James C. Temerty C.M.
Board Chair

James C. Temerty is an entrepreneur with over 40 years of business experience. Before establishing Northland Power in 1987, he had a successful career in computer-related companies, building the world’s largest chain of Computerland franchises and guiding Softchoice Corporation to its position as a leading North American provider of technology solutions and services.

Jim is also active in philanthropy, serving as chair of the board of governors of the Royal Ontario Museum from 2002 to 2009. He was appointed a member of the Order of Canada in 2008 and awarded the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2010 for Canada.