Alastair Samson

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Alastair Samson

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Alastair Samson is an experienced businessman and lawyer with professional expertise in leading companies and in intellectual property and technology commercialization. His international career includes twenty years as a high-tech company President – MemPore Corporation, Cardiac Bio-Systems Inc., Advanced Bioelectric Corporation (raised $4.5m. and took company from start-up to initial sales), Lumonics Europe (grew sales to $33m. at 10% p.a.), MEL Defense Systems Ltd. (grew sales from 0 to $35m. in 4 years), MEL UK ($100m. of sales), ITT Hydrospace Division (trebled sales in 3 years). He has also operated his own consulting business specializing in management mentoring of high-tech companies, intellectual property licensing, and strategic alliances. His consulting business won contracts from NRC, Canadian Space Agency, European Space Agency, DND, Geological Survey of Canada, and RCMP.

Alastair Samson’s qualifications include: MA in Economics and Law from Cambridge University; Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Judicature, England; Diploma of Management Studies (with distinction) Thames University; Strategic Marketing Course, Stanford University and British Institute of Marketing; and Fellow of the British Institute of Management.

  • Work
    • President & CEO
  • Education
    • M.A. Law Cambridge University