San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join us for a conversation with Rory Capern, Managing Director of Twitter Canada. Developing a culture of innovation is a global challenge, whether you’re in Silicon Valley or working for a tech outpost in another major market. Rory will reflect on time spent at global tech giants Microsoft and Google before highlighting the opportunities for innovation he now enjoys as the head of Twitter’s Canadian office.
This will be an informative and insightful conversation, focused on stories of “made in Canada” innovation and why Canada can be an ideal test market for the planet’s biggest technology brands.
Do not miss the opportunity to get inspired, empowered and get your questions answered!
Innovation in Canada, by TWITTER
Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016
Time: 5:30 - 8:00pm
333 Bay Street, Suite 4600,
Bay Adelaide Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Drinks and appetizers included.
Please RSVP before October 13th.
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM - Registration
6:00 PM - 6:15 PM - Welcome and Panel Introduction
6:15 PM - 6:50 PM - Rory Presents
6:50 PM - 7:30 PM - Panel Discussion
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM - Networking
Managing Director, Twitter Canada
Rory oversees Twitter’s Canadian operation, leading teams focused on areas such as media partnerships, marketing,communications, research and sales. He is a member of the organization’s global leadership team, working alongside other Twitter country leads and top executives. Prior to Twitter, Rory spent the better part of the last two decades in Canada’s digital media and technology sectors. He ran the Partnerships team at Google Canada, responsible for bringing the full breadth of Google’s products and services to Canada’s largest partners. Beyond Google, he’s spent most of his career in Sales and Business Development for companies like Microsoft, Torstar, and Bell Canada.
Consultant, Global Digital Marketing - EMA, KPMG
Pina Russo is a point of reference in the Technology and Media industries, distinguished for her success in connecting corporations with consumers in cross-cultural environments. She has led the Digital Intelligence group at Global News Matters, aligning digital media initiatives with tactics and vision to create valuable international business strategies in the Pan-American region. Recognized as an Amazon Best Seller Author for Hispanic Boom and La Mompreneur Digital, Pina has been working in marketing and digital marketing for fortune 500 companies for the past ten years, in companies such as KPMG, Johnson & Johnson, Philip Morris, Toronto Hydro and Sprint International.
Principal Consultant, Volterra
Andrew has spent the last twenty years working in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) spanning social media, wireless, and e-business. He holds a BA in Economics from Laurentian University, a BFA in Film Production from York University, and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He also teaches entrepreneurship at OCAD University and Digital Strategy at the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies.
Digital Producer, Financial Post
Josh McConnell is the producer for National Post’s FP Tech Desk and digital producer for the Financial Post. Josh has more than 15 years of experience covering technology, business, music, gaming and culture, covering major events in cities such as Toronto, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Nashville. Some of the people Josh has interviewed include Eddy Cue (Senior VP, Apple), Adam Bain (COO, Twitter), Jimmy Iovine (Beats), David Marcus (VP, Facebook), Jennifer Bailey (VP, Apple), Richard Gingras (head of Google News), Aaron Levie (CEO, Box), Trent Reznor (Beats) and George Stroumboulopoulos. Before coming to the National Post, Josh covered business and technology for other outlets such as The Globe and Mail, CBC News and Marketing Magazine.
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