Jackie Csonka-Peeren, MASc, PEng, PMI-RMP, MBA, CTDP Candidate
Founder & Primary Consultant
Jackie is the founder of DecisionModel and delivers Technology Commercialization services to its clients.
Jackie has over twenty years of experience leading advanced Technology Development and Commercialization at DecisionModel, BioAlliance Consulting, Millenium Biologix, IBM, Celestica and the Ontario Rehabilitation Technology Consortium (ORTC). She was past President and CEO of Segasist Technologies, moving this start-up from technology licensing to installation at leading world healthcare centres, including the US National Cancer Institute and Canada’s Princess Margaret Hospital.
Jackie has performed numerous market assessments for clients including National Research Council Canada, National Resources Canada, St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto and the University of British Columbia.
Jackie holds an MBA for Science and Technology from Queen’s University, an MASc in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Toronto, and a BASc in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Toronto.
Joe Csafordi, BASc, MBA, CMC
Executive Management Consultant & DecisionModel Associate
Joe is a Certified Management Consultant who provides Management and Technology consulting, Program/Project and Change Management services, and Strategic and Innovation Planning services to large-scale private and public sector clients.
Joe was Vice President at CGI and spent over twenty years at the Canadian National group of companies. For over ten years, Joe has been fulfilling strategic consulting engagements within the telecommunications, transportation, healthcare, education, information technology, retail and energy industries.
Gerry Anderson, MSc, BA, CMA
Management Consultant & DecisionModel Associate
Gerry is a Management Accountant and an expert in Management Science. He provides planning, analytics, and solutions for Decision Support and Business Intelligence.
Currently the President of Logicon Solutions, Gerry has over seventeen years of experience in diverse management roles including Corporate Controller at Calyx Transportation Group; Consulting Manager at the management consulting firm TkMC; CFO at WOODSBCO Inc.; Operations Manager and Business Intelligence Analyst at Dell Computer Corporation; Controller and IT Manager at Ryder Integrated Logistics, and Industrial/Senior Planning Analyst at United Parcel Service Canada.
Gerry holds a CMA in Management Accounting, a MSc in Management Science and Supply Chain Management from the University of British Columbia, and a BA (Honours Economics) in Finance and Accounting at Wilfrid Laurier University.
M.A. (Amy) Lemay
President, VISTA Science & Technology Inc. & DecisionModel Associate
Amy is an expert in Technology Market Assessment and has over twenty years of experience related to knowledge mobilization, technology transfer and commercialization, R&D positioning, and impact assessment in all areas of science and technology.
She is the President and Founder of VISTA Science & Technology Inc, a spin-off of Brock University and Niagara College that was originally established in 1998 with pilot project funding from the National Research Council Industrial Research Assistance Program. Her current research interests include understanding how academic research is used to inform policy, program and service delivery decisions in various sectors. She is particularly interested in the social impacts of academic research.
Amy has an MSc in Agricultural Entomology and BScAgr in Environmental Biology from the Ontario Agriculture College, University of Guelph and a BEd from Brock University.