Iain M Begg, PhD Mathematics

Director, Industry Engagement

Iain Begg is a serial entrepreneur, mentor, professor and researcher. He has a proven record in attracting, sourcing and developing opportunities for novel products and services that benefit and strengthen community and environment at a local, national and global level.  Iain has been heavily involved in promoting the uptake of analysis in finance, healthcare and operations from small to Fortune 500 companies.

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Elizabeta Cubaleska, BASc Chemical Eng. Chemistry & Biotechnology

Manager, Intellectual Property

Elizabeta provides a senior level of leadership, management, and coordination in performing all aspects of technology transfer, such as IP assessment, business development, market and commercialization evaluation of technologies disclosed or assigned to the University, as well as coordinating and supporting licensing agreements with the University-Industry partners.

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Stephanie Mui, JD

Legal Counsel

Stephanie advises IE clients in obtaining IP protection and on various intellectual property legal issues relating to commercial transactions, intellectual property, and licensing.  In addition to her legal background, Stephanie has a strong business advisory skill set, having previously worked as a management consultant advising public and private sector clients on operations, human capital and strategic business issues.


Ben Chow, BASc (Hons.) Chemical Eng. Chemistry, MBA

Sr. Technology Manager

Ben has been involved with BC’s tech sector for over 20 years with specific expertise in corporate development, new market entry, business operations and finance. He is also a licensed Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in British Columbia.

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Isabelle Ciobanu

Sr. Technology Manager

Isabelle brings over 10 years of research and development experience in clean tech to the IE office. In her current role, Isabelle identifies, assesses and commercializes innovations developed within the Faculty of Science. She oversees the development of technology and intellectual property portfolios and their commercialization through inter-institutional collaboration agreements, licensing and/or the formation and development of spin-out companies.

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Clay Braziller, BEng Civil, MBA

Senior Technology Manager (Temp)

Clay Braziller has extensive experience leading corporate strategy, BD and marketing in the health care technology, environmental sustainability and telecommunications industry. Clay is also a lecturer on marketing and technology commercialization at SFU’s Beedie School of Business.

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Sara Khosravi (On Leave), MA Image Processing, PhD Computer Engineering in Medicine

Senior Technology Manager


Ashly Wang

Projects and Administration Assistant