Lee Ackerman - Inventures

Lee Ackerman

Director & Principal Catalyst


With more than 20 years of experience driving digital initiatives, Lee is a firm believer that organizations and individuals who embrace change get ahead. Ackerman takes a holistic view of the work needed to successfully transform, embracing systems thinking, co-creation, and a healthy dose of experimentation. Often heard proclaiming that “the most interesting aspects of digital happen at the intersections,” Lee enthusiastically brings together new areas, ideas, and people, breaking down silos along the way. Currently, Lee is a leader in SAIT’s Catalyst group, driving efforts to create differentiated experiences for students, helping them thrive in a digital world. He also chairs the Web3 Committee for the Canadian Blockchain Consortium and launched a DAO focused on building Web3 capabilities in Alberta.