Entries by Deborah Lovegrove

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Meet TEDxKanata Speaker Jim Provost

Jim Provost spends his days predicting the future at Lixar IT. As the Lead Data Scientist, Machine Learning, Jim understands the multifaceted landscape of Deep Learning technology, distributed LAMP applications, SharePoint farms and managing an agile development team. He is a self-proclaimed math nerd who specializes in areas like data sciences, software development and business […]

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Meet TEDxKanata Speaker Mark Sutcliffe

Mark Sutcliffe is an award-winning broadcaster, columnist, author, blogger, podcaster, entrepreneur, volunteer, community activist, and runner who has played a leadership role in several distinct fields throughout his 30-year career. He is the host of Ottawa Today, a daily four-hour talk show on 1310 NEWS and Rogers TV. He has also contributed columns to the […]

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Meet TEDxKanata Speaker Catherine Cano

Catherine Cano, President and General Manager of the Cable Public Affairs Channel, has more than 20 years of executive leadership experience in broadcasting across all platforms, in Canada, the United States, and internationally. Among her many awards and distinctions are two Geminis and the Michener Prize, one of Canadian journalism’s most distinguished honours. In November […]

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Meet TEDxKanata Speaker Jay Gosselin

“Create a life that feels good on the inside, not one that just looks good on the outside.” Jay Gosselin, the founder of MentorU and the Discover Year Program is striving for significance. Jay uses his own non-traditional career path to demonstrate how action, openness, and authenticity are foundational principles when building a purposeful career […]

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Let’s talk “Airplanes and Avocados” with Emily De Sousa

Let’s talk “Airplanes and Avocados” with Emily De Sousa, a 22-year-old environmental activist and passionate ocean lover. Emily is the founder and owner of the sustainable travel blog “Airplanes and Avocados” which discusses sustainable travel options and marine conservation issues. Her academic focus is within environmental policy and governance, working towards better regulation of our […]

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Meet 2018 Speaker Scott Bulbrook

Meet Scott Bulbrook, a technical innovator and co-founder of DA-Integrated. Scott is recognized as a knowledgeable businessman with a deep understanding of start-up, semiconductor, and small businesses. He is a coach, mentor, family man, philanthropist, musician, inventor, and sports enthusiast. He is known for his straightforward and honest communication style, as well as his love […]

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From federal government employee to beekeeper? Meet the Bee Gal!

Marianne Gee worked as a Ph.D. epidemiologist and science policy advisor for the federal government before finding her true calling as a beekeeper. After discovering a colony of honeybees in the wall of their home, Marianne and her husband Matt cofounded Gees Bees Honey Company, which brings beehives to rooftops and backyards across Ottawa. Today […]