Calgary Technologies Inc. (operating as Platform Calgary)

 
Mandate:
Calgary Technologies Inc. was rebranded as "Platform Calgary" in early 2019.
They are focused on building shared prosperity in the face of massive disruption in how Calgary's economy creates value and jobs.

Vision: Building shared prosperity by working together to make Calgary a global hub for startups and innovation.

Mission: Empowering people building the next economy.

Platform Calgary will:
- increase the rate of company startup formation, growth and corporate innovation;
- lead a movement that builds profile and community for Calgary;
- operate places that promote and support innovation, including the Alastair Ross Technology Centre (ARTC) and the under-construction Platform Innovation Centre in the East Village; and
- focus on service and organizational excellence.
 
Composition:
Up to 3 Persons appointed by the City of Calgary
Up to 3 Persons appointed by the University of Calgary
Up to 3 Persons appointed by the Chamber of Commerce
The President
Such other persons, to a maximum in number equal to the number of positions (no less than 1 or greater than 25) inclusive of the appointments by the City, University and Chamber

Term:
1 year term
Except for the President, no director shall be eligible for appointment for greater than six continuous years. Upon a period of at least one year elapsing, a director is eligible for a further 6 continuous years.
Term Expiry Month:
October
Meetings:
Executive - Approximately 1 per month
Day:   Not Specified
Time:  1:30pm
Location:  Alastair Ross Technology Centre
Quorum:
Majority
Resource Staff:
Rock, Dr.Terry ()
Administrative Contact:
  {Vacant}
Reports To:
Standing Policy Committee on Community and Protective Services
Website:
Platform Calgary
Notes:
Rebranded as PLATFORM CALGARY


ChairVice ChairMemberRoleCurrent AppointmentExpiry Year
   Dan FurstDirector, appointed by the City of Calgary20172021
   Heather HerringDirector, appointed by the City of Calgary20152021
   Laura SullivanDirector, appointed by the City of Calgary20192021



Authority  Description Decision
1. 2000 May 29 Business Corporations Act - Certificate of Incorporation as "Calgary Technologies Inc."
2. 2000, June 15 Resolution of Shareholders (The City of Calgary, the University of Calgary, Calgary Chamber of Commerce). Appointment of the Board of directors. Resolution to acquire all of the business, assets and liabilities of Calgary Research and Development Authority for the sum of one dollar ($1).
3. 2000 May 29 General By-law No. 1 sets out the Terms of Reference.
4. 2003 September 8 Special, AGS2003-43 Assigns liaison responsibility to Administration.
5. 2007 January 8, CPS2006-72 Collaboration Efforts Office of the Mayor appointed one Representative as a link between the four Authorities (Calgary Economic Development, Calg Convention Centre Authority, Calgary Technologies Inc and Tourism Calgary). The Authorities and the representative are to ensure a strong collaboration in the economic development area.
6. 2009 April 27, M2009-03 Board composition under review.
7. 2014 October 20, Organizational Meeting of Council That with respect to the Calgary Technologies Inc. Citizen appointments, an additional Citizen appointment be made in place of the Chief Information Technology Officer, therefore increasing the Citizen appointments to three