WHERE: OneEleven on the 4th Floor
ADDRESS: 325 Front St. W, Toronto, ON
WHEN: July 10th, 6PM - 9PM ET (Doors open at 6PM)
*Your ticket also gets you into the TechTO after party, which is located just down the street.
OneEleven is located minutes from Union Station with underground parking located at 315 Front S. W.
Success is not linear. Even the most dynamic leaders experience challenges and setbacks. However, in those experiences, there is much lesson and opportunity to redefine our strategies and TechTO showcases the complexities that make the journey all of what it is.
TechTO is curated to bring you inspirational stories where you can learn practical tips from leaders who have dreamed, struggled, and ultimately persevered. Our conversation with our guests typically reviews their career journey, the early days of their company, lessons from scaling and a few fun personal questions.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
- 2 inspiring presentations on lessons learned
- 1 fireside discussions exploring the stories behind the success
- food and drink (included in your ticket price)
- 250+ community members
- TechTO's infamous After Party
6:00 pm — Doors open and networking
7:00 pm — Community open mic, speaker presentations, & Fireside chat
8:30 pm — Continued networking
9:00 pm — After Party
Ticket Policy: Tickets for this event are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Founder & CEO of ShopThing
Maggie Adhami-Boynton is a 15-year startup veteran, Harvard Master’s graduate, and founder of ShopThing, one of North America’s first live video commerce platforms. Hailed the next evolution in e-commerce by Deloitte, live video commerce leverages the power of live-streaming, influencers and top-tier brands to sell online. Since ShopThing’s soft launch in 2019, Maggie has hired world-class product and technology teams and amassed a base of over 250,000 customers. There are no plans of slowing down. Prior to founding ShopThing, Maggie helped scale one of Canada’s most awarded mobile app agencies, Plastic Mobile, as Vice President of Operations. She became a member of the Havas Worldwide executive team following their acquisition of Plastic Mobile in 2015.
Co-founder & CEO of Qui Identity
In 2010, Kirk co-founded Wave, and has since guided the company to 400,000 active small businesses registered, 260+ people on the Wave team, and over $100 million in funding raised from investors around the world. Wave was acquired in June 2019 by H&R Block for over $537M – the 7th largest tech exit in Canada since 2001. Under Kirk, Wave has won numerous awards for leadership, culture, and innovation, including the Deloitte Fast 50, and Growth 500 (3 years in a row) the KPMG Fintech 100, Canada’s most Admired Corporate Culture and ranked 6th on Great Place to Work Canada, with special categories for Women, Millennials, Technology, Inclusion and Wellness.
CEO of TouchBistro
Samir Zabaneh is a seasoned financial and operations executive with private and public companies. Samir has held various executive roles, including CFO and COO, in large global fintech companies including Fiserv Inc. (previously First Data), Global Payments (previously Heartland Payments) and Moneris Solutions, during which time he executed various successful strategies related to vertical specific software solutions integrated with payments processing. Earlier in his career, Samir held various leadership roles at Fortress Investment Group, Q9 Networks and Newcourt Capital.
Co-Founder of TechTO & AngelList Canadian Partner
Co-Founder of TechTO & CEO at Venue.live
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