Stephany Lapierre, CEO of tealbook, explains to Amber Mac how their platform connects buyers and suppliers and how artificial intelligence makes it easier for companies to know who they are doing business with.
Montresa McMillan, Senior Vice President, Head of Omni Strategy North America, TD Bank Group discusses with Amber Mac how the bank understands one box does not fit all employees and works to ensure an inclusive and diverse workforce.
Dr. Laurelle Jno Baptiste, Partner, Vocalmeet explains to Amber Mac how her company helps automate businesses. and who has been some of the early champions in helping her build the company.
Marlina Kinnersley, Co-Founder and CEO of Fortay.ai discusses with Amber Mac how the culture and analytics platform uses artificial intelligence to assist companies in the hiring process.
Lori Casselman, Executive Advisor, Health and Business Innovation shares with Amber Mac how today's workforce has evolved to expect companies to focus more on the community and culture they provide.
Shelby Walsh, President and Head of Research at TrendHunter shares with Amber Mac how the company has grown into the largest trendspotting platform in the world and how they help brands find new ideas faster.
Nicole Verkindt, CEO, OMX shares how a sales role early on in her career prepared her for a life as an entrepreneur.
Jeanne Lam, General Manager of Wattpad shares what attracted her to work at the company and how its commitment to diversity is evident at all levels of the business.
Alison James, Senior Vice President, Technology Operations at CIBC shares the importance of the unconscious bias training program they have implemented in the workplace at the leadership level.
Jane Yuen, Vice President, Personal Banking Products Technology, CIBC shares why she became interested in the technology space and what opportunities excite her when it comes to innovation in the financial sector.
Tanya van Biesen, Executive Director, Catalyst explains how the global nonprofit is helping accelerate and advance women into leadership.
Allen Lau, Co-Founder and CEO of Wattpad shares the power of stories and how the online platform connects a global community of 65 million readers and writers.
Marie Chevrier, Founder and CEO of Sampler explains how the company is getting products into the hands of consumers and shares some of the hurdles she faced early on in building the business.
Emily Walsh, Principal, Investment Team at Georgian Partners shares what the company is looking for when investing in founders and startups in the artificial intelligence and machine learning space.
Michelle McBane, Managing Director, StandUp Ventures and Investment Director, MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund speaks about the growing trend of women entering the venture capital world at the analyst level.
Whitney Rockley, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at McRock Capital explains the company’s focus on investing in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
Neha Khera, Partner, 500 Startups shares with Amber Mac what interested her in becoming a venture capitalist and how working at MaRS Discovery District gave her her start in the industry.
Ami Shah, CEO and Co-Founder of Peekapak shares how the online learning platform teaches empathy, respect and self-regulation to children.
Danielle Graham, Program Manager, Finance, Programs and Administration at Ontario Centres of Excellence discusses her work in investing in early stage technology startups and experience in creating the “Fierce Founders” program.
Chioma Ifeanyi-Okoro, founder of My African Corner shares with Amber Mac how the organization connects entrepreneurs with other businesses and customers through their online community.
Jessica Yamoah, founder and CEO of Innovate Inclusion explains to Amber Mac how the organization advocates for the success of underrepresented communities in technology and entrepreneurship.
Andrea Johnston, CFO at Pinnacle Renewable Energy shares what attracted her to work in the energy space and the importance of global collaboration to combat climate change.
Janet Bannister, Partner at Real Ventures, shares her thoughts with Amber Mac on Canada’s future as a leader in artificial intelligence and how to entice more women to the industry.
Sharing the Movethedial movement internationally as we work hard to increase female participation and leadership in the technology industry. Held at Grand Central Tech in New York city, Movethedial brought together more than 100 founders, leaders and men and women in tech to put the power of story into action.
Amber Mac shares how businesses can keep pace with the rapid changes in technologies and the importance of being agile in the current environment. Amber also explains to Michael Bancroft the cultural shift she's seen within companies when it comes to growth and how embracing change as well as the ability to say no can help founders in attracting the right projects and clients to do business with.
Five successful women leaders share their advice for young women just starting out in their careers.
A #movethedial moment is a point in your life when someone decides to Go Out of Their Way to help someone else. Every successful individual has a village of supporters who have moved the dial for them in some way. These women share their own #movethedial moments and their resulting positive impact.
These women share their thoughts on the power of Going Out of Your Way for others, and the profound impact it has — especially women —- and the positive impact it makes on the community as a whole.
What does it mean to #movethedial? These women share their thoughts on the importance of community and supporting one another.
Michelle Scarborough, Managing Director, Strategic Investments and Women in Tech at BDC discusses the company’s investment roadmap with Anthony Lacavera as well as why she became an entrepreneur. She also shares what’s needed in the industry to help close the gap for female founders in getting properly funded.
Carla E Brodley, Professor & Dean, College of Computer & Information Science at Northeastern University shares how she has seen STEM education evolve across North America. Professor Brodley discusses what the university is doing to help attract students and how they have broadened curriculum offerings for a diverse student base that will help Movethedial. Northeastern University Toronto Northeastern University College of Engineering
Plum.io is using artificial intelligence to help employers optimize teams and make pre-employment assessments. The company’s CEO, Caitlin MacGregor speaks to Anthony Lacavera on how she doesn’t fit the “Zuckerberg pattern” and overcomes bias in building her business. She also shares how she helps #movethedial for other entrepreneurs working with Communitech‘s Fierce Founders program.
Founder & CEO of Think Dirty Lily Tse explains how she was successful at getting the word out about her company and the importance of being authentic when telling your story. Anthony Lacavera finds out why Henry Ford's quote “Whether you think you can, or you think you can't — you're right" resonates with the #entrepreneur and how she uses it to help inspire and Movethedial for young founders. Supported by LoyaltyOne. #movethedial #womenintech #womeninSTEM #leadership
Why Dessy Daskalov always wanted to be an entrepreneur. The co-founder and CTO of Nudge Rewards shares with Anthony Lacavera the importance of mentors in building a business and how these relationships can help #movethedial .
Kathryn Hume, Vice President Product & Strategy at Integrate.ai speaks to Anthony Lacavera of Globalive about ff Venture Capital and its partnership with NYU Tandon School of Engineering on developing opportunities for researchers and entrepreneurs building AI companies. For #Movethedial, supported by LoyaltyOne.
Anthony Lacavera speaks with Lisa Bull, Vice President, People Academy, Ceridian on finding the right career path and developing talent to build the best team to create an inclusive culture that helps #movethedial.
Kirstine Stewart, President and CRO at TribalScale shares the importance of recognising women as individuals in the technology space for their strengths and skills they bring to the workplace that can Movethedial for organisations. Kirstine stresses the opportunity that has been created by the #MeToo movement to change the conversation and allow all women to achieve fair advancement and equality.