Louise Turner

 Louise Turner provides the vision and strategy at Innovation Boulevard  as she leads the organization’s next phase of growth and development.  


Prior to becoming the CEO at Innovation Boulevard, Louise held a number  of executive roles including President of the BC Premier’s Technology  Council, Chief Operating Officer for the Pacific Health Innovation  eXchange, and Chief Operating Officer at Canada West Health Innovation  Council. She was the Director of Business Development at both Abatis  Systems – acquired by Redback Networks in one of Canada’s largest  private acquisitions – and Newbridge Networks – a multi-billion dollar  company acquired by Alcatel. 


Louise is a sought after speaker on the  topic of innovation and systems change – particularly in technology and  healthcare. She is known for her creative approaches to problem solving  and ability to build high performing teams. 


She completed the  Leading High Performance Health Care Organizations program from Harvard  Executive Education, and holds an MBA from Cranfield School of Business  in the UK. Fluent in English, French, and German, Louise is on the board  of directors for the Rick Hansen Foundation. Louise is also a Certified  Executive Coach, private pilot, and pianist.