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Veeam Software announces CEO shakeup; co-founder makes the cut, McKay does not

A restructuring of its executive team and a new CEO is in the works for Veaam Software, with the company recently announcing that it's promoted the company's co-founder Andrei Baronov to CEO and

Published on: November 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Accenture appoints Jeffrey Russel as Accenture Canada president

Accenture has appointed Jeffrey Russell as president of Accenture Canada as of Dec.1 and will replace Bill Morris who plans to retire at the end of February 2019. Russell, a native Torontonian, has

Published on: November 1st, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Microsoft acquisition of GitHub made official

Microsoft Corp. is increasingly investing in open source, on Friday officially completing its acquisition of coding development platform GitHub. The $7.5 billion acquisition was originally announced in June, when it was stated that the

Published on: October 26th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

The Business Leadership Podcast: Dr. Brynn Winegard Business-Brain Expert

In this episode, Edwin sat down with Dr. Brynn Winegard is an award-winning professor, speaker, and expert. Brynn completed her formal education in Neuroscience, Psychology, Marketing, and Strategy (HSBc, MBA, Ph.D.), coupled with over a decade

Published on: October 24th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

League appoints ex-Deloitte exec Kim Tabac as chief people officer

League Inc., a digital employee health benefits platform, appointed ex-Deloitte executive Kim Tabac as its chief people officer. An Oct. 18 press release said Tabac will draw on her 20 years of experience

Published on: October 23rd, 2018 Shruti Shekar

U.S. immigration climate could help Canadian job market

With increasing concerns over changing U.S. immigration policies, more international job seekers are turning to Canada, and this could mean a boost for companies seeking to fill much needed technology-related jobs. A recent

Published on: October 22nd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Startup Canada’s ‘Day on the Hill’ and awards show live-stream

Startup Canada is currently hosting its Day on the Hill in Ottawa, spotlighting the Canadian startup community and entrepreneurs. Throughout Thursday it held talks and events with a focus on women, social, high

Published on: October 18th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Technology companies play key role in new cannabis industry

Legalization of marijuana has arrived in Canada, and technology is playing a big role in this new industry, everything from artificial intelligence in production, to software for supply chain management, to e-commerce sites

Published on: October 17th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Women make up one third of Canadian entrepreneurs, but not in tech industry

Female entrepreneurs in Canada are increasing in number, tend to be younger than their male counterparts and are starting businesses at a faster rate than men, however gender equality among STEM industry business

Published on: October 16th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Jordan Jacobs, co-founder of Vector Institute on Canada as a global AI leader

Canada is uniquely positioned to become a global leader in the world of artificial intelligence and transform not only Canada as a country but the world, according to Jordan Jacobs, Layer 6 co-founder

Published on: October 11th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Best cities in Canada for tech startups

Wondering where the best place to start your tech company might be? Or looking for a job at an emerging tech startup and not sure the best place to look? Well Expert Market

Published on: October 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

How former tech exec Robert Buren is digitally transforming mentorship

Ten years ago, Robert Buren's career was taking off. He had started multiple ventures, including IT security education conference SecTor, enjoyed a five-year run with CMS Consulting Inc. (now known as New Signature),

Published on: October 4th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Apple, Google, Al Gore and Canadian socks – day one of Elevate

In its second year Toronto's Elevate Tech Fest had a long list of speakers and companies but none were more impressive than Alphabet's Eric Schmidt and former U.S. vice president Al Gore who

Published on: September 26th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Shopify’s Tobias Lütke and other tech CEOs chart a path to scaling up Canada’s faltering digital economy

A group of Canada's digital economy luminaries say the country needs to double the number of billion-dollar digital firms here by 2025, in a new report released Tuesday. The Digital Industries Economic Strategy

Published on: September 25th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Amazon product announcements; Bezos in space; Adobe acquisitions

Amazon makes over a dozen announcements at product showcase, Jeff Bezos sending people to space and Adobe acquisition could fuel Salesforce rivalry. First up from Twitter: Alexa is everywhere...Amazon held a product showcase

Published on: September 21st, 2018 Meagan Simpson