TEN Team

October 29, 2013.

Meet the energetic members of our growing team. We are passionate, focused, and dedicated to using evidence of impact to empower innovation enablers and business support programs.



4FRONT Oy is a Finnish consultancy company specializing in innovation policy and evaluation. It is one of the leading companies in the field of advanced evaluation and impact management in Finland. Highly networked, 4Front Oy has a deep understanding of research and innovation program design, management and evaluation both in Finland and internationally.

Sonya Shorey

Sonya Shorey is the principal of Sonya Shorey Consulting and a partner of TEN. Sonya is a communications executive with over 10 years of experience in achieving business results through the delivery of integrated communications strategies for private, public and non-profit organizations. She has served as the Director of Marketing Communications for CMC Microsystems from 2001 to 2008, and as Manager of Communications and Organizational Development for the 10G Organization of Optical Networks under the auspices of Nortel Networks from 1999 to 2001. She holds a Bachelor of Arts, Combined High Honors in Political Science and English from Carleton University.

Innov8tive Minds

Innov8tive Minds is a venture development organization committed to helping governments and economic development organizations increase the quality and quantity of startups created, by nurturing entrepreneurs and investors, and supporting the development and expertise of entrepreneur-support professionals.