Kevin Conway

Interest

  • Management science and quantitative approaches to complex problems
  • Business Design and Design approaches to complex problems
  • Finance and Venture Capital
  • Management and Promotion of Innovation Culture
  • Health Care Transformation and Strategy
  • LEAN methodology

Objective

Seeking an integrative, strategic role within a dynamic organization focused on delivering innovative solutions to a broad spectrum of clients.

Summary

Diverse professional with client relationship, academic and negotiations experience including:

  • Overseeing $4M of annual sales for Nikon Canada Inc Instruments Division (Ontario team)
  • Working with Nikon Instruments Ontario sales reps for strategy and planning of high-end sales
  • Developed online learning environment (using Moodle) to complement traditional lab/lecture environment for undergraduate chiropractic students at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College
  • Experienced negotiator with understanding of collective bargaining and integrative negotiations

Work History

Work History
Nov 2007 - Present

Advanced Imaging Specialist

Nikon Instruments

·Managed $3.7M in annual sales, working with a team of 3 core sales representatives in Ontario

·Responsible for high-end (laser microscopy, confocal, live cell and calcium imaging) applications and complex system sales (over $100k), including system specification, demonstration and sales process

·Sales forecasting

·Deliver promotional seminars, imaging workshops and internal (team) training for hardware/software

Sep 2004 - Nov 2007

Assistant Professor

Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

·Responsible for co-ordinating lectures, lab exercises and exam setting for 150-200 undergraduate chiropractic students in subjects of Histology (microanatomy), Gross Anatomy of the Head and Neck

·Supervised undergraduate research projects in Peripheral Nerve Entrapment

·Developed online learning environment (including WIKI, message board and online assessment tools) for Anatomy subjects using Moodle

·Helped to produce first draft of Health and Safety language to comply with OHSA

·United faculty to create Faculty Association affiliated with CUPE. Worked with faculty to generate bargaining priorities and led collective bargaining team for > 18 months of negotiations.

·Elected President of newly-created CUPE-affiliated faculty association

Education

Education
Sep 2007 - May 2010

MBA

Rotman School of Management - University of Toronto

·CIHR Science-to-Business Scholarship, 2007-2010

·GMAT 710

·Specializing in Health Care Management, concentration in Business Design and Management Science

Sep 1997 - Sep 2004

PhD

University of Western Ontario

·Specialized in human gross anatomy and embryology. Graduate research into muscle cell development and differentiation was published.

·Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 1998-2002

·American Association of Anatomists’ Student Member (1999-2003); AAA Travel Award (2001-02)

·Advisory Committee of Young Anatomists 2001-04. Responsible for evaluating and scoring student poster presentations for awards.

Sep 1992 - Apr 1997

B.Sc.

Brock University

·Canada Scholar, 1992-93

·Dean’s Honours List 1993, 1995, 1997