One of Canada’s most respected and beloved governors general, DAVID JOHNSTON is a graduate of Harvard, Cambridge and Queen’s universities. He served as dean of law at Western University, principal of McGill University and president of the University of Waterloo. He is the author or co-author of twenty-five books, holds honorary doctorates from over twenty universities and is a Companion of the Order of Canada. Born in Sudbury, Ontario, he is married to Sharon Johnston, and has five daughters and twelve grandchildren.
TOM JENKINS is chairman of the board of OpenText and has served as a member of its board since 1994, as president and chief executive officer from 1994 to 2005 and as executive chairman and chief strategy officer from 2005 to 2013. He is the chancellor of the University of Waterloo and is an Officer of the Order of Canada (OC) for his contributions to education and innovation in Canada. He is a graduate of the Schulich School of Business at York University, the University of Toronto, and McMaster University. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (FCAE). Mr. Jenkins is a recipient of the Canadian Forces Decoration (CD) and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal (QDJM).