Executives in residence
Our Executives in Residence are successful professionals who either divide their time between their professional careers and their role at the school or are on campus on a full time basis. The function of an Executive in Residence varies based on the individual, from alumni relations to program management and speaking engagements.
Our Executives in Residence provide our students with access to valuable insight into current affairs and expose them to their real life business experiences in various fields of business including Health Care, Politics, High Tech, Finance, Entrepreneurship, and Law.
Glen Bailey is an Executive in Residence at the Telfer School of Management of the University of Ottawa. Previously he was Director for Executive Programs and led a rapid expansion of executive leadership programs with public and private sector clients. Areas of expertise include governance, leadership development, and strategy, performance management, leading change and coaching.
Richard brings a depth of business experience following a 30-year award winning senior management career with Manulife Financial. Richard had been associated with Telfer for a number of years as a highly acclaimed professor in our MBA program. Richard holds an MBA degree from Dalhousie University. Additionally, he is a Fellow, Life Insurance Management Institute and a Fellow, Institute of Canadian Bankers.
Stephen Daze joined the Telfer School of Management in 2012 as an Entrepreneur in Residence, where he teaches entrepreneurship and is responsible for entrepreneurship strategy and program planning, providing counsel to students and faculty on business planning and business start-up issues, and working with the community to bolster support for the school’s entrepreneurship activities.
Jean Desgagné, who has recently been appointed as CEO of Stablecorp Canada and as a Board member of CAA Insurance and Echelon Insurance, was formerly the president and CEO at TMX Global Solutions, Insights and Analytics Strategies. As a Chartered Professional Accountant and a proud graduate of Telfer School of Management (BCom ‘86), he currently serves as a member of the President's Advisory Council for the University of Ottawa, and Chairs the Dean's Advisory Board (Toronto) at Telfer. As the first donor of its capital fund, Desgagné also contributed to the creation of the Telfer Financial Research and Learning Lab. He also acts as a mentor for the Telfer Capital Markets program, serving as a judge of multiple finance competitions over the years, as well as a notorious speaker to countless events.
Terrence B. Kulka is an Adjunct Professor and teaches graduate courses in the MBA and EMBA Programs. Prior to joining the Telfer School of Management in 2004, Terry spent 28 years in the telecom and technology sectors. He has held senior positions at iMPath Networks in Ottawa (2000-2004) and Kasten Chase Applied Research in Toronto (1994-2000). Terry began his career with Bell Canada in 1976 and spent over 18 years with Bell Canada and Stentor Resource Centre Inc. (SRCI).
Guy Laflamme is an international keynote speaker with 25 years of experience in high-visibility marketing and production roles for a variety of organizations including the Department of Canadian Heritage, the National Capital Commission, and Casino du Lac-Leamy, among others. He completed his MBA from the Telfer School of Management in 1989, and taught at the Telfer School as a Part-Time Professor for 15 years. He has received the Trudeau Medal in 2005, the highest honour given by the Telfer School of Management to its alumni. In 2018, Laflamme was a recipient of the Alumnus of the Year Award, which recognizes the outstanding achievement of a University of Ottawa alumni member within the last year. In 2018, we asked Laflamme to take the role of Honorary Chair for the 50th anniversary of the Telfer School of Management.
Former Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, George Langill is a widely recognized leader in health care management. An MHA alumnus, he has been active within the University of Ottawa community, servedas an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, and as a sessional lecturer and course coordinator with the MHA program. He is a Fellow with the CCHL and ACHE.
Linda Lizotte-MacPherson is a recently retired senior executive that currently serves on a few boards, and provides coaching, teaching and strategic advice to senior executives in the Federal Government and industry. She brings a unique blend of experience and an exemplary track record of leadership in both government and the private sector at the CEO, COO, CIO and Deputy Minister levels. She has led complex organizations, launched start-ups, and managed large transformation and information technology programs throughout North America. Amongst many prior executive roles on her resume, Linda was most recently the President of the Canada Border Services Agency, President of the Canada School of Public Service and Commissioner of the Canada Revenue Agency. She was also the first Chief Executive Officer of Canada Health Infoway, where she successfully launched the corporation.
Ingrid brings a depth of experience primarily in the public and non-profit sectors following a career in government and over 30 years of experience as a consultant and part-time academic. As an Executive-in-Residence she gives leadership to Telfer’s staff and associates in the research and design of customized leadership programs for a wide variety of organizations in the public, non-profit and health care sector. She currently teaches programs focused on strategic thinking, organizational change, collaborative leadership and “deep dive” interpersonal skills.
Ingrid holds a PhD in Management Learning from Lancaster University as well as degrees in Psychology and Workplace Learning and Change.