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Dr. Chad Saunders, an Assistant Professor at the Haskayne School of Business since 2007, brings a wealth of expertise to the academic landscape with adjunct appointments in the Department of Community Health Sciences and the Department of Medicine at the Cumming School of Medicine. Serving as the eHealth Services and Strategy Lead at the healthcare innovation incubator, the Ward of the 21st Century (, Dr. Saunders received his BSc in Applied Mathematics and MBA in Information Systems from Memorial University of Newfoundland, followed by a PhD in Management Information Systems from the Haskayne School of Business. With a diverse teaching background spanning entrepreneurship, innovation management, information systems, project management, and strategy, he is currently involved in teaching courses like Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Principles of Entrepreneurship, along with serving as a Project Coach in the Executive MBA program. Dr. Saunders' research prowess is evident in his three streams of focus: the impact of technology use in professional practices, the design and innovation of technology-enabled knowledge management in organizations, and the role of academic-industry collaborations in supporting entrepreneurs. His contributions, published in leading journals and funded by prestigious institutions, highlight his significant role in advancing knowledge at the intersection of business and technology.

Integrated Innovation Ecosystem Support Lead

Chad Saunders

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