2017 Speakers

Ali Pourdad
Co-Founder & CEO, Progressa

Alyssa Furtado
Co-Founder & CEO, RateHub.ca

Andrew Sider
CEO, VarageSale

Ben Zifkin
Founder & CEO, Hubba

Brandon Kane
Co-Founder & CTO, Vantage

Brandon Koffler
CEO, FanXchange

Cameron Gordon
Head of Communications, Canada, Twitter

Corey Gross
Founder & CEO, Sensibill

Darrell Heaps
Founder & CEO, Q4

David Lennie
Senior Vice President of Data & Analytics, Shopify

Deborah Hall
CEO, DIVE Networks

Jason Tham
Co-Founder & CEO, Nulogy

John Mavriyannakis
Sr. Vice President, Operations & Services, Soroc Technology Inc.

Jordan Ekers
Co-Founder & Chief Customer Officer, Nudge Rewards

Josh McConnell
Technology Editor & Reporter, Financial Post

Lily Jamali
Anchor, Bloomberg Markets: Canada

Lisa Winberg
Senior Manager, Talent North America, Hired

Mallorie Brodie
Co-Founder & CEO, Bridgit

Marie Chevrier
Founder & CEO, Sampler

Mark Organ
Founder & CEO, Influitive

Mark Priatel
CTO, Klipfolio

Michael Kousaie
Head of Business Development, Technology, Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange

Michael Litt
Co-Founder & CEO, Vidyard

Michael Serbinis
Founder & CEO, League

Mike Gettis
Founder & CEO, Endy

Mike McDerment
Co-Founder & CEO, FreshBooks

Mike Silagadze
Founder & CEO, TopHat

Narbe Alexandrian
Senior Associate, OMERS Ventures

Nikolai Bratkovski
Co-Founder & CEO, Opencare

Sheetal Jaitly
Founder & CEO, TribalScale

Stephany Lapierre
CEO, tealbook

Yoav Schwartz
Co-Founder & CEO, Uberflip

Sunil Sharma
Director, Founder Institute Toronto

TECHWEEK 100 Toronto

Heather Anne Ritchie

Co-Founder, Repable

Gimmy Chu

Co-Founder & CEO, Nanoleaf

Marie Chevrier

Founder & CEO, Sampler

Andrew D'Souza

Co-Founder & CEO, Clearbanc

Rob Douglas

Chairman & CEO, BioConnect

Craig Fitzpatrick

Founder & CEO, PageCloud

Ariel Garten

InteraXon (Muse), Founder

Eric Green

CEO and Co-Founder, Askuity

Nadia Hamilton

President & Founder, Magnusmode

Zak Homuth

Co-Founder & CEO, Upverter

Nadya Khoja

Marketing Director, Venngage

Krista LaRiviere

Founder & CEO, gShift

Lauren Lake

Co-Founder, Bridgit

Mauricio Meza

Co-founder & CEO, Komodo OpenLab

Mina Mitry

Co Founder & CEO, Kepler Communications Inc.

Jennifer Moss

Co-Founder & Chief Communications Officer, Plasticity Labs

Ali Nawab

Founder & CEO, Kiwi

Latif Nanji

Co-Founder & CEO, Roadmunk

Jamie Schneiderman

Founder & CEO, Clearfit

Chakameh Shafii

Co-Founder & CEO, TranQool

Jamie Shulman

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Hubdoc

Alan Smithson

CEO, MetaVRse

Sherry Shannon

President and CEO, TrustPoint Innovation Technologies, Ltd.

Ivan Tsarynny

CVO and Co-Founder, PostBeyond

Lily Tse

Founder & CEO, Think Dirty

Nicole Verkindt

Founder & CEO, OMX

Eva Wong

Co-Founder & COO, Borrowell

Elena Yunusov

Founder & Head Marketer, Communicable Inc.

Hui Yuan Xiong

Co-Founder, Deep Genomics

Ben Zlotnick

Founder & CEO, Eden App

Ali Asaria

Founder & CEO, Tulop Retail

Jamie Alexander

Co-Founder and CTO, Sensibill Inc.

Alyssa Atkins

Marketing Lead, CareGuide.com

Jason Atkins

CEO, 360insights.com

Matthew Bailey

Co-Founder, Thalmic Labs

Vitalik Buterin

Founder, Ethereum

Lori Casselman

Chief Health Officer, League Inc.

Brittany Forsyth

SVP of HR, Shopify

Michael Gettis

Co-Founder & CEO, Endy Sleep

Malgosia Green

Chief Product Officer, Top Hat

Darrell Heaps

Founder & CEO, Q4 Inc.

Mike Katchen

Co-Founder & CEO, Wealth Simple

Allen Lau

Co-Founder & CEO, Wattpad

Carol Leaman

CEO, Axonify

Gregory Levey

CEO, Figure 1

Blair Livingston

CEO, Street Contxt

Ted Livingston

CEO, Kik

Stuart Lombard

Founder & CEO, Ecobee

Karl Martin

Founder & CEO, Nymi

Rebecca McKillican

President & CEO, Well.ca

Mike McDerment

Co-Founder & CEO, FreshBooks

Brian Mech

President & CEO, eSight Corporation

Jacqui Murphy

VP Marketing, Auvik Networks Inc.

Carolyn Raab

VP Product Management, Corsa Technology

Shahrzad Rafati

Founder & CEO, BroadbandTV

Matt Rendall

CEO, Clearpath Robotics

Yoav Schwartz

Co-Founder & CEO, Uberflip

Wehuns Tan

Managing Director, Flipp

Holly Tiessen

SVP Customer Success, Intelex Technologies Inc.

Jason Theofilos

Co-Founder & CEO, MUNDOmedia

Bijan Vaez

Co-Founder & CTO, EventMobi

Paul Vallee

President & CEO, Pythian

Shelby Walsh

President, Trend Hunter

Casper Wong

Co-Founder & COO, Financeit

Andy Yang

CEO, 500px

Ben Zifkin

Founder & CEO, Hubba

Tami Zuckerman

Co-Founder & Chief Customer Officer, VarageSale

Brian Antonen

Partner, Celtic House Venture Partners

Alex Baker

Partner, Relay Venture

Janet Bannister

General Partner, Real Ventures

Michael Flood

Managing Director, Northleaf Capital Partners

Matt Golden

Managing Director, Golden Venture Partners

Gideon Hayden

Co-Founder & Partner, Leaders Fund

Jacki Jenuth

Partner, Lumira Capital

Anthony Lacavera

Founder & Chairman, Globalive Capital

Eva Lau

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Two Small Fish Ventures

Michelle McBane

Investment Director, MaRS Discovery District, Investment Accelerator Fund

Jane Podbelskaya

Growth Equity Investor, Georgian Partners

Lauren Robinson

COO, Highline Beta

Whitney Rockley

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, McRock Capital

John Ruffolo

CEO, OMERS Ventures

Michelle Scarborough

Managing Director, BDC

Sunil Sharma

Managing Partner, Extreme Venture Partners and Extreme Accelerator

Sanjay Singhal

Venture Partner, Canada, 500 Startups

Mark Skapinker

Managing Partner, Brightspark

Navdeep Bains

Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Government of Canada

Shaharris Beh

CEO, HackerNest

Rola Dagher

President, Cisco

Sage Franch

Technical Evangelist, Microsoft

Breanna Hughes

Co-Founder, Ladies Learning Code

Bilal Khan

Founding Managing Director, One Eleven

Iain Klugman

CEO, Communitech

Michael Litt

Co-Founder and CEO, Vidyard

Tiff Macklem

Dean, University of Toronto

Heather Payne

Founder & CEO, HackerYou

Vicki Saunders

Founder, SheEO Inc

Abdullah Snobar

Executive Director, The DMZ at Ryerson University

Kirstine Stewart

Chief Strategy Officer, Diply

John Tory

Mayor, City of Toronto

Kristina Verner

VP, Innovation, Sustainability & Prosperity, Waterfront Toronto

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