Business

!!!!! Bernadette Butler

Bernadette Butler is Founder and CEO of StoryTap. StoryTap helps brands tell authentic stories through video. They have locations in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. Canada’s Podcast host Angela Barnard stopped to talk to Bernadette while at the 2019 Collision Conference in Toronto.

!!!!! Shelly MacGregor

Shelly MacGregor is founder of Apex Massage Therapy which has been in business in Calgary for 25 years and has survived three recessions. She talks about her personal journey which led her into this industry.

!!!!! Mike Gaspar

Mike Gaspar is Co-Founder and COO of HealthCasa Ltd., which connects orthotic and podiatry practitioners with people that require a home appointment. It’s the only on-demand service that allows people to book an appointment online with a practitioner of their choice, at a location of their choice, and on a day and time that is most convenient for them.

!!!!! Adrian Moise

Adrian Moise is CEO & Founder of Aequilibrium – a Vancouver-based digital product development and design studio dedicated to combining an intuitive interface design with carefully crafted code, leading to an unforgetting customer experience.

!!!!! Kane Willmott

Kane Willmott is the Co-Founder and CEO of iQ Office Suites, a luxury coworking company with locations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa and Montreal. Kane has 20 years of sales and entrepreneurial experience, assisting in the startup of multiple real estate brokerages as well as a public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. He is passionate about creating experiential environments where top performers can do their best work. He takes great pride in building strong teams, reinforced with a culture of service excellence. In addition to running iQ Office Suites, Kane oversees the operation of a real estate brokerage, Spire Commercial Realty, as well as a real estate investment company, Spire Capital Investments. He served as President of the Global Workspace Association and has done a number of speaking engagements promoting the use and implementation of coworking strategies for entrepreneurs, organizations, and owners of commercial real estate. Kane holds a Diploma in Property Management from George Brown College as well as a Degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. He is a registered real estate broker, a level 1 ski instructor, and Air 4 certified freestyle ski coach.

!!!!! Géraldine Jippé

Géraldine Jippé (www.geraldinejippe.com) est une serial entrepreneure née à Paris et basée à Montréal depuis 11 ans. Spécialiste du digital et passionnée par les nouvelles technologies et le e-commerce, Géraldine co-fonde Watergeeks, une startup cleantech, qui associe économie circulaire, environnement et Intelligence Artificielle pour développer une place de marché de revalorisation des équipements industriels au sein de l’industrie 4.0 et plus particulièrement dans le secteur du traitement de l’eau.

Fière gagnante du Coopérathon Canada 2018, Géraldine et son équipe remporte le Grand Prix du Coopérathon, le Prix Hydro Québec et le prix de la Fondation Suzuki. Elle élargit ses horizons entrepreneuriaux au sein d’incubateurs de renom comme le Centech (ETS), l’École des Entrepreneurs du Québec et NextAi (École de Dirigeants – HEC Montréal).

Grâce à sa maîtrise en Gestion et Marketing de Y-School ( Ex-Groupe Esc Troyes, France) et des cours suivis à l’université McGill (Montréal) en marketing numérique, Géraldine acquiert des bases solides en administration des affaires, en gestion et marketing digital.

Très engagée, Géraldine est très active auprès de la communauté entrepreneuriale montréalaise à titre de bénévole d’affaires, auprès de l’association des Femmes d’Atta, et à titre de mentor au sein de AquaHacking.

!!!!! Todd Rutter

Todd Rutter is owner of A Cappella Catering in Edmonton. Todd talks about his entrepreneurial journey and how he went against advice to shut down his business years ago but decided to persevere.

!!!!! Paul Van Ginkel

Paul Van Ginkel is a well-known and successful artist in Calgary known for his paintings depicting horses and western imagery such as cowboys and natives. He also is known for his paintings of flamenco dance and of Venice. On this podcast, Paul talks about juggling the artistic side of his personality with his business sense. Examples of his work can be found on his website.

!!!!! Lorenzo DeCicco

Lorenzo DeCicco is chief executive officer for GAME CHANGER – as professional leadership organization that delivers sales and Executive mastery methodology focused on driving specific, predictable and measurable business outcomes. He’s a former Telus executive with Fortune 500 experience and has a passion for soccer.

!!!!! Michael Buhr

Michael Buhr is the President and CEO of Filld, the last mile mobile fueling company that delivers fuel to vehicles so drivers and fleets never have to stop for gas again. Previously, he was the President and Co-CEO of Zerve, and has business and product experience at Apple, Adobe, and Palm. Michael holds a degree in Engineering from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada.