Director, Commercialization and Centre for Commercialization of Research (CCR)

Trish Barrow is the Director, Commercialization and Centre for Commercialization of Research (CCR) where she oversees the commercialization programs of Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) such as the Market Readiness program as well as the commercialization programs of CCR.

Trish has been with Ontario Centres of Excellence since 2006, holding positions such as Program Director for OCE’s Investment Accelerator Fund (IAF) and Manager of Financial Planning and Reporting.

Her expertise extends to the publishing world, having held the position of VP of Finance and Administration in 2004 for Kontent Publishing, a privately held national magazine publisher.

From 2002 to 2004, Trish was the Controller for ProCarta Inc., a privately held Knowledge Process Management software developer with a list of clients including the US Navy.

From 1998 to 2002, Trish was the Manager of Finance for Blockade Systems Corp., a start-up, enterprise-wide security software developer with clients such as the Federal Reserve Bank.

Trish completed her MBA at York University’s Schulich School of Business.