Articles By Karim Kanji

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: Wade Barnes of Farmers Edge

On March 22, Microsoft Canada held a conference in Toronto called “Future Now,” aimed at teaching companies how they could benefit from artificial intelligence (AI). While attending, I had the opportunity to sit down and

Published on: May 14th, 2018 Karim Kanji

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: Warwick Business School professor Mark Skilton

On March 22, Microsoft Canada held a conference in Toronto called “Future Now,” aimed at teaching companies how they could benefit from artificial intelligence (AI). While attending, I had the opportunity to sit down and

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Karim Kanji

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: Mohamed Musbah, Head of Product, Microsoft Research

On March 22, Microsoft Canada held a conference in Toronto called "Future Now," aimed at teaching companies how they could benefit from artificial intelligence (AI). While attending, I had the opportunity to sit

Published on: March 26th, 2018 Karim Kanji

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: How IBM Watson is impacting influencer marketing

Adam Rivietz illustrates the evolution of influencer marketing firm, #paid. Today, #paid uses an algorithm using IBM Watson technology to match brands with 13,000 influencers across 105 countries.

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Karim Kanji

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: Workplace Productivity with Jordan Sheridan of Microsoft Canada

Recently, Microsoft and Ipsos released a report that showed if leaders want to drive growth and innovation, they must foster a workplace culture that unleashes their employees’ creative approach to problem solving and

Published on: February 6th, 2018 Karim Kanji

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: Hessie Jones on Artificial Intelligence

Hessie Jones is a media entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in both media and digital advertising. Currently, she is helping companies understand the potential of using Artificial Intelligence to better understand

Published on: January 3rd, 2018 Karim Kanji

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji – Drew Henson, Twenty2b

Starting up your own business is one thing. However, starting your own business and then deciding to build your own product while servicing clients is quite another. In my conversation with Toronto-based tech

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Karim Kanji

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: John Ellis on the “Zero Dollar Car”

In the very near future, the data collected from people during an online or offline activity may be more important than the the activity itself. John Ellis is an expert in Big Data

Published on: November 23rd, 2017 Karim Kanji

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: Seth Greene on marketing with podcasts

ED -- ITBusiness.ca is pleased to partner with Karim Kanji on his new podcast, Tech Talks with Karim Kanji. Karim is a long-time friend of ITBusiness.ca, and was previously blogging with us. He's

Published on: November 14th, 2017 Karim Kanji

8 secrets from a top Canadian venture capitalist

At the recent Fireside Conference held just outside Bancroft, Ontario, top Canadian fintech venture capitalist Christian Lassonde shared some insights into the mindset of a venture capitalist (VC). Focusing on fintech, Lassonde has invested in

Published on: September 23rd, 2016 Karim Kanji

Entrepreneurs to meet with investors around campfire in cottage country

As soon as summer is finished you will notice more yellow buses on the road, marking the official end of summer. At the same time, a large group of entrepreneurs will be making

Published on: August 5th, 2016 Karim Kanji

Instagram to bring brand pages to Canadians before the end of the year

In a recent visit to Facebook's new Toronto offices, Marne Levine, Instagram's COO, announced that of the 400 million monthly active users on the platform, 8.5 million of them are Canadian. In conjunction with

Published on: June 3rd, 2016 Karim Kanji

Top 4 things that mattered about Facebook’s F8 update

Earlier this week, Facebook held its F8 conference in California. The (almost) annual conference is an opportunity for the social media giant to announce new platform integrations, marketing opportunities and overall successes. Here

Published on: April 14th, 2016 Karim Kanji

5 Canadians to watch in digital technology in 2016

2015 was a very eventful year in Canada. We saw Justin Trudeau's Liberals topple the Harper Conservatives decade long grip on power in this country. When it came to technology, we continued to

Published on: January 4th, 2016 Karim Kanji

Brands and U2 take to Periscope (and Meerkat) to reach fans and customers

Earlier this year we were introduced to livestreaming apps Meerkat and then Twitter-owned Periscope. While Meerkat grew out of the popular South By Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, Periscope launched as the more

Published on: August 19th, 2015 Karim Kanji