Carl Weatherell

Carl Weatherell

Company: Canada Mining Innovation Council

Job title: Executive Director & CEO


Carl is a natural connector bringing together disparate and seemingly unrelated people, groups, and organizations to transform possibilities into plans and plans into action.  The hallmark of Carl’s experience is collaboration and building innovation ecosystems to solve complex problems.  As such, he provides strategic advice on partnerships, business development and intellectual property to organizations of all sizes.

His experience includes over 40 consortia comprised of more than 500 organizations from business, government, and academia, spanning industries from mining, software, microelectronics, cybersecurity, photonics, and aerospace and defence.

He has worked with organizations in Canada, the United States, Europe, Australia, South America, and Saudi Arabia.

Carl has won awards for breakthrough leadership and technology transfer and holds an M.Sc. from Carleton University and a B.Sc. from the University of Waterloo.


Keynote: Championing innovation and creating an innovative culture 1:30 pm

Transforming how the industry approaches innovation and prioritizes its implementation. Revealing the importance of innovation collaboration to drive a more efficient and sustainable industry.  Read more

day: 25 April 2023