Dawn Jutla

Dawn Jutla also serves
on the OASIS Board of Directors; her term extends to July 2018. Dawn is
an award-winning, multi-disciplinary researcher and the Scotiabank
Professor of Technology Entrepreneurship at the Sobey School of
Business, Saint Mary's University. She is Founder and Director of the
Master of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program at the
Sobey School, and co-founder of PeerLedger.com, a blockchain
company. Dawn received her Master and PhD degrees in Computer Science
from the Technical University of Nova Scotia. Her 1996 PhD work on
multi-view access control has been cited in Xerox, IBM, and Koninklijke
Philips Electronics' US patents. Dawn is a T-shaped professional with
both broad and deep perspectives across technology and business.  Over
her 25-year career, she has taught 27 unique courses, ranging from
undergraduate Data Structures and graduate-level Advanced Operating
Systems and Distributed Database Systems in Computer Science at the
Technical University of Nova Scotia, to undergraduate Systems Analysis
and Design and graduate-level Managing Information Technology, Tech
Strategy and Productivity, and Government Policy and Technology
Entrepreneurship courses at the Sobey School of Business. Dawn is the
2009 winner of the World Technology Award for IT Software in the
Individual Category for her work in online privacy. Previously, she
served on Saint Mary’s University Board of Governors for 6 years. In
addition to the OASIS Board, she currently serves on the IWK Health
Centre’s Board of Directors.