Nella Brodett joined NEXT Canada in May 2018 as the Program Manager of NEXT Health where she led design of NEXT's newest program which will look to scale and commercialize Canada's health technology ventures addressing the health system's most pressing challenges. During her time at NEXT, she has also been a catalyst to building out another novel program, NextED, creating key partnerships with MIT faculty curating a unique course educating Canadian businesses on artificial intelligence strategies. With Nella's involvement in NEXT's expansion of core programming, she holds the position of Director of Growth & Innovation.
Prior to joining NEXT Canada, Nella was the Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Lead for the Office of the Chief Health Innovation Strategist at the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Nella has a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Law and Business from Ryerson University where she also served as captain of the varsity women's hockey team.