Meet Our Leadership Council

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Our Leadership Council brings together a cross-sectoral group of established and emerging leaders in tech and innovation from across Canada.

They play a vital role in shaping the Summit agenda, and organizing the speakers and moderators. We lean on them to educate us on the most pressing challenges and trends found between business and industry.


Brenda Beckedorf

Director – Calgary Innovation Coalition

Eric Janosz

Co-Founder – AIoT Canada

Gregory John

Lead Executive – Unimaize Technologies and Four Peaks Business Development

Mark Collins

Co-President, Canadian Channel Chiefs Council, Founder, F2Factor and former Cisco Executive

Oba Harding

Senior Business Office –  Western Economic Diversification Canada

Grant McLarnon

Chief Revenue Officer – Sylogist Ltd.

Colin Adderley

IT Engineer 2 –  The City of Calgary

Dr. Steve Liang

Founder & CTO SensorUp, Professor and Rogers IoT Research Chair at Uof C

Jeff LaFrenz

Co-Founder and President – VizworX

Christy Pierce

Sr Manager Business Development – IoT at Rogers Communications

Neeraj Gupta

Cofounder – Lawcubator

Adam Burley

Director – IoT at Rogers Communications

Teruel Carrasco

Venture Partner – 3x Capital

Jefferson Gardner

International Business Professional

Lora Bucsis

Director, Product and Learner Success, Continuing Education and Professional Studies – SAIT

Neal Isaac

Managing Director, Technology Assurance, Data Science and Analytics, ATB Financial

Hon. Doug Schweitzer

Senior Advisor, Deloitte

Kim Dalton

Assurance Partner – EY

Connor Doyle

Manager of Regulatory Affairs – Olympia Trust Company

Trish Josephs

President – Ignite Care


Nothing says “team building” quite like the inspiration, learning, and bonding that you’ll experience at IoT North Conference 2023. Accelerate learning and build a deeper, shared understanding with your colleagues and peers by attending as a team! 

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IoT North Conference 2023 provides an excellent opportunity for tech companies to exhibit ground-breaking products and showcase their support for innovation and tech.  Discover how you can make remarkable connections with decision-makers, creators and innovators by partnering with IoT North Conference 2023!

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