My Mark Zuckerberg Moment
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
5:00 pm — 6:00 pm
It’s all about the ‘aha’ moment on the road to business success. Entrepreneurs from a variety of industries describe the defining challenges they overcame, and how they were able to translate their ideas into successful operations.
Executive Director, ASTech Foundation
Director, Strategic Projects, Canadian Cloud Council
Lynn has been a leader in the Canadian Information and Communications Technology sector for over 25 years. She has been active in ICT research, development, commercialization, innovation policy, international recruiting, e-Science and cyber-infrastructure with leadership roles at the Alberta Research Council, iCORE and Cybera. She has started two companies. She holds a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Queen’s University and sits on many board and advisory committees.
President and CEO, Cybera
Robin is a technology leader and entrepreneur who has led several organizations from start-up and growth to international success. He has worked in both the commercial and non-profit sectors, specializing at the crossroads where information technology is applied to sectors such as oil and gas and health.
CEO and Co-Founder, Spotcast Inc
Spotcast is an Alberta-based discovery mobile app developed by Marco’s company. Before Spotcast, he was the SVP, business development at Poynt, responsible for strategic partnership and global distribution. Marco has held numerous executive roles in the technology industry, serving as vice president of sales and marketing for RenoWorks and co-founder and vice president of business development at Cambrian House (Chaordix), a crowdsourcing technology platform. He was also president of an international agriculture and biomass consulting and manufacturing firm before it’s acquisition in 2005.
Pieter Boekhoff and Kenneth Bond
Founders, POSH View
The Calgary based company, POSH View, is making simple life experiences more exciting. With the use of interactive, adaptive, and multi-touch technology, founders Pieter Boekhoff and Kenneth Bond are changing the ways individuals understand and interact with the world. In addition to co-founding POSH View, Kenneth is also the CEO and founder of POSH Media, a marketing agency with offices in Calgary, Vancouver, and Toronto; while Pieter is also the Co-Founder of the Calgary incubator space AcceleratorYYC.