W2N2 Partnership is an Ontario registered strategic consulting, policy and advisory firm, formed in 2008 by John Tennant, subsequent to his extensive Canadian foreign service career and six-years as CEO of Canada’s Technology Triangle Inc (CTT Inc), the public-private regional economic development partnership for Ontario’s Waterloo Region (including Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo).

Areas of prime focus for W2N2 Partnership are economic development, international trade, investment, innovation, technology, international relations, Canada-US relations, border issues, and governance.

Clients with whom W2N2 Partnership has worked, sometimes in collaboration with others, include the Canadian Digital Media Network, Global Affairs Canada, Transport Canada, the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), the Association of University Research Parks – Canada, National Research Council of Canada, the Sarnia Lambton Economic Partnership, Health Technologies Exchange Inc, Global Detroit, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, the President of the University of Windsor, Conestoga College, the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Toronto Global, Brock University, Halton Region, Durham Region, investStratford, City of St. Catharines, Wellington County, City of Guelph, The Town of Erin, Niagara Region, Dufferin County and the Town of Orangeville.

W2N2 Partnership, whose acronym comes from “What the World Needs Next”, is based in Kitchener in Ontario’s Waterloo Region, known for many years as “Canada’s Technology Triangle.