and a partner in Tech Capital Partners, a venture capital firm focused on the wireless, new media and Internet sectors. Prior to that, he was CFO and CEO of privately…

William Anderson

William Anderson has been appointed board chair of MDS Inc. A chartered accountant and corporate director, Anderson spent 14 years at BCE Inc, holding several senior executive positions including president of BCE Ventures Inc and CFO of BCE Inc.

Dr Elizabeth Cannon

Dr Elizabeth Cannon has been appointed interim chair of the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), replacing Dr Will Leggett who stepped down from the position after three years (R$, December 22/06). Cannon is dean of the Schulich School of Engineering at the Univ of Calgary and a CFI board member. Her research and teaching are…

Dr John MacDonald

Dr John MacDonald has been appointed chancellor of the Univ of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). MacDonald is a co-founder of MacDonald Dettwiler & Associates and current chairman and CEO of Day4 Energy Inc, a developer of photovoltaic modules and systems. MacDonald holds a PhD in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Founded in…