Jeffrey is a facilitator with MaRS Entrepreneurship Programs. He has over 20 years experience leading marketing, corporate strategy, new product development and finance at Newell Rubbermaid, Rhone Poulenc and Procter & Gamble. He was co-founder of a healthcare startup funded by Rubbermaid and led its marketing, new product development, and commercialization efforts from inception through maturity. He has extensive experience in the US and Canadian marketplace with an emphasis on healthcare, technology and commercial product sectors.
He now advises early-stage companies as well as new ventures within established companies on the formulation and execution of unique strategies that will ignite growth.
Jeffrey is particularly interested in helping mature companies struggling with growth to identify and develop new business models. He has helped several earlier stage companies position themselves as growth catalysts for mature companies going through this struggle. Jeffrey returned to Canada after living and working in the US for nearly a decade and is now very passionate about helping Canadian entities develop and thrive.
Jeffrey holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Commerce from the Asper School of Business.