2015 Convention Speaker: Dr. Paul Salvini

Paul SalviniDr. Paul Salvini is an experienced senior executive and entrepreneur with a passion for helping organizations implement successful innovation strategies. He is Chief Executive Officer of the Accelerator Centre, a world renowned facility dedicated to developing technology and science-based businesses. He also holds appointments as Associate Vice President of Research Commercialization at the University of Waterloo and Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at the University of Toronto.

Paul is an active member of the community serving on the board of the local museum (THEMUSEUM) and performing arts centre (Centre In The Square). He is a member of the Barnraisers’ Council and is President of the University of Waterloo’s Alumni Council — representing over 180,000 alumni around the world.

Paul’s background is in the visual effects and cinema industry and he has held previous positions as Chief Technology Officer at both Christie Digital in Kitchener and Side Effects Software. He holds a BMath in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, MASc and PhD degrees in engineering from the University of Toronto, and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.

In 2007, Dr. Salvini was named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40™, a national award that honors individuals for outstanding achievements in innovation, leadership, vision, and community involvement.

Dr. Salvini will be participating in the breakout session on Innovation, the Mid-Market Key to Success.

We invite you to join Dr. Salvini and our other special guests for four days of exceptional programs, inspired discussions and networking with fellow mid-market CEOs at the 2016 CEO Connection Mid-Market Convention.

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