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#StartupDay

#SBW2018

Presented by

SPEAKERS

2018 SPEAKERS COMING SOON....VIEW THE 2017 LINE-UP

Catherine Clark

Emcee

@catherinejclark

Bruce Croxon

Partner

@bruce_croxon

Michele Romanow

Founder and CEO

@MicheleRomanow

Dax Dasilva

Founder & CEO

@daxdasilva

David Alston

Chief Entrepreneur

in Residence

@davidalston

Nicole Verkindt

Founder & CEO

@nicoleverkindt

Matt Switzer

SVP Strategy

& Corporate Dev.

@matthswitzer

Anthony

Lacavera

Founder & Chairman

@AnthonyLacavera

Jonathan Ortmans
President

@Jortmans

Kerlande Mibel

Présidente-fondatrice

@KerlandeMibel

Narjès Boufaden

Founder & CEO

@KeatextAI

Adam Blinick

Director of

Public Policy

@AdamBlinick

Catherine Cano

President & GM

@icicano

Komal Minhas

Founder & CEO

@komalminhas

Paul Whitney & Liz Connell

Founders

@AfricanBHoney

Alexandra Dagg

Manager of Public Policy

@Airbnb

Andrea Palmer

Founder & CEO

@aehpalmer

The Hon. Bardish Chagger

Minister of Small Business

and Tourism

Anne Whelan

President & CEO

BDC Board Director

@annemwhelan

Brian Lang

President

@langbma

Dr. Sean Wise

Professor of 

Entrepreneurship

@seanwise

Dr. Ailish Campbell

Chief Trade

Commissioner @Ailish_Campbell

Jeff Cates

President

@jeff_cates1

Claudette Commanda

Algonquin First Nation

Knowledge Keeper

Scott Brison

President

The Treasury Board of Canada

@scottbrison

Jennifer Sloan

VP Public Policy

@MastercardCAnws

Eli Fathi

CEO

@mindbridge_ai

Jason Flick

Co-Founder & CEO

@jasonflick

Jonathan Greechan

Co-Founder

@jonnystartup

Melloney Campbell

Community Leader

@MellFeurtado13

John Hamblin

Community Lead

Meghann Coleman

Startup Services

Manager

@voltaeffect

Maayan Ziv

Founder & CEO

@maayanziv

Michael Denham

President & CEO

@bdc_ca

Nyla Ahmad

SVP of

Enterprise Marketing

@RogersBiz

Michael Wernick

Clerk of the

Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet

@Clerk_GC

Mike Lee

President

@Fundica

Nilufer Erdebil

@digitalNil

Nilufer Erdebil

CEO

@digitalNil

Rivers Corbett

Entrepreneur

in Residence

@RiversCorbett

Victoria LaBillois

Founder & President

@wejuseg

Phil Telio

Founder

@PTelio

Sergio Escobar

@SergiusEscobar

Sergio Escobar

Managing Director

@SergiusEscobar

Greg Dumont

Director of

Sourcing

@LockheedMartin

Rosemary

Chapdelaine

VP & GM

@rjclmc

Wendy Mayhew

CEO

@wendy_mayhew

Simon

d'Entremont

NS Deputy 

Minister of Seniors

Alex Benay

Chief Information

Officer

@AlexBenay

Paul Gaspar

Director of Small Business

@UPS_SmallBizCA

John Buck

CEO

@CEDEC_QC

Almas Jiwani

AJ Foundation

@AlmasJiwani

Heather Galt

Director of Fierce

Founders

@headinoz

Andy Nulman

Founder

@AndyNulman

Camille McInnis

Acquisition & Marketing

@camillemcinnis

Patrice Mousseau

Founder

@MousseauPatrice

Kelly Lovell

Founder & CEO

@KellyALovell

Maria Locker

Founder & CEO

@MompreneurMaria

Sam Moonsammy

Publicist

@smoonsammy

Rick Spence

Entrepreneur Columnist

@RickSpence

Pamela Goldsmith-Jones

Parliamentary Secretary

@pgoldsmithjones

Steven McKinnon

Parliamentary Secretary

Minister of Public Services & Procurement

Brenda Halloran

Chair of the Startup

Canada Board 

@BrendaHalloran1

Helen Joncas

Senior Leader

Donna Kinoshita

SVP Core, Digital and New Business Ventures

@MastercardCAnws

Rob Turk

Executive Director

StartupGov

Angela

Larraguibel

Director

Communitech

@ALarraguibel

Ambassador

Nimrod Barkan

Embassy of Israel in Canada

@IsraelinCanada

Heather Abbey

Founder & CEO

Christoph Atz

President

UPS Canada

Deirdre Bergin

Head, BMO Tech & 

Innovation Sector

Chris Baird

Senior Program Director

Julia Fournier

President &

CEO

Shyra

Barberstock

President & CEO

Okwaho Equal Source

@shybarberstock

Jeff Lehman

Mayor of Barrie

Dr. Paul Chaput

President

Creative Consulting

Jeff Ryzner

President

@northforgemb