Alex Tapscott BLKCH Research Institute
Alex Tapscott is a globally-recognized writer, speaker, investor and advisor focused on the impact of emerging technologies, such as blockchain and cryptocurrencies, on business, society and government. He is the co-author (with Don Tapscott) of the critically acclaimed non-fiction best-seller,...
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Hamed Shahbazi Wellness Lifestyles Inc.
Hamed has 20+ years of Experience as technology focused operator. He Founded TIO Networks (TSXV:TNC) as a kiosk solution provider in 1997 and has transitioned it into a multi-channel payment solution provider specializing in bill payment and other financial services. TIO Networks was acquired by...
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Jamie Brown Canaccord Genuity
Scott Larson Helios Wire IoT
Scott was formerly CEO, co-founder, and Director of UrtheCast, a new entrant into the remote sensing industry. At UrtheCast, he led the company through the start-up, IPO, and into the operational phase, ultimately raising over $225 million and ramping up to 250 employees and reaching a market...
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Dan Burgar VR/AR Association & Archiact
Dan lead's Business Development and Partnerships at Archiact, North America's fastest growing and largest dedicated VR/MR content & strategy studio. He is also the President of The VR/AR Association in Vancouver and BC, an international organization designed to foster collaboration...
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Dr. Brendan Byrne TELUS Health
A doctor by vocation, and an entrepreneur by profession, I have spent over 25 years exploring how digital health can turn information into better health outcomes. I currently wear multiple hats: Chief Innovation Officer for TELUS Health, principal at FIRSTEP Innovations Inc., physician at Wellness...
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Alan Treddenick BlackBerry
Alan is currently responsible for leading and coordinating BlackBerry's strategic relations with law enforcement, intelligence, and security agencies around the world on issues related to national security, criminal investigations, cyber crime, and other regulatory concerns. Alan joined...
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Harry Pokrandt Hive Blockchain Technologies Ltd
Nancy Basi Vancouver Economic Commission
As Executive Director of the Film and Media Centre, Nancy works strategically to grow the screen-based industry for the City of Vancouver. Included in her portfolio are film, television, visual effects and animation, games and virtual reality. Additionally, Nancy promotes the City of Vancouver as a...
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Marc Van Der Chijs First Block Capital
Former Dutch entrepreneur in China, now venture capitalist and investment banker in Vancouver, Canada. Specialties: investing, Internet, Bitcoin, blockchain, financial tech, p2p marketplaces, health tech, China
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Anne-Marie Enns Archiact
Anne-Marie is the Executive Producer the largest Virtual and Augmented Reality Conference and Expo in the Pacific Northwest. An award-winning event producer by trade, she has worked on world-class events such as TED Conferences, Honda Celebration of Light and Bloor Street Entertains, to name a few....
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Martin Cronin Patriot One Technologies Inc.
Martin Cronin is an expert in the areas of counter-terrorism, conflict resolution, and government/corporate interface. He has extensive experience in high intensity conflict environments and recently served as CEO of a private company specializing in communications and survivability technologies....
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Anthony Brown AMPD Gaming Technology
Co- Founder of Infinite Game Publishing (IGP), and Seven Group. Pioneered Digital Media infrastructure technology industry in Canada. Successful online publisher of MechWarrior Online. Technology innovator in the field of architecture design for digital media.
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Dr. Tom Elliott Personalized Biomarkers Inc. & BC Diabetes
Dr. Elliott obtained his medical degree (MBBS) in 1982 from the University of Queensland, Australia. In 1985, he moved to Canada, where he completed his core specialist internal medicine training at the University of British Columbia (UBC). From 1989 to 1991, Dr. Elliott took advanced training in...
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Ryan Irvine KeyStone Financial
Ryan Irvine is founder of KeyStocks.com one of Canada's only independent stock market research advisor firms. KeyStock.com specializes in uncovering, before the broader market, under-followed small-to-midsized companies that are financially sound and producing solid growth in both revenues and...
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Dora Cheng uForis VR
"Before discovering VR, Dora was a Project Manager/Game Producer for AAA console videogames such as FIFA and The Sims at Electronic Arts, and critically-acclaimed social and casual games at Big Fish Games. Dora has been a VR enthusiast and evangelist since putting on the Oculus Rift DK1 for...
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Ryan Peterson Finger Food Studios
Finger Food’s resident futurist, Ryan Peterson is our rocket fuel. His extraordinary vision and strategic planning comes through a deep understanding of human history. His business development expertise and leadership skills led Finger Food to pivot from a video game company to a world-class...
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Aaron Dunn KeyStone Financial
Aaron Dunn, CFA, is senior analyst at KeyStock.com, Canada's leading provider of independent, unbiased investment research on North American stock markets. A unique research firm, KeyStock.com has a near 20-year track record of identifying fundamentally strong and attractively valued stocks...
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Chris Parry Equity Guru
Chris Parry is the founder and head writer at Equity.Guru. In a little over a year, the company has grown to an eight-person operation, with 30+ clients across all sectors, and an audience of young, newly minted investors. The former Director of Editorial at Stockhouse, and a journalist at the...
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Norma K. Biln Augerex
Norma Biln has brought strategic and operational execution excellence to each position she has held along her career. Throughout her 24 years in the life sciences she has worked along, built and led teams that have consistently exceeded corporate goals. Norma began her career in clinical research...
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Blake Corbet PI Financial Corp.
Blake Corbet is Managing Director and Head of the Technology & Diversified Industries Investment Banking Group at PI Financial Corp. Mr. Corbet has over 25 years of experience as an investment banker in London, New York, Toronto and Vancouver providing advisory and capital markets services to...
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Kevin Oke LlamaZOO
I'm co-founder and VP of Sales of LlamaZOO Interactive - we're an internationally recognized, award-winning AR/VR communications and training company, creators of a 3d learning and communication platform for higher ed and enterprise. The first application for our platform is EasyAnatomy, a...
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Aimee Gagnon Dojo Card
Aimee is an experienced senior manager working in the tech space. She has a passion for strategy, marketing and community. With a natural toolkit of soft skills developed over years of hands-on experience, Aimee has demonstrated an ability to bring teams together and get people working toward a...
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Bill McGraw Wavefront
I have worked for both large and small firms, started several businesses and executed plans for sales, marketing, product and service offering development, client management, pricing models, operational execution and financials. I have hired, developed and managed both staff and consultants by...
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Mitchell Smith Global Energy Metals Corporation
Prior to being appointed President & CEO of Global Energy Metals, Mr. Smith held increasingly senior capital market positions through his involvement with various mining groups including Global Cobalt Corp, International Barytex Resources and Petaquilla Copper Ltd. Accomplished executive and...
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David Cameron Invrs3d Cinema Reality
Writer, Producer, Actor, Teacher, and Technology Consultant with both client-side and vendor-side experience ranging from conceptualization all the way through to final delivery. Multifaceted content-creator, previously a technical writer, psychology researcher, and website developer. INVRS3D...
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Guy is an entrepreneur and blockchain thought leader. He has been working in the blockchain space since 2011 and in 2015 founded BTL, the worlds first public blockchain company, with a focus on bringing blockchain to enterprise with its Interbit platform. Guy has been chief executive for BTL since...
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James Black Canadian Securities Exchange
James Black is the VP, Listings Development for the Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE”). Based in Vancouver, BC Mr. Black manages the CSE’s domestic and international programs for attracting exciting new companies to the exchange as well as evangelizing the CSE as “the...
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Dean Sutton Northstar Venture Technologies Inc.
Working at the intersection of technology, entrepreneurship and capital markets, Mr. Sutton is a serial entrepreneur and active investor that has developed, funded, and exited numerous technology companies. With a relentless focus on emerging technologies that have the biggest impact on industry at...
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Gianni Kovacevic My Electrician Drives a Porsche? & Exec. Chairman CopperBank
Gianni Kovacevic is a thought leader on realistic environmentalism, a well known investor in the natural resource sector and an expert on all things related to copper. He is a sought after speaker who fascinates audiences with his artful storytelling and picturesque analysis that makes complicated...
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Rashid Ahmed BioMark Diagnostics