Past Speakers

We've brought exciting speakers in the past, including Edward Snowden, Astronaut Chris Hadfield, BNN Anchor Michael Hainsworth, & Dragon's Den cast members: Bruce Croxon, Michael Wekerle, Dianne Buckner.

Anand Sanwal
CEO & Co-Founder
CB Insights
Edward Snowden
Former Intelligence Officer & Whistleblower
Marc Lustig
CEO
CannaRoyalty Corp.
Nick Waddell
Founding Editor
Cantech Letter
Ezra Chang
Technology & Healthcare Investment Banking
Mackie Research Capital Corporation
Daniel Kim
Paradigm Capital
Bruce Croxon
A Digital Innovator Finding & Investing in The Next Canadian Wave
Round13 Capital
Michael Wekerle
Chairman and Co-founder
Difference Capital Inc.
Michael Hainsworth
Business Reporter
Business News Network
Frank Mersch
Chief Investment Officer & Senior Portfolio Manager
Front Street Capital
Colin Fisher
Portfolio Manager and President
StableView Asset Management Inc.
Carol Leaman
President & CEO
Axonify
Michael Kousaie
Head of Business Development, Technology
Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange
Vern Brownell
President & CEO
D-Wave Systems
Sean Silcoff
Business Reporter
Globe and Mail
Pardeep S. Sangha, B.A.Sc., MBA
Senior Technology Analyst
Haywood Securities Inc.
Michael Delage
Chief Technology Officer
General Fusion
Peter Misek
Partner, IT Venture Fund
BDC
Eden Rahim
Portfolio Manager
Next Edge Capital Corp.
Alison Silva
President & CEO
Critical Outcome Technologies Inc.
Eugene Williams
Executive Chairman
Promis Neurosciences Inc.
R. Lee Buckler, B. Ed, LLB
President, CEO & Director
RepliCel Life Sciences Inc.
Ian Black
General Manager
Uber Canada
Markus Frind
Founder
Plentyoffish
John Ruffolo
Chief Executive Officer
OMERS Ventures
Tom Liston
Difference Capital Inc.
Robert Fonn
Partner
DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
Brent Holliday
Founder & CEO
Garibaldi Capital Advisors Ltd.
Roger Hardy
Co-Founder and CEO
SHOES.COM
Sean Clark
Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer
SHOES.COM
Ted Livingston
Founder & CEO
Kik Interactive Inc.
Dean Nicolacakis
Principal, Co-leader of Fintech Practice
PwC
Randy Cass CFA, LLB, MBA
CEO / Founder / Portfolio Manager
Nest Wealth Asset Management Inc.
Jake Tyler
Co-Founder and CEO
Payso
Peter Misek
Partner, IT Venture Fund
BDC
Brenda M. Hogan, MBA
Senior Investment Manager
Ontario Capital Growth Corporation (OCGC)
Janet Bannister
General Partner
Real Ventures
Andrew Graham
Co-Founder and CEO
Borrowell
Simon Chong
Co-Founder
Georgian Partners
Matt Golden
Managing Partner
Golden Venture Partners
Steve W. Chung
Founder & CEO
Frankly Inc.
Michael Litt
Co-founder & CEO
Vidyard
Ted Hastings
CEO
Perk.com
Ethan Song
Co-founder, CEO, and Creative Director
Frank & Oak
Jason Moreau
CEO & Director
Plus8 Global Ventures
Sanjeev Chawla
President and CEO
Agnity Inc.
Rene Lamontagne
CTO
NuRAN Wireless
Yair Weisblum
Partner, Financial Services Strategy & Operations
PwC
Frank Coccia
Chief Executive Officer
PUDO
Stuart Browne
CEO & Founder
Pycap Venture Partners
Ungad Chadda
Senior Vice President
Toronto Stock Exchange
Fraser Atkinson
Chairman
GreenPower Motor Company
Kevan Cowan
TSX Inc.
Massimo Voci
Research Analyst - Technology & Special Situations
Haywood Securities
Robert Young
Director, Technology Equity Research
Canaccord Genuity
Ron Shuttleworth
President
RES Group Inc. & Analyst, Stableview Asset Management
Andrew Reid
Founder, President and Chief Product Officer
Vision Critical Communications Inc.
Rob Bakshi
Chief Executive Officer
Apivio Systems Inc.
David Baazov
CEO
Amaya Inc.
Jeff Booth
Co-founder
Risetech Capital
Ray Sharma
Founder and Executive Managing Partner
Extreme Venture Partners
Greg Hope
Chair of the Investment Advisory Board
Sora Capital Corp
Chris Sukornyk
Founder
Chango
Dianne Buckner
Host
CBC Dragons' Den
Blake Corbet
Managing Director, Head of Technology & Diversified Investment Banking
PI Financial Corp.
Pete Low
Chief Financial Officer
Halogen Software Inc.
Cameron Chell
Co-founder
Slyce Inc.
Allen Lau
Wattpad
Dan Blondal
CEO
Nano One Materials Corp.
Chris Hadfield
Former Commander of Intl Space Station
Mark McQueen
Wellington Financial LP
Sir Terry Matthews
Wesley Clover International
Alex Daley
Casey Research
Mike Edwards
LX Ventures
Tom Astle
Difference Capital Inc.
Barry Richards
Paradigm Capital, Inc.
Art Mesher
Neil Johnson
Difference Capital Inc.