"What's Happening in Calgary's Innovation and Technology Ecosystem!"
Guest Panel Includes:
Alice Reimer, Tech Entrepreneur & Director, Creative Destruction Labs
Alice Reimer is a successful tech entrepreneur and dedicated community mentor and leader. She co-founded Calgary-based Evoco, whose technology became the standard construction management system for global retailers including Home Depot, Walmart and Luxottica. Most recently, Alice was the CEO of Chaordix, a pioneering software leader in the crowdsourcing and open innovation space, with global clients including LEGO, Procter & Gamble, KPMG and IBM.
Sean Languedoc, CEO, Code in Canada
Dan Giurescu, Founder and CEO, TerraHub
Dan Giurescu created TerraHub after his own attempt to build a blockchain product and struggling to find realistic, knowledgeable sources. Dan thrives on the challenge of commercializing new concepts, guiding teams and inspiring action by creating an environment where taking risks in pursuit of success is encouraged. He leveraged his industry and regulatory knowledge, financial acumen and technology expertise to co-found Caledonia Solutions, a supply chain software for the dangerous goods industry, moving the industry away from paper and into digital innovation.
Joelle Foster, Executive Director, Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking, University of Calgary
As Director of Futurpreneur Canada, overseeing Manitoba, Alberta, Saskatchewan and the North, Joelle Foster supported the launch of over 450 new youth-led businesses in the region, leveraging more than $36 million in business financing. At the Hunter Hub, Joelle is steering the development and execution of entrepreneurial thinking initiatives at the University of Calgary.