Calgary

Colin Szopa

Colin Szopa is CEO and co-founder of Plankk, a fitness and technology company in Calgary.

Pete Nguyen

Pete Nguyen is an Art Director at Berlin Communications, partner of Sea Change Brewing Co., and an active illustrator, muralist, designer and musician

Doug Lacombe

Doug Lacombe, MBA is president and founder of Communicatto Inc., a digital marketing agency. Drawing on almost 30 years of experience in media, web publishing and technology; Doug and his team work with businesses and associations to integrate traditional and digital communications, with a focus on content marketing, advertising, and social media.

Amanda Hamilton

Tenacious, vibrant and bold; Amanda Hamilton and her eponymous studio offer more than just Interior Design services. As an accomplished creative entrepreneur with an adventurous spirt, Amanda continuously strives to carve out an aspirational and unorthodox path in the industry, making her one of Canada’s most influential cultural personalities.

Linda Southern-Heathcott

Linda Southern-Heathcott is President and CEO of Spruce Meadows, the sprawling equestrian facility in Calgary’s deep south.

Alex Putici

Alex Putici (putici.com) is an entrepreneur and community builder. He is the founder of Alberta’s largest coworking community called Work Nicer, with offices in Calgary and Edmonton. He has an impressive track record of starting a number of different companies and also spends his time to make the Calgary community a better place. Alex is the founder of 100 Men Who Give A Damn in Calgary, GenYYC, and the Calgary Coworking Alliance. He is also a proud mentor with ATB X and Startup Calgary.

Ryan Gill

Ryan Gill is one of the city’s best-known entrepreneurs. He is CEO and Co-founder of Communo, a vetted network of marketing professionals. He’s also President and Partner of Cult Collective, an agency specializing in marketing and branding.