Vancouver

!!!!! Tara Clark

Tara Clark is the founder, owner, and CEO of Vancouver-based social media agency, Social T. For the past nine years she has offered executive consulting, training and management to small and medium-sized businesses around the world. As a social media architect, entrepreneur, and speaker, Tara is focused on helping businesses think differently and use social media effectively in order to achieve their goals. She helps brands engage with existing customers and tap into new audiences using their social media networks. Passionate about empowering those around her, Tara believes in building lasting connections with business owners who share her entrepreneurial spirit.

!!!!! Rakesh Soni

As CEO and Co-Founder of LoginRadiusRakesh Soni has raised over $20 million for the company and built it into a leader in Digital Identity, securing over 1 billion user identities worldwide.

!!!!! 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.

!!!!! 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.

!!!!! Miguel Diaz

Miguel Diaz is the CEO and Founder of Driven Performance Fitness a fitness transformation centre with 250+ members, helping them improve their health, fitness and mindset. After losing 80lbs Miguel became a Certified Personal Trainer and a Certified Fitness Nutritionist and dedicated himself to helping others get in shape without depriving themselves. Miguel has received Best Personal Trainer in the city of Nanaimo, British Columbia in 2017, 2018 and 2019 and Driven has received the award for Best Fitness Centre in 2018 and 2019 along with the 2019 Small Business of the Year award from the Nanaimo & District Chamber of Commerce.

Miguel’s is all about helping people believe in themselves, believe and achieve better health and quality of life through fitness and nutrition. “No matter where you are at there is always hope, there’s always a way. DO NOT GIVE UP!”

!!!!! Josephine Kwan

Josephine Kwan, Founder of Flow 2 Freedom Apparel, is a visionary and self-motivated entrepreneur with over a decade of diverse business experience in commercial real estate, sales and marketing, negotiations, acquisitions and dispositions, operations, finance and management.

Josephine has a Bachelor of Human Kinetics from UBC, has volunteered with the Breakfast Club of Canada, Habitat for Humanity and the Make-a-Wish Foundation, has been a performance coach for CEO’s and Executives, and in her own consulting business reconnects visionary business leaders to their purpose, including operations, business development, marketing, team building and performance coaching then build their future business strategies and ensure effective and timely execution.

Today, this Vancouver based entrepreneur is applying those techniques to her latest entrepreneurial pursuit, and is leveraging the power of a childhood trauma to transform the lives of niche elite athletes and active women with an innovative line of sustainable activewear.

!!!!! 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.

!!!!! Raghwa Gopal

A serial entrepreneur with extensive experience starting, growing & selling businesses, Raghwa Gopal is one of the most recognizable names in BC’s tech sector. In addition to his current role as President + CEO of Innovate BC, he’s a member of the Emerging Economy Task Force, the former CEO of Accelerate Okanagan, and started Kelowna’s first ever tech company.

!!!!! Barbara Miller

Barbara Miller, a former pack and a half smoker is the founder of BMP Production and the creator of the BMP Method. In 2017 her 3rd improved edition of “How To Quit Smoking Even If You Don’t Want To”, won the Gold Seal literacy Award as it came back recommended by The US Review. Her book inspired her to teach the method in a one-day event. Now many years later she is preparing to tour across Canada and the US performing much larger 3-day interactive events. Barbara believes this needs to be a company benefit for workers.

!!!!! Wayne Wachell

Wayne Wachell is the CEO & Chief Investment Officer (Founding Partner), Genus Capital. Wayne co-founded Genus Capital in 1989 and is the architect of the firm’s investment process. Genus Capital is a pioneer in Canada’s divest-invest movement and is home to Canada’s first fossil-free mutual fund family.