Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Doug Beynon headshot

Email: dbeynon@uwaterloo.ca

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.

Education

  • PhD, Business, University of Kansas, 1977

  • MASc, Management Sciences, University of Waterloo, 1973

  • BASc, Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, 1970

Academic positions

  • Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Lecturer, Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business, 2009-present
  • Visiting Professor, Business, University of Kansas, 1977-1978 
  • Assistant Professor, Commerce, Simon Fraser University, 1976-1977

Entrepreneurship and industry experience

  • CEO - Advanced Chemical Technologies, 2015 - present
  • Facilitator - Innovators Alliance, 2014 - present
  • President, Waterloo Region Chapter - Keiretsu Forum, 2014 - present
  • Regional Director - Human Behaviour Academy, 2013 - present
  • Member, Board of Directors - Ubiquity Solar, 2013 - present
  • Member, Board of Directors - SponsorsOne, 2013 - present
  • Member, Board of Directors - Electrical Contacts Ltd., 2012 - present
  • Member, Board of Directors - PinPoint Cayman Holdings, 2011 - present
  • Member, Board of Advisors - Metalumen Manufacturing, 2009 - present
  • Member, Board of Directors - xRM Global Inc., 2009 - present
  • Member, Board of Advisors - Tangam Systems, 2004 -present
  • President - Beynon Enterprises, 1993 - present
  • CEO - Technology Convergance Inc., 2010 - 2014
  • Chair of the Board of Directors and Regional Vice-President - Ontario Centre for Environmental Technology Advancement (OCETA), 1994 - 2012
  • CEO and Board Chair - Unisearch Associates Inc., 1998 - 2007
  • CEO - Waterloo Engineering Software, 1987 - 2007

Teaching

  • Entrepreneur-in-Residence and lecturer, Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business, University of Waterloo, 2009 - present
  • Assistant Professor, Commerce, Simon Fraser University, 1976-1977
  • Visiting Professor, Business, University of Kansas, 1977-1978
Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo

Profiles by type