Stephen Charko

Session Lecturer
Strategic Management
McMaster University 1280 Main Street West Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4M4

Stephen’s interests and projects span many industries, including both academic and private sector work. He encourages his student’s to think beyond the traditional realm of marketing to include the latest topics, tools, and content that will be impacting their jobs when they graduate.

Academically, Stephen’s focus is on understanding the ROI of social media and digital marketing, and developing an efficient connection between entrepreneurship in the classroom and extracurriculars. He strives to add value above the status quo.

Specialization: Management of Innovation & New Technology (MINT)


McMaster University
MBA (Hons.), Management of Innovation and New Technology
2009 – 2011

University of Leeds
Biomedical Sciences, First Class with Distinction
2008 – 2009

University of Alberta
B.Sc, Biological Sciences
2004 – 2008


MBA G.J. Lozinski Foundation Scholarship 2012
January 2012

BEDC Entrepreneurship Scholarship – 2011
June 2011

Jason Lang Scholarship
University of Alberta
December 2008

Academic excellence
MSU Professor of the Year (Commerce) 2012-2013
McMaster Student’s Union
March 2013

An Excellence in Teaching Award presented to a Professor annually who is voted, recommended, and recognized by the students.

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