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Women in IT: Innovation in a Disruptive Global Economy

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Join us for this exclusive networking event for women. Iliana Oris from Deloitte Canada and a panel of experts will discuss the advantages and challenges of new technologies such as Blockchain and IT Governance. Blockchain is the core technology that the next generation of transactional systems are being built upon. Identify the opportunities that these technologies will represent in a new ever-disruptive global economy, where innovation will be the key component to success and global competitiveness. Learn to develop the power of innovation in multi-cultural environments and shine in your workplace.




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Iliana Oris Valiente

Founder, ColliderX Blockchain Applied R&D Hub. FMr. Co-founder, Rubix by Deloitte Canada

Iliana Oris Valiente is widely credited for being a trailblazer in the Blockchain space, having been among the first to recognize the tremendous impact of this technology on the enterprise world. Her focus has been on exponential technology, entrepreneurship and bridging the gap between the corporate world and the start-up communities. To that end, Iliana founded ColliderX, the world's first open source and crowdsourced applied R&D hub for blockchain and related technologies. Previously, Iliana was the catalyst in getting Deloitte actively involved with all things blockchain, and founded the Rubix by Deloitte Blockchain practice in 2014. Iliana has strong views on how the network effects of blockchain technology will impact multiple industry verticals and how it will radically change many status quo business models.

Pina Russo

Manager, Global Content Initiatives, 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 Selling 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.

Catherine Chen

Senior Information Governance Consultant, Baker & McKenzie

Catherine Chen has been assisting multi-jurisdictional clients in addressing information governance requirements over the past 10 years, and worked on over 50 global information governance projects covering banking & financial services, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals. At the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers 2016 (North America) Awards in New York City in December 2016, Catherine was one of the key team members that were the category winner for the Innovation in the Business of Law award: Integrated Solutions, for DatComplianceIQ.



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