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Suzanne Grant - Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance). Ottawa, ON, CA

Suzanne Grant

CEO | Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance)

Ottawa, ON, CANADA

Suzanne Grant draws upon 30 years leadership experience, including a background in traversing emerging medical technology



Suzanne is a Canadian veteran with a communications engineering and intelligence background. She’s served non-profits on boards and within think tanks, advisory and governance committees. Decades of entrepreneurial experience include founding a digital publishing and strategic communications agency in the frontier market of Qatar and co-founding an award winning, state of the art, brain-machine interface med tech company. Suzanne has conducted business in 17 countries, signing tens of millions of dollars in deals with dozens of multinational clients and celebrities and royalty. Awards include a Canadian Forces Communications and Electronics Branch Commendation, Kingston Local Hero Award, WISE 50 over 50, Evolocity Female Founder, Startup Canada Quebec and National Innovation Awards, and Copenhagen’s Creative Business Cup global awards series (Canadian Award). Success Insights cited her as Entrepreneur to Watch in 2019. Today Suzanne applies her mantras, The Art of the Possible and Solve for Human, to the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance’s vision of Canada as a Scale Up Nation.

Industry Expertise (4)



Corporate Leadership

Health Care - Services

Areas of Expertise (5)

Canadian Military Engineering

International Entrepreneurship

Corporate Leadership

Emerging Medical Technology

Philanthropy Leadership

Accomplishments (5)

Canada's 50 over 50 Award

WISE 2018

Female Founder Award

Startup Canada 2018

Gatineau Bootstrap Award - Best Engineering & Technology

The Ottawa Network 2017

Creative Business Cup

CBC Copenhagen, Denmark 2016

Canadian Decoration

Canadian Armed Forces

Education (3)

Canadian Forces School of Communication and Electronics Engineering: Project Management and Leadership

Saint Lawrence College: Business Admin and Marketing Entrepreneurship

Carleton University: B.Sc., Physics and Technology

Affiliations (2)

  • Sara Kirke Caucus : Causus Leadership Team
  • Founder Institute : Mentor and Speaker

Selected Media Appearances (2)

CATA Taps Ibionics Co-founder Suzanne Grant as Interim CEO

Ottawa Business Journal  


Suzanne Grant, known locally as the co-founder of biotech startup iBionics, will take over as the interim CEO of the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance following Reid’s sudden passing late last month. Reid, 69, was vacationing with his wife in Norway when he died unexpectedly...

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The Business Leadership Podcast: Suzanne Grant, CEO at iBionics



I am excited to share the conversation I had with Suzanne Grant. Suzanne’s experience is characterized by breadth and depth leading in technology, military, non-profit, health and creative fields. She has won awards and commendations at each stage of her career and attributes her success to authentic leadership, strategic thinking and collaboration...

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