TechTO features in-depth conversations with technology leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs. This Premium version of our TechTO: Together series gives access to exclusive venues, speakers, food, and more!
WHERE: Rotman School of Management in Desautels Hall
ADDRESS: 105 St. George Street, Toronto
WHEN: October 11th, 6PM - 9PM ET (Doors open at 6PM)
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:
- Inspiring presentations on lessons learned
- 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 ((Will be off site from Rotman, location will be announced at the event)
Ticket Policy: Tickets for this event are non-refundable and non-transferable.
CEO of Future Fertility
Christy is the CEO at Future Fertility, a Toronto-based AI company focused on closing critical information gaps in the fertility journey. She has a track record as a builder, spending her career creating and guiding high-performing teams across a range of fields, including developing and scaling new models for commercial growth at start-ups. Prior to Future Fertility, Christy was the VP Business Development at Maple, Canada’s leading virtual care provider. Joining as the third employee, Christy spent over 4 years scaling the team and commercial business, creating and leading the go-to-market strategy and execution for the B2B business. Christy is also an investor as a limited partner with the Women’s Equity Lab, Toronto Chapter, investing in early-stage women-led ventures. With this experience combined with her passion for finding innovative solutions to the world’s toughest healthcare challenges, Christy leads the Future Fertility team in its mission to empower fertility doctors, specialists, and patients with advanced AI-driven insights globally.
President of Recursion Canada
Naheed is the President of Recursion Canada, the Canadian wholly-owned subsidiary of Recursion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: RXRX). Prior to joining Recursion, Naheed was the Co-founder, President and CEO of Cyclica, a Toronto-based biotech company (acquired by Recursion in May 2023). At Cyclica, Naheed had the distinct privilege of working with an incredibly talented and dedicated team that was considered one of the pioneers of what is now the increasingly hot space of AI for Drug Discovery and Development. Naheed is also a co-founder and Board Member of EntheogeniX Biosciences, a psychedelic inspired biotech company for mental health, co-founder of the Alliance for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare (AAIH) for which he served as Chair until May 2023, Board Member of the Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO), and Member of the Life Sciences Advisory Group for Global Affairs Canada. Naheed is passionate about how people interact with technology to inform effective decision making, while dedicated to advancing the responsible application of AI to healthcare and the impact on patients. Naheed holds an MBA from Rotman School of Business and an undergraduate degree from the University of Ottawa.
Co-Founder of Float
Ruslan is Co-founder of Float, leading software product research and development. Previously, he worked as a Perception Engineer at Uber ATG and Data Scientist at Shopify. Ruslan holds Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science from University of Waterloo and Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University. Float is a corporate card and spend management platform purpose built for Canadian businesses. Thousands of Canadian finance teams use Float to enable, control, and track corporate spending in a single, intuitive platform.
Co-Founder of TechTO & AngelList Canadian Partner
Co-Founder of TechTO & CEO at Venue.live