Maryna Bakuntseva, PhD

Maryna has extensive experience in market research, business development, and academic teaching as well as scientific expertise.

Over the last 15+ years she conducted several hundred market research studies for entrepreneurs. She has worked at Seneca and Sheridan Colleges, ventureLAB, and at the Innovation Synergy Centre in Markham, where she contributed key insights towards research and successful academic initiatives. She is currently serving as a CEO of ResearchQuest Inc. which specializes in competitive and market intelligence research and training for small- and medium-sized companies.

Maryna holds a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering and earned a doctorate (Ph.D.) in physical and mathematical science.

She is passionate about research, entrepreneurship, and social innovation. Much of her work focuses on helping students to make a positive impact in their communities. Maryna enjoys reading, meditation, and sports.


Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management