Speaker Roster for Tech Fest Vancouver Announced

Techvibes Tech Fest is a one-of-a-kind event that brings together the fastest growing companies and job seeking talent and it is taking place next week at the Vancouver Convention Centre West.

In partnership with the #BCTECHSummit, Tech Fest Vancouver will wind up the two-day conference and start at 6pm on January 19th.

Vancouver social media expert Sunny Lenarduzzi will be emceeing Tech Fest and introducing leaders from companies like Amazon, Microsoft, and Tableau Software as they pitch you on why you should want to work for them.

The complete list of speakers has now been confirmed and includes Founders, General Managers and CEOs:

  • Shahed Khalili – Manager, Product Design, ACL  
  • Katherine Berry – Co-founder, Allocadia
  • Sandor Maurice – Software Development Manager, Amazon Vancouver
  • Rachael Lang – Business Manager, Advanced Analytics Group, Boeing Canada – AeroInfo
  • Rene Gourley – Director, Development, Central1 Credit Union
  • Rian Gauvreau – COO and Founder, Clio
  • Mark Cunningham – Founder and CEO, Dun & Bradstreet Cloud Innovation Center
  • Chris Wilson, Founder and CEO, Function Point Productivity Software
  • Kevin Sandhu – CEO, Grow
  • Greg Marlin – CEO, Marketing.AI
  • TJ Johnson – Executive Director, Product Development, McKesson
  • Edoardo de Martin, Director of Microsoft Canada Excellence Centre, Microsoft
  • Peter McLachlan, Chief Product Officer, Mobify, Mobify
  • Mike Linde – Director, Software Engineering, Move Canada
  • Jesse Calderon – Senior Director, Product Development, Tableau
  • Dave MacLeod – CEO and co-founder, Thoughtexchange
  • Zac Cohen – General Manager, Trulioo
  • Jane van Sickle – Director of Sales , Unbounce

VIP Talent tickets are still available to job seekers only for $15 each. VIPs get in the door at 6:00pm for exclusive networking access to hiring managers of the sponsoring companies. VIP tickets include a drink.

Social tickets are available to those that are not exploring career opportunities, this includes service providers and recruiting agencies. Social tickets are $50 each and get you in the door at 7:00pm with a drink.