What to expect from CB’s inaugural How I Made It Talk series

Powered by the pages of canadian businessfall 2022 edition, the Talk Series How I Did It in October 12 will feature a lineup of exceptional speakers sharing their journey to success and thoughts on the future of entrepreneurship in Canada. In partnership with Microsoft Canada, Amazon Canada, Elle Cuisine and the Business Development Bank of Canada, we are proud to announce this inaugural event and build a stage for a timely presentation on topics such as e-commerce, branding, product innovation, sustainability and culture. in a dynamic environment.

Guests can expect a full day of programming at Microsoft Canada headquarters in downtown Toronto. Think live Q&A sessions, engaging breakout sessions, a networking mixer, and lunch with one of the best views in town.

Here’s a closer look at our talented cohort:

Karen Danudjajaco-founder and CEO, Blume
Danudjaja is a prized entrepreneur who saw a gap in the market and filled it with blume—a superfood latte brand that offers versatile, organically formulated beverages to people at every stage of their wellness journey. Your fireside chat will set the tone for the event and explain how to build the right team for your business.

Sinead Bovellmodel, futurist and artificial intelligence and expert in the future of work
Sharing his evolution from model to futurist, Bovell’s main chat will cover his steps to success and what he sees for the future of fashion in Canada. She will share touchstones from her experience founding ROAD—an organization that helps prepare the next generation of business leaders for a world radically transformed by technology.

chris barryPresident, Microsoft Canada
as president of Microsoft Canada, Barry is responsible for leading a world-class team. He will take the stage to break down the five business trends to watch and discuss his passion for fostering meaningful and lasting relationships, building diverse and inclusive teams, and driving positive organizational results.

jenn happerfoundress, cheekbones beauty
Harper understands innovation. She has made a name for herself in the beauty industry for a number of years, but quickly gained popularity after being on the hit CBC show, the dragon’s lair. the founder of cheekbone beauty will discuss how to leverage values ​​like product innovation during his talk and Q&A.

Derrick Fungfounder and CEO, Drop
Fung learned a lot about starting a business when we launched Release—the rewards app that currently has over five million members and is ranked in the top three on the app store in both Canada and the US. Forbes The Top 30 Under 30 recipient will bring their top five tips to get your business off the ground.

Robin Good Fellowowner of VELA, founder of Little Bones Beverage Company
Goodfellow has designed bars in Toronto in addition to his own venues, including the Paradise Theatre, Osteria Rialto, the Biltmore and Sara. He will share his experience and knowledge in the rebuilding process.

Michael Katchenfounder and CEO, Wealthsimple
As the prized founder of the fintech firm Simple RichesKatchen has been called an “industry engine” by the financial publicationa “change agent” CBand one of Toronto’s 50 Most Influential People for toronto life. Katchen will be our guest speaker at the event’s closing dinner with a discussion on how to scale his business in Canada.

Tickets for the How I Made It talk series are now available.
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