Speakers

Our speakers are global SaaS leaders. They are investors, they are founders, they are executives, and they have proven track records in SaaS and scaling up.

SAAS NORTH will spur innovation and equip Canadian SaaS companies with the tools and advice needed to achieve successful, measurable results. Speakers will deliver tactical content and actionable conversations.

 

Scale Up! Learn from Global SaaS Leaders:
Leo Lax
Executive Managing Director
L-SPARK
Richard McBee
CEO
Mitel Networks
Terry Matthews
Chairman
Wesley Clover International
Chris Makkreel
Head of Technology
Salesforce
Mike Young
Lead Solution Engineer
Salesforce
Bruce Croxon
Managing Partner, Round 13 Capital. Former Dragon.
Tobias Lütke
Founder + CEO
Shopify
Vincent Dignan
Founder
Magnific
Zander Lurie
CEO
SurveyMonkey
Scott Miller
CEO
Vision Critical
Mike McDerment
Co-Founder + CEO
FreshBooks
Hana Abaza
VP Marketing
Uberflip
Alex Baker
Partner
Relay Ventures
Janet Bannister
General Partner
Real Ventures
Peter Becke
Co-Founder and Board Member
Capital Angel Network
Tom Birch
Managing Partner, Quebec Funds
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
Patrick Campbell
Co-Founder and CEO
Price Intelligently
Diana Chiu
Senior Manager, Corporate and Business Development
Hootsuite
Andrew Christensen
Partner
Arthur Ventures
Michael Currie
Global Director of Sales Engineering and Customer Sales
Hubspot
Jonathan Dervin
Partner
PwC
Conrad Egusa
CEO
Publicize
Simon Ferragne
Founder-CEO
Tracktik
Craig Fitzpatrick
Founder and CEO
PageCloud
Jennifer Francis
Chair, Board of Directors
Capital Angel Network
Will Fraser
CEO
ReferalSaaSquatch
Jessica Galang
News Editor
BetaKit
Oli Gardner
Co-Founder
Unbounce
Alex Graham
Managing Director and Head of Communications
RBC Capital Markets
Shivalika Handa
Director of Corporate Finance
PwC Canada
Jim Harmon
Managing Partner
Boyden
Gideon Hayden
Co-founder and Partner
LeadersFund
Matt Hodges
Senior Director of Product Marketing
Intercom
Brenda Hogan
Senior Investment Manager
Ontario Capital Growth Corporation
Larissa Holmes
Co-Founder
Wirl
Ardi Iranmanesh
Co-Founder
Affinio Inc
Alkarim Jivraj
CEO
Espresso Capital
Anna Khan
Investment Partner
Bessemer
Michael Kousaie
Head of Business Development
TSX
Lance Laking
Investment Director
MaRsDD
Anna Lambert
Director of Talent Acquisition
Shopify
Warren Levitan
Co-Founder
Smooch.io
Tommy Lewis
Principal Technical Evangelist
Microsoft
Pete Low
Chief Financial Officer
Halogen Software
Mark Macleod
Founder
Surepath
Vuk Magdelinic
Co-founder and CEO
Overbond
Jean François Marcoux
General Partner
Whitestar Capital VC
John Marshall
Assistant Deputy Minister
Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth
Aydin Mirzaee
Director of Product Management
SurveyMonkey
Peter Misek
Partner
BDC IT Venture Fund
Mychelle Mollot
CMO
Klipfolio
David Nault
Principal/Vice President Investments
Inovia Capital
Sujan Patel
Co-Founder
Web Profits
David Priemer
Vice President of Sales
Influitive
Lally Rementilla
Chief Financial Officer
Quantius
John Ruffolo
CEO
OMERS Ventures
Kalv Sandhu
Founder and CEO
Goodbits/Brewhouse
Michael Serbinis
Founder + CEO
LEAGUE INC.
Former CEO of Kobo Inc.
Michael Silagadze
Founder + CEO
Top Hat
Sean Silcoff
Reporter, Report on Business
Globe and Mail
Gregory Smith
Chief Investment Officer
Timia Capital
James Smith
Partner
LaBarge Weinstein LLP
Sean Stanleigh
Managing Editor
Globe Edge Content Studio The Globe and Mail
David Stein
Managing Partner
Leaders Fund
Susan Su
Partner
500 Startups
Bram Sugarman
Head of Corporate Development & Strategic Partnerships
Shopify
Kim Walsh
Global
Director HubSpot For Startups
Tom Walsham
Director of Product
TWG
Allan Wille
President and CEO
Klipfolio
Ben Yoskovitz
Founding Partner
HIGHLINE BETA
Andy Yang
CEO
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