Jeff Melanson is known for his inventive approach to meeting disruptive innovation with bold strategy and practical vision. At Unity Technologies, Jeff is responsible for creating large-scale global digital transformation projects in government asset management, smart cities/regions, industrial metaverse applications, and workforce development/education/industry upskilling.
Mr. Melanson is proud to serve as a Strategic Partner for Unity Technologies, a Partner of The Stratagem Group (a top-tier media and entertainment company), and an Advisor at Lansberg Gersick Advisors (an advisory and educational partner to the world’s leading family enterprises).
He holds an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University. He is also a frequent strategist, guest panelist, and lecturer on disruptive innovation, design thinking, creative economies, city building, and creative entrepreneurship across North America and worldwide. Jeff is also the creative columnist for innovation and business strategy for HuffPost.
He was appointed one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 for 2009, and in 2010, Jeff was named Wilfrid Laurier University’s MBA Alumnus of the Year. In November 2010, he was appointed special advisor to the Mayor of Toronto. He is a recipient of a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.