Dr. John Conrad
Director, Innovation and Business Engagement
John is a senior academic leader who is known for his ability to energize learning communities to undertake initiatives that improve quality, engagement, and student success. He builds cultures of innovation through a commitment to relationships and transparency. John is seen by his peers as an innovative, fiscally responsible, and goal driven leader who has a long history of building high performance teams. John has a doctoral degree in Organizational Leadership, two Master’s degrees, and a degree in Science. John currently holds the position of Director, Innovation and Business Engagement at St. Lawrence College and is responsible for developing strategic partnerships that support economic and workforce development. John also currently teaches Leadership and Change Management courses within Cape Breton University’s MBA in Community Economic Development.