Dr. Cory MulvihillVP, Ecosystem Development, MaRS Discovery District
Cory Mulvihill leads innovation hub ecosystem development work at MaRS Discovery District, helping position the MaRS Centre and future sites to be globally recognized generators of positive socio-economic impact. Additionally, he leads relations for MaRS with top national and global jurisdictions of innovation. Cory previously led policy and public affairs at MaRS, where he coordinated relationships with government stakeholders, and aligned the organization and its network with government policies. Cory’s continued service at MaRS is an expression of his passion for the life sciences sector, and the implementation of strong innovation policy across Canada.
Prior to MaRS, Cory served as chief of staff to the Government of Ontario’s minister of research, innovation and science. His other previous roles in the government included chief of staff to the minister of training, colleges and universities, as well as senior policy advisor to the ministers of economic development and innovation. Cory completed his PhD in biochemistry at the Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto with a focus on cystic fibrosis. He is also a chartered financial analyst (CFA) charter holder, and possesses an BSc in chemistry.