President & Chair, Gray Wolf Analytics Inc.
Professor & Chair, J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship, University of New Brunswick
Dr. Dhirendra Shukla utilizes his expertise from the telecom sector and extensive academic background, and co-founded Gray Wolf Analytics Inc., a firm that is focused on cryptocurrency and blockchain risk management. Additionally, he is the Professor and Chair of the J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of New Brunswick (UNB), Canada. They are currently partnered with industry leading firms in the energy sector researching Smart Grid Energy Technologies. Recognition of his tireless efforts and vision are demonstrated through UNB’s 2014 award from Startup Canada as “Most Entrepreneurial Post-Secondary Institution of the Year,” his nomination as a finalist for Industry Champion by KIRA, and his nomination as a finalist for Progress Media’s Innovation in Practice award. Dhirendra was nominated for the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award and selected by a panel of judges as a Top 75 finalist. Most recently, he received the Entrepreneur Promotion Award by Startup Canada (2017), as well as the Outstanding Educator Award by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick in 2018.