Post Secondary Institution (PSI) Executive In Residence



We are inherently optimistic about the future. Not only because we have the innovation community to make it happen, but the experience to back it up. 

Students, staff, and alumni* of Edmonton’s post-secondary schools interested in building a technology-based company can access the support of an Executive in Residence (EIR). Set up a meeting with any of the Executives in Residence listed below for mentorship, advising, and help to determine the next steps in your entrepreneurial journey. Our EIRs all have real-world experience starting and building businesses, and they can connect you to the resources you need to start or scale yours.

The Post-Secondary Institution (PSI) Program, formerly known as ERIN PSI, is jointly funded by Alberta Innovates, through the Edmonton Regional Innovation Network. Available through Athabasca University, Concordia University of Edmonton, The King’s University, MacEwan University, NAIT, NorQuest College, and the University of Alberta. Alumni must be actively engaged with their post-secondary institution or have graduated within six months. 

Ready to take flight? Connect with one of our Executives in Residence for more information. 


EIRs are in place at each campus and can offer guidance throughout the entrepreneurial journey.

Athabasca University, Concordia University of Edmonton & The King’s University
Kathleen Norman, Executive in Residence

MacEwan University
Colin Christensen, Executive in Residence

NAIT & NorQuest College
Dale Schaub, Executive in Residence

University of Alberta
Luke Butterworth, Executive in Residence

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