Dominique Riviere

Director of Operations, Talent X


US & Canada




Dominique Riviere completed her PhD at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto, then spent several years working as a research officer at OISE’s Centre for Urban Schooling. In that role, she led and co-led several projects designed to support the success of marginalized and under-served students. From there, Dominique landed in the Ontario Public Service as a policy/program analyst in various departments, including the OPS Diversity Office.

Dominique joined the world of technology innovation and entrepreneurship in 2016, when she was offered the position of Program Manager for Grants and Operations for talent development at the MaRS Discovery District. She is thrilled to continue her professional journey as Director of Operations for Talent X, a new start-up focused on diversifying the talent pipeline to help tech companies grow and thrive.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020