MaRS Names Jon Dogterom as Senior Vice President of Venture Services

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Jon Dogterom has been named senior vice president of venture services at MaRS Discovery District.

“Jon was instrumental in helping Canada’s cleantech sector grow both domestically and internationally through his work at MaRS, and because of that influence and exceptional leadership, he was a natural choice to lead our entire venture services team,” said Yung Wu, chief executive officer of MaRS. “Our innovation ecosystem has grown exponentially in recent years and it’s gaining traction internationally. I’m excited to see what Jon can bring to the table to accelerate the important work MaRS is doing for the Canadian economy.”

The former managing director of MaRS Cleantech, Dogterom is tasked with leading the MaRS strategy of helping Canadian start-ups and scale-ups grow their businesses and reach new markets. He is also responsible for leading the organization’s stakeholder relations throughout the global innovation community.

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