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The Business Leadership Podcast: Elaine Mah, Director at Intel Canada

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Elaine Mah is the Director for Canada at Intel Corporation and a 12 year veteran with the company. Among her many achievements

The Business Leadership Podcast: Jeff Cates, President & CEO at Intuit Canada

On today's episode, I speak with Jeff Cates, President & CEO of Intuit Canada, a software development company that produces premier brands such as TurboTax, QuickBooks and Mint. Under Jeff’s leadership, Intuit Canada

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

The Business Leadership Podcast: Julia Deans, CEO at Futurpreneur Canada

Julia Deans is the CEO of Futurpreneur Canada, a national non-profit organization that has helped almost 10,000 Canadians aged 18-39 launch start-ups with business coaching, financing, mentoring and other resources. Julia started her

Published on: July 4th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

Lucky seventh edition of International Startup Festival in Montréal next month

When Phil Telio, founder and impresario of Montréal's annual four-day festival of all things startup, is asked about the luck he has had in his life, his thoughts turn to "those genies in

Published on: June 27th, 2017 Francis Moran

Interview with Lightspeed Ventures partner Ravi Mhatre

Lightspeed Ventures partner Ravi Mhatre sat down with ITBusiness.ca last month at TiECon and talked about the nuances of investor-entrepreneur relationships and the future of Lightspeed Ventures. At TiECon this year, Ravi was announced

Published on: June 27th, 2017 Ashley Huffman

Innovative recruitment strategies and other insights from this year’s CIO Move conference

I recently attended an interesting conference in Spain called CIO Move, which gathered a selection of CIOs from countries such as Brazil, Tunisia, Germany, Netherlands, Hong Kong, USA, Togo, and many others. The

Published on: June 26th, 2017 Catherine Aczel Boivie

It takes a (networked) village to make women successful

At the 23rd annual Women in Technology International (WITI) conference, held the week of June 11 in San Jose, no one stood alone. In the opening keynote, the audience was told that if

Published on: June 22nd, 2017 Catherine Aczel Boivie

The Real Problem with Tech Talent

What happens to the tech community when a company exits? Thanks to LinkedIn, we have a graphic example. In September 2016 GE announced its offer to buy control of Swedish 3D printer Arcam.

Published on: June 22nd, 2017 Geoff Foulds

The Business Leadership Podcast: Rami Sayar, Senior Technical Evangelist at Microsoft Canada

On today’s episode, I have the opportunity to catch up and sit down with Rami Sayar at the FITC Toronto event.  Rami is a Senior Technical Evangelist at Microsoft Canada. Rami is a

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

How the Town of Innisfil delivered MOAR data-gathering power to its employees

On June 6, the Municipal Information Systems Association of Ontario (MISA) announced the 2017 winners of its Excellence in Municipal Systems award. Among the winners was the Town of Innisfil, which was honoured

Published on: June 19th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

The Business Leadership Podcast: Suzanne Grant, CEO at iBionics

I am excited to share the conversation I had with Suzanne Grant. Suzanne’s experience is characterized by breadth and depth leading in technology, military, non-profit, health and creative fields. She has won awards

Published on: June 13th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

The Business Leadership Podcast: Mitch Seguin, head of product and design at TribalScale

Mitch Seguin is the Co-founder and Head of Product and Design at TribalScale. Mitch has always been a tech geek at heart, from his roots building hospital data centres to product management at

Published on: June 6th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

Why we created a Startup of the Year Award in printable/flexible electronics

Last week, on a new Day 3 agenda for the Canadian Printable Electronics Symposium (CPES2017), we handed out the first award of its kind in Canada – a Startup of the Year award.

Published on: May 30th, 2017 Peter Kallai

“Know Thyself”: An ancient teaching making a comeback in conscious 21st century leaders

Know thyself is an ancient teaching that gets over looked today as everyone suggests who to follow, who to like, and what to consume. Our modern "influencers" are really masked advertisers and marketers

Published on: May 30th, 2017 Ayelet Baron

Startup Canada calls upon industry to invest in Canada’s entrepreneur community

Industry executives, government, and high-growth entrepreneurs gathered in Toronto last week at the Startup Canada Innovation Forum to share and spread a vision for the role of industry in supporting the growth of

Published on: May 25th, 2017 Lindsay Bright