Tom Jenkins

Tom Jenkins

Chairman at Open Text Corporation

275 Frank Tompa Drive, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
HQ Phone:
(519) 888-7111
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last updated 11/14/2017

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Chief Strategy Officer  - Industry Canada

Chief Strategy Officer  - Ontario Inc.

Technical and Compliance Officer  - Bahamas Maritime Authority

Insight Programme  - Nomura


York University's Schulich School of Business

BTEC National Diploma  - IT , Burton

Bachelor of Engineering and Management  - McMaster University

M.B.A.  - Schulich School of Management at York University

M.B.A.  - entrepreneurship & technology management , Schulich School of Business at York University

M.Sc.  - electrical engineering , University of Toronto

PhD  - electrical engineering , 

honorary doctorate of Military Science  - Royal Military College of Canada.

honorary doctorate of laws  - University of Waterloo

honorary doctorate of philosophy ( PhD )  - military science , Canadian Forces College


Board Member  - TransAlta Corporation

Board Member  - Manulife Financial Corporation

Board Member  - Ontario Global 100

Board Member  - Cette page n'est plus disponible

Fellow  - Canadian Academy of Engineering

Executive Fellow  - University of Calgary

Member  - Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Board Member  - Thomson Reuters Corporation

Chair  - NRC-IIT

Member  - Business Council of Canada

Member of the Advisory Council  - Royal Canadian Air Force

Member  - Information Technology Association of Canada

Director  - C.D. Howe Institute

Director  - Canadian Council of Chief Executives

Honorary Colonel  - The Royal Highland Fusiliers

Member of the Board of the Staff College Trust  - Canadian Forces College

Member  - Humanities Research Council of Canada

Member  - Advisory Panels

Honorary Advisory BoarD Member  - Technology Triangle Inc

Chair of the Advisory Board  - Canadian Digital Media Network

Board Member  - Waterford Battery Systems , Inc.

Appointed Member of the Government  - Competition Policy Review

Entrepreneurship Council Member  - Accelerator Centre

Fellow  - Canadian Engineering Society

Member  - Canadian Government's Advisory Panel on Open Government

Board Member  - GRAND

Appointed Member  - Ontario Commercialization Network Review Committee

Member of MBA Dean's Advisory Council  - Wilfrid Laurier

Board Member  - Honourary

Board Member  - Toronto Region Research Alliance

Board Member  - Business Council on National Issues

Board Member  - The Electronic Document Systems Foundation

Board Member  - CIGI Corporation

Board Member  - Slater Steel Inc.

Author David Weinberger, A Fellow  - Harvard

Founder  - Mitel Corporation

Appointed Member  - Province of Ontario

Co-Founder  - Communitech Corporation

NRC Council Member  - NRC Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation

Special Advisor To the Minister of Public Works and Government Services  - Hon. Rona Ambrose P.C

Founder  -

Board Member  - Agent Spring

Honorary Doctor  - Laws

Honorary Doctor  - Schulich School of Business - Friday , June 19 , 10

Special Advisor To the Minister  - PWGSC

Member  - Panel

Co-Founder  - CommuniTech.Net Inc

Executive Fellow  - The School of Public Policy

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Tom Jenkins Tom Jenkins Corporate Director Mr. Jenkins is Chairman of Open Text Corporation and has served as a member of its board since 1994. Mr. Jenkins also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Open Text from 1994 to 2005 and as Executive Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer from 2005 to 2013. Prior to that, he served in several managerial and technical capacities at various technology companies.

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Thomas Jenkins P. Thomas Jenkins Director Since: 2015 Thomas Jenkins is Chairman of the Board of OpenText Corporation. From 2005 to 2013, Mr. Jenkins was Chief Strategy Officer of OpenText. Prior to 2005, Mr. Jenkins was President and Chief Executive Officer of OpenText. Mr. Jenkins has served as a Director of OpenText since 1994 and as its Chairman since 1998. He is a former director of BMC Software, Inc., a non-public software corporation based in Houston, Texas, and serves on the board of the following not-for profit organizations: School of Public Policy, University of Calgary (Executive Fellow), National Research Council of Canada, Ontario Global 100 Network (Chair), C.D. Howe Institute, Canadian Council of Chief Executives. Mr. Jenkins received an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University, a Masters of Applied Sciences from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Engineering & Management from McMaster University. Mr. Jenkins received an honorary doctorate of laws from the University of Waterloo and an honorary doctorate of Military Science from the Royal Military College of Canada. He is a recipient of the 2009 Ontario Entrepreneur of the Year, the 2010 McMaster Engineering L.W. Shemilt Distinguished Alumni Award and the Schulich School of Business 2012 Outstanding Executive Leadership award and is a 2017 Inductee of the Order of the Business Hall of Fame. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. Mr. Jenkins was awarded the Canadian Forces Decoration and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal. Mr. Jenkins is an Officer of the Order of Canada. Mr. Jenkins also sits on the following public company boards:

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