The Accelerator Centre announced Wednesday the appointment of Tim Jackson as CEO and associate vice president of commercialization at the University of Waterloo. The position was previously held by Tom Corr, who was recently appointed as president and CEO of the Ontario Centres of Excellence. Jackson previously served as vice-chair of the Accelerator Centre board of directors. He is the co-founder of venture capital firm Tech Capital Partners, and was previously CEO and CFO of PixStream. The Waterloo Accelerator Centre cultivates technology entrepreneurship.