Meet Our Speakers!

Our speakers are trailblazers in their areas of expertise, providing future focused insights and commentary on topics that are relevant to the entire IoT Community at large!

Brenda Beckedorf

Director – Calgary Innovation Coalition

Hon. Doug Schweitzer

Senior Advisor, Deloitte

Gregory John

Lead Executive – Unimaize Technologies and Four Peaks Business Development

Dr. Steve Liang

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

April Hicke

Chief Growth Officer – Toast

Katie Kachur

Vice President, Government Relations, West – Canadian Propane Association

Sandeep Parmar

GM, Digital Platforms & Operations – Suncor

Cara Wolf

CEO – Ammolite Analytx

Nannette Ho-Covernton

Sustainability Leader – Spartan Controls

Walter Knitl

Founder & CEO – Praxiem

Krishanu Bhattacharjee

Co-Founder and CEO – EMeRG

Yaron Sagi

Co-Founder & Managing Director – TYPE5 AeroSpace VC

Marissa McNeelands

Founder & Chief Executive Officer – Toast

Kevin Crowe

EVP, Client Experience – Long View Systems

Neeraj Gupta

Cofounder – Lawcubator

Nathan Wilson

Director of Innovation & Collaboration – SaskTel

Gordon Harling

President and CEO – CMC Microsystems

Edona Vila

Partner – Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Jocelyn Rempel

Chair in Older Adult Health and Associate Professor – Mount Royal University

Conny Avila

Chief Innovation Officer – Covenant Health

Helen Wetherley Knight

Founder – H. Knight Nonprofit IT Consulting Inc

Trish Josephs

President – Ignite Care

Russ Erickson

Vice President, Investment & Partnerships – Amii (Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute)

Eric Janosz

Co-Founder – AIoT Canada

Cory Janssen

Co-Founder and Co-CEO, AltaML

Teruel Carrasco

Venture Partner – 3x Capital

Adam Burley

Director – IoT at Rogers Communications

Naseem Bashir

Executive Chair – Originus Ltd.

Derek Armstrong

Manager of Innovation Ecosystems, Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan)

Mike Brown

Director of Product Management, Blackline Safety

Jenna Galloway

Founder & CEO, Fledge App

Reg Joseph

CEO, Health Cities

Ian MacDonald

Business & Innovation Leader, KPMG

Jan Bradley

Director and Chief Information Technology Officer, The City of Calgary.

Steven Taylor

President & CEO, Ignite Technology

Pat Weinmayr

Executive Director, Alberta IoT


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