Steve Farlow

Lazaridis School of Business & Economics

Steve Farlow is the founding Executive Director of The Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo Ontario. He recently became the Interim Executive Director, Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises focused on the key issue of scaling and growing emerging technology companies.

He brings his own entrepreneurial background to support student’s education in entrepreneurship. The flagship initiative is called the Laurier Launchpad, a campus Linked Accelerator where students from all faculties and alumni come together at the Communitech Hub and Brantford to create enterprises within the academic curriculum.

Steve is an entrepreneur who owned and operated a successful business that he sold in mid 2002 prior to joining Laurier

Supporting men and women who have the drive to own, operate and build businesses is Steve’s passion. In Waterloo he served on the on board of Communitech for several years and now Capacity Canada and Futurpreneur Canada. In his spare time he is an active angel investor in early stage companies.