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TECH Breakfast - Digitalizing your Business: Are you keeping up?
This is one meal you won't want to skip! Join us for an invigorating Tech Breakfast featuring a panelist-lead discussion with Larry Vanderveen and Bruce Qi around digitalizing small and medium sized businesses. Gain a competitive advantage by learning to do things better, faster, and cheaper than your competition. Don't just keep up, but become the leader of the pack! This breakfast banter will be moderated by Annie Prud’homme-Genereux, Director of Continuing Studies and Executive Education at Capilano University.
Who should attend:
- Business owners and managers interested in considering news ways to help their business succeed.
Larry Vanderveen, Senior Business Market Strategy Manager, TELUS Broadband Solutions
Since joining TELUS in 1997, Larry has held a number of diverse leadership roles across TELUS. Highlights include a depth of experience in customer contact centres to international voice services to national network strategy. Today, Larry specializes in the evolution of broadband technology as part of TELUS’ recent launch of a new fibre internet broadband network across Alberta, British Columbia and Quebec. He resides in Calgary, Alberta.
Bruce Qi, PMP, CGA - Founder & Principal at Launchpad Technologies Inc.
Bruce founded Launchpad after 15 years of honing his skills in Technology and Business Consulting. With a specialization in Digital Transformation, Bruce and his team are helping clients across industry verticals reach their business objectives. While based locally in Vancouver, Launchpad currently works with global brands such as TIME Magazine, Salesforce, Splunk, YMCA, but nothing excites the Launchpad team more than working with local businesses here right at home.
Annie Prud’homme-Genereux - Director of Continuing Studies and Executive Education at Capilano University.
Capilano University offers several tech-related courses from digital marketing to data analytics and will soon launch several new online programs (to take advantage of the flexibilities and opportunities of our digital world). Prior to that role she was the Vice-President of Science at TELUS World of Science – Edmonton and one of the founders of Quest University in Squamish.