Valerie Fox


Valerie Fox

The Pivotal Point

Valerie Fox, cofounded the DMZ at Ryerson University. She was responsible for its opening and development for these last 6 years. The DMZ has grown to become North America’s number 1 university business incubator and number 3 in the world (UBI Global 2015).

She has now started a new venture called The Pivotal Point, which helps build successful incubation models with corporations, academic institutions and regions, and brings communities of diverse skills together to collaborate, design and deliver impactful innovation.

Val has over 30 years in the creative digital industry and has been recognized for multiple awards, including the Canada Innovation Leaders team, the Sara Kirke Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and a number of notable patents.