Ralph Chery is Director of business development at Mitacs. Mitacs encourages collaborative research between the academic community and industry by funding internships. Because of their expertise, postdocs are particularly sought-after. In fact, Mitacs issues a call for application twice-yearly specifically for this group. Ralph joined Mitacs after many years in industry (engineering, energy) around the world. He holds an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Concordia, a diploma in management from McGill, and an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona. In his spare time, Ralph runs, eats, and listens to podcasts.