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Advisory Board

Brian Lewis

Brian Lewis


MedTech Canada | CEO | Chair




Colin Foster

Colin Foster

Health Canada | Medical Devices Bureau,

Director | Bureau of Device Licensing Services at Health Canada


Linda Maxwell

Linda Maxwell


Ryerson University & St. Michael's Hospital | Director, Biomedical Zone



Isabel Galiana

Isabel Galiana


Saccade Analytics | CEO



Andre Tremblay

Andre Tremblay


Agile MV | Partner,

Chief Technology Officer


Gareth Davies

Gareth Davies


Baylis Medical | R&D

Director, Advanced Development


Brian Kalis

Brian Kalis


Accenture | Managing Director,

Health Strategy


Desmond Hirson

Desmond Hirson


Moleculight | Chief Operating Officer



Noel Courage

Noel Courage


Bereskin & Parr LLP | Partner



Stephen Waldman

Stephen Waldman

Ryerson University | Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science | Academic & RU Lead | Ex-officio

Ahmad Haidar

Ahmad Haidar

McGill University | Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences | McGill Academic Lead | Ex-officio

M. Adnan Syed

M. Adnan Syed

Ryerson University | Director, 

MedTech Talent Accelerator,

Administrative Lead | Ex-officio


Jesse Ehrlick

Jesse Ehrlick


McGill University | Program Manager,

MedTech Talent Accelerator | Ex-officio


Mary Susan Thomson

Mary Susan Thomson


Ryerson University | Program Manager,

MedTech Talent Accelerator | Ex-officio


MedTech Talent Accelerator, Ryerson University, McGill, Biomedical Zone, Medtech Canada

We acknowledge the support of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

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