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This list showcases the top British Columbia based President operating in the Non Profit space. If you think a President is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
President of North American Securities Administrators Association(NASAA)
Stewart Smith is a President at NASAA.
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About North American Securities Administrators Association(NASAA): North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) is the oldest international organization devoted to investor protection.
President of Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada
Joni serves as President of the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC). Building upon 15 years of hands on experience in Identity Access Management innovations and industry standards development, Joni helps the DIACC to fulfill its vision of organizing Canadian market forces to unlock digital identity and authentication (DIA) economic opportunities for all Canadians. Joni builds diplomatic collaborative relationships and formalizes strategic partnerships between organizations. She has participated in international organizational committees including: OECD ITAC, ISOC, IEEE, OASIS SSTC, ISO SC27 WG5, and ITU-T SG17 Q6. She has testified regarding trusted Identity and Access Management systems for the US Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Security and Privacy (ONC HITSP).
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About Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada: DIACC is a non-profit coalition of public and private sector leaders committed to developing a Canadian digital identification.
President & Chief Executive Officer of HTI Foundation.
Peter is President and CEO of Health Tech Innovation Foundation: Innovation Boulevard; Adjunct Professor, Beedie School of Business; and Associate Director of Coast Capital Savings’ Venture Connection. He has founded and operated over eight companies including several medical devices successfully marketed in Canada, the USA, Europe and Asia. Peter has been involved with government organizations, private and public companies, reverse take-overs, venture capital corporations and not-for-profit groups and is an active investor. He has been an invited speaker at international conferences, holds a number of patents and has received several awards for his work. He is also the past Director of Programs at the BC Technology Industry Association, and Executive-in-Residence for health technologies where he developed their Centre4Growth and HyperGrowth Accelerator programs. Peter was also a mentor in entrepreneurship programs for Genome and Life Sciences companies at UBC, and a mentor for the SFU Segal Graduate School of Business, MBA program.
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About HTI Foundation.: HTI is a non-profit foundation that provides on-site presence embedded within the clinical environment.
President and CEO of Ocean Wise
Lasse Gustavsson is the president and CEO at Ocean Wise.
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About Ocean Wise: Ocean Wise is a non-profit firm that focuses on healthy and flourishing ocean conservation.
Executive Vice-President of FPInnovations
Trevor is the Executive Vice-President at FPInnovations, with overall leadership responsibilities for R&D operations, business development and organizational strategy. Trevor has served as a chairperson, director, strategic advisor or executive manager for a broad range of national and international research initiatives and technology commercialization opportunities relating to sustainable forest management, wood processing innovation, waste utilization, environmental risk management, biofuels and bioenergy, clean technologies, climate change, and life-cycle assessment. In addition, he has developed and maintained numerous direct collaborations in academic research, government investment, commercial science and innovation. Trevor has a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Waikato in New Zealand plus executive qualifications in business management and governance. He is also an Adjunct Professor at University of British Columbia and ?University of Toronto. In addition, Trevor holds positions as a Board Member for the Institute of Forest Biosciences and Innoventures Canada (I-CAN).
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About FPInnovations: FPInnovations is among the world’s largest private, non-profit research centres working in forest research.