Waterloo's Accelerator Centre begins CEO Search

by Rob Lewis

Waterloo's Accelerator Centre is on the look out for a new CEO following the announcement that Dr. Tom Corr will depart the AC to become President and Chief Executive Officer of Ontario Centres of Excellence Inc. (OCE).

As CEO of the Accelerator Centre at the Waterloo Research and Technology Park, and Associate Vice-President of Commercialization, University of Waterloo, Dr. Corr is recognized as one of Canada's foremost experts in bringing research to commercial success.

Dr. Corr assumes the OCE leadership role on March 1st and the search for an Accelerator Centre CEO replacement has begun.

The Accelerator Centre
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

The Accelerator Centre (AC) officially opened its doors on May 18, 2006 through the cooperation of its founding partners: the Federal and Ontario governments, the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, the City of Waterloo, and the University of Waterloo. The Waterloo Research and Technology Park was selected as the site for the AC given the community-based initiative to foster the radical... more

Ontario Centres of Excellence
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

We take ideas to income. Created in response to Ontario’s most critical competitive challenges, we facilitate economic growth through support for industrially relevant R&D, the opening of new market opportunities and the commercialization of leading edge discovery. We build strong industry and academic relationships. And, we stimulate knowledge transfer through the development of bright minds,... more

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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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