Justin Fier | Director of Cyber Intelligence & Analytics | Darktrace


Justin is one of the US’s leading cyber intelligence experts, and holds the position of Director for Cyber Intelligence & Analytics at Darktrace. His insights on cyber security and artificial intelligence have been widely reported in leading media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, CNN, The Washington Post, and VICELAND. With over 10 years’ experience …

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Paul Lewis | Global CTO | Hitachi Vantara


Paul is Global CTO at Hitachi Vantara responsible for the leading technology evangelism, client executive advocacy, and external delivery of the Hitachi vision and strategy especially related to Digital Transformation and Social Innovation.  For the past 25+ years, Paul has focused on technology R&D and innovation, IT/business strategic plans and governance, security and risk management, …

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Brian Brockway | Chief Technology Officer | Commvault


Since 2015, Brian Brockway has been driving Commvault’s technology strategy, product innovation and integration expansion across the partner ecosystem. He has served in a variety of product management and marketing roles at Commvault, which he joined after working as a strategic consultant at Gartner and an equities analyst at Schwab Soundview Capital Markets. He holds …

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Valerie Carson | Senior Manager | KPMG LLP


Valerie is a Senior Manager in KPMG’s IT Advisory practice and an experienced Project Management Professional. She has been active in Information Technology for more than 25 years, covering a wide range of responsibilities including project management, project management offices, IT planning and portfolio management, technology selection and acquisition, application development, hardware / software implementation …

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Saqib E. Awan | Partner | Lightspeed Venture Partners


Saqib E. Awan is a Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners where he works with startups in all areas of enterprise tech from SaaS, Analytics & Big Data, Cloud & Infrastructure to Security. Saqib also manages Lightspeed’s CIO Innovation Advisory Network, a platform for forward-thinking IT leaders to collaborate with and advise Silicon Valley VCs and …

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Rafic Daud | CEO and Co-founder | Undandy


Rafic Daud is the founding cobbler of the Portuguese start-up Undandy, the direct to customer, men’s dress shoe brand. With a direct customer approach, Undandy offers the ability to customize your shoes, using an online 3D design platform and has sold to over 100 countries. All of the shoes are handcrafted the traditional way in …

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Lydia Lee | Partner, National Lead for CIO Advisory and Digital Health Practices | KPMG LLP


Lydia Lee is a Partner at KPMG Canada. She is the National Lead for CIO Advisory and Digital Health Practices. With more than twenty years of experience in technology-enabled business transformation, she focuses on digital strategy, complex multi-organizational IT governance, information systems, technology infrastructure renewal and data management. Prior to joining KPMG, Lydia was the …

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Humza Teherany | Chief Technology and Digital Officer | Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment.


Humza is the Chief Technology and Digital Officer at Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment. Humza has over 20 years of experience in driving Technology and Business Strategy, while directly contributing to both top and bottom line results. Humza’s organization at MLSE is responsible for digital strategy, technology, IT, mobile apps, data science and innovation – …

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Darryl Vleeming | Chief Information Officer | Aurora Cannabis


As Chief Information Officer, Darryl is responsible for all information technology and systems used at Aurora globally. This includes everything from technological solutions and advancements for Aurora’s industry-leading production facilities to advanced Business Intelligence, Analytics, and Data Science used to make better decisions at Aurora, to supporting and expanding Aurora’s world class e-commerce platform. In …

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