Board of Directors Member
Gerry is the former President and COO of Christie Digital Systems Canada and has served in leadership roles for over 20 years. He has taken an active role in the economic development of Waterloo Region for many years and brings extensive Board, Advisory Board, Leadership Council and consulting experience, having served in these capacities for the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University, Communitech, the Perimeter Institute, Shad Valley, the KW Community Foundation and more.
After he retired from Christie, Gerry chaired the Ontario Government’s Expert Review Panel assessing the effectiveness of the ONE (Ontario Networks of Excellence). He became an inaugural board member of NGen (the Supercluster for Advanced Manufacturing) and was also the inaugural Chair of the Waterloo Region Economic Development Corporation. He has served as the former Energy+ representative on the Grand River Energy Board since 2018 and continues to work as a consultant to business and government.