#StartupChats – How Technology is Changing Services and How to Adapt

About This Event

With the fast-paced world in which we live and do business, technology is ever-ingrained into our day-to-day. Be it through smart grocery stores or filing a tax claim, technology is being used to make what was once an ordinary task a cyber-experience that businesses and industry need to support. Find out how technology is changing the ways consumers interact with services and the best way to keep up with and adapt to the future.

Join Startup Canada (@Startup_Canada) and Export Development Canada (@ExportDevCanada) on February 22nd for a live #StartupChats on Twitter from 12pm – 1pm ET. Hosted by Lyndon Johnson, Founder of #Toronto based Comms Bar, we’ll be learning about how technology is changing services and the best ways to adapt.

  • Ivy Chen, VP, Strategic Partnerships & Managing Partner at CMEOW. Ivy sets innovative growth strategies and connects CMEOW with local collaborations and international partnerships. @cmeowcanada
  • Gurpreet Gosal, AI Research Engineer at Huawei Technologies. Building AI applications on custom Huawei hardware. @guresmax1
  • Steven Kayitare, Co-Founder of Pan-African Future Leaders Organisation. I am an entrepreneur, founder, co-founder or startup CEO, I support entrepreneurs.
  • Mame Diouf, President at DiMexnet-CI & Quebec Inc. @mhdiouf1
  • James Bowen, CEO of Experimental Simulations. Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Chair of Startup Canada Awards. @jamesbowen2015
  • Emily Harley, CEO of Wanderer Social Media. Social Media beyond expectation. We’ll make it simple, let’s Engage. @WandererSM
  • Jerry Zhang, Founder of eemart. I’m a entrepreneurial person. @m2tvTO
  • Jones Amerkhail, Freelancer at IEMS. Director/CEO Civil Engineer with MBA and PMP Certification Expected
  • Seyedeh Tannaz, Student, Concordia University. @Shamstannaz
  • Kara Morgan, COO and Lead Innovator at PlanIt! Outsourcing Solutions. We create innovative systems, products and service solutions to help SME’s increase operational efficiency, energy efficiency, capacity and productivity to help small businesses optimize their infrastructure and scale up. @planitoutsrcing
  • Angela Baltkois, CEO and Founder at Big Rig Wraps Transport Truck Advertising. I help brands become leaders in their industry. @bigrigwraps
  • Rodolfo Pozo, Founder & CEO, Blockchain4Latam. Committed to make Latin America a better place for everyone. Introducing Blockchain & Related Technologies to overcome LatAm’s biggest problems. CEO CFO experienced in Finance and Advisory to SME’s. @RodolfoPozoA
  • Tammantha Denyes, Owner at TD Accounting Services. Educator, disruptor and Cloud specialist in the accounting and business space. @TDaccounting
  • Tamara Tamara, Marketing Manager at 360 Business Marketing.Hard-working, goal-oriented leader focused on making an impact. @itstamaragt
  • Colin Weston, Co-Founder and Community Leader at Startup Vancouver and REVIVER Sport Entertainment. Sport innovation entrepreneur, podcast host and Startup Vancouver Community Leader. @ColinWeston01 and @Startup_YVR
  • Vishal Shrivastava, Technology Solution Advisor at Volunteer MBC. Technology Advisor to Non- Profits/ Public Sector – Product/ Project Management. @_thevishal
  • Joel Olandesca, CEO/Co-Founder at SOS Charging Solutions. SOS. @takechargesos
  • Ceri Haywood, President at Evace Corp. Delivering Results: Business, Leadership, Talent.
  • Sari Abdo, Cofounder, CEO at hungerhub. Cofounder, & CEO of hungerhub an online food delivery platform for the workspace. @MindOfSari
  • Mathew Lester, Partner & Practice Lead at IQ PARTNERS. Startup & Scaleup focused Recruiter & Partner at IQ PARTNERS. @MattLesterIQP
  • Ed Sosa, Founder & CEO at Ednaturals Healthy Foods. We help people succeed at eating healthy foods. @EdnaturalsFoods
  • Zenith Bhandari, Founder of Augmented Nirvana. I am open to all the craziest ideas and intend to share my knowledge while learning from everyone around. @ZenithBhandari
  • Jade Alberts, Owner of Jade Alberts Consulting. Small Business Strategist & Influencer / Business Development / Marketing / Content Creation / Enterpreneur. @Jade_A_Consult
  • Josh MacDonald, Owner of Black Sales. Black Sales – Connecting Retailers & Consumers To Brands Across Canada. @BlackSales_ca
  • Stephen Owiredu, Student/Entrepreneur/App Developer at Appstore Canada/ Startup Vaughan. Innovator. @stephen_owiredu
  • Monica Kelly, Personal Vegan Chef at Vegan Kitchen. @vegankitchen
  • Isabel Paulo, Founder at Higher Calling Co. Live your truth – expression of self through jewelry and apparel. @missisabelpaulo
  • Tram Trinh, CEO at Vitanlink. Entrepreneur, Executive and Non-Executive Director with deep tech start-ups and health technology expertise from SMEs to Fortune 500 organizations for more than 20 years. @tramchomy
  • Barry Hillier, Founder at eQuo. I’m an entrepreneur who loves to work with teams to inspire, ideate, build and disrupt. @hellofrombarry
  • Charlene Savoie, Naturotherapist & CEO at Peaceful Families & Peace Within Me. Naturotherapist that assists people to have more peace within them. @charlenesavoie
  • Helen Hirsh Spence, CEO/ Founder at Top Sixty Over Sixty. Founder and CEO of social enterprise Top Sixty Over Sixty. @Top60Over60
  • Kris Hans, Co-Founder and Strategists at Market Grade, an interdisciplinary consultancy focused on marketing, design, innovation, and strategy. @KrisHans
  • Bill Chuong, Director at Maple Smart Control. One Click by Mob then you can help the farmer to save the manpower and energy. @sumosumi04
  • Bob Gorham, Product Management Advisor at Bob Gorham Consulting. I help companies with their Product Strategy, Product Management, and Market Intelligence needs. @robertmgorham
  • Maria Julia Guimaraes, CEO, Head of Design at Totum Tech. UX Designer & Researcher, Systems Thinker, Architect. Totum Tech’s vision is to help people with invisible disabilities fulfill their potential and fully contribute to society. @mjuliaguimaraes
  • Stanley Loh, CEO at World Capacity Builders Inc. Elevating the capacities of the underprivileged, underserved and unbanked. @Lagusaya2
  • John Yoo, Co-Founder, Operations at Yuhu Inc. An end to end digital solution to help landlords and property managers operate their properties. @johnysyoo
  • Javier Santos, CEO at The House of Purpose. Sales and Marketing exec turned entrepreneur. @houseofpurpose
  • Joshua O’Grady, Co-Founder & CEO at Sprout.Fit. Charismatic startup leader in the Canadian Tech Sector. @sprout_fit
  • Lois Raats, Founder and Principal Consultant at Ready2Grow Associates. Ready2Grow helps small business owners double or triple their profits by improving strategies, systems, and people. @ready2growlois
  • Brittney Pickett, Director of Dream Fulfillment at Glass Cliff Divas. A digital marketing agency that specializes in social impact storytelling & advertising. @glasscliffdivas
  • Carolina Ponce de Leon, Entrepreneur at Business Ventures Academy, a space designed to inspire, support and lead those who are looking to reinvent themselves. @CPoncedeleon1
  • Greg Clark, CEO / Developer at Memair. Developer & Founder of a Ottawa based Startup focusing on Quantified Self. @gregologynet
  • Barbara Allbee, Owner & Operator at For My Family. We help overwhelmed, Divorced parents share child custody expenses with our mobile app. @CoparentMy
  • Susan Watkin, Accounting educator, business advisor, and start-up strategist at Susan Watkin, Business Advisory & Education. Providing education, advice, and strategies; collaborating with entrepreneurs to build their business, practice, or team. @WatkinSBS
  • James Hussaini, Founder at Synergii. An Entrepreneur With Social Aspirations. @jameshussaini
  • Alicia Roisman Ismach, Entrepreneur in Residence at Venn Innovation. Serial fintech entrepreneur, mentor and startup expert. @aliciarismach
  • Caspian Khw, CEO at Nova Shell Materials Technologies Inc. I am a CEO, international think tank leader of two small companies, single dad and synthwave enthusiast in my spare time. @Caspiankhw
  • Nilay Lad, Founder at JustCompare.ca. Thought leader and Banking Digital Innovation and CX Guru. @filefifosave
  • Ludovica Mazzucato, Chief Strategy and Development Officer at ADVANCE Concussion Clinic Inc. Senior Executive, 3x founder, 6 countries, 35 markets. @@ludovicamzz
  • Samantha Regimbal, Owner and Founder at What’s Up World, Sugar & Spice and Bossy. Ensuring that my companies, brands and teams are continuously excited and focused about our goals and are set up for success! @canadagirlboss
  • Alicia Grayeb, Program Manager, Startup Services at Venn Innovation. Mentoring and looking after entrepreneurs in early idea stages through our non-cohort program, Venn Garage. @alicegyb
  • Bruner Noziere, CEO at Netdollar. As an entrepreneur, I’m engaging to bring new financial technologies solutions. @brunernoziere
  • Hilda Gan, President and Chief People Officer at People Bright Consulting. Seasoned Entrepreneur and expert in workplace culture & HR who co founded and created a national Award winning Engineering Consulting firm that became a Top 10 of the 50 Best Workplaces in Canada. @pplebrightcon
  • Candace Huntly, Founding Partner at SongBIrd Marketing Communications. SongBird is a marketing and PR agency that helps businesses and brands develop growth strategies using a combination of traditional and digital tactics. @SongBird_TO
  • Helen Ofosu, Career Psychologist & HR Consultant at I/O Advisory Services.Career Psychologist & HR Consultant, building resilient careers and organizations. More than career coaching, it’s career psychology. @drheleno_ca
  • Serge Bornow, Owner at Nethandicap.com. Solutions for golf clubs, leagues and individuals. Recognized by USGA. @nethandicap
  • Benjamin Crudo, CEO at Diff Agency. Founder and CEO of e-commerce agency Diff, we make retail work better for companies large and small. @BENGMN
  • Ashwin Kutty, President and CEO at WeUsThem Inc. Forward thinking celebrates leader of WeUsThem Inc., an internationally recognized ad agency. @ideolocator
  • Christine Whone, Owner/ Communication Designer / Chapter Lead / Community Builder at Actually / Startup Barrie / Canada Learning Code. Canadian Success Coach and Business Mentor, Owner of Actually a Communication Design firm, Community Builder for Startup Barrie and Canada Learning Code Chapter Lead. @christinewhone
  • Frances Schagen, Founder at Business Owners Success Club. I teach business owners how to run their business based on my study of the most successful business owners. @FSchagen
  • Farah Saad, Founder & CEO at Be Kalm Mindfulness Consulting Co, a mindfulness consulting agency that specialize in stress and anxiety management, integrating mindfulness in the workplace, and 1 on 1 coaching. @bekalmmind
  • Nancy Priest, CEO at Glass of Learning. We help businesses and individuals reach their full potential through customized training that sticks. @nancypriest1
  • Rhonda Morrison, Director at CEDEC, youth startup business advisor. @RSMorrison
  • Cheryl Netterfield, CEO at Pomme-Health Inc,Physician developing health care app. @CherylNett
  • Senthil Ratnasabapathy, Head of Operations at Ubique Networks Inc, Setting up a company’s admin system, including PR, HR, funding docs etc. @@sratnasabapathy
  • Keenan Naneen, Owner of County Fare, Motivated, Determined and Creative.
  • Sandra Spencer, Consultant/Founder at Nimble Strategizing, Helping build and articulate business strategies for startups & scaleups. @nimblestrategy        
  • Cameron Ritchie, Founder and CEO of Homewurk, Promoting growth amongst Canada’s student population. @HomeWurkApp   
  • Richard Taylor, Founder of Trusted Advisor to Entrepreneurs, I help entrepreneurs realize their business dreams. @CFOentrepreneur    
  • Elizabeth Romo-Rabago,Co-founder of Ciclomanias, I am a biologist social impact entrepreneur.  
  • Amanda Gobatto, Digital Mentor, Business Strategist + Coach at Digital Girl Consulting, Digital Mentor, Strategist and Coach who provides small business owners with the tools, resources and support required to shine in the online aspects of their business and beyond. @digitalgirlca     
  • Tina Todorovic, Co-Founder and CEO at Social Web Suite,the first and only social media platform deeply integrated with WordPress. @TinaTO
  • Emily Foucault, Owner and President at ThinkHatch, a strategic marketing communications agency with the primary goal to connect startups and small businesses to clients through social media marketing. ThinkHatch has an innovative structure within the marketing world that focuses on life balance and well-being, by leveraging a cloud-based, freelance based network. @thinkhatchCA
  • Rashida Geddes, Millennial Leadership Coach and Talent Partner at Rashida Geddes International. Rashida is on a mission to help ambitious and purpose driven Millennial’s step into their POWER as leaders and change agents , @RashidaGeddes