Steven McIlvenna, P.Eng., M.E.DES (ID)
Director, Platform Project
During his engineering career, Steve served as a Product Development Leader for advanced technology startup QuestAir as part of a joint venture between Ballard Technologies and Daimler AG. Prior to this he served as a New Product Introduction Engineer for Western Star Trucks - Daimler AG. He also served as a Project Leader for Haworth where he was responsible for developing and delivering the new Enclose(TM) advanced product line designed for sustainable buildings.
A passionate entrepreneur and innovator, Steve is also the founder of his own company offering product designs via open innovation channels to Proctor & Gamble and many other consumer brand companies.
A Professional Engineer, Steve holds a Mechanical Engineering Honors Degree from Queens University, plus a hybrid Master’s Degree in Industrial Design & Business from the University of Calgary.
Steve has been awarded The Practice of Coaching badge by the Roy Group for successfully completing coach training. This badge is awarded to leaders interested in tools for positioning others to amplify performance, learning and engagement.