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Leigh Huestis

Acadia University
Director of the Office of Industry & Community Engagement
Leigh is a long-time contributor to the Atlantic Canadian innovation ecosystem, which she has seen flourish in the past decade. As the director of the Office Of Industry & Community Engagement at Acadia University, Leigh supports Acadia’s active applied research program, interacting with faculty, students and industry to build successful partnerships. She has also been a member representative at Springboard Atlantic since day one and sees the organization’s role as a pathfinder, helping companies, entrepreneurs, faculty and students find the appropriate systems and supports that best meet their needs. Leigh previously worked for a variety of tech-based start-ups in the Atlantic Canada IT community, contributing to business development and IP strategy.