STEVE FARLOW - Executive Director of the Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship, Laurier LaunchPad, Wilfrid Laurier University

Steve Farlow is the founding Executive Director of The Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo Ontario. He brings his own entrepreneurial background to support student’s education in entrepreneurship.

The flagship initiative is called the Laurier Launchpad, a university based accelerator where students from all faculties and alumni come together at the Communitech Hub to create  enterprises. Steve is also the Interim Executive Director of the new Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises.

Supporting men and women who have the drive to own, operate and build businesses is Steve’s passion. In Waterloo he served on the on board of Communitech for several years and now chairs the Board of Capacity Canada and is a board member of Futurpreneur Canada. In his spare time he is an active angel investor in early stage companies.