University of Calgary
Dr. Oleksiy Osiyevskyy is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation and an Academic Director of the Global Business Futures Initiative at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. He designed and currently coordinates the delivery of the Entrepreneurial Thinking course, required for all Haskayne MBA students. In his scholarship, consulting and executive training, he concentrates on the problem of achieving and sustaining firm growth and prosperous longevity through successfully engaging in entrepreneurial strategies. Oleksiy founded his first Internet startup back in 2003, during his undergraduate studies. Since that time, he has been actively engaged in real-world business practice across the globe as an entrepreneur, manager within large companies, consultant and educator. Oleksiy has mentored, co-founded, invested in and served on the boards of numerous startups within a broad range of industries (education, food, medical devices, transportation, e-commerce, among others), and engaged in strategic innovation projects within large organizations.