is committed to her clients' well-being and the
potential for increasing their personal wealth in a changing world economy. She
prides herself on her strong relationships with her clients that can only come
from a thorough understanding of their financial needs and a commitment to open
communication. She regularly conducts educational workshops on a variety of
financial and economic topics to professionals and
business groups. In addition to her training as an Investment Advisor, Zoe
holds a BASc (mech eng) and a BEd from the
Dr. Cindy Gordon is the CEO and Founder of Helix Commerce International Inc. where she specializes in BusinessInnovation leveraging Web 2.0, Collaboration, and Social approaches to help client's realize Customer Value. Prior to founding Helix, Cindy was a partner in XDLI, a Venture Capital Firm. Prior roles included Partner with Accenture, General Manager and Senior Director, Xerox, Director Strategy, Nortel Networks, and Vice President, Citicorp. She is well published with 12 books in the market, her latest will be released shortly, Business Goes Virtual. Former books include: Why Buy the Cow?, Collaboration Commerce, etc. She is an active board director and early stage investor supporting the commercialization of new business ventures. She is a founding member of the Toronto Angels, founder of the CEO Fusion Center, and is an internationally recognized speaker in the Future of Work.
Dr. David Hill
Scientific Director of the Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson), one of
her PhD in aerospace studies from
Dr. Carolyn McGregor is the Canada Research Chair in Health Informatics based at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada. She has led pioneering research in event stream processing, temporal data stream data mining and service oriented architectures. She progresses this research within the context of health and medicine for advanced support for clinical management and research. Dr McGregor is an international leading researcher in the area of critical care health informatics and in particular neonatal health informatics for which she has specialised for over 10 years. She is the Canadian representative for the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) and was the inaugural IEEE EMBS representative for IEEE Women in Engineering. In 2008 she was awarded a multi-million dollar IBM First of a Kind Research (FOAK) Award. In 2009 she received the IBM Infosphere Innovation award for her UOIT based team's role in project Artemis.
a venture capitalist and author and currently acts as Lead Cleantech Advisor at
the MaRS Discovery District in
Dr. Ladan Tahvildari is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo, the founder of the Software Technologies Applied Research (STAR) Laboratory, and a member of CSER, a Canadian Consortium for Software Engineering Research. Together with her research team, she investigates methods, models, architectures, and techniques to develop software systems with a higher quality in a cost effective manner. Her research is currently funded by NSERC, ORF-RE, ERA, and Research In Motion Inc. (RIM). She has also been on the program and organization committees of many international IEEE/ACM conferences. She was the publications chair of the IEEE/ACM ICSE 2009 in Vancouver and the program co-chair of the IEEE ICSM 2007 in Paris. She has served as Chair of the Computer Society (CS) in the IEEE Kitchener-Waterloo Local Chapter since 2004 and Chair of IEEE Women In Engineering Affinity Group since 2005. Her research accomplishments have been recognized by various awards. Recently, she has been honored with the prestigious Ontario's Early Researcher Award (ERA) to recognize her work in self-adaptive software. She is a Senior Member of the IEEE, the IEEE Computer Society, a member of the ACM, a Professional Engineer (PEng) registered with PEO.