A strong leader and communicator, Christianne works closely with potential and current corporate partners, connecting them to MaRS’ startup ecosystem and helping them accelerate their innovative practices.

Over her 20 year career, Christianne has helped large corporations enter emerging markets, conceived and executed innovation strategies, built and launched new products, and delivered go-to-market and sales strategies. She has honed her unique skillset by working across web, mobile, phone channel, kiosk/ATM and retail. Christianne has held senior leadership roles with Sun Life Financial, TD Bank, IBM and Deloitte.

Christianne holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management and a BA in asian studies from the University of Victoria.