Jeremy Depow


Jeremy Depow is Vice President of Policy and Research for the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC). Jeremy works to support ICTC’s objectives of strengthening Canada’s digital advantage in a global economy with the aim of enabling a competitive and inclusive digital economy, an innovative and entrepreneurial society and economy, and a trusted and secure economy. Prior to joining ICTC, Jeremy served as Executive Director of Canada’s Digital Policy Forum, a national think-tank, which he founded to intensify dialogue and collaboration on building digital policy in Ottawa.

His approach is founded on the belief that the best public policy comes from dialogue and meaningful collaboration between governments, civil society, the private sector, academia, technical experts and other relevant stakeholders that ultimately leads to transparent and measurable outcomes. Throughout his career, he has advised numerous organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, start-ups and non-profits on effectively working with municipal, provincial and federal governments to strengthen innovation policy.

Jeremy has served in the corporate affairs offices of Pfizer Inc., Intuit, and BIOTECanada, and was an information and communications technology industry analyst for the Boston based Yankee Group. Jeremy began his career as a policy analyst in the Canadian House of Commons for former Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Joe Clark, P.C.

Jeremy is the proud father of two sons. In his spare time, he enjoys Canada’s outdoors through photography, fishing, skiing, hiking, biking, and trying to keep up with his sons at road hockey.