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Keri Damen

Executive Director, Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking

, University of Calgary

Keri Damen is Executive Director at the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking where she is dedicated to cultivating the next generation of entrepreneurial thinkers and supporting UCalgary’s vision to be the most entrepreneurial university in Canada. Before joining UCalgary, Keri was the inaugural Managing Director of University of Toronto Entrepreneurship, where she led strategic initiatives for the university’s eleven entrepreneurship incubators/accelerators and opened ONRamp, a pan-university innovation space. As founding Director of Entrepreneurship Programs at MaRS Discovery District, Keri created a comprehensive suite of educational content and programs for Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE) innovation centres, becoming Canada’s largest entrepreneurship education provider. Keri has an International MBA (IMBA) from the Schulich School of Business at York University.