CATA is a trusted industry alliance. Our mandate is to help the Canadian innovation sector thrive. We focus on building commercial capabilities and networks for homegrown technology businesses while addressing key areas of advocacy impeding & providing strategic advantage to Canadian competitiveness.
Board Chair, CATAAlliance // Founding Partner
Paul C. LaBarge, C.M. is a founding partner of LaBarge Weinstein LLP, a corporate law boutique nestled in the nation’s capital since 1997.
IPOs Trade Mergers and Acquisitions Taxation Financing Joint Ventures
Board Member Chief Talent Officer, CATAAlliance // Managing Partner
Rogue Recruiter or Personnel Hit Man
Leadership Job Search Retention Employee Engagement Talent Acquisition Executive Recruiting Industry 4.0 Lift-outs C-Level recruiting Executive Search
Board Member, CATAAlliance // Dean, School of Business and Economics
Micheál Kelly is Dean of the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University.
Economics International Development Strategic Planning Business Strategy Strategy Leadership Program Management Policy Analysis
Innovation Leadership Council, CATAAlliance // Senior Vice President, Global Electronics
Passionate about the unique opportunity global distributors and the supply chain have to enable innovation
Sustainability Technology Evolution Entrepreneurship Supply Chain Sourcing Market Dynamics Supply Chain
Steve Palmer is a Life Member of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police.
Strategic Communications Public Safety Strategy Strategic Planning Security Policy Analysis Crisis Management
Innovation Leadership Council, Innovation Policy and SR&ED
29 years of experience with Canada’s SR&ED Tax Incentive Program, from the perspective of both the public and private sectors
Change Management Entrepreneurship SR&ED Tax Credits Management Consulting Business Strategy
Suzanne Grant draws upon 30 years leadership experience, including a background in traversing emerging medical technology
Canadian Military Engineering International Entrepreneurship Corporate Leadership Emerging Medical Technology Philanthropy Leadership
Industry Experience (1)