Margaret Dalziel is an Associate Professor with the Conrad Centre for Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology at the University of Waterloo, and VP Research, The Evidence Network. The Evidence Network, co-founded with Brian Barge, evaluates, explains, communicates, and benchmarks the impact of organizations that support business, research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Margaret teaches technology entrepreneurship, and conducts research on innovation and entrepreneurship. She has received four SSHRC grants, and has produced over 100 articles. In 2014 she served as the chair of the expert panel that examined Ontario’s $4 billion portfolio of business support programs, and she has served on expert panels sponsored by the Council of Canadian Academies, the Prime Minister’s Advisory Council on Science and Technology, and Statistics Canada.
Previous experience includes 12 years with the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa, and 15 years experience in technology development and research management in the private sector, with the Canadian Space Agency, and with the Faculty of Engineering at McGill University. Margaret holds degrees in business (PhD, UQAM; MBA, McGill), computer science (BSc, McGill), and music (ARCT, Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto).