VP Engineering, Bonfire

Kris Braun

Speaking Session:

Stronger Together: Hiring Skilled Refugees

Thursday, June 20 @ 9:20 AM – 9:30 AM Stage A

Tech companies have a unique role to play in addressing the global refugee crisis. By building pathways for talented people displaced by conflict, we create a complementary solution to traditional refugee resettlement. Hear the story of Canada's first refugee resettled as a skilled worker and join the movement hiring the next wave!

Kris Braun is the VP Engineering at Bonfire and a University of Waterloo Computer Science grad. He runs on Lean principles and cycling endorphins, growing teams through persistent optimism.

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