Managing Director

David Fransen

David Fransen, Managing Director | Transformation Holdings

Dr. David Fransen has over 40 years’ as a senior executive in government, diplomatic corps and academia. He was the first Executive Director of the Institute for Quantum Computing and served as the Secretary of the Minister of Industry Canada’s Expert Panel on Commercialization, among other prestigious positions.

Healthcare, Energy, Government Relations, Canada

  • PhD, University of Toronto
  • MA, University of Waterloo
  • BA (Hon) University of Waterloo
  • BTh, Canadian Mennonite University
  • 40 years as senior executive in government, diplomatic corps, and academia
  • Senior Officer on the environment at the Privy Council
  • Chair of the Waterloo Innovation Summit
  • Board member – Waterloo Economic Development Corporation; Quantum-Safe Canada
  • Special advisor to the President of the National Research Council
  • Consul General of Canada, Los Angeles
  • Executive Director of the Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo
  • Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy – Industry Canada

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