Scott Mikalachki, Innovation Discovery Leader, currently leads a diverse set of business development and commercialization projects which span a number of 3M businesses in the Canadian market. He is also responsible for managing local efforts in tandem with 3M New Ventures (Munich, Germany) to identify early-stage companies innovating in technology spaces that are relevant to 3M Company’s R&D priorities, as well as leading the local M&A activity for 3M Canada in partnership with the Corporate Development Team in St. Paul. Scott has been with 3M Canada for 25 years and has held a variety of roles including Sales, Marketing, & Business Development. He has had experience in a variety of industries including, Surgical, Dental, Mining, Oil & Gas, and Agriculture. Scott is also a Certified Design for Six Sigma Black Belt (Commercialization Specialist), and led a series of projects for our Health Care and Display & Graphics businesses in that capacity.
Scott serves on the Board of Directors of Alpine Ontario, the Provincial Sports Organization responsible for ski racing in the province, and is also an Executive in Residence (EIR) for the Ivey Consulting Project initiative for the HBA Program at the Richard Ivey School of Business.
Scott holds a B.A. in Administrative & Commercial Studies from the University of Western Ontario, and an M.B.A. from the Richard Ivey School of Business
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Awards and Nominations
- Canada’s Top 100 Employers
- Maclean’s Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations (2014)
- ISO 50001
- Achievers.com 50 Most Engaged Workplaces
- Canadian Business Magazine & The Reputation Institute’s Canada’s Best Brands (2014)
- Universum Top 100 Ideal Employer (2012)
- CR’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens (2012)