Meet Our Speakers 2018

Financial and Investors

Micheal Parsa

Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation & Trade (Small Business)

John Jackson

Deputy Director of NSERC Ontario Region

Katie Robinson

Regional Manager of Business Markets at RBC

Allen Mark

Vice President & Portfolio Manager RBC Wealth Managment

David Bowden

Senior Business Advisor in the MaRS Discovery District Clean Tech

Dr. Nicola Urbani

Principal of CIC Capital, Venture Capitalist

Government and Experts

Murali Murthy

Business Branding Coach:the Author of the Canadian Best-selling YOU ARE HIRED!

Devon Franklin

Project Manager, Magnet Export Business Portal & Hire Immigrants, Ryerson University

Nick Reid

Executive Director of Ryerson Urban Water (RUW)

Leslie Bone

Business Development Specialist at Mitacs

Manpreet Kaur

Founder & CEO at WISE TREE INSPIRATIONS

Emeka Onuoha

Career development Specialist

Dr. Emad Nasrallah

Professor, teaching in Cestar college – Lambton college in Toronto.

Rebecca Tran

Business Development Manager at Ontario Center of Excellence

Mr. Sean Conway

Distinguished Visiting Professor at Ryerson University

ISI CAULDAR

Patent and Trademark Lawyer with Bereskin & Parr, LLP

Incubators

Parimal Nathwani

Vice-President, MaRS Innovation

Dr. USHA SRINIVASAN

Vice-President of Talent and Venture program at MaRS Discovery District

DR. RAFIK LOUTFY

Director - Centre for Engineering, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Ryerson University
(CAN)

Industry and Startups

Aditya Pai

Genomics Global Sales leader with IBM Watson Health

Dr Amir Azhari

President of AOMS Technologies

Dr SAEID BABAEI

President and CEO at AbCelex Technologies

Randall S. Becker

Speaker, author, and CEO of Nexbridge Inc

Dr. Andrew Pasternak

Director commercialization & Business Development Green centre Canada

Reneta Johanson

Founder I CEO Inttradia Inc

Dr Dan McGillivray

Distinguished Visiting Professor, Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science, Ryerson University

Dr. Cheryl Giblon

Industry Engagement Manager, Innovation York, Office of Research Services at York University
(CAN)

SARMAD IBRAHIM

Technology Evangelist IBM Cloud /Watson Al/ML Block Chain IBM Canada