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Thomas Watson

Toronto-based journalist and management consultant

Thomas Watson is an award-winning business journalist with experience in the corporate world, where he has managed accounts and practice groups at international marketing firms and headed investor relations for a global venture capital outfit. As a senior writer and columnist with Canadian Business magazine from 2001 to 2011, Watson served on the editorial board credited with garnering the publication’s Magazine of the Year nomination in 2009. His investigative work at Canadian Business was also recognized for excellence repeatedly by the National Magazine Awards Foundation. Watson currently serves as editor of Ivey Business Journal published by the Ivey Business School at Western University. In addition to his duties at IBJ, Watson edits Ivey’s Huffington Post blog, works with faculty on case studies and custom executive education programs. He also assits the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership in raising awareness of best practices in management. Watson is a columnist with Financial Post Magazine and contributor to other leading business publications. He holds undergraduate degrees in history and political philosophy. As a graduate student, he studied journalism, political theory, international politics, public finance and macroeconomics. Post-graduate studies included securities and market regulation.