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Dr. Gerda Gemser, candidate for Ryerson’s new Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Creative Innovation and Leadership in the Faculty of Communication and Design, will speak on Innovation and Leadership in the Creative Industries on Wednesday, May 31 st, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm. Faculty, staff and students in the Faculty of Communication and Design are welcome to attend the lecture and will be asked to share feedback after the presentation. A form for this purpose will be provided.

Currently Professor of Design & Business at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, Dr. Gemser is an internationally recognized researcher in the field of design and innovation management in the creative industries. She has been a visiting scholar at leading research universities, and she has held professorships at different Dutch universities including Erasmus University and Delft University of Design. Her research focuses on two main themes: management of design, in which she investigates how companies can create value by investing in design and what strategies are best suited to optimizing the payback from design investments; and value creation and value appropriation in the creative industries, in which she examines why specific creative firms or creative products are more successful than others. Dr. Gemser has presented her work at leading management and design conferences, and has published in leading management and design journals such as Organization Science, Organization Studies, Journal of Management, Long Range Planning, Journal of Product Innovation Management, and Design Studies.

Due to space limitations, you are required to register for this event. Please arrive early to find your seat, the presentation will begin promptly at 3:30PM.

If you would like to review Dr. Gemser’s curriculum vitae, please contact Nadine Stillman at nstillman@ryerson.ca for access.

This event is open to all FCAD students, staff and faculty.

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