A seasoned executive with more than 15 years experience in leading change, generating results and marketing products and services, Laura O'Blenis specializes in the transition and growth of knowledge-based businesses, and associations. An MBA candidate with the University of New Brunswick, Laura is the Chair of the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) CanWIT Atlantic Chapter, is a Past President of the Fredricton Chamber of Commerce, Past President of the Fredricton Executive Association, Founding Director of the Association of University Research Parks Canada, and most recently the General Manager of Knowledge Park in Fredricton, NB.
With experience in industries from media to real estate to science and technology and not-for-profit, Laura has the knowledge and skills required to adapt to changing environments and to deliver on business projects that range in scale from regional to provincial to national.
Driven by a passion for an economy that supports emerging enterprises, Laura established Stiletto Consulting to help new and existing businesses. A project management consulting services firm, Stiletto Consulting works with local, regional and national clients to develop business solutions and strategies that result in viable and sustainable business models.
Laura works with the Association of University Research Parks Canada to advance the national science and technology movement.