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On May 9, The Globe and Mail published Canadians Can Innovate, But We’re Not Equipped To Win by former Research In Motion co-CEO Jim Balsillie. This is part of a series responding to and expanding on that essay.
Dan Breznitz holds the Munk Chair of Innovation Studies and is a co-director of the innovation policy lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. He is the author or co-author of several books on innovation-based growth.
In 2011, right after Michael Murphree and I released a working paper on international technology standards, I got a call from the U.S. Senate. Shortly thereafter, I was called to testify on the subject in front of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.