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Barbara Bellissimo

Barbara Bellissimo

Senior Vice President, Desjardins

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Barbara is senior vice-president of the Desjardins Agent Network, formerly State Farm Canada, a division of Desjardins General Insurance Group.

She is responsible for Network growth and performance, and the continued advancement of Desjardins Insurance, currently poised as the #3 Canadian market leader in P&C insurance.

Beyond her success in leading the Desjardins Agent Network through a time of business transformation; Barbara is committed to operational excellence and innovation all while keeping client experience at the forefront of these pursuits.

Barbara is senior vice-president of the Desjardins Agent Network, formerly State Farm Canada, a division of Desjardins General Insurance Group.

She is responsible for Network growth and performance, and the continued advancement of Desjardins Insurance, currently poised as the #3 Canadian market leader in P&C insurance.

Beyond her success in leading the Desjardins Agent Network through a time of business transformation; Barbara is committed to operational excellence and innovation all while keeping client experience at the forefront of these pursuits.

Achraf Louitri

Achraf Louitri

Director Research and Development, Intact

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Anna Foat

Anna Foat

Global Transformation Office, Sun Life Financial

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Anna grew up in business at BlackBerry. She joined RIM in 1999 when the company was pre-300 employees and thrived as it grew exponentially, executing deals with IBM, Visa and Mastercard in her tenure. In 2011 when Blackberry had grown to 16,000 employees she switched gears and left to join IBM as the Worldwide Managing Editor of MobileFirst Platform leading content digital marketing strategy. In 2016 she was invited to act as the Executive in Residence for the first cohort of the Fierce Founders Accelerator at Communitech. In 2017 Anna was named a top 30 Women to Watch in Technology by BetaKit. Today she is a Director in the Global Digital Transformation Office at Sun Life Financial as well as a bestselling author. Anna is proud to have earned a BA in English Literature from the University of Waterloo. She now teaches Design Thinking at Western University.

Anna grew up in business at BlackBerry. She joined RIM in 1999 when the company was pre-300 employees and thrived as it grew exponentially, executing deals with IBM, Visa and Mastercard in her tenure. In 2011 when Blackberry had grown to 16,000 employees she switched gears and left to join IBM as the Worldwide Managing Editor of MobileFirst Platform leading content digital marketing strategy. In 2016 she was invited to act as the Executive in Residence for the first cohort of the Fierce Founders Accelerator at Communitech. In 2017 Anna was named a top 30 Women to Watch in Technology by BetaKit. Today she is a Director in the Global Digital Transformation Office at Sun Life Financial as well as a bestselling author. Anna is proud to have earned a BA in English Literature from the University of Waterloo. She now teaches Design Thinking at Western University.

Baiju Devani

Baiju Devani

Vice President Enterprise Analytics, Aviva Canada

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Baiju has led data sciences and engineering teams for over a decade to bring algorithmic and data-driven business growth in FinTech and InsureTech space. As VP of Data Science and Analytics at Aviva, Baiju leads a cross-functional team of actuaries, data scientists and data engineers to deliver innovative data-driven solutions including use of applied machine-learning and other advanced algorithms for decision making.

Prior to Aviva, Baiju led the analytics group at IIROC where he guided decision making and algorithmic surveillance in trading markets that generate up to 600 million real-time data points daily. Baiju was also at OANDA, a FinTech startup that disrupted retail foreign-exchange markets where he led data sciences and business growth teams.

Baiju has a BSc and MSc in Computer Science from Queen’s university and developed his data chops working on large biological datasets as part of his graduate work and later at the Ontario Cancer Institute.

Baiju has led data sciences and engineering teams for over a decade to bring algorithmic and data-driven business growth in FinTech and InsureTech space. As VP of Data Science and Analytics at Aviva, Baiju leads a cross-functional team of actuaries, data scientists and data engineers to deliver innovative data-driven solutions including use of applied machine-learning and other advanced algorithms for decision making.

Prior to Aviva, Baiju led the analytics group at IIROC where he guided decision making and algorithmic surveillance in trading markets that generate up to 600 million real-time data points daily. Baiju was also at OANDA, a FinTech startup that disrupted retail foreign-exchange markets where he led data sciences and business growth teams.

Baiju has a BSc and MSc in Computer Science from Queen’s university and developed his data chops working on large biological datasets as part of his graduate work and later at the Ontario Cancer Institute.

Alice Keung

Alice Keung

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Economical Mutual Insurance Company

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With more than 25 years of senior leadership experience, Alice is the driving force behind implementing leading-edge technologies at Economical. She’s excited about the bold vision and is passionate about embracing new innovations and processes that will take Economical to the next level.

Alice has an MBA from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University and was recognized twice as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network.

Alice and her team take Economical’s values to heart. Having delivered a best-in-class digital experience for Canadians through Sonnet, now they’ve introduced an entirely new broker offering with Vyne — transforming the way Economical works and supporting long-term growth opportunities for our broker partners.

With more than 25 years of senior leadership experience, Alice is the driving force behind implementing leading-edge technologies at Economical. She’s excited about the bold vision and is passionate about embracing new innovations and processes that will take Economical to the next level.

Alice has an MBA from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University and was recognized twice as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network.

Alice and her team take Economical’s values to heart. Having delivered a best-in-class digital experience for Canadians through Sonnet, now they’ve introduced an entirely new broker offering with Vyne — transforming the way Economical works and supporting long-term growth opportunities for our broker partners.

Fernando Moreira

Fernando Moreira

Senior Vice President of Global Insurance, Scotiabank

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Fernando Moreira is a business leader that is passionate for helping organizations to create and execute innovative profitable growth strategies that generate true value for customer and shareholders through the power of digital technologies and high performance customer centric teams.

He is joining Scotiabank as SVP – Global Insurance. In this role, Fernando will be responsible for setting the global insurance strategic direction, defining the plan to increase market share and drive revenue growth across Scotiabank global footprint and further develop the ‘Bancassurance’ model through partnerships with insurance companies. He will also drive growth through retail distribution by connecting insurance globally with digital, technology and operations, and locally with retail leadership.

Prior to Scotiabank he worked for QBE as COO Emerging Markets (2015 to 2017) with the mission to help QBE Emerging Markets to bring its profitable growth strategy to life through the design and implementation of an innovative and integrated business operational model through the power of digital innovation that would enable QBE to double its size and radically improve its profitability. QBE Emerging Markets is spread over of 22 countries (16 in Asia Pacific and 6 in LATAM). As COO he is responsible for Insurance Operations, Claims Management, Technology, Data & Analytics and Business Innovation & Transformation through Digital.

Prior to QBE, Fernando was CEO at Ping An Direct in China (2 years) where he helped to grow the business from 9mn customers to 16Mn customers and grow 80% in profitability through customer centric digital omini channel strategy. He was also CEO of Cigna in China (2 years) and CEO of HSBC Insurance in Brazil (4 years) always driving exponential profitable growth in the markets he worked. Fernando worked for HSBC from 1998 to 2011 occupying many senior positions in the insurance business (Head of Strategy, Head of Sales and Distribution, COO) in Brazil and globally (Global Head of Business Transformation for HSBC Group Insurance, based in Hong Kong). He was responsible to put in place all HSBC Global Insurance Operational Centers (1 in Brazil, 3 in India, 2 in China and 1 in Malaysia) to serve customers in 35 different countries.

Fernando brings a strong business strategy, commercial acumen and proved experience with business model innovation, product innovation, sales and operations innovations. He uses his leadership skills to form high performance customer centric teams using digital technology and standardized innovation process and methodologies to continue deliver sustainable value to customers and shareholders.

Fernando is graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Escola Politecnica – USP, Brazil. He is a master black belt and Lean certified, had participated in specialization, strategy and senior leadership programs at Harvard Business School, INSEAD, London Business School, Duque University and Tennessee State University. He has strong international work experience (North America, Latin America and Asia).

Fernando Moreira is a business leader that is passionate for helping organizations to create and execute innovative profitable growth strategies that generate true value for customer and shareholders through the power of digital technologies and high performance customer centric teams.

He is joining Scotiabank as SVP – Global Insurance. In this role, Fernando will be responsible for setting the global insurance strategic direction, defining the plan to increase market share and drive revenue growth across Scotiabank global footprint and further develop the ‘Bancassurance’ model through partnerships with insurance companies. He will also drive growth through retail distribution by connecting insurance globally with digital, technology and operations, and locally with retail leadership.

Prior to Scotiabank he worked for QBE as COO Emerging Markets (2015 to 2017) with the mission to help QBE Emerging Markets to bring its profitable growth strategy to life through the design and implementation of an innovative and integrated business operational model through the power of digital innovation that would enable QBE to double its size and radically improve its profitability. QBE Emerging Markets is spread over of 22 countries (16 in Asia Pacific and 6 in LATAM). As COO he is responsible for Insurance Operations, Claims Management, Technology, Data & Analytics and Business Innovation & Transformation through Digital.

Prior to QBE, Fernando was CEO at Ping An Direct in China (2 years) where he helped to grow the business from 9mn customers to 16Mn customers and grow 80% in profitability through customer centric digital omini channel strategy. He was also CEO of Cigna in China (2 years) and CEO of HSBC Insurance in Brazil (4 years) always driving exponential profitable growth in the markets he worked. Fernando worked for HSBC from 1998 to 2011 occupying many senior positions in the insurance business (Head of Strategy, Head of Sales and Distribution, COO) in Brazil and globally (Global Head of Business Transformation for HSBC Group Insurance, based in Hong Kong). He was responsible to put in place all HSBC Global Insurance Operational Centers (1 in Brazil, 3 in India, 2 in China and 1 in Malaysia) to serve customers in 35 different countries.

Fernando brings a strong business strategy, commercial acumen and proved experience with business model innovation, product innovation, sales and operations innovations. He uses his leadership skills to form high performance customer centric teams using digital technology and standardized innovation process and methodologies to continue deliver sustainable value to customers and shareholders.

Fernando is graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Escola Politecnica – USP, Brazil. He is a master black belt and Lean certified, had participated in specialization, strategy and senior leadership programs at Harvard Business School, INSEAD, London Business School, Duque University and Tennessee State University. He has strong international work experience (North America, Latin America and Asia).

Hashmat Rohian

Hashmat Rohian

Managing Director - Architecture, IT, Innovation, The Co-Operators

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Hashmat is currently the Senior Director & Managing Enterprise Architect at Cooperators Group of Companies. Hashmat's career across leading FIs, startups and public sector has centered on innovations through ‘data science’ and ‘digital transformation’ with a focus on delivering significant and sustainable value right through from strategy to execution.

Besides being a practitioner and a people leader, Hashmat also teaches software engineering, data science and agile delivery. He co-founded DisruptIT Labs that helps clients harness data analytics and digital in support of business strategy, deliver cross-functional, rapid prototyping capability to push and test new value propositions in the market.

His professional training as a software engineer, quantitative analyst, experience as a data scientist, fraud examiner, information security professional, digital integration specialist and entrepreneur gives him a multifaceted perspective and advantage in driving organizational transformation and value.

Hashmat is currently the Senior Director & Managing Enterprise Architect at Cooperators Group of Companies. Hashmat's career across leading FIs, startups and public sector has centered on innovations through ‘data science’ and ‘digital transformation’ with a focus on delivering significant and sustainable value right through from strategy to execution.

Besides being a practitioner and a people leader, Hashmat also teaches software engineering, data science and agile delivery. He co-founded DisruptIT Labs that helps clients harness data analytics and digital in support of business strategy, deliver cross-functional, rapid prototyping capability to push and test new value propositions in the market.

His professional training as a software engineer, quantitative analyst, experience as a data scientist, fraud examiner, information security professional, digital integration specialist and entrepreneur gives him a multifaceted perspective and advantage in driving organizational transformation and value.

Tracy Riley

Tracy Riley

Vice President Business Transformation, Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company

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Tracy was appointed as Vice President, Business Transformation in November, 2015. Tracy joined the Winnipeg Region's Underwriting department in 1991 and left in 1996 to pursue her career as a General Insurance Broker with a large Winnipeg office. Since returning in 2001, Tracy has held several roles of increasing responsibility including Business Analyst, Operational Auditor and Underwriting Specialist. In 2010, Tracy was appointed Manager, Property Products, in 2012 she was appointed Director, Property Products and in 2013 Vice President, Insurance Products. In her current role, Tracy is responsible for Business Sponsorship of Wawanesa's Strategic projects and transformation of Wawanesa’s P&C organization.

Tracy holds a Diploma in Business Administration from Red River College with an Accounting major and Executive training at Queen's University, Smith School of Business. She has earned her Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) and New Product Development Professional (NPDP) designations.

Tracy has a passion for transformation is always looking for new ways to reduce friction for Wawanesa’s customers, brokers and employees.

A life-long resident of Winnipeg Tracy enjoys watching Winnipeg's local sports teams, spending time with her family and playing tennis.

Tracy was appointed as Vice President, Business Transformation in November, 2015. Tracy joined the Winnipeg Region's Underwriting department in 1991 and left in 1996 to pursue her career as a General Insurance Broker with a large Winnipeg office. Since returning in 2001, Tracy has held several roles of increasing responsibility including Business Analyst, Operational Auditor and Underwriting Specialist. In 2010, Tracy was appointed Manager, Property Products, in 2012 she was appointed Director, Property Products and in 2013 Vice President, Insurance Products. In her current role, Tracy is responsible for Business Sponsorship of Wawanesa's Strategic projects and transformation of Wawanesa’s P&C organization.

Tracy holds a Diploma in Business Administration from Red River College with an Accounting major and Executive training at Queen's University, Smith School of Business. She has earned her Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) and New Product Development Professional (NPDP) designations.

Tracy has a passion for transformation is always looking for new ways to reduce friction for Wawanesa’s customers, brokers and employees.

A life-long resident of Winnipeg Tracy enjoys watching Winnipeg's local sports teams, spending time with her family and playing tennis.

Eugene Wen

Eugene Wen

Vice President, Group Advanced Analytics, Manulife Financial

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Dr. Eugene Wen is the Vice President, Group Advanced Analytics, at Manulife. He is responsible for supporting group functions with advanced analytics, build a Center of Expertise (CoE) in advanced analytics, provide thought leadership, create governance and policy frameworks for analytics function and provide research and development capabilities to businesses across the company.

Prior to joining Manulife, Eugene served as the Vice President and Chief Statistician at the Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB). He was trained in both clinical medicine and public health.

Dr. Eugene Wen is the Vice President, Group Advanced Analytics, at Manulife. He is responsible for supporting group functions with advanced analytics, build a Center of Expertise (CoE) in advanced analytics, provide thought leadership, create governance and policy frameworks for analytics function and provide research and development capabilities to businesses across the company.

Prior to joining Manulife, Eugene served as the Vice President and Chief Statistician at the Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB). He was trained in both clinical medicine and public health.

Dennis Nilsson

Dennis Nilsson

Assistant Vice President, Head of Advanced Analytics, TD Insurance

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Dennis has substantial international experience in advanced analytics from four countries and in sectors of insurance, finance and university. He holds a Ph.d. in Mathematics and has significant expertise in building analytics centre of excellence and directing regional operations to maximize efficiency, profitability and growth. Dennis is original from Denmark but has been living in Toronto since 2015. Today he is leading the Advanced Analytics Insurance team for TD, one of the largest financial institutions in North America serving more than 25 million customers worldwide.

Dennis has substantial international experience in advanced analytics from four countries and in sectors of insurance, finance and university. He holds a Ph.d. in Mathematics and has significant expertise in building analytics centre of excellence and directing regional operations to maximize efficiency, profitability and growth. Dennis is original from Denmark but has been living in Toronto since 2015. Today he is leading the Advanced Analytics Insurance team for TD, one of the largest financial institutions in North America serving more than 25 million customers worldwide.

Jonathan Spinner

Jonathan Spinner

Assistant Vice President, Claims Transformation & Strategy, Aviva

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Jonathan Spinner is an insurance technology and innovation strategist at Aviva Canada. He is currently responsible for identifying and assessing the potential of advances in technology to improve the Aviva claims customer experience, and to make it easier for claims staff to deliver that experience in ways that surprise and delight Aviva’s customers. Jonathan actively engages in discussion on topics such as AI, machine learning, IoT, big data, analytics, digital, and blockchain, particularly with regard to the potential application of these technologies to insurance industry challenges.

Jonathan Spinner is an insurance technology and innovation strategist at Aviva Canada. He is currently responsible for identifying and assessing the potential of advances in technology to improve the Aviva claims customer experience, and to make it easier for claims staff to deliver that experience in ways that surprise and delight Aviva’s customers. Jonathan actively engages in discussion on topics such as AI, machine learning, IoT, big data, analytics, digital, and blockchain, particularly with regard to the potential application of these technologies to insurance industry challenges.

Marc Lipman

Marc Lipman

Chief Operating Officer, AIG Canada

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Marc is the Chief Operating Officer of AIG Insurance Company of Canada. He is responsible for the development and execution of a wide range of business strategies and operational initiatives.

Leading innovation for AIG in Canada is a core component of Marc’s role. He is responsible for fostering relationships within the Canadian insurtech and innovation communities, as well as structuring strategic partnerships. Marc leads AIG Canada’s internal innovation initiatives and promotes AIG’s external thought leadership, speaking at conferences on multiple technologies including Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and IoT. Marc was recently named as one of the Top 50 Data and Analytics Professionals – USA and Canada by Corinium Global Intelligence. Marc is skilled at leading digital initiatives such as Travel Guard on Demand, the first platform in North America to provide truly usage based travel insurance on a mobile platform. Travel Guard on Demand received the 2018 Celent Model Insurer Award for best practices in Innovation and Emerging Technologies.

Marc brings a deep understanding of the financial services industry, and expertise in critical areas including strategic planning, leadership, employee engagement, client and broker relationship management, and communication.

Mr. Lipman holds a Masters of Laws degree, with an award of Merit, from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, in Toronto, Canada.

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Marc is the Chief Operating Officer of AIG Insurance Company of Canada. He is responsible for the development and execution of a wide range of business strategies and operational initiatives.

Leading innovation for AIG in Canada is a core component of Marc’s role. He is responsible for fostering relationships within the Canadian insurtech and innovation communities, as well as structuring strategic partnerships. Marc leads AIG Canada’s internal innovation initiatives and promotes AIG’s external thought leadership, speaking at conferences on multiple technologies including Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and IoT. Marc was recently named as one of the Top 50 Data and Analytics Professionals – USA and Canada by Corinium Global Intelligence. Marc is skilled at leading digital initiatives such as Travel Guard on Demand, the first platform in North America to provide truly usage based travel insurance on a mobile platform. Travel Guard on Demand received the 2018 Celent Model Insurer Award for best practices in Innovation and Emerging Technologies.

Marc brings a deep understanding of the financial services industry, and expertise in critical areas including strategic planning, leadership, employee engagement, client and broker relationship management, and communication.

Mr. Lipman holds a Masters of Laws degree, with an award of Merit, from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, in Toronto, Canada.

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Keyur Desai

Keyur Desai

Senior Vice President of Digital, People Corporation

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Keyur holds a Bachelor of Computer Engineering degree from Ryerson University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Schulich school of Business at York University. Keyur started his career at a small engineering firm working on voicemail systems for large Canadian telcos. When Keyur decided to pursue his MBA, he changed roles and moved into the financial sector and joined a major Canadian financial institution. Starting from a junior level position, Keyur quickly progressed up to more senior positions. Following that role, Keyur moved into a large Third Party Administrator (at a growing and disruptive Canadian business), where he is currently responsible for all Digital assets.

Over his Career, Keyur successfully developed software, led numerous large projects, led large scale software projects and major organizational transformation projects.

Keyur holds a Bachelor of Computer Engineering degree from Ryerson University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Schulich school of Business at York University. Keyur started his career at a small engineering firm working on voicemail systems for large Canadian telcos. When Keyur decided to pursue his MBA, he changed roles and moved into the financial sector and joined a major Canadian financial institution. Starting from a junior level position, Keyur quickly progressed up to more senior positions. Following that role, Keyur moved into a large Third Party Administrator (at a growing and disruptive Canadian business), where he is currently responsible for all Digital assets.

Over his Career, Keyur successfully developed software, led numerous large projects, led large scale software projects and major organizational transformation projects.

Craig Milroy

Craig Milroy

Director - Enterprise Data Architecture, Sun Life Financial

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As a results-oriented business technology leader, Craig Milroy’s career spans 15 years of business strategy and business technology implementation within Enterprise Architecture and Business Consulting and Data Management roles.

As an entrepreneurial strategic thinker, he has led several data driven business transformation initiatives to enable strategic business growth and through business centric technology implementations. He has developed and managed teams; as well as implemented strategic business outcomes at TD Bank Group, Rogers Communications and BMO Financial Group.

As a results-oriented business technology leader, Craig Milroy’s career spans 15 years of business strategy and business technology implementation within Enterprise Architecture and Business Consulting and Data Management roles.

As an entrepreneurial strategic thinker, he has led several data driven business transformation initiatives to enable strategic business growth and through business centric technology implementations. He has developed and managed teams; as well as implemented strategic business outcomes at TD Bank Group, Rogers Communications and BMO Financial Group.

Clément Brunet

Clément Brunet

Research and Analytics Director, The Co-Operators

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Clément Brunet is the Senior Director of Analytics Strategy and Insights at The Co-operators. He has 19 years of experience in the Business Intelligence field and holds a Bachelor degree in mathematics from University of Montreal and an MBA from HEC Montreal. He founded and lead advanced analytics and research practices in two of the top ten insurers in Canada. His track record for innovation in data science includes leading edge machine learning and artificial intelligence applications for marketing, underwriting, pricing, resource planning, and extreme weather events modeling.

Clément Brunet is the Senior Director of Analytics Strategy and Insights at The Co-operators. He has 19 years of experience in the Business Intelligence field and holds a Bachelor degree in mathematics from University of Montreal and an MBA from HEC Montreal. He founded and lead advanced analytics and research practices in two of the top ten insurers in Canada. His track record for innovation in data science includes leading edge machine learning and artificial intelligence applications for marketing, underwriting, pricing, resource planning, and extreme weather events modeling.

Kamana Tripathi

Kamana Tripathi

Vice President & Director, Digital Sales, Retail Foreign Exchange & Precious Metals, TD Securities

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Kamana, VP & Director, TD Securities, heads up the Digital Sales of Retail Foreign Exchange and Precious Metals. Her professional experience spans strategy, corporate development, risk management and sales. One of her unique stints, she shares, was to organize the first ever fireside conversation with Presidents Bill Clinton and George Bush in Canada.

Kamana identifies as a global soul having worked in Asia, Europe and North America, and travelled to over 50 countries.

Kamana holds an MBA degree from Ivey Business School and a B.Comm degree from the University of Bombay, N.M. College of Commerce and Economics.

Kamana values community engagement. She is a board member of Story Planet, a nonfor-profit that inspires at-risk children & youth to develop their unique voices using the written word, visual arts, & media. Kamana has been involved with the Ivey Alumni Network for ten years, including being past co-President and launching Ivey Toronto’s WIL initiative eight years ago. Kamana is a member of United Way Women Gaining Ground and is involved with various cancer, autism, and art charities.

Biking, she admits, is her latest sporty passion, fueled by The Ride to Conquer Cancer. Kamana also loves flying and has a pilot’s license from Australia.

Kamana, VP & Director, TD Securities, heads up the Digital Sales of Retail Foreign Exchange and Precious Metals. Her professional experience spans strategy, corporate development, risk management and sales. One of her unique stints, she shares, was to organize the first ever fireside conversation with Presidents Bill Clinton and George Bush in Canada.

Kamana identifies as a global soul having worked in Asia, Europe and North America, and travelled to over 50 countries.

Kamana holds an MBA degree from Ivey Business School and a B.Comm degree from the University of Bombay, N.M. College of Commerce and Economics.

Kamana values community engagement. She is a board member of Story Planet, a nonfor-profit that inspires at-risk children & youth to develop their unique voices using the written word, visual arts, & media. Kamana has been involved with the Ivey Alumni Network for ten years, including being past co-President and launching Ivey Toronto’s WIL initiative eight years ago. Kamana is a member of United Way Women Gaining Ground and is involved with various cancer, autism, and art charities.

Biking, she admits, is her latest sporty passion, fueled by The Ride to Conquer Cancer. Kamana also loves flying and has a pilot’s license from Australia.

Patrick Egbunonu

Patrick Egbunonu

Professor and AI & Analytics Researcher, St Lawrence College

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Patrick Egbunonu is an Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics Applied Researcher, Social Entrepreneur, Coach and Professor. He’s held leadership roles in the Financial, Energy, Consulting, Automobile and Data Science Industry. Most recently he was the Manager of Group Underwriting, New Business, Amendments and Analysis at one of the top Insurance Companies in Canada. In addition, he has two Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees from Queen’s University, Kingston and, from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

Patrick is currently the CEO of 1001Squared Artificial Intelligence, a social enterprise he founded in 2017. 1001Squared AI’s goal is to facilitate and advance the use of Artificial Intelligence applications to enhance education, especially in underprivileged and under-served areas of the world. Patrick is Professor and Program Coordinator of Business Analytics at St Lawrence College, Kingston. He’s also taught Operations Management and Applied Management Science courses in the Laurentian University Degree program that is delivered through St Lawrence College.

Patrick Egbunonu is an Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics Applied Researcher, Social Entrepreneur, Coach and Professor. He’s held leadership roles in the Financial, Energy, Consulting, Automobile and Data Science Industry. Most recently he was the Manager of Group Underwriting, New Business, Amendments and Analysis at one of the top Insurance Companies in Canada. In addition, he has two Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees from Queen’s University, Kingston and, from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

Patrick is currently the CEO of 1001Squared Artificial Intelligence, a social enterprise he founded in 2017. 1001Squared AI’s goal is to facilitate and advance the use of Artificial Intelligence applications to enhance education, especially in underprivileged and under-served areas of the world. Patrick is Professor and Program Coordinator of Business Analytics at St Lawrence College, Kingston. He’s also taught Operations Management and Applied Management Science courses in the Laurentian University Degree program that is delivered through St Lawrence College.

Stephen Applebaum

Stephen Applebaum

Managing Partner, Insurance Solutions Group

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Tom de Godoy

Tom de Godoy

Chief Technology Officer , DataRobot

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Tom has more than 10 years of experience as a data science leader, building and implementing predictive models. As CTO of DataRobot, Tom projects the vision of the company by directing its strategic technology investments. Before DataRobot, Tom was Senior Director of Research and Modeling at Travelers Insurance, where he managed a team of data scientists.

Tom has been ranked as high as 20th in the world on the data science competition platform Kaggle.com, which has more than 500,000 registered data scientists. Tom has his master’s degree in mathematics, and a bachelor’s degree in Physics from University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

Tom has more than 10 years of experience as a data science leader, building and implementing predictive models. As CTO of DataRobot, Tom projects the vision of the company by directing its strategic technology investments. Before DataRobot, Tom was Senior Director of Research and Modeling at Travelers Insurance, where he managed a team of data scientists.

Tom has been ranked as high as 20th in the world on the data science competition platform Kaggle.com, which has more than 500,000 registered data scientists. Tom has his master’s degree in mathematics, and a bachelor’s degree in Physics from University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

Steve Holder

Steve Holder

National Strategy Executive, Analytic Ecosystems, SAS

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As the Strategy Executive at SAS Canada Steve Holder is responsible for creating and driving the SAS solution strategy with our Canadian customers. A key part of this is providing thought leadership for the AI, Analytics, and emerging technology portfolios. A Canadian subject matter expert and AI & analytics evangelist Steve has seen first-hand how the use of SAS technology can help customers solve business problems; make the best decisions possible and unearth new opportunities. Steve’s passion is making technology make sense for everyone regardless of their technical skillset.

With many years of software industry experience, spanning: management, solutions architecture, presales and sales, Steve brings alignment and execution across SAS’ customers, sales teams, and partners.

Prior to joining SAS Steve was held leadership positions at SAP and IBM. Steve received his Bachelor of Arts from McMaster University and lives in Toronto with his wife and two daughters. During his spare time, he enjoys traveling, cycling, skiing and spending time outdoors.

Steve tweets at @holdersmTO and can be emailed at steve.holder@sas.com.

As the Strategy Executive at SAS Canada Steve Holder is responsible for creating and driving the SAS solution strategy with our Canadian customers. A key part of this is providing thought leadership for the AI, Analytics, and emerging technology portfolios. A Canadian subject matter expert and AI & analytics evangelist Steve has seen first-hand how the use of SAS technology can help customers solve business problems; make the best decisions possible and unearth new opportunities. Steve’s passion is making technology make sense for everyone regardless of their technical skillset.

With many years of software industry experience, spanning: management, solutions architecture, presales and sales, Steve brings alignment and execution across SAS’ customers, sales teams, and partners.

Prior to joining SAS Steve was held leadership positions at SAP and IBM. Steve received his Bachelor of Arts from McMaster University and lives in Toronto with his wife and two daughters. During his spare time, he enjoys traveling, cycling, skiing and spending time outdoors.

Steve tweets at @holdersmTO and can be emailed at steve.holder@sas.com.

Ahsan Siddiqi

Ahsan Siddiqi

Director, IT & Data Strategy, Architecture, X by 2

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Ahsan Siddiqi is Director, IT & Data Strategy at X by 2, a software and data architecture consultancy. Ahsan has over two decades global experience advising executive leadership on their technology strategies and leading the delivery of complex and cross-functional data and analytics solutions in the insurance, financial services, software, and telecom industries. Ahsan is currently focused on transforming legacy data infrastructures into modern data platforms to support AI and Machine Learning.

He holds a Bachelor’s of Computer Science from Karachi University and an MBA from Queens University.

Ahsan Siddiqi is Director, IT & Data Strategy at X by 2, a software and data architecture consultancy. Ahsan has over two decades global experience advising executive leadership on their technology strategies and leading the delivery of complex and cross-functional data and analytics solutions in the insurance, financial services, software, and telecom industries. Ahsan is currently focused on transforming legacy data infrastructures into modern data platforms to support AI and Machine Learning.

He holds a Bachelor’s of Computer Science from Karachi University and an MBA from Queens University.

Cindy Forbes

Cindy Forbes

EVP & Chief Analytics Officer, Manulife Financial

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Cindy Forbes is Executive Vice President and Chief Analytics Officer of Manulife and is a member of the Company’s Global Leadership Team. Prior to this role, she served as Chief Actuary.

Ms. Forbes oversees the Company’s analytics function worldwide. She has spent more than 30 years with Manulife holding senior finance roles in the U.S., Investment, Reinsurance, Asia and Group Divisions. She spent seven years working in Asia, first as CFO for Manulife Japan followed by five years in HK as CFO for the entire Asia region. Manulife offers a wide range of life insurance, wealth management, pension and group benefit products across 12 countries in Asia.

Ms. Forbes was named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network in 2011 and again in 2015. She holds positions on a number of external boards including the Chair of the University of Waterloo.

Her industry knowledge and international experience, combined with the diverse roles she has held in her career, give her a unique perspective on the future state of the analytics function and the insurance industry.

Cindy Forbes is Executive Vice President and Chief Analytics Officer of Manulife and is a member of the Company’s Global Leadership Team. Prior to this role, she served as Chief Actuary.

Ms. Forbes oversees the Company’s analytics function worldwide. She has spent more than 30 years with Manulife holding senior finance roles in the U.S., Investment, Reinsurance, Asia and Group Divisions. She spent seven years working in Asia, first as CFO for Manulife Japan followed by five years in HK as CFO for the entire Asia region. Manulife offers a wide range of life insurance, wealth management, pension and group benefit products across 12 countries in Asia.

Ms. Forbes was named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network in 2011 and again in 2015. She holds positions on a number of external boards including the Chair of the University of Waterloo.

Her industry knowledge and international experience, combined with the diverse roles she has held in her career, give her a unique perspective on the future state of the analytics function and the insurance industry.

Simon Curtis

Simon Curtis

Head of Central Life Reserving, Munich Re

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Simon Curtis is Head of Central Life Reserving for Munich Re, and is responsible the comprehensive and up-to-date assessment and monitoring of Munich Re Group’s global life reinsurance liabilities including IFRS, solvency II, MCEV, and German statutory bases. He also oversees the company’s Global Actuarial Consulting Group.  He has been in this role since May 2015.  Simon is also overseeing the implementation of IFRS 17 for the Global Life Reinsurance business.

Previously, Simon was Chief Financial Officer, North America (Life) for Munich Re. In this role, he was responsible for all financial areas of the Canadian Life and Health operation as well as  the North America Inforce Management department.

Prior to joining Munich Re in September, 2013, Simon was a Partner in the Assurance & Advisory practice at Deloitte. He previously held key roles at Manulife Financial, including Executive Vice President (EVP), Business Development, and EVP and Chief Actuary, where he was the Appointed Actuary for Manulife’s Consolidated Global Operations. In his 30 years at Manulife, Simon also gained extensive actuarial and business knowledge in the US, UK and Asian markets.

Simon graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in statistics and actuarial science. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA), as well as a member of the American Academy of Actuaries. Simon has served on a number of industry committees and task forces, including as a past President of the CIA. He presently serves on the International Actuarial Association insurance accounting committee and the Accounting Standards Board of Canada IFRS 17 Transition Resources Group, and is Chairperson of the Actuarial Standards Board of Canada designated Group on IFRS 17.

Simon Curtis is Head of Central Life Reserving for Munich Re, and is responsible the comprehensive and up-to-date assessment and monitoring of Munich Re Group’s global life reinsurance liabilities including IFRS, solvency II, MCEV, and German statutory bases. He also oversees the company’s Global Actuarial Consulting Group.  He has been in this role since May 2015.  Simon is also overseeing the implementation of IFRS 17 for the Global Life Reinsurance business.

Previously, Simon was Chief Financial Officer, North America (Life) for Munich Re. In this role, he was responsible for all financial areas of the Canadian Life and Health operation as well as  the North America Inforce Management department.

Prior to joining Munich Re in September, 2013, Simon was a Partner in the Assurance & Advisory practice at Deloitte. He previously held key roles at Manulife Financial, including Executive Vice President (EVP), Business Development, and EVP and Chief Actuary, where he was the Appointed Actuary for Manulife’s Consolidated Global Operations. In his 30 years at Manulife, Simon also gained extensive actuarial and business knowledge in the US, UK and Asian markets.

Simon graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in statistics and actuarial science. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA), as well as a member of the American Academy of Actuaries. Simon has served on a number of industry committees and task forces, including as a past President of the CIA. He presently serves on the International Actuarial Association insurance accounting committee and the Accounting Standards Board of Canada IFRS 17 Transition Resources Group, and is Chairperson of the Actuarial Standards Board of Canada designated Group on IFRS 17.

Ernst Renner

Ernst Renner

Managing Partner, NEOS

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As Managing Partner at NEOS, Ernst Renner is responsible for the vision and direction of NEOS, with a focus on business and IT transformation and modernization in the insurance and financial services industries.

Since founding NEOS in 2000, Ernst has grown the company to include core practices in business strategy and operations, data science and engineering, and technology modernization. He has advised executives at over 50 clients globally, including twelve Fortune 500 companies, on finding the right blend of strategy, technology, and process to drive desired business outcomes.

Ernst’s business passions are data-driven process optimization, learning systems, and cognitive computing–and their application to make insurance operations better.  He actively consults with client executives on industry insights, strategic planning, and action-focused delivery planning.  Ernst’s experience spans over twenty years of executive leadership in international business and technology. Prior to founding NEOS, he led the information architecture and technology efforts for the individual and group annuities, mutual funds, and life insurance divisions of The Hartford.

As Managing Partner at NEOS, Ernst Renner is responsible for the vision and direction of NEOS, with a focus on business and IT transformation and modernization in the insurance and financial services industries.

Since founding NEOS in 2000, Ernst has grown the company to include core practices in business strategy and operations, data science and engineering, and technology modernization. He has advised executives at over 50 clients globally, including twelve Fortune 500 companies, on finding the right blend of strategy, technology, and process to drive desired business outcomes.

Ernst’s business passions are data-driven process optimization, learning systems, and cognitive computing–and their application to make insurance operations better.  He actively consults with client executives on industry insights, strategic planning, and action-focused delivery planning.  Ernst’s experience spans over twenty years of executive leadership in international business and technology. Prior to founding NEOS, he led the information architecture and technology efforts for the individual and group annuities, mutual funds, and life insurance divisions of The Hartford.

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Dan McKenzie

Dan McKenzie

Principal Solution Architect, Global Security Intelligence Practice, SAS

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With over 15 years of experience in Fraud and AML, and over 25 years of experience in financial services, Dan has helped countless customers solve their financial crime challenges in banking, insurance and government.

Dan started out his career in IT, then moved to the business side to help business units implement technology. He then moved into Financial Crimes when consulting at TD Bank on their AML implementation in 2003. From there, Dan joined SAS and was the Fraud lead for Canada. Dan departed SAS for 5 years and gained further experience with TransUnion as the Director of Fraud and ID management. He then moved on to RBC as an Enterprise Fraud Strategist. Dan brought his real-world experience back to SAS when he rejoined in December 2017.

Dan has passion and expertise in Social Network Analysis, Advanced Analytics (machine learning), payments fraud, Insurance fraud and first party fraud.

With over 15 years of experience in Fraud and AML, and over 25 years of experience in financial services, Dan has helped countless customers solve their financial crime challenges in banking, insurance and government.

Dan started out his career in IT, then moved to the business side to help business units implement technology. He then moved into Financial Crimes when consulting at TD Bank on their AML implementation in 2003. From there, Dan joined SAS and was the Fraud lead for Canada. Dan departed SAS for 5 years and gained further experience with TransUnion as the Director of Fraud and ID management. He then moved on to RBC as an Enterprise Fraud Strategist. Dan brought his real-world experience back to SAS when he rejoined in December 2017.

Dan has passion and expertise in Social Network Analysis, Advanced Analytics (machine learning), payments fraud, Insurance fraud and first party fraud.

Ryan Mandell

Ryan Mandell

Director, Claims Performance, Mitchell

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Ryan Mandell is the Director of Performance Consulting for Mitchell International. Ryan has spent his entire career in the automotive industry and has a wide array of experiences ranging from field claims appraiser, body shop manager, and most recently as a regional director for a large recycled parts supplier in the Pacific Northwest. In his current role, Ryan works hand in hand with insurance executives and material damage leaders to provide actionable insights and consultative direction for their claims organizations. Ryan earned his Master of Arts degree from Northern Arizona University and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of San Diego. Ryan also received the Accredited Automotive Manager designation from the Automotive Management Institute in 2016 and maintains ASE Certifications as both a collision damage estimator and parts specialist. In 2015, he was selected as was one of the top 40 Business and Community Leaders in Western Washington under the age of 40 by Business Examiner Magazine.

Ryan Mandell is the Director of Performance Consulting for Mitchell International. Ryan has spent his entire career in the automotive industry and has a wide array of experiences ranging from field claims appraiser, body shop manager, and most recently as a regional director for a large recycled parts supplier in the Pacific Northwest. In his current role, Ryan works hand in hand with insurance executives and material damage leaders to provide actionable insights and consultative direction for their claims organizations. Ryan earned his Master of Arts degree from Northern Arizona University and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of San Diego. Ryan also received the Accredited Automotive Manager designation from the Automotive Management Institute in 2016 and maintains ASE Certifications as both a collision damage estimator and parts specialist. In 2015, he was selected as was one of the top 40 Business and Community Leaders in Western Washington under the age of 40 by Business Examiner Magazine.

Greg Gilbert

Greg Gilbert

Chief Data Scientist, OPTA Information Intelligence

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Greg Gilbert, OPTA’s Chief Data Scientist, loves solving difficult problems, analytics, and data. As an actuary with over 20 years’ experience and a previous role as the Vice President of Research and Development, Data Analytics for Aviva Canada, Greg has a history of not only building advanced analytical models, but also designing and building platforms that enable the use of analytics in the day-to-day activities of organizations.

Greg’s passion is to unlock the value of data through disruption and is actively focused on Fintech and InsurTech solutions. His senior role with OPTA gives him the opportunity to pursue this passion through his work, while challenging him to find new and better ways to accomplish his goals.

Greg Gilbert, OPTA’s Chief Data Scientist, loves solving difficult problems, analytics, and data. As an actuary with over 20 years’ experience and a previous role as the Vice President of Research and Development, Data Analytics for Aviva Canada, Greg has a history of not only building advanced analytical models, but also designing and building platforms that enable the use of analytics in the day-to-day activities of organizations.

Greg’s passion is to unlock the value of data through disruption and is actively focused on Fintech and InsurTech solutions. His senior role with OPTA gives him the opportunity to pursue this passion through his work, while challenging him to find new and better ways to accomplish his goals.

Dominic Ford

Dominic Ford

Geospatial Analyst, Verisk

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Dominic Ford studied Geography and Geographic Information Systems at the University of Utah, and graduated in 2013. He has been working as a Geospatial Analyst at Verisk for the last four years, and has worked on a range of products, including Tree Density analysis, Austrialian Fuel and Land Use identification via Artificial Intelligence, and the expansion of FireLine, Verisk’s wildfire risk analysis product, into British Columbia, Alberta, and three new states in the US. Dominic’s work includes the utilization of free and open source software, artificial intelligence, big data processing and management, and process automation, with a focus on spatial data and geographic analysis.

Dominic Ford studied Geography and Geographic Information Systems at the University of Utah, and graduated in 2013. He has been working as a Geospatial Analyst at Verisk for the last four years, and has worked on a range of products, including Tree Density analysis, Austrialian Fuel and Land Use identification via Artificial Intelligence, and the expansion of FireLine, Verisk’s wildfire risk analysis product, into British Columbia, Alberta, and three new states in the US. Dominic’s work includes the utilization of free and open source software, artificial intelligence, big data processing and management, and process automation, with a focus on spatial data and geographic analysis.

Cyrielle Chiron

Cyrielle Chiron

Managing Director, RFi Group, North and Latin America

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Cyrielle Chiron is the Managing Director for North and Latin America, for global data driven strategic insights provider, RFi Group

Cyrielle offers a wealth of retail and commercial financial services research knowledge and deep research experience across both quantitative and qualitative research.

She has had an extensive international career in research and consultancy, working for agencies such as OMD and AMRB (Dubai), Millward Brown (Colombia), CoreData (Australia and the Philippines) and Euro RSCG (France), and now, with RFi Group, North & Latin America. Within these roles she has consistently conducted successful multi-country research projects across a range of industries.

Cyrielle joined RFi Group in March 2015 as Head of Client Insights, ANZ, before relocating to the Toronto office as the General Manager for North & Latin America. In 2018 she was promoted to Managing Director.

Cyrielle has two BBAs in International Business (Helia & Rouen Business School), and a Master's Degree, MSc International Marketing & Communication Management (ESC Toulouse).

Cyrielle is an experienced speaker around the world, with previous engagements listed below:

  • The Payments Canada Summit 2017, Toronto
  • The CPPO Symposium 2017, Toronto
  • The Insurance Analytics Canada Summit, Toronto
  • The Banking Growth Forum 2016, San Francisco
  • Women in Payments 2016, Washington & Toronto
  • Global Commercial Cards & Payments Summit 2016, New York City
  • The Middle Market Commercial Cards & Payments Summit 2016, Chicago
  • The Australian SME Banking Forum 2015, Sydney

Cyrielle Chiron is the Managing Director for North and Latin America, for global data driven strategic insights provider, RFi Group

Cyrielle offers a wealth of retail and commercial financial services research knowledge and deep research experience across both quantitative and qualitative research.

She has had an extensive international career in research and consultancy, working for agencies such as OMD and AMRB (Dubai), Millward Brown (Colombia), CoreData (Australia and the Philippines) and Euro RSCG (France), and now, with RFi Group, North & Latin America. Within these roles she has consistently conducted successful multi-country research projects across a range of industries.

Cyrielle joined RFi Group in March 2015 as Head of Client Insights, ANZ, before relocating to the Toronto office as the General Manager for North & Latin America. In 2018 she was promoted to Managing Director.

Cyrielle has two BBAs in International Business (Helia & Rouen Business School), and a Master's Degree, MSc International Marketing & Communication Management (ESC Toulouse).

Cyrielle is an experienced speaker around the world, with previous engagements listed below:

  • The Payments Canada Summit 2017, Toronto
  • The CPPO Symposium 2017, Toronto
  • The Insurance Analytics Canada Summit, Toronto
  • The Banking Growth Forum 2016, San Francisco
  • Women in Payments 2016, Washington & Toronto
  • Global Commercial Cards & Payments Summit 2016, New York City
  • The Middle Market Commercial Cards & Payments Summit 2016, Chicago
  • The Australian SME Banking Forum 2015, Sydney
Alex Rykhva

Alex Rykhva

Partner and Strategic Advisor, Levio

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Alex leads Levio’s business practice in GTA. He is ultimately accountable for building strategic business relationships, finding amazing talent and consistently delivering value for the customers. Prior to Levio, Alex was a Divisional CIO and business services leader at Procter and Gamble. Alex is known for his expertise in transforming the businesses with the power of technology; and building world-class IT organizations.

Alex leads Levio’s business practice in GTA. He is ultimately accountable for building strategic business relationships, finding amazing talent and consistently delivering value for the customers. Prior to Levio, Alex was a Divisional CIO and business services leader at Procter and Gamble. Alex is known for his expertise in transforming the businesses with the power of technology; and building world-class IT organizations.

Dan Sholler

Dan Sholler

Director Product Marketing, Collibra

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Dan is an experienced software industry expert, with broad and deep experience in the data and software markets. Dan began his career as a developer and product manager for BI and reporting software, moved into integration and middleware. He spent several years at Gartner as an industry analyst in the software space, covering data management, middleware, application architecture, and SAP. He has spent time at various software companies, and is currently Product Evangelist and Influencer Relations at Collibra.

Dan is an experienced software industry expert, with broad and deep experience in the data and software markets. Dan began his career as a developer and product manager for BI and reporting software, moved into integration and middleware. He spent several years at Gartner as an industry analyst in the software space, covering data management, middleware, application architecture, and SAP. He has spent time at various software companies, and is currently Product Evangelist and Influencer Relations at Collibra.

Mahdi Amri

Mahdi Amri

National AI Services Leader of Omnia AI, Deloitte

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Mahdi Amri is the National AI Services Leader of Omnia AI, Deloitte Canada’s AI Practice. He has 17-plus years of consulting and industry experience in financial markets, possessing specializations in financial instrument valuation and risk management implementation. Mahdi supports external and internal audit teams in valuing complex derivatives and structured products for Deloitte’s largest financial institution clients and multinational clients in Canada. He also provides financial risk management advisory services to a wide range of clients, including banks, insurance companies and multinational corporations. M. Amri has significant regulatory experience and led several commitments related to compliance with the new IFRS9 standard.

Before joining Deloitte, Mahdi held several treasury and risk management positions with financial institutions and multinational corporations in Canada.

Mahdi Amri is the National AI Services Leader of Omnia AI, Deloitte Canada’s AI Practice. He has 17-plus years of consulting and industry experience in financial markets, possessing specializations in financial instrument valuation and risk management implementation. Mahdi supports external and internal audit teams in valuing complex derivatives and structured products for Deloitte’s largest financial institution clients and multinational clients in Canada. He also provides financial risk management advisory services to a wide range of clients, including banks, insurance companies and multinational corporations. M. Amri has significant regulatory experience and led several commitments related to compliance with the new IFRS9 standard.

Before joining Deloitte, Mahdi held several treasury and risk management positions with financial institutions and multinational corporations in Canada.

Jon Bradbury

Jon Bradbury

SVP Project Leader, Value System Transformation, Manulife Financial

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Richard Brayley

Richard Brayley

Principal, Braylson Group Inc.

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Richard is a retired Deloitte Consulting Partner.  He has forty years of work experience covering accounting, finance, ERP systems, Business Transformation, and Management Consulting.  Since 1995, he has focused on the Financial Services Industry including banks, insurance and asset managers.  He has worked extensively in the US as well as globally.

Richard is a retired Deloitte Consulting Partner.  He has forty years of work experience covering accounting, finance, ERP systems, Business Transformation, and Management Consulting.  Since 1995, he has focused on the Financial Services Industry including banks, insurance and asset managers.  He has worked extensively in the US as well as globally.

Terrance D'souza

Terrance D'souza

Executive Director, Advanced Analytics, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board

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Gerald Legrove

Gerald Legrove

Managing Partner, Insurance-Canada

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Gerald Legrove is the Managing Partner of Insurance-Canada.ca – Canada’s leading “think tank” on the intersection of insurance and technological innovation. Mr. Legrove’s background includes executive positions with both a large international insurance broker and a profitable commercial insurance company.

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Mr. Legrove has a BComm and an MBA. He was a past member of the Alumni Board of the Rotman School of Business and is a former president of the Toronto Junior Board of Trade.

Gerald Legrove is the Managing Partner of Insurance-Canada.ca – Canada’s leading “think tank” on the intersection of insurance and technological innovation. Mr. Legrove’s background includes executive positions with both a large international insurance broker and a profitable commercial insurance company.

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Mr. Legrove has a BComm and an MBA. He was a past member of the Alumni Board of the Rotman School of Business and is a former president of the Toronto Junior Board of Trade.

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