Open Text Chairman Tom Jenkins Inducted to Order of Canada

by Techvibes NewsDesk

Open Text Chairman Tom Jenkins was inducted into the Order of Canada last week. Tom has been closely involved with many projects in the area over the past several years.

A decade ago, Tom co-founded Communitech, a startup hub. More recently, Tom and a panel of experts examined options to improve federal innovation grants. And he is currently chairman of the Canadian Digital Media Network advisory council.

Tom, his advocates say, is commited to his company, his community, and his country. Other inductees include billionaire philanthropist Seymour Schulich, and Jean Chrétien's daughter, businesswoman France Desmarais, as well as architect Bruce Kuwabara and newspaper columnist Alain Dubuc.

Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Founded by a group of entrepreneurs in 1997, Communitech is an industry-led innovation centre in Waterloo Region, supporting a tech cluster of nearly 1,000 companies. Communitech supports tech companies at all stages of their growth and development – from startups to rapidly growing mid-sized companies and large global players. A member of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs, Communitech... more

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

OpenText, an enterprise software company and leader in enterprise content management, helps organizations manage and gain the true value of their business content. OpenText brings two decades of expertise supporting millions of users in 114 countries. Working with our customers and partners, we bring together leading Content Experts to help organizations capture and preserve corporate memory,... more

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