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Toronto Star: Time to Raise the Bar on Canada’s Innovation Agenda

May 27, 2019

Connectiv Innovation Research wins Top ISPIM Award

April 9, 2019

Our Services

We drive the end-to-end innovation. We help our clients move rapidly through ideation to commercialization so that they can realize first-mover advantages with new and often unforeseen opportunities, utilizing cutting-edge technology. With our engagement, clients are able to deliver innovation to market with a higher success rate, more quickly and at a lower cost than is currently being achieved. 


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Our full suite of M&A services include:

Research - Industry, market, scientific & regulatory

Comprehensive due diligence

Transaction planning & execution

Business, product, and service builds

Operational readiness

Realizing your vision

Leaving a legacy

We provide a full service M&A experience, rather than just a transaction. We specialize in bringing your experience and success to the Canadian marketplace in an honest and caring manner. Leveraging our relentless focus on innovation, we will get you first to market, while de-risking your investment. Supported by a depth and balance of global and entrepreneurial experience and a strong ecosystem of partners, we will bring your business, product, or service online in Canada faster and with a higher level of certainty and care than you will experience anywhere else. 


Digital strategy development

Transformation of business strategies to more profitable digital business strategies.


Converged technology research

Forward leaning, targeted technology research mapped to market and organizational readiness.



Execution of a proven methodology and tools to identify innovation concepts ready for immediate action



Learn crowdsourcing best practices and how to leverage the crowd to elevate the most promising ideas.


Proof of concept

Increase the speed while decreasing the risks associated with creating a minimum viable product or service.



Rapidly commercialize minimum viable products or services to achieve first-mover status and scale.

Connectiv has made my business better. From strategy to leading-edge technology reviews to product evolution, Jonathan and his team keep me grounded and focused on the right things.
One of the best decisions I have made!
— Zeze Peters / Founder of Beam.City Inc.

We are also seeking strong candidates for a Senior Sales and Marketing Executive contract position here at Connectiv. Candidates with significant sales and consultancy experience, please click the attached document and link for more details about applying. To apply for the position, please email us your resume and cover letter at 

Meet Our Team

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Jonathan landon | principal

Thought-leaders and practitioners who work at the intersection of disruptive innovation.

In founding the company Jonathan is fulfilling a personal mission to make a tangible difference in the effectiveness of Canadian innovation.

Prior to Connectiv, Jonathan held several senior-level leadership positions at Kimberly-Clark for 20+ years, including several years as Global Head of IT Strategy, & Innovation. Jonathan has implemented innovative technology in over 50 countries and played key leadership roles in a diverse range of projects ranging from starting up a business in China to divesting a $2 Billion global Health Care business.

Tamara doerksen | associate principal

Built a best-in-class Project Management Office with mature processes, metrics, and executive level analysis and reporting for KPMG. Developed new methodologies that became the blueprint for the organization.Created new services to get in front of changing business needs, and then evolved them until they were high demand and leading practice. Delivered the firm’s highest risk, most critical programs. As an IT Leader and Client Relationship Manager, I was responsible for building trusted relationships with clients, providing advice on their IT needs, and ensuring business objectives.

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emily rezkalla | research analyst

Emily is a market and policy research analyst. She conducts data-driven analysis and research reports on trends in the innovative technology and business strategy ecosystem. 

Prior to joining Connectiv, Emily worked as a Director for Laurier's Board of Directors on several policy-driven committees, volunteered for OUSA, a non-for-profit lobby group and lead research as a TA on Canadian interprovincial trade. She is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University with a major in Political Science and Legal Studies.

Emily is currently working on our advocacy project as a Policy Research Assistant and hopes to positively impact and implement effective public policy in the innovative ecosystem.

margurita fleming | partner

Marguerite is the president and founder of Innovation Culture Group, and creativity and innovation consulting, coaching and training expert focused on creating new growth and solving tough problems for clients using the proprietary Actionable Innovation System.She understands that organizations need fresh, creative ideas to keep ahead of rapid market changes and brings practical, cutting-edge strategies to the table on behalf of her clients. She is an advocate for her clients and wants to see them succeed in driving innovation to solve problems and grow their business.


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