Dr. Mark Klassen is an Associate of InnovationOne and alliance partner Strategian and based in Saskatoon. He recently joined the Edwards School of Business in the Department of Accounting. Dr. Klassen is a Certified Management Accountant who possesses a unique skill set of academic knowledge and applied consulting experience.


Innovation culture assessment and management, innovation strategy counsel, change management, and process redesign.


Earlier in his career, Mark worked as a management consultant for twelve years at a senior level with Deloitte Consulting and EDS. His consulting background is primarily in innovation, organizational change, process redesign and performance management. He has a successful approach that has enabled him to work with large multi-national companies as well as smaller organizations. He spent 18 months engaged on the EDS – General Motors: Latin American account reviewing the outsourcing management agreement, assessing gaps and making recommendations. Mark completed his PhD at Lancaster University UK, one of the highest rated Business Research Universities in Europe. He obtained his Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation in 1995 and was named a Fellow of CMA Canada in 2010 for his outstanding contributions to the profession, to the Society and the community.