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Past Speakers

Ali Asaria
Ali Asaria

Founder and CEO, Tulip Retail

Taylor Bond
Taylor Bond

Vice President, Venture Out

Alex Bouchard
Alex Bouchard

Student Leader, SHAD

Catherine Bracy
Catherine Bracy

Co-Founder and Executive Director, TechEquity Collaborative

Mallorie Brodie
Mallorie Brodie

CEO and Co-founder, Bridgit

Charlie Brooker
Charlie Brooker

Writer, Producer and Broadcaster,

Marc Castel
Marc Castel

Mentor, Volunteer, Investor, CEO, Fiix Software

Ed Catmull
Ed Catmull

President and Co-founder, Pixar Animation Studios

Barish Chagger
The Honourable Bardish Chagger

Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, Government of Canada

Yesenia Cheekinew
Yesenia Cheekinew

Student Leader,

Anne Connelly
Anne Connelly

Faculty, Singularity University

Phillip Crawley
Phillip Crawley

Publisher & CEO, The Globe and Mail

Kate Darling
Kate Darling

Robot ethicist, MIT Media Lab

Michael Denham
Michael Denham

President and CEO, BDC

Neil Desai
Neil Desai

Director, Corporate Affairs, Magnet Forensics

Robyn Doolittle
Robyn Doolittle

Journalist and Author, Globe and Mail

Joseph Fung
Joseph Fung

Co-founder and CEO, Kiite

François Gand
François Gand

Founder and CEO, NURO

Suzanne Gildert
Suzanne Gildert

Founder and CEO, Sanctuary AI

Mallory Greene
Mallory Greene

Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Wealthsimple

Marianne Harrison
Marianne Harrison

President and CEO, John Hancock

Hillary Hartley
Hillary Hartley

Chief Digital Officer, Province of Ontario

Mary Pat Hinton
Mary Pat Hinton

CEO and co-founder, Emmetros Limited

Mathew Ingram
Mathew Ingram

Chief Digital Writer, Columbia Journalism Review

Tim Jackson
Tim Jackson

President and CEO, SHAD

Bozoma Saint John
Bozoma Saint John

Chief Brand Officer, Uber

David Johnston
The Right Honourable David Johnston, C.C.

Chair, Rideau Hall Foundation

Spike Jonze
Spike Jonze

Writer and director, Her, Being John Malkovich, Where the Wild Things Are

Rana el Kaliouby
Rana el Kaliouby

CEO, Affectiva

Harleen Kaur
Harleen Kaur

CEO and Co-Founder, Ground

John Kelleher
John Kelleher

Partner, McKinsey & Company

Iain Klugman
Iain Klugman

President and CEO, Communitech

Dr. Sonny Kohli
Dr. Sonny Kohli

Physician, Faculty; Founder, McMaster University, Cloud DX

Sarah Lacy
Sarah Lacy

Founder, Editor-in-Chief and CEO, PandoMedia

Carol Leaman
Carol Leaman

CEO, Axonify Inc.

Michael Litt
Michael Litt

Co-founder and CEO, Vidyard

Ted Livingston
Ted Livingston

Founder and CEO, Kik

Marylin Ma
Marylin Ma

Co-founder, Quali AI

Mark McArdle
Mark McArdle

Technology Executive,

Marcel O’Gorman
Marcel O’Gorman

University Research Chair and Director of the Critical Media Lab, University of Waterloo

Loren Padelford
Loren Padelford

Vice President & GM, Shopify

Krista Pawley
Krista Pawley

CMO and Impact Lead, SingularityU Canada

Mark Sakamoto
Mark Sakamoto

Executive Vice President, Think Research

Jad Saliba
Jad Saliba

Founder and CTO, Magnet Forensics

Talia Sanhewe
Talia Sanhewe

Founder, Television Producer, Reporter, Presenter, Talia Productions Ltd.

Craig Silverman
Craig Silverman

Fake News Expert, Media Editor, Buzzfeed

Jeanette Stock
Jeanette Stock

Co-Founder, Venture Out

Joseph Tafese
Joseph Tafese

Software Engineering Student, University of Waterloo

Scott Totzke
Scott Totzke

Co-Founder and CEO, ISARA Corporation

Rita Trichur
Rita Trichur

Financial Services Editor, The Globe and Mail

Russell Verbeeten
Russell Verbeeten

Managing Director, Consensys Canada

Steven Wang
Steven Wang

Founder and Chairperson, Yiqiao

Siyabulela Xuza
Siyabulela Xuza

Rocket Scientist, Founder, Galactic Energy Ventures

Richard Yim
Richard Yim

Founder, Demine Robotics

Tickets

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Have a question about ticket pricing or group discounts? We’re here to help – truenorthtickets@communitech.ca.

Student, Startup, Community and Nonprofit

$200

Nov 1 - Jan 31
$200
Feb 1 - Apr 30
$200
May 1 - June 19

Innovation Centre (G4E, CDMN, RIC and TECNA members)

$200

Nov 1 - Jan 31
$200
Feb 1 - Apr 30
$200
May 1 - June 19

Scale-up, Government, Academic and Investor

$395

Nov 1 - Jan 31
$545
Feb 1 - Apr 30
$695
May 1 - June 19

Corporate

$795

Nov 1 - Jan 31
$895
Feb 1 - Apr 30
$995
May 1 - June 19

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