Executive Director, Pan-Canadian AI Strategy
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
Elissa Strome is the executive director for the Pan-Canadian AI Strategy at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR). She has a doctorate in Neuroscience from the University of British Columbia. Previously, she was the director of Strategic Initiatives at the University of Toronto, and executive director of Southern Ontario Smart Computing for Innovation (SOSCIP), who established SOSCIP as Ontario’s leading platform for collaborative research and development in data science and advanced computing.