Tom Vair - Executive Director - Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre

Tom Vair

Executive Director
Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre

Tom has served as the Executive Director of the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre since 2005. He is responsible for leading the organization which serves as a catalyst for growth in the science and technology sectors in the Algoma region; designing, developing and implementing strategic plans, and the overall management of day-to-day activities.

Tom holds an MBA from McMaster University and a BA in Administrative and Commercial Studies from the University of Western Ontario. He has over eight years experience working in the high tech sector in Ottawa which informs his leadership role of providing business guidance to the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre and to the centre's clients. Tom currently serves as a Board member for Innovation Initiatives Ontario North and the Health Informatics Institute at Algoma University.