Joanne Fedeyko, founder of Connection Silicon Valley, hopes to grow the networking gap between Silicon Valley and Canada. Source: Connection Silicon Valley

Published: August 20th, 2018


Igloo VP discusses women in tech at Microsoft Inspire

Being a leader who creates a positive environment, one that helps break down barriers, is a core belief of Igloo Software vice president of technology Julie Forsythe. A self-proclaimed nerd, Forsythe’s passion for

Published on: July 30th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Toronto a top 10 city for entrepreneurs and other highlights from Dell women’s summit

TORONTO - Toronto is number nine in a list of fifty cities around the world evaluated for their friendliness to women entrepreneurs by the 2017 Women Entrepreneur Cities Index (WE Cities) study conducted

Published on: July 24th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

Workshops for women in technology are failing women

The gender gap in the technology sector is no secret. While women make up 40 per cent of the world’s workforce – and in some countries like Canada and the U.S., that number

Published on: June 19th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

2 Truths And A Lie with Trend Micro Canada’s Marcia Sequeira

Marcia Sequeira has been Trend Micro’s Canadian country manager for just over a year, but she's spent almost two decades in the tech industry. To get a better feel for Marcia's personal side,

Published on: June 7th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

The Business Leadership Podcast: Vicki Saunders, Founder at SheEO

Vicki Saunders is an entrepreneur, award-winning mentor, advisor to the next generation of change makers and leading advocate for entrepreneurship as a way of creating positive transformation in the world. Vicki is Founder

Published on: September 19th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

The Business Leadership Podcast: Malgosia Green, Chief Product Officer at Top Hat

Editor's note: Our sister site IT World Canada recently announced a media partnership with Edwin Frondozo's weekly The Business Leadership podcast. We've decided to begin running the podcast on ITBusiness.ca as well. Edwin

Published on: May 9th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

New report highlights the lack of women on tech boards

The lack of women in leadership roles and the tech sector in general is no secret, and a new report from Vell Executive Search Inc. confirms that executive boards are no different. The

Published on: April 12th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Words of inspiration and encouragement for women in IT

"Remember a moment when someone in your career or life said something to you that made a difference and pulled you forward," invited Lori Scarlett, Director of Human Resources at Ingram Micro, speaking

Published on: August 29th, 2016 Cheryl Sylvester

The 5 key habits of a highly successful mentor

Great mentors are one key to every successful career path, my own included. Early in my career, I worked in the Canadian joint venture of DICKEY-john and FOSS, respectively U.S. and Danish electronic

Published on: December 18th, 2015 Cheryl Sylvester

More Canadian women entrepreneurs, but are they playing in the big league?

As a former W100 ranked woman entrepreneur, I am always curious to see how women entrepreneurs are faring.  Recently released figures from the Dell Women Entrepreneurs Scorecard, report that 3% of women-owned businesses

Published on: May 4th, 2015 Cheryl Sylvester

Sage partners with Moneris, Canada Post, MasterCard Canada

Sage North America has struck up a number of partnerships with Canadian organizations, including Moneris Solutions Inc., a payment processor, Canada Post, and MasterCard Canada. The company has also announced it’s working with

Published on: July 28th, 2014 Candice So

#FollowFriday – marketing, entrepreneurship, and diversity

Every Follow Friday, we round up a list of people with active Twitter accounts, ones that we feel are worth a click on the 'follow' button. This week, we're focusing on people in

Published on: July 25th, 2014 Candice So

Microsoft Canada hires new director of sales

Microsoft Canada has hired a new director of sales – Patty Demarco, who has more than 15 years of experience in working with advertising and sales in the media industry. Last week, Demarco

Published on: June 16th, 2014 Candice So

#FollowFriday – Google+, Bitcoin, and leadership

For this week's edition of our #FollowFriday post, we've rounded up a list of three people we talked to while writing our stories. Whether they tweet on Bitcoin, Google+, or leadership, these three

Published on: January 23rd, 2014 Candice So