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Howard Armitage

Founder of Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business


Phone: 519-888-4567 x47165

Location: E7 2436

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Nada Basir

Assistant Professor


Phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 49199

Location: E7 2442

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Doug Beynon



Doug Beynon, Ph.D., MASc., BASc., is a parallel entrepreneur with unparalleled entrepreneurship and industry experience. In his role as Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Doug is available to Conrad School students for advice, networking facilitation, mentorship and advisory consulting.

Peter Carr

Lecturer, Department of Management Sciences


Phone: 519-888-4567 x33990

Location: CPH 3637

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Wayne Chang

Lecturer, Enterprise Co-op Program Coordinator


Phone: 519-888-4567 x49198

​Location: E7 2314

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Margaret Dalziel

Associate Professor


Phone: 519-888-4567 x43588

Location: E7 2446

Margaret Dalziel, PhD, is an Associate Professor with the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business and VP Research, The Evidence Network. Previous experience includes a faculty position at the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa, and managerial roles at the Canadian Space Agency and the Centre for Intelligent Machines at McGill University. Margaret regularly advises governments on innovation policy and has served on expert panels related to the evaluation of business support for Canada's Treasury Board Secretariat, the Ontario Ministry of Finance, the Council of Canadian Academies, and the Prime Minister's Advisory Council on Science and Technology. She has also served on the Governing Council of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. At the Conrad School, she teaches BET 608 - Business Model Validation and BE 606 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation.


Understanding the structure of the economy, the roles of organizations within it, and the impact of government interventions designed to promote sustainable economic growth Measuring the impact of organizations that support business, research, and entrepreneurship

Allyson Hewitt

Social Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Kevin Hood

Sessional Lecturer


Phone: 519-572-3090

Location: PAS 1049

Kevin Hood, BA, is a Sessional Lecturer at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business. He is currently the President of Market Access Corporation and previously was the Special Assistant for the Minister of Science and Technology. Kevin earned his BA from the University of Western Ontario. He teaches BET 430 – Sales Fundamentals.


Sales Marketing Consumer economics Technical sales

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Marc Hurwitz

Lecturer, Associate Director, Undergraduate and Non-Degree Programs
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Phone: 519-888-4567 x41946

Location: E7 2316

Marc Hurwitz, PhD, MBA, MSc, MSc, CMC is a Lecturer and Associate Director, Undergraduate and Non-Degree Programs at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business. In his former role, he was an Assistant Professor at the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics and is currently the Chief Innovation Officer for FliPskills. Marc earned his PhD from the University of Waterloo, his MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University, and his MSc from McMaster University. 


Followership Leadership Innovation Partnerships

Tim Jackson

Sessional Lecturer


Tim Jackson, BA, CA (CPA), is a Sessional Lecturer at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business. He is currently the President and CEO of SHAD Network and formerly the Executive Vice President of Corporate and Community Relations for MaRS Discovery District. Tim received his BA in Accounting from the University of Waterloo. He teaches BET 603 – Entrepreneurial Finance for the Technology-based Enterprise.


Venture capital Corporate development Private equity Angel investing

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Shavin Malhotra

Professor of Strategy and Conrad Research Excellence Chair


Phone: 519-888-4567 x40458

Location: E7 2444

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David Rose



Phone: 519-888-4567 x40131

Location: E7 2318

David Rose, B. Math, MBA, is the Associate Director of Graduate Studies and a Lecturer at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business. He is currently the Vice President at Listen Corporation and a former Lecturer at the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics. David earned his MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University. 

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Larry Smith

Adjunct Associate Professor


Phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 32647

Location: E7 2414

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Doug Sparkes



Phone: 519-888-4567 x47101

Location: E7 2318

Doug Sparkes, BE, MASc, PhD, is a Lecturer at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business.  In his earlier roles, he was the Chief Operating Officer at Rapid Laboratory Microsystem and the Chief Engineer for the National Research Council of Canada. Doug received his PhD and MASc from the University of Waterloo. He teaches BET 607 - Managing Technological Innovation, BET 410 A/B - Capstone Entrepreneurship Planning and Execution, BET- 411 Capstone Planning Entrepreneurship and Execution, and BET - 412 Advanced Topics in Entrepreneurship.


Entrepreneurship education Application of new technologies to education Emerging technologies, especially environmental and energy related Systems Engineering, particularly the application of fuzzy systems Technology transfer and commercialization

Mark Weber, Eyton Director, Conrad School

J. Mark Weber

Eyton Director of the Conrad School and Professor of Management and Organizations


Phone: 519-888-4567 x41695

Location: E7 2432

Mark Weber is the Eyton Director of the Conrad School and Professor of Management and Organizations. Prior to joining the faculty of the University of Waterloo, Mark served on faculty and taught courses on leadership, negotiations and organizational behavior to students at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, INSEAD and at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. Mark’s research focuses on leadership, cooperation, negotiations, decision-making, and trust. He consults extensively and has provided training to executives and professionals in the automotive, education, healthcare, pharmaceutical, broadcast media, entertainment, telecommunications, professional services, and financial services industries, and in government at all levels.


Negotiations Conflict Management Communication Skills & Storytelling Decision-making Trust Change Management


BET 600 Applied Leadership Skills for Entrepreneurs BE 600 Leadership and Management


Christopher Holt

Christopher Holt

Associate Director, MBET


Phone: (519) 888-4567 x40267

Location: E7 2312

Tatiana Astray

Sessional Lecturer
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Roopa Reddy



Phone: 519-888-4567 x48801

Location: E7 2408

Zamal Ruffudeen Jr.



Location: HH 2103 

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Janet Boekhorst

Assistant Professor


Phone: 519-888-4567 x40148

Location: E7 2434

Tim Martin

Sessional Lecturer

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