Rallying partners aligned with our bold vision for entrepreneurs and industry will only inspire new action that benefits our innovation economy. To provide strategic oversight that jointly engages stakeholders, government, investors, and ecosystem influencers in Southwestern Ontario, TechAlliance is eager to welcome Karen Chalmers as our Director, Partnerships.
Karen has exceptional knowledge and insights as a recognized industry leader and community champion in the tech and innovation landscape. Bringing over two decades of experience with technology companies throughout the region, she has been deeply embedded in the evolution of industry-leading organizations, most recently as Marketing Director at Big Blue Bubble.
“As a long-time advocate within the TechAlliance community, I am thrilled to be joining this high-performance team that is focused on innovation and world-changing ideas. Through continued partner engagement, we will further enable technology companies to drive greater economic impact in the region,” she says.
As Director, Partnerships, Karen will work alongside valued stakeholders to strengthen existing relationships, animate new corporate collaborations, and enable opportunities for emerging and globally-competitive companies. She will also spearhead the implementation of Future Proofing Main Street, fostering collaboration with community leadership to drive digital growth acceleration services that will bolster growing ventures.
“Karen’s vision for the future of our innovation economy and expertise in the space will have a direct impact on the culture of entrepreneurship and innovation in Southwestern Ontario. Her collaborative instinct and creative eye will be essential to forging partnerships that work in tandem with our commitment to innovators, entrepreneurs, industry and stakeholders,” says Christina Fox, CEO, TechAlliance.
Karen joins TechAlliance in late August. Be the first to know how your business can get involved with Future Proofing Main Street at techalliance.ca/dms.