Professor Large began his career as an engineer in 1975 with Bell Northern Research in Ottawa as project engineer; then Expert Woodcraft in Calgary as an industrial engineer; moving to Esso Resources in Calgary as a project engineer and business analyst. Following his MBA and PhD in Marketing from the Ivey Business School, Professor Large joined the Telfer School of Management in 1991. His teaching and consulting specialty has been Marketing Strategy and High-Tech Marketing while his research specialty has been technology transfer and/or commercialization, published in journals such as Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of Technology Transfer, and Venture Capital.
Publications during the last 7 years
Chapters in Books
Large, D.W. The Renaissance of Ottawa's ICT Community Through Joint Initiatives. In Novokowski, N. and Tremblay, R. (Eds.). Perspectives on Ottawa's High-Tech Sector. Brussels: Peter Lang Publishing, 2007.
Papers in Refereed Journals
Large, D.W. and Muegge, S. 2008. Venture Capitalists' Non-Financial Value-Added: An Evaluation of the Evidence and Implications for Research. Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, 10(1): 21-53.
Funded Research during the last 7 years
|2005-2008||Natural Resources Canada||Commercialization Feasibility Study for Natural Resources Canada Re Ecologix' Proprietary New "Zoned Confort" Technology||R||G||$ 38,000|
|2005-2006||School of Management Research Fund (SMRF)||Improving the Exit Performance of Canadian VCs: An Empirical Test of the 'Market Perceptions' Model of VC Exit Success||R||I||$ 4,000|
|2004-2006||School of Management Research Fund (SMRF)||Improving the Exit Performance of Canadian VCs: Superior 'Home Run' Frequency and Magnitude from Superior Management of Marketing & Sales||R||I||$ 4,000|
*Purpose = C: Contract (R and D), E: Equipment Grant, R: Research Grant, S: Support Award, P: Pedagogical Grant, O: Other, U: Unknown
**Type= C: Granting Councils, G: Government, F: Foundations, I: UO Internal Funding, O: Other, U: Unknown
Role: PI = Principal Investigator, Co-I = Co-Investigator, Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator
Scholarly and Professional Academic Activities during the last 7 years
|2012||2012||Co-Coach, MBA Marketing Strategy Team, MBA Games|
|2012||2012||Co-Coach, Marketing Strategy Team, Happening Marketing|
|2011||2011||Co-Coach, Marketing Strategy Team, Jeux du commerce|
|2010||2010||Presenter, Marketing Strategy Course, Bucharest School of Business, Romania|
|2008||2010||Co-Coach, Marketing Strategy Team, Jeux du commerce|
|2007||2008||Presenter, two half-day seminars on Technology Marketing, to EMBA class of Audencia-Ottawa exchange, organized by Jerome Doutriaux|
|2006||2007||Reviewed one article (3 rounds) for Technovation, and 2 articles for ASAC Marketing stream|
|2006||2006||Presenter, delivered half-day seminar on Technology Marketing to Bell Canada|
|2003||2006||Member of 8 Master's thesis defence committees, including two from University of Ottawa's Master's in Systems Science and six from Carleton's TTM program in Engineering|
Most significant research contributions during career
Large, D. and Muegge, S. 2008. Venture Capitalists' Non-financial Value-added: An Evaluation of the Evidence and Implications for Research. Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, 10(1): 21-53.
Miles, M. and Large, D. 2006. Change Management in China: An Application of Meta-Strategies Practice. Proceedings, IEEE Engineering Management Society Third International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology, Singapore, June 21-23: 126-130.
Large, D.W., Grigorieva, E. and Falsetto, J. 2005. Best Marketing and Sales Practices for Technology Start-Ups: A Literature Review and Fresh Evidence. Proceedings, IEEE IEMC Conference on A Strategic View of Engineering and Technology Management, St. John’s, NF, pp. 339-343.
Miles, M. and Large, D. 2005. The Theory of Cascading Commitment: Application to Organizational Change Management. Proceedings, 4th International Conference on Efficiency of Management of Technological Changes, August 19-20, Chania, Greece, pp. 75-84.
Large, D.W. and Concord, T. 2003. Vertical Solutions Marketing: Ensuring as Successful Transition. Ivey Business Journal, May/June: 1-6.
- Students Raise $130,000 on Kickstarter
- Students will be Representing Telfer at the Queen’s Entrepreneurs’ Competition
- Telfer Alumni Shine at the Best Ottawa Business Awards 2013
- We are actively seeking new International Career mentors for the 2014-2015 academic year
- The Telfer School’s Executive MBA program represented at Startup Canada Day on the Hill
December 10, 2013
uOttawa Alumni Event in Silicon Valley
December 11, 2013
Health Systems Research Seminar with Ivy Lynn Bourgeault
December 13, 2013
Management Research Seminar with Benson Honig
December 13, 2013
Thesis Defence of Javier Fiallos, M.Sc. in Health Systems Candidate
January 9, 2014
Telfer Executive MBA Information Session