Norm Tasevski

Norm is a co-founder and partner with Venture Deli. Prior to Venture Deli, Norm was a Social Entrepreneur-in-Residence with the Social Innovation Generation (SiG) program at MaRS, where he advised innovation-minded social organizations in topics ranging from revenue diversification to business model development. Prior to MaRS, Norm was a Management Consultant with Aperio, where he helped social entrepreneurs and established organizations to crystallize and implement socially and environmentally responsible businesses. He teaches social entrepreneurship at the University of Toronto, Schulich School of Business, and the University of Waterloo, and as Vice Chair of the Board of the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario, chairs a social enterprise development committee.

Before entering the field of social entrepreneurship, Norm was Managing Director of the York Consulting Group, and prior to that was a Senior Policy Advisor with the provincial Ministry of Community and Social Services. A recipient of the Marshall Cohen and the Ian MacDonald awards for academic excellence and community involvement, Norm has an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, and a BAH in Political Studies from Queen's University.