Kick-off London Tech Week 2018 with Sarah Prevette and special guests, downtown at Toboggan Brewing Company for an entertaining and frank talk-show style discussion about all things entrepreneurship and what
Kick-off London Tech Week 2018 with Sarah Prevette and special guests, downtown at Toboggan Brewing Company for an entertaining and frank talk-show style discussion about all things entrepreneurship and what it takes to succeed and thrive in today’s business world.
Sarah Prevette, Founder & CEO, Future Design School
Sarah Prevette teaches creativity and design thinking to some of the country’s biggest business leaders. Her organization, Future Design School, empowers executives through immersive innovation training. The schools’ proprietary programs enable professionals to develop their own skillsets as innovators and learn repeatable methods around ideation, validation and rapid-prototyping.
Prevette has an illustrious history of innovation as a serial entrepreneur, high profile investor and strategic advisor to numerous organizations. She has been named by Inc Magazine as one of the top entrepreneurs in North America and one of the “Top 20 Power Elite” by Canadian Business. Sarah continues to be an evangelist for Canadian startups and gives back to the community through her work as a board director at both Communitech and VentureLab.
Taylor Ablitt, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Diply
Taylor Ablitt is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Diply, a leading social video and entertainment publisher. Since its launch in 2013, Diply has experienced tremendous growth, becoming the 52nd largest domain in the U.S. and a comScore top 10 lifestyle property. With 70M+ social fans and growing, Diply consistently drives 1B+ video views on Facebook and 5B+ social impressions monthly.
A member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), Ablitt was named as one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40® honorees for 2017, the 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year (EY), and Top 20 Under 40 recipient (Business London). In addition to integrating charitable initiatives into his professional work, Ablitt is highly active in his local community and volunteers with the Special Olympics and coaches softball and alpine skiing. A graduate of Western University’s Richard Ivey School of Business, Ablitt resides in London, Ontario.
Mallory Brodie, Co-Founder and CEO, Bridgit
Mallorie Brodie is the co-founder and CEO of Bridgit, a construction management software company. Mallorie holds an Honours degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business, and has almost 10 years of entrepreneurial experience. She holds various entrepreneurial awards, including top prize at the 2015 Google Demo Day, and Techvibes Entrepreneur of the Year.
Jeff Evans, Founder, Tiny Titan Games
Since a young age, Evans has been an entrepreneur and gaming enthusiast. Piquing his interest passed playing them, he started developing them at the age of 14. In 2003, Evans moved to London, Ontario where he worked at DICE then subsequently Digital Extremes before venturing out on his own. In 2008, he co-founded Antic Entertainment where they ran and grew the company to a peak of 25 people, launching over 6 games. In 2014 Evans founded Tiny Titan Studios, with a vision to create retro inspired games. Now Tiny Titan is over 20 people strong and has released 7 games to date, 6 of which have been featured as Apple’s Best New Games.
(Tuesday) 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Toboggan Brewing Company
585 Richmond Street
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