Valerie Fox is the co-founder of the DMZ at Ryerson University and was responsible for executing its development and explosive growth, ultimately being named the number one business incubator in North America by UBI. Valerie is now an innovation consultant who is making things happen by fostering collisions between technology, people and process to form cultures of economic and social success. She was also appointed to be part of Minister Bains’ ISED Innovation Leadership committee in 2016. With more than 30 years’ experience in the creative and digital industries, her history includes creative director, business developer, inventor, change agent, coach and innovation facilitator.
The Pivotal Point brings entrepreneurial thinking to organizations around the globe. By applying the success factors derived from the DMZ’s growth – locally, nationally and internationally – The Pivotal Point works with corporations, academic institutions and regions to design and develop innovative entrepreneurial environments that meet the goals of clients and the needs of their community.