Dr. Gerri Sinclair
is a Canadian businesswoman and technologistand current Executive Director of the Masters of Digital Media Program at the Centre for Digital Media
, Great Northern Way Campus
, British Columbia
Sinclair was previously General Manager of MSN Canada. Prior to joining Microsoft Canada, Sinclair founded NCompass Labs, a Web content management software company acquired by Microsoft in 2001.
Sinclair has served on a number of Canadian national and provincial advisory boards, including the National Advisory Council on the Information Highway and the National Broadband Task Force
. She was formerly President of the British Columbia
Premier's Technology Council.
Sinclair is a 2008 recipient of the Canadian Public Policy Forum
Annual Testimonial Award. She is the recipient of the YWCA
Women of Distinction Award and the Canadian Women in Communications
Woman of the Year Award.
Sinclair holds a B.A. (Hons) and a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia
. Her degrees are in the field of English Literature.
Sinclair was the founding director of the ExCITE lab at Simon Fraser University.