Sandermoen professor Dr. James Bowen helping to recognize outstanding entrepreneurship through 2015 Startup Canada National Awards

Sandermoen professor Dr. James Bowen helping to recognize outstanding entrepreneurship through 2015 Startup Canada National Awards

Sandermoen professor Dr. James Bowen recently helped to celebrate some of Canada’s most accomplished startups of 2015 through the Startup Canada National Awards. Dr. Bowen currently sits as the National Chair for the Awards, the award applicants are evaluated by a committee comprised of leading Canadian entrepreneurs. Dr. Bowen helped to found the awards, when he and 60 leading entrepreneurs,  wrote the two books “Entrepreneurial Effect” which provided initial funds and interest in a national award for entrepreneurship.  To read more about this year’s Startup Canada National Award winners, click here.

About Dr. James Bowen

At age 21 and while still in undergraduate university James co-founded a software company. Over the next 20 years he and his co-founders grew an international client base. His management experience has covered all aspects of an organization including operations, business development, product development, project delivery and strategy. His technology experience included software development and consulting with a broad range of technologies. His customer experience included government, military, industry, non-profit and educational institutions throughout North America and in some parts of the rest of the world.

Dr. Bowen has been interviewed on the internet, radio, magazine, T.V. and newspaper both in North America and Europe. He has given presentations or seminars on technology and business insights. He was the sole author of two books discussing the creation and growth of high-tech product companies. He recently published his third book “The Entrepreneurial Effect”, which drew upon his wide network of entrepreneurs in a collaborative approach, and focused on lessons learned from entrepreneurs and investors. The second in the series was published in 2011. He is the originator of the Entrepreneurial Effect Award for student entrepreneurs.

He is associated with 10 universities including 3 in Europe where he teaches MBAs over 12 subject areas including: technology, leadership, marketing, supply chain management, project management, entrepreneurship and strategy.  In the last decade, he has taught 160 courses to over 7000 students.

He wrote, for three years, the monthly theme article discussing the technology industry and its management issues for a technology industry newspaper.

He is active with technology companies and investors and regularly provides advice to technology companies. He also sits on the board of mentors of the start-up incubator: Exploriem and is a mentor and founder at a start-up incubator.

He is the inventor of an underwater localization system using passive sonar, a task management system and an archaeological object localization system that uses ultrasonic and infrared.