Innovation Guelph’s new CEO to start in January

GUELPH – Alison Crumblehulme is the new incoming CEO of Innovation Guelph (IG), effective Jan. 10, 2022.

Crumblehulme has spent most of her 20-plus year professional career working with start-ups and as a leader in the innovation, research and development, and business eco-system space.

As founder and CEO of Veriphy Skincare, and currently chief operating officer at Mirexus Biotechnologies, Crumblehulme brings extensive leadership and executive experience in all facets of business development including strategic planning, finance, operations, and human resources.  Crumblehulme holds an MBA from Queen’s University.

With a strong reputation as a people-focused, collaborative, and consultative leader, Innovation Guelph’s staff team, mentors, clients, and community partners will be well served under Crumblehulme’s leadership.

“I am honoured and excited to be joining the Innovation Guelph team. I have seen first-hand the tremendous value IG brings to entrepreneurs and the innovation ecosystem as  whole. I see an exciting future – as we build upon the successes of Anne and her team to create new ways to help foster a healthy and growing entrepreneurial climate in Guelph and beyond.”

Crumblehulme will replace outgoing CEO Anne Toner Fung, who will retire at the end of this year.