Our History

Colleaga incorporates as a non-profit social venture

Colleaga Community Hospital Innovation Partnership builds Healthy Workplace Community of Practice

2015
2016

Colleaga invited into the IBM Markham Innovation Convergence Centre.

Colleaga Health Information Exchange Community of Practice assists Southern Africa HIE Initiative.

Colleaga cultivates Privacy Community of Practice

Colleaga announces creation of Innovation Accelerator platform

2017
2018

Colleaga Health Region Innovation partnership cocreates Woundcare Innovation Community

Colleaga announces creation of Artificial Intelligent Innovation Sherpa

Colleaga approved to build Pan Canadian Operational Stress Innovation Community for Canada Veteran’s Health and Wellness

Meet Us

Dan Gordon, Ph.D

Board Chair

Dan Gordon, Ph.D

Board Chair

Dr. Dan Gordon is Board Chair of Colleaga, a social venture combining an open access, free repository of the world healthcare system improvement knowledge and healthcare network. Dan is Innovation Lead in the IBM GBS Global Healthcare Centre of Competence, a worldwide team of senior subject matter experts who assist global policy makers and healthcare delivery organisations improve outcomes, efficiency and effectiveness. Dan has led numerous global assignments and is an insightful team player and catalyst for effective business renewal.

Kathryn Hannah Ph.D, RN

Board Member

Kathryn Hannah Ph.D, RN

Board Member

Dr. Kathryn J. Hannah is a nurse and a senior health informatics consultant specializing in information management in health environments and an appointed Member of the Order of Canada. With over 30 years of experience in academia, health care delivery, government and the private sector, Dr. Hannah has a rich depth of knowledge and experience in health care delivery organizations, the health system and in nursing. She also has extensive experience in knowledge transfer and change management as a consultant, workshop leader and an educator.

Adam Topp MBA, Ph.D

Board Member

Adam Topp MBA, Ph.D

Board Member

As the Chief Operating Officer for the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) Health Sciences Centre, Adam has the overall responsibility for two of Winnipeg’s hospitals: 20 direct reports, 8000 staff, 1,000 beds, and an operating budget of approximately $750M. He is the executive lead throughout the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority for programs in Child Health, Women’s Health, Diagnostic Imaging, Critical Care, Clinical Engineering, Patient Transport and Respiratory Therapy.

Brian Gordon, MBA

VP Sales Lead, Innovation Sherpa

Brian Gordon, MBA

VP Sales Lead, Innovation Sherpa

Brian Gordon is the VP of Sales and Ecosystem Development for Colleaga. He has over a decade of experience working with healthcare and academic institutions to commercialize innovations and bring products to market across various areas; including neuroscience, dermatology and nutrition.

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