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Ian Hand

Hand joins UILO

March 11, 2010

Ian Hand, founder and principal of Northwest Strategies, is the new associate director of the University/Industry Liaison Office (UILO). An entrepreneur, investor, consultant, director and advisor to technology businesses, Hand has worked with clients around the world. In the 1990s, he pioneered commercialization of video-on-demand for the cable industry with SRI and Sarnoff. He has been a partner at private investment firms Norstar and NS Telecom, served on SFU Business’ advisory board, and taught courses in entrepreneurship, new ventures and finance at the Segal Graduate School of Business.