Keri is the Director of Entrepreneurship Programs at MaRS Discovery District, a non-profit innovation centre in downtown Toronto that is helping to build the next generation of Canadian growth companies. In this role, she has created a comprehensive suite of leading-edge entrepreneurship education programs (attended annually by tens of thousands of entrepreneurs live and via webcast) and built over a thousand online resources in the Entrepreneur's Toolkit (used annually by 1.5 million people around the globe). She is also lead course developer and instructor of a Certificate in Entrepreneurship program launched by the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies in 2013.
Prior to joining MaRS in 2008, Keri worked in a number of roles dedicated to building educational programs and content including the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) at the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, the European Foundation for Entrepreneurship Research (EFER) in the Netherlands, and for the International MBA (IMBA) Program at the Schulich School of Business. Keri has a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of British Columbia and an International MBA (IMBA) from the Schulich School of Business at York University.