Joshua Tiong has extensive experience developing companies across all stages of the organizational lifecycle. Through his work with the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), Joshua partners with Canadian entrepreneurs to scale up, be more productive, innovate, and expand internationally, with a specific focus on the ‘messy middle’ phase of their journey. He joined BDC after having built, grown, and sold a handful of tech-enabled services and software businesses.
Prior to these ventures, Joshua’s early career involved working with Fortune 500 companies in strategy, technology, marketing, and consulting roles, most notably with Avanade, a joint venture between Microsoft and Accenture. Joshua is committed to developing Canada’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems as an advisor, investor, mentor, and director. He has been active with Kiwanis International for more than 15 years, where he currently serves as the President for the Kiwanis Club of Vancouver.
Joshua Tiong will be teaching BUS 314 this fall 2021!
Naghmi teaches Make Change Studio, a hands-on interactive course where students learn to develop a Minimum Viable Product based on in-depth user research. They learn problem-solving, design thinking, and leadership skills. Naghmi, previously an architect, entrepreneur, and handbag designer, is an experienced design researcher with most of her research centered around user experience design. She […]
Professor Kate Dilworth Kate Dilworth, BSN R.N. MBA, ICD.D is an Associate Professor of Practice, Director of Health Programs, SFU Beedie School of Business. Kate brings 35 years of experience in healthcare practice, learning design and consulting. Kate has designed and taught in customized programs for clients from diverse sectors, government, Indigenous communities and professional […]