VP, BUSINESS SERVICES
Don Duval is an energetic, innovative business leader known for his skills in strategic thinking, program development, collaboration, and implementation in growth-oriented organizations. He has demonstrated success as a public speaker, a musician, an entrepreneur, an angel investor, an engineering professor, and as a leader at MaRS.
At MaRS, Don is responsible for client services including advisory services, educational programming, community engagement, and talent management. Don is also responsible for corporate strategy, the MaRS operational performance management program, and the collaboration technology portal. As part of his broader provincial role, Don is also the head of the Toronto Regional Innovation Centre, the largest member in the Ontario Network of Excellence.
Outside of MaRS, Don serves as an adjunct professor in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Engineering and is an Executive Board member for the Queen’s Players Toronto Theatre Company, Nepali Children’s Education Program and JUMP Math. He is also the Toronto Chair for the Manning Innovation Awards, sits on the Advisory Boards for the Canadian Innovation Exchange and Spin Master Innovation Fund, and is a past recipient of the Governor General of Canada’s Canadian NCE Young Innovators Award. He holds a BScH in Chemistry from Queen’s University and a MASc in Civil Engineering from the University of Toronto.