The intelliFLEX Innovation Alliance (Ottawa, Ontario) has announced that Jim Donnelly has joined the organization as its Director of Programs. Donnelly is the former Editor-In-Chief of the Ottawa Business Journal and, most recently, was Director of Media Insights at Agility PR Solutions (formerly MediaMiser). He’s a content creator, communicator and marketer with more than 15 years of professional experience creating, editing and managing content, marketing and major communications projects. After earning his Master of Journalism Degree from Carleton University, Donnelly spent two years backpacking across North America, Europe and India before returning to Canada and working at publications such as Ottawa Magazine, Ottawa At Home, the Toronto Sun and Frank Magazine. As a marketing and communications consultant, he’s worked with several clients in the high-tech industry, along with occupying an advisory role with the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance.
“We welcome Jim to intelliFLEX and encourage all intelliFLEX members to reach out to him with their needs and requirements,” said intelliFLEX CEO Peter Kallai. “Jim is an accomplished communicator and will help increase our members’ and industry’s visibility strategically by delivering the right programs at the right time.” Donnelly succeeds Leo Valiquette, who held the role of Director of Programs at intelliFLEX for the past four years.
IntelliFLEX, a not-for-profit industry alliance, is a key partner for accelerating the growth of the printable, flexible and hybrid electronics sector of more than 300 organizations across Canada. Its technologies add intelligence and connect ordinary objects to enable the “Internet of Everything.” The organization unites its growing global membership to build an effective ecosystem of supply chains for flexible, 3D printable electronics, 2D large-area printable electronics, wearable electronics, smart textiles and hybrid electronics – including related semiconductors, integrated circuits and software. Its programs accelerate the adoption of these innovations for Smart Packaging and Retail, Intelligent Buildings and Connected Homes, Aerospace and Defence, Automotive and Industrial Applications, Health and Wellness, Intelligent Documents and Wearables. For more information, please visit www.intelliflex.org.