OCTIE - The Ontario Cross Border Technology Ecosystem Study

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Thank you for your interest in OCTIE!

Dr. Wendy Cukier, VP of Research and Innovation at Ryerson University, and Dr. Charles Davis, Edward S. Rogers Sr. Research Chair in Media Management and Entrepreneurship and Professor at Ryerson University Media Studies & Ted Rogers School of Management, are supervising an unprecedented study to develop insight into how information, power, support, capital, deal assessment, peer pressures and influence are distributed in Ontario’s Cross-Border Tech Innovation Ecosystem (OCTIE). Saif Al-Naib, a graduating student in the MBA program at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University, is responsible for the day to day leadership of the OCTIE study.

The rest of the OCTIE team includes:

  • Dr. Olav Sorenson – Advisor, Professor at Yale University’s School of Management
  • Dr. Marc Smith – Advisor, Founder, NodeXL, Director of the Social Media Research Foundation
  • Dr. Peter Jones – Advisor, Associate Professor, OCAD University, Strategic Foresight and Innovation program (and MD, Redesign)
  • Michael Cayley – Founder, BPR, MBA, Social Capital Value Add and Cdling Capital Services Inc

Your participation in the study will help the researchers to develop insight into how Ontario’s Cross-Border Innovation Ecosystem works and top level findings will be shared with the community to help improve innovation productivity.

For more information on OCTIE feel free to email OCTIEstudy at gmail dot com.

We need your help.

Join our growing list of innovation leading organisations.

You can also follow us on twitter: @octiestudy


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