Canadian Corporate Innovation Summit

James Mawson

James Mawson

Founder and Editor-in-chief, Global Corporate Venturing

James launched Global Corporate Venturing as an independent title from his own publishing company in May 2010. This was followed by the launch of the second publication, Global University Venturing, in January 2012 to help students, faculty and academia more broadly launch or develop their entrepreneurial businesses and work with external peers. The company, Mawsonia's, third title, Global Government Venturing, was launched in May 2014.

Previously, James was Editor of Private Equity News, part of Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal in London, for nearly four years. As well as editing Private Equity News, he coordinated leveraged buyout and venture capital coverage for use by other titles in the Dow Jones and News Corporation group, acted as a spokesman on BBC radio and television and chaired awards and conferences for a host of media groups, including the BVCA awards and event for more than 1,000 people in October, 2009.

He is a director of the London Press Club and has acted as a pro bono editor for the European Venture Philanthropy Association's monthly newsletter.

James holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in War Studies and History from King’s College London, University of London.