William A. (Bill) Breukelman O.C.
Founder, Chairman Emeritus
Bill Breukelman is a successful entrepreneur and engineer with over 60 years of Canadian and international leadership experience, including in operations and turnaround situations. Bill has owned, founded, and operated numerous visionary and innovative technology businesses, with particular interest in decision systems, computer controlled processes and imaging. Bill was co-founder and Chairman of IMAX Corporation, and co-founder and President of SCIEX, now a multi-billion dollar world leader in life science and analytical technologies. He is Chairman and Principal of Business Arts Inc. a high-tech incubation firm, and founder and director of several cutting-edge imaging ventures. Bill’s entrepreneurial and business achievements have resulted in many honours including being appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada, receiving the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, being honoured in the Engineering Alumni Hall of Distinction (University of Toronto) and being a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.