Deep dive and “nerd-out” on specific tech topics, go deeper with experts and senior leaders that will breakdown trends and leave you with tangible next steps you can take to work the next day.

Hosted by
Nkechi Nwafor-Robinson  
 Associate Vice President, Technology at TD
Hosted by
Nkechi Nwafor-Robinson  
 Associate Vice President, Technology at TD

Session brought to you by TD


Innovation within enterprise 12:15 - 1:15 PM

Keynote Speaker


Sladjana Jovanovic Vice President Payments Technology, TD Bank Group




Irfan S. Daya Managing Director, Technology and Innovation Banking, National Bank Of Canada


Matthew Rivard  Head of Strategy & Product Acceleration, Google

David Spencer President, Americas, Syniti

Moderated by

Saima Malik AVP, Digital and Omni, Universal Messaging Platform, TD Bank


Session brought to you by Fasken


“At your Service” – Post pandemic leadership in professional services” 1:15 - 2:15 PM

Keynote Speaker

Andrew Nunes Partner, Business and Technology Law, at Fasken




Nicole Singh,  Sr. Associate, Labour Employment & Human Rights at Fasken


Terrie-Lynne Devonish General Counsel with Staples Canada ULC


Christopher Gordon Partner within the People Advisory Practice of EY


Michael Dennis Partner, Management Consulting, KPMG


Kevin Johnson Chief Executive Officer,  MediaCom Canada


Moderated by

Olivia McKenzie Business Lawyer, Associate at Fasken


Session brought to you by SAP SuccessFACTOR


Black tech talent & the future of diversity recruitment 2:15 - 3:15 PM

Keynote Speaker

Andrea Yowman Vice President, South Region SAP Alliances and Strategic Initiatives




Omo Akintan Chief People Officer, City of Toronto

James Ayres Talent Aquisition Leader for Canada, Okta

Dean Delpeache Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition, Fiix


Moderated by

Tyrone Webb, Jr. Head of Global Field Communications, SAP SuccessFactors


Session brought to you by Salesforce


Upskilling, reskilling, and selling transferable skills 3:15 - 4:15 PM

Keynote Speaker

Margaret Stuart Country Manager, Salesforce Canada




Chris Roberts Large Commercial Account Executive | Marketing Cloud, Salesforce


Katherine Isaac Vice President, Service Delivery,  Herjavec Group


Benny Cifelli General Manager,  NetApp Canada


Lawrence Eta Chief Technology Officer,  City of Toronto


Moderated by

Nathalie Scardino SVP, Global Recruiting, Salesforce


Session brought to you by Shopify


Scaling Black Businesses - Understanding Growth vs Scale 4:15 - 5:15 PM



Vivian Kaye  Founder & CEO of KinkyCurlyYaki 


Michael De Los Santos  Founder of Mike D’s BBQ


Olamide Olowe Co-founder, CEO of 


Richard Emmanuel Co-Founder Parkfield Commerce – Shopify Plus Partner 


Moderated by

Amena Agbaje


Partner Manager, Shopify Plus

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