Professor Way is a lifelong entrepreneur, business owner, and consultant who has worked in the multimedia, sports manufacturing, information technology, and business consulting industries. He is currently the Coordinator for the Analytics for Business Decision Making program.
Steven joined the McKeil School of Business as a full-time faculty member in January 2015 after teaching part-time at McMaster University. He teaches courses in Ontario Graduate Certificate programs, which are the college versions of university post-graduate degrees. His students are generally more mature and already possess diplomas, undergraduate, or graduate degrees. Steven helped develop and is faculty for the Business Analysis and Analytics for Business Decision Making programs. He is also currently developing a new degree program to be presented to the Ministry of Education for approval.
In 2019 he launched the Higher Education Analytics Data Competition (HEAD Competition) where college or university students tackle pressing social problems and compete for prizes. The initial event was such a success it has become an annual occurrence for the college. He also founded the Analytics Lab at Mohawk College which focuses on applied research projects between students and industry partners. Through capstone courses and research grants Professor Way has supervised several of these projects. He also contributes to the Mohawk College community as a member of the Research Ethics Board.
Professor Way received an MBA in Management of Innovation and New Technology, and a doctorate in Information Systems, both from the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University. He has published several academic articles in the field of Information Systems related to disaster response and information security.