Brian Barge

Brian has led three of Canada’s leading organizations that support innovation and business development, including the Ottawa Economic Development Corporation (1996-2000), the Alberta Research Council (1991-1996), and CMC Microsystems (2000-2006). Over his 40-year career in innovation management, he has served on the Board of Directors of over 15 organizations dedicated to regional economic development, research and technology development, and research park and incubator administration. As part of The Evidence Network’s business practice, Brian speaks to international audiences on the topic of impact measurement for business support programs.