Dr. Roseann Runte
Dr. Roseann Runte is President and CEO of the Canada Foundation for Innovation. She has previously headed several universities and colleges in the United States and Canada. Dr. Runte, who holds a Ph.D. in French, has been part of various boards including the Virginia Marine Science Museum, LifeNet and the Virginia National Defense Industrial Authority, among others. Dr. Runte has also chaired boards for the Foundation for International Training, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and Fulbright Canada/U.S. Additionally, she has been an associate to the Council of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons and a member of the executive of the Club of Rome.