Melinda Rogers is Deputy Chair of the board of Rogers Communications Inc. She is the Vice Chair of the Rogers Control Trust and founder of Rogers Venture Partners. She is a Director of Rogers Bank; the Chairman of the Jays Care Foundation and outgoing Chair of the Board of Texture by Next Issue Media. She sits on the Advisory Council of the Rotman School of Management. She spent 15 years in management roles at Rogers Communications, including Senior Vice President of Strategy and Development. Prior to that, she worked in Silicon Valley in the technology services space.She holds a B.A from the University of Western Ontario; an M.B.A from Joseph L. Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto and was awarded an honorary doctorate from Huron University College at Western University. Melinda and her husband Eric live in Toronto with their four children.