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Bobbi Elliott

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Bobbi was named the COO in 2019. Prior to her current role, she was the Director of Finance overseeing all TEC Edmonton’s finance, human resources and administrative functions.

(780) 492-3129

Darrell Petras

Darrell Petras

Executive Vice President, Business Development

Darrell leads TEC's Business Development team and has been involved in technology commercialization for more than 18 years. He has built businesses from the ground up and is currently a business owner. He is a member of the Institute of Agrologists.

(780) 492-9913

Jay Kumar

Jayant Kumar

Vice President, Technology Management

Jay leads the Technology Transfer Office of the University of Alberta, supervises the provision of intellectual property services to inventors and entrepreneurs in the region and helps create new spin-off companies from University of Alberta inventions.

(780) 492-9806

Chris Diaper

Chris Diaper

Director, Strategic Partnerships

With his team, Chris manages TEC Edmonton’s metrics, funding agency reporting and stakeholder relationships.

(780) 492-0785

Jennifer Sheehan

Jennifer Sheehan

Director of Communications & Marketing

Jenn oversees the development of internal and external communication strategies, manages the corporate brand and advises the CEO and executive team on communications issues and opportunities.

(780) 492-0707

Lan Tan

Lan Tan

Director, Entrepreneur Development

Lan oversees the Entrepreneur Development team, building programs, services and events for Edmonton entrepreneurs.

(780) 492-7377

Megha Bajaj

Megha Bajaj

Technology Management Officer

Megha consults University of Alberta inventors on intellectual property matters, manages the patenting process and assists with licensing negotiations and strategies for commercialization.

(780) 492-7739

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Mandira Das

Technology Management Officer

Mandira is a professional engineer with an electrical engineering background. She conducts patent and market research on new technologies, seeks collaboration/licensing opportunities with industry, negotiates agreements and assists researchers with grant applications.

780 492 9123

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Alexandra Bayley

TEC Centre Manager

With over 10 years experience of facility management originating with the Research Transition Facility, Alexandra oversees TEC Centre.

(780) 492-3149

Megan Beattie

Megan Beattie

Technology Management Administrative Assistant

Megan enters data into company databases, drafts correspondence for technology transfer agreements for various academic institutions and corporations, and coordinates schedules.

Rebecka Carroll

Rebecka Carroll

Technology Management Officer

Rebecka manages all stages of technology transfer, such as determining intellectual property and protection strategies, coordinating patent filings for early-stage technologies, spin-off formation and more.

(780) 492-6235

Marvin Cervantes

Marvin Cervantes

Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance Consultant

As a product development and commercialization professional, Marvin has led and managed the implementation and development of the design control systems for medical devices, oil and gas, automotive and telecommunications to ensure compliance to different regulatory bodies in Canada, US, Europe and Asia.

(780) 492-8977

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Phyllis Clark

Board Member

Former Vice President, Finance & Administration, University of Alberta

Veronica Coronado

Veronica Coronado

Technology Management Officer

Veronica has a PhD in Medical Genetics. In addition to her role as a Technology Management Officer, Veronica is the main point of contact for reviewing and negotiating confidentiality, material transfer and data transfer agreements for UAlberta investigators in health sciences.

(780) 492-6426

Tim Fell

Tim Fell

Board Member

Vice President, Video & Broadband Services, TELUS

Kelly Gibson

Kelly Gibson

Senior Business Development Associate

Kelly works with Natural Sciences and Engineering projects and collect and presents data in various business reports. She also has operational involvement and provides implementation strategy to companies.

(780) 492-9122

Ryan Heit

Ryan Heit

Director, Merck Invention Accelerator & Deal Flow Organizer, TEC Valhalla Angels

Ryan guides the tenant companies through the accelerator and with their interactions with Merck.

(780) 264-4295

Shaheel Hooda

Shaheel Hooda

Executive in Residence; Program Director, T-Squared Accelerator

Shaheel is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. He helps entrepreneurs accelerate growth and raise the right capital. Shaheel's companies have raised in excess of $100mm to date

(780) 248-5886

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Derek Hudson

Board Member

President & CEO, Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Gigi Ho

Gigi Ho

Manager, Business Development

Gigi acts as a strategic advisor on all business matters relating to company creation and development. Additionally, she manages TEC’s Business Development Associates and consultants, as well as provides project management oversight to TEC clients.

(780) 248-5882

David Janzen

David Janzen

Industry Navigator

David promotes Edmonton’s innovation capabilities and connects organizations in Alberta to innovation service providers in the Edmonton Regional Innovation Network.

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Wayne Karpoff

Board Chair

President, Willowglen Systems

Darlene Kramps

Darlene Kramps

IP Assistant

Darlene assists with the management of the University of Alberta’s patent portfolio, manages and maintains the integrity of intellectual property management database, and works closely with internal and external associates.

(780) 492-9498

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Shelley McDonald

Entrepreneur Development Coordinator

Shelley helps manage the first contact intake process, database and customer relationship manager inquires. In addition, Shelley manages the entrepreneur training programs, plans and manages industry events and coordinates the TEC Source Advisory Panel.

(780) 492-6903

Sharlon McFarlane

Shalon McFarlane

Technology Management Officer

Part of the Natural Sciences & Engineering team, Shalon manages the technology transfer process including evaluating technologies and inventions from UAlberta, developing commercialization strategies, drafting grant applications, conducting market research and negotiating commercial agreements.

(780) 492-0230

Brittany Pierce

Brittany Pierce

Financial Administrator

Brittany handles the finance, administrative and IT functions of TEC Edmonton.

(780) 492-9910

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Joanna Preston

Associate Director, Technology Management (Health Sciences)

Joanna oversees the provision of intellectual property management and the commercialization services to local inventors in the health sciences area.

(780) 492-7120

Matthias Ruth

Matthias Ruth

Board Member

Vice President (Research), University of Alberta

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Brenda Service

IP Manager; Legal

Brenda is responsible for managing and coordinating the University of Alberta’s patent protection program as well as asset management, minimization of liability, management of the asset information system, authorizing and directing patent expenditures, and educating inventors, researchers and TEC Edmonton staff on patent, copyright and trademark law.

(780) 492-1584

Craig Sherburne

Craig Sherburne

Legal Counsel

Dr. Craig Sherburne is Corporate Commercial Lawyer and Patent Agent registered in the U.S. and Canada, with over 15 years of technology transfer and commercialization experience. Craig assists TEC Edmonton with its technology commercialization mandate.

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Bob Teskey

Board Member

Former Managing Partner, Field LLP

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

TEC Centre Administrator

Elizabeth is responsible for managing meeting room bookings, greeting staff, tenants and visitors and assisting the TEC Centre Manager.

(780) 492-8977

Quang Tran

Quang Tran

Technology Management Officer

Quang conducts invention assessments, reviews and drafts commercialization agreements and assists with IP portfolio management.

(780) 492-6254

Monica Varga

Monica Varga

Associate Director, Natural Sciences and Engineering

With her team, Monica oversees the commercialization needs of university and non-university clients, from securing provision of intellectual property rights to the creation of technology-based companies in the natural science and engineering areas.

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Kristina Williams

Board Member

President & CEO, Alberta Enterprise Corporation

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