Blaize currently holds the title of RBC Professor of Technology and Innovation at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University (SFU). From 2014-2015, she was the Dean of the Beedie School of Business at SFU. Prior to SFU, she spent 15 years as an information technology (IT) professional and consultant to industry in both Canada and Asia. She is the Board Chair for RADIUS, the Beedie School social innovation initiative, and is the founding academic leader and national advisory board member of the Business Technology Management program, an initiative of the Information and Technology Association of Canada. She has served on several corporate boards and currently sits on two professional association boards – Information and Communications Technology Council and the New Ventures BC Society, as well as the Vancouver Opera board. Blaize holds a PhD in Business – Information System Strategy from the University of British Columbia. She is a certified director (ICD.D) and member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.