Kimberly Van Vliet
Founder - WaVv
Kimberley founded WaVv over 16 years ago. WāVv is a unique group of companies that expedite the delivery of cross-industry solutions and innovation globally. Industries of focus are Aerospace, Defence, & Security, Energy, Tech, Ag, Military, Mining, Construction, with new industries being added every year.
Kimberley is also the founder and creator of CONVERGX® – the first and only annual 2.5 day global congress that brings together decision makers from the aforementioned industries which provides you access to a unique peer network of pre-vetted, qualified leaders, who are committed to working with you to seek business opportunities in the next 12-18months. At ConvergX® you’re solving problems you didn’t know you had, with solutions you didn’t know existed, from industries you didn’t know could help.
Kimberley was appointed to the Canadian Delegation of the NATO Industrial Advisory Group (NIAG) 6yrs ago. She most recently was appointed as the Deputy Chair for the Community of Interest for NIAG- Allied Command Transformation Unit (ACT) (Innovation, C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance), Logistics & Sustainment).
In the Medicine Wheel observation it is our responsibility to pass on our knowledge to others. Today I hope to give my understanding of traditional ways and western thoughts in guiding our trail of life. It is the gathering of knowledge and making informed decisions which our Ancestors left for us.
I am the Chair of the Sacred Tobacco Collaboration with Alberta Health Services, Canadian Cancer Society, ASH (Action on Smoking & Health) and Alberta Blue Cross. Also an Elder for the National Aboriginal Diabetes Association (NADA), and regularly speaks at schools sharing the knowledge of our Blackfoot way of life. Lastly, initiated the Traditional Healing Circle for Men for Siksika Health Services.