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Ray DePaul

Director, Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Mount Royal University

Ray DePaul is the inaugural Director of the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Mount Royal University. Ray has launched many innovative products in his 30-year career. He has been a successful entrepreneur, selling his company to Intel, and was also a key member of the team that brought the iconic BlackBerry to the world.

He is currently a volunteer on the board of Platform Calgary, the Innovator-in-Residence at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of the prestigious A100. He is also on several private sector advisory boards, and is proud to be a mentor and advisor to many young entrepreneurs. Ray holds a Bachelors of Mathematics in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo and a Masters of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University.