Speakers – Toronto 2017


Here are the amazing speakers already booked for the May 17, 2017 Toronto Summit:
(With more to come!)

Keynote Speakers:


Evelyn Bailey-Semeniuk
Vice President, IBM Systems, North America, IBM Corporation
Kate Lewis
Senior Vice President and Editorial Director, Hearst Magazines Digital Media
Kim Mason
Senior Vice President, Personal & Commercial Banking – Operations, Business Operations & Service Support, RBC Royal Bank

Honourary Co-Chairs:

Allyson M. Fischer
Partner, Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
Jan Kestle
President & CEO, Environics Analytics (EA)
Joanne Schram Mealia
Strategic Sales Leader, Canada
North American Subscription and Support, IBM Software Group, IBM Canada Ltd.
Beth Wilson, FCPA, FCA
Corporate Executive

Talented Panelists:


Anne Darche, MBA, BA Design, Chartered Director
President, Pertinence
Lisa Lyons Johnston
President, Kids Can Press, Corus Entertainment
Jenn Edgar
Director, Digital Strategy, Sony Music Entertainment Canada
Cheryl Woodman
Chief Strategy & Quality Officer, Women’s College Hospital

Ferron Francisco Lama Fraser

Danielle Ferron
Lawyer/Partner, Langlois
Jane Francisco
Editorial Director, Hearst Lifestyle Group
Editor in Chief of Good Housekeeping, Hearst
Dee-Ann Lama
Vice President, Central Sales Operations, Xerox Canada
Heather Fraser
Founder & CEO, Vuka Innovation Inc., and
Co-Founder, Rotman Design Works


Elaine Chin, MD, MBA
Founder, Innovation Health Group and Executive Health Centre
& Chief Wellness Officer, TELUS
Lynn Roger
Chief Transformation Officer, BMO Financial Group
Antonia S. Stevens
DevOps Engineer, Security Compass
Anita Nowak
Adjunct Lecturer, McGill University
and Author, The Empaths Strike Back: Stories of Everyday Heroes Changing the World


Gillian Hawker, MD
Sir John and Lady Eaton Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine
University of Toronto
Fiona Deller
Executive Director, Policy and Partnership
The Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO)
Laurie Young
Chief Executive Officer, Ogilvy Canada
Annie Kidder
Executive Director, People for Education

Colautti Nugent

Jared Colautti
Founder, Run the Crown
Jane Nugent
VP of Merchandising, Sephora

Thank you to our Sponsors and Supporters:
KPMG LLP, IBM, Environics Analytics, RBC Royal Bank, Corus Entertainment, Innovation Health Group, Xerox Canada, Burns & Wilcox, Hicks Morley, Langlois, McCarthy Tétrault