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Lisha Li, Principal at Amplify Partners on driving impact

Lisha Li, Principal at Amplify Partners is excited about seeing how machine learning will solve problems in traditional industries including transportation, construction, agriculture and health. Lisha shares with Michael Bancroft the key challenges facing companies with regards to leveraging artificial intelligence, as well as the importance of programs such as the Creative Destruction Lab.

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Karen Catlin, author, speaker and advocate for women in tech explains why she decided to major in computer science and work in the technology space

Karen Catlin, author, speaker and advocate for women in tech explains why she decided to major in computer science and work in the technology space. Karen shares with Michael Bancroft her experience gained from senior positions at companies like Adobe and how attending a Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing event highlighted the need to attract more women to the computer science field. She discusses some key changes occurring in the industry to help #movethedial for women, from education through to retention in organisations.

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Andrea Matheson, Founder and CEO of M5.0 Inc on embracing opportunity

Andrea Matheson, Founder and CEO of M5.0 Inc shares with Michael Bancroft her biggest projects and lessons learned to date working in the technology sector, including one of the largest Y2K company conversions in North America for Bell Canada. Andrea also offers advice for companies looking to compete in international markets and how to ensure best practices when it comes to diversity across all levels of the business, no matter the size or geographic location.

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Catherine Lacavera, Director of Intellectual Property Law and Litigation at Google believes you can't make a wrong decision when it comes to your career.

Catherine Lacavera, Director of Intellectual Property Law and Litigation at Google believes you can't make a wrong decision when it comes to your career. There are always many choices and new opportunities to help grow professionally, each with their unique experiences. She explains there is no one path people follow that leads them to where they think they should be and how investing your time in the right places can be enriching and rewarding.

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Tracie Wagman, CEO, Pin & Tucker on how being an Entrepreneur is like Climbing a Mountain

Being an entrepreneur to Tracie Wagman, CEO, Pin & Tucker is like climbing a mountain, the terrain can be difficult and unknown but the reward of reaching the peak is worth every step. Tracie recounts her experience of launching her own company as a female founder and how women in Silicon Valley have helped support her while building Pin & Tucker. She also shares her 5 lessons learned in climbing mountains and being an entrepreneur.

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Meet Michelle Holland, Chief Advocate for the Innovation Economy, City of Toronto

Toronto is very successful as a technology hub and leader in innovation, yet globally the successes and achievements are not widely celebrated. Councillor Michelle Holland, Chief Advocate for the Innovation Economy for the city of Toronto shares with Anthony Lacavera what she is doing to bridge the gap within the ecosystem alongside businesses, entrepreneurs and government to market the city to the world as the number one destination for startups.

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