2020 Speakers

2020 Speakers

BFUTR is bringing together global leaders who have made a mark in the world of tech, business and are making a difference in our community

Vice Chair and Toronto Managing Partner, Bennett Jones


Group Head and Chief Financial Officer, TD Bank Group


Chief People Officer, City of Toronto


Vice President of Enterprise Productivity Engineering, Linkedin

Director of Data ,Plus & International, Shopify

Chief Information Officer, Customer Platforms & Enterprise Enablement, TD


Vice President, Delivery Shared Services, TD


President & CEO
Sun Life 


Managing Director


Associate Vice President, Technology, TD


Group Head, Technology & Operations, RBC

VP, LinkedIn Sales Solution, North America, LinkedIn

Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, TD Bank Group, and Head of Talent, TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, IT, goeasy Ltd.

Partner, Corporate/Commercial Lawyer, Technology, Outsourcing, M&A, Fasken

Associate Vice President, Digital Strategy & Delivery, Canadian Tire Corporation

CEO + Co-Founder, The Gathering Spot, Co-Owner, A3C

Chief Data Officer, Employment and Social Development Canada

President and CEO of UGO and Head of Digital Experience at TD

Vice President, Talent Development, CIBC 

Head of Strategy & Product Acceleration, Google

Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion, Nielsen

CIO/VP, Digital & Information Technology, World Vision Canada

President & Executive Managing Director, CIBC Innovation Banking


Vice President, Service Delivery, Herjavec Group

Managing Director, Technology and Innovation Banking, National Bank Of Canada

Partner, Management Consulting, KPMG

Director, Tech, Telecom & Public Sector, Google Canada

Chief Technology and Digital Officer, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment

Paige Dickie

AVP Machine Learning Business Management, TD

President – Americas, Syniti


Chief Operating Officer, Vena Solutions

Managing Director & Vice Chairman, Financial Markets, National Bank Financial

Chief Revenue Officer, League

Senior Cybersecurity Consultant, Fireeye Mandiant

Diversity & Belonging Lead, Shopify

               General Manager                  NetApp Canada 

COO & Co-founder, AirMatrix

Chief Executive Officer, MediaCom Canada

Partner, Fasken

Vice President, Ontario Field Sales, Rogers for Business, Rogers

Chief Technology Officer, City of Toronto

SVP, Office of Transformation, Salesforce

Partner, Fasken

Head of Customer Success, Midwest for the Sales Solutions business in North America, LinkedIn

SVP, North American Digital Channels and Omni, TD Bank Group

CEO, Hootsuite

Area Vice President, Enterprise Corporate Sales, Salesforce

Sr. Associate, Labour Employment & Human Rights at Fasken

Partner within the People Advisory Practice of EY

General Counsel with Staples Canada ULC

Talent Acquisition Leader – Canada, Okta

Head of SAP SuccessFactors in North America

Head of Global Field Communications, SAP SuccessFactors

Host, CBC Metro Morning

CEO and Chairman of the Black Star Fund

Vice President, SAP America Alliances and Strategic Initiatives

Partner, Business and Technology Law, Fasken

 Sr. Director, Finance IT Delivery, RBC

GM of Channels, Shopify  

SVP, Global Recruiting, Salesforce

Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition, Fiix

Business Lawyer | Associate, Fasken

Large Commercial Account Executive | Marketing Cloud, Salesforce

VP, Head of North America Diversity & Inclusion

Regional Sales Director, Salesforce

Jennifer Amankwa

Diversity Talent Inclusion Partner – Visible Minorities, TD

Product Director at Shopify

CBC Toronto Reporter

Michael Rhodes

Group Head, Innovation, Technology & Shared Services, TD

Director of UX, Multichannel, Shopify

Manager, Systems Specialists

Olamide Olowe

 Co-founder, CEO of

City of Toronto

Senior Manager, Advisory – Finance Transformation

Director, Equality Talent Partners, Salesforce

Partner Manager, Shopify Plus

Richard Emmanuel

Co-Founder Parkfield Commerce – Shopify Plus Partner

Director, Equality Talent Partners, Salesforce

Matt Fowler

VP Enterprise Machine Learning, TD

Vivian Kaye

Founder & CEO of KinkyCurlyYaki

Margaret Stuart 

Country Manager, Salesforce Canada

Melissa Grant

Talent Acquisition Manager, Technology & Innovation, TD

Senior Associate at Fasken

Rheana Singh

Sr. Talent Acquisition Partner – Technology & Innovation, TD
Director of Technical Programs, Shopify

Jeffrey Chan

Senior Manager,  Consumer Trends and Marketing Innovation, TD

Customer Delivery Manager, SAP

IBK Ajila

Director of Engineering for Retail Products, Shopify

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

Vice President Payments Technology, TD Bank Group

 Associate Commercial Counsel, MongoDB

SVP, North American Digital Channels and Omni, TD Bank Group

Nadia Theodore

Sr. Vice President of Government Relations, Maple Leaf Food

Vice President Payments Technology, TD Bank Group

Paige Dickie

AVP Machine Learning Business Management, TD

Montressa McMillan

North American Digital Channels and Omni, TD Bank Group

Zabeen Hirji | Executive Advisor, Future of Work,  Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategist,  Deloitte

Montressa McMillan

North American Digital Channels and Omni, TD Bank Group

Matt Fowler

VP Enterprise Machine Learning, TD

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