Ian Keith Anderson has been pivotal for CIMMO as a board member since the start-up of the organization. Ian has had long experience with marketing and sales in different senior executive capacities in Canada and the USA within multinational manufacturing companies involved in scientific discovery. Through his career journey, Ian directed engineers and scientists through the process of commercialization of their inventions. Most recently he served as Managing Director at Ailm Consulting Ltd, a technology exploitation practice; Vice-Chair at Performance Genomics Inc; and a Director of Maxxam Analytics Inc. He holds an M.Sc. in Physiology from the University of London and a B.Sc. in Zoology from Bristol University. His writing and public speaking draw on a lifetime of engagement in marketing technological innovation.