Prof. Steven A. Gedeon, PhD, MBA, PEng is a professor in the Entrepreneurship & Strategy Department at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University. He is a serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist who has founded or led over a dozen private, public, venture capital and non-profit organizations; published over 100 articles, reports and patents; and delivered over 50 public speaking engagements and on-line videos on personal leadership, success skills, negotiation, early-stage financing, entrepreneurship and teaching. Dr. Gedeon is Director of the Ryerson Entrepreneur Institute, Director of the Ryerson Angel Network, Director of the Dobson Micro-Financing Seed Venture Fund, Chairman of CEO Fusion, Chairman of the Research Committee of the National Angel Capital Organization, Faculty Advisor to Students in Free Enterprise Ryerson, Faculty Advisor to the Digital Media Zone, and Advisor to the Ontario Partnership for Innovation and Commercialization.