Gerry Pond Appointed to the Order of Canada

November 17, 2017 | by: Heather Boyd-Kinnie

Today, our co-founder, Gerry Pond, was appointed to the Order of Canada by Her Excellency The Right Honourable Julie Payette at the Investiture Ceremony at Rideau Hall.

Here is his Citation:

Gerald Pond, C.M., O.N.B.
Rothesay, New Brunswick

For more than 45 years, Gerald Pond has been a champion of entrepreneurship in the information and communications technology sector. As president of NBTel during a period of significant deregulation, he maintained the strength of the company through innovative customer service, ultimately making New Brunswick a leader in this field. His guidance and strategic counsel have aided numerous start-ups in Atlantic Canada to become success stories. As co-founder and chair of the Pond-Deshpande Centre at the University of New Brunswick, he tirelessly encourages emerging entrepreneurs and innovators to create sustainable, scalable enterprises.

 

About Our Blog

Check out the latest programs, articles and news items about or authored by the Pond-Deshpande Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. It’s our goal to keep you up to date on the latest ideas and conversations in the global entrepreneurial ecosystem. If you have an idea for a blogpost, don’t hesitate to contact us at innovate@unb.ca.


Recent News

  • Nov, 1718

    Gerry Pond Appointed to the Order of Canada

    Today, our co-founder, Gerry Pond, was appointed to the Order of Canada by Her Excellency The Right Honourable Julie Payette at the Investiture Ceremony at Rideau […]

    Read more…

  • Nov, 1318

    More students & entrepreneurs in the Atlantic Region are inspired by our annual Boston Ecosystem Tour.

    On November 1st, 70 Atlantic Canadians, including 14 guests from Memorial University in Newfoundland, made the journey to the bustling hub of Boston, Massachusetts.  An […]

    Read more…