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Our 2021 Chair

Laurie Murdoch
VP, People & Organization, Sony Picture Entertainment (Imageworks)

Presented by

Stephanie Hollingshead
CEO, HR Tech Group

Our Speakers

Tara Ataya
Chief People & Diversity Officer, Hootsuite
Anika Bauman
Graphic Recorder Speaker, Drawing It Out
Patrick Barron
Vice President, Corporate Citizenship & Community Affairs, TELUS
Alex Bouaziz
Co-Founder & CEO, Deel
Dan Box
VP of Strategy, EA SPORTS
Ilya Brotzky
CEO, VanHack
Emily Burgess
Emily Burgess Business Developer, University of Waterloo
Michelle Clayton
Director, Learning & Development, Visier
Leslie Collin
VP, People & Culture, Unbounce
Sara Cooper
Chief People Officer, Jobber
Tiona Corcoran
VP Immigration and International Recruitment, Global Talent Accelerator
Jennifer Couldrey
Executive Director, Upside Foundation
Mike Desjardins
Manpreet Dhillon
CEO, Veza Global
Camille Dundas
DEI Consultant/Co-Founder, ByBlacks.com Inc
Bethany Edmunds
Director of Computer Science and Teaching Professor, Northeastern University — Vancouver
Shauna Grinke
Head of People and Culture, Lush Handmade Cosmetics
Elaine Grotefeld
Partner, Cleantech and Tech, Odgers Berndtson
Stephanie Hollingshead
CEO, HR Tech Group
Kristina Irvine
Director, Talent Acquistion, SkipTheDishes
William Johnson
Founder & Editor, Vancouver Tech Journal
Sona Khosla
Chief Impact Officer, Benevity
Tammy Kim-Newman
Business Developer, University of Waterloo
Adam Kirsh
AVP of Commercial Sales, Canada, Salesforce
Katie Koleszar
Manager, People Business Partnerships, Clio
Véronique Lecault
Chief Operating Officer, AbCellera
Mike Leon
President & Founding Partner, Brand Heroes Inc.
Miranda Lievers
Co-Founder & COO, Thinkific
Shavonne Hasfal-McIntosh
Diversity & Belonging Senior Lead , Shopify
Chris Munroe
Partner, Roper Greyell
Trisha Neogi
Consultant, Bright + Early
Sharon Nyangweso
CEO, QuakeLab
Ceri Rees
VP, People & Culture, Domain7
Vanessa Ribreau
VP of Human Resources & Internal Solutions, AlayaCare
Paul Rubenstein
Chief People Officer, Visier
Josh Siegal
VP, Organizational Effectiveness, Wave
Himanshu Singh
Performance Coach, Paycor
Libby Stewart
Director of Customer Success & Professional Services, Paycor
Shawna Stewart
VP of People & Operations, PostBeyond
Eric Termuende
Co-Founder of NoW of Work, author of the bestselling book Rethink Work, and global keynote speaker, NoW of Work
Carleen A. Thomas
Special Projects Manager, Treaty Lands & Resourcs Dept. Tsleil-Waututh Nation
Natalie Toman
Health Promotions Lead, ParticipACTION
Lisa Zombor
Director of People & Culture, Certn
Priya Verma
Senior Account Manager, Google Canada

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