Jim Graham, Ph.D
Associate Professor Emeritus
University of Calgary
Jim Graham Ph.D.
Chairperson, Calgary Vocational Services
Board Member Since 1996
Jim Graham is the President of Newtech Commercialization Ltd., a
firm engaged in bringing new technologies from the concept and
idea stage to successful products on the market.
Dr. Graham is an Associate Professor Emeritus with the Faculty
of Management at the University of Calgary.
While at the University of Calgary, Dr. Graham held several
administrative positions, including Director of the Centre for
the New Venture Development where he oversaw the Student Clinic,
part of an award winning Enterprise Development Masters of
Business Administration Program. Students in the Clinic Programs
worked directly with growing companies and as a result were able
to ground their new theoretical knowledge in particle
Dr. Graham has served on the Board of Directors of public,
private, and not-for-profit organizations.
Dr. Graham acted as a consult and trainer in strategy and
marketing to a wide variety of organizations in both the private
and public sectors. He was one of the founders and lead
instructors in the Owner Manager Transition Program run by the
Centre for Venture Development, which helped over 300 owners of
small business make the change from business owner/operator to