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Name Dave Smiderle
School School of Business & Hospitality
Program Accounting Audit and Information Technology
Academic and Professional Designations Doctorate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Certified Knowledge Manager

Title Chair
Program/School Portfolio
  • Financial Services Cluster (Accounting, Financial Planning, Insurance)
  • Project Management
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Change Management
  • Human Resources
  • Management Consulting
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Knowledge Management
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • 10 plus years in private sector
  • Worked in multi-national organizations
  • Worked in Telecom and IT sector
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications

Overcoming the "Ick" Factor:  An Exploratory Study on Techniques to Overcome Consumer Barriers for a Nutrition Bar which Contains Cricket Flour – paper accepted for publication in Food Studies:  An Interdisciplinary journal - 2016

How should students prepare for exams: A knowledge management approach – published in the International Journal of Knowledge Management Volume 7, Issue 4, September 1, 2011

Additional Information One of my greatest joys in working at Conestoga College is the chance to interact with Faculty, Students and our Local Industry.  Nothing gives me greater satisfaction than knowing that not only are we supporting students on their journey, but we are also ensuring industry gets the talented people that it needs.


 Dave Smiderle
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