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E121: 3 Secret Ingredients of Branding with Bryton Udy

September 25th, 2020


How would I describe this interview with Bryton Udy. His story is a riddle that I couldn’t wait to get the solution for. How does a Hockey Player, …

E120: Find Flexible Talent & Work Environments with Jennifer Hargreaves

September 10th, 2020


Jennifer is the Founder and CEO of tellent and is on a mission to make work, work better for women. Her professional experience spans three continents across brand strategy and international market development and while …

E119: Empower entrepreneurs to build better businesses and change the world with Keith Ippel

August 13th, 2020


This week, I sat down with Keith Ippel, the CEO & Co-founder of Spring. They are on a mission to help entrepreneurs change the world. First of …

E118: Driving change during a downturn with Richard Batchelor

July 23rd, 2020

Driving change during a downturn

I get a chance to sit down and chat with the infamous Rich Batchelor, who is a global Organizational Change …

E117: COVID-19, The Adult ‘Time-Out’ is a Gift w/ Jessie Lynn MacDonald

July 2nd, 2020


Hey Innovators,

COVID-19 is always on our mind, it’s what everyone is talking about.  We look at the COVID-19 for the things that it took away from us, but what has COVID-19 provided us?  Did COVID-19 actually give us a …

E116: How to beat procrastination and be productive during the Covid -19 Pandemic w/ Paul Minors

June 18th, 2020


Paul Minors is a productivity blogger and virtual consultant. Paul grew his business “on the side” while working full-time and now consults to …

E115: Explore your curiosity during COVID with Julie Shum

June 1st, 2020


Hey Innovators,

Are you finished baking and looking for other ideas to entertain yourself… well… I have the perfect guest.  I get to chat with Julie …

E114: Could COVID-19 actually kill Narcissism?

May 21st, 2020


As we all embrace and adjust to the ‘New Normal’, the impact on humankind is going to be instrumental. The biggest thing that we have just been reminded us to stop and be really present.  

I was reading a Facebook post …

E113: 7 Tips on how to deal with overwhelm

April 3rd, 2020


Life is always a rollercoaster! Lately, I’ve been overwhelmed by all the key activities that are in my life. It doesn’t help that I have a heightened …

E112: 8 Secrets of Strong Women

March 13th, 2020


Everyday is Happy Women’s Day! You know why? because we choose our mindsets each day. Every morning when I’m in the shower, I’m thinking about the day and how to conquer it. Not, thinking about how it’s going to be a …

E111: A new way to listen and publish your short-cast "podcast" with CEO and Founder of Trebble FM,  Armel Beaudry Kembe Tchemeube

March 6th, 2020


Armel Beaudry Kembe Tchemeube is the CEO and Founder of Trebble FM. Before running Trebble, he worked for 8 years as a software engineer for a startup in the telecom industry that got acquired by Nokia. Armel owns a …

E110: Overcome roadblocks by becoming more productive everyday with Mr. Productivity, Mark Stuczewski

February 28th, 2020


Mark ‘Ski’ Struczewski (“Mister Productivity”) helps entrepreneurs & executives get the right stuff done in a distracted world. In addition to being a productivity expert, Mark is a speaker, host of The Mark …

E109: Empower banks and businesses to scale with innovative payment with nanopay CEO Laurence Cooke

February 15th, 2020


Laurence is the Founder and CEO of nanopay Corporation, where he drives the vision to offer the infrastructure to enable what’s more commonly known as Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). Prior to founding nanopay, …

E108: What you need to know about Innovator Mindset

January 31st, 2020


Hey Innovators,

We keep hearing the same words over and over again - innovation, innovator, agile thinker, lean startup, design thinking expanding our horizons. Ugh! What on earth does it mean?

Let’s go back to reset …

E107: The Self-Evolved Leader: Elevate Your Focus and Develop Your People In a World That Refuses to Slow Down with Dave McKeown

January 24th, 2020


Dave McKeown helps individuals, teams, and organizations achieve excellence by doing the ordinary things extraordinarily well. He is the CEO of …

E106: What’s My Excuse?

January 8th, 2020


Happy New Year! 2020… Crazy, how time flies by. 

The holiday season just flew by, one minute I was preparing for it, next it was over. I do love the …

E105: How to book your flights in a smart way with Hopper’s CEO, Frederic Lalonde

December 13th, 2019


Frederic Lalonde is the CEO and Co-Founder of Hopper, the smart way to book travel on your phone. Combining massive amounts of data and advanced machine learning algorithms, Hopper predicts and analyzes future airfare …

E104: The Power of an Informational Interview

November 22nd, 2019


This is probably the most overlooked area. We tend to think about interviews in terms of getting a job. How about gathering information that really provides great insights.  

I used informational interviews everywhere, …

E103: Trailblazer Natasha Koifman shares her story from PR Executive to Angel Investor

November 14th, 2019


Founder and President of ​NKPR​, Natasha Koifman has built one of North America’s top PR and marketing companies. Natasha’s strengths as a marketer, communicator and relationship builder have earned her an award-winning …

E102: Riverdale: Design Thinking Approach Wins Big Viewership & Respect

October 31st, 2019


I’ll be honest, I’ve always been a Brandon Walsh girl over Dylan McKay! I have to say, I just watched Netflix’s Riverdale episode, and how they honour Fred Andrew (who was played by Luke Perry). I have to say… WOW! They …

E101: The Truths about Overcommitting & Underdelivering & how to NOT do it!

October 17th, 2019


This is the 1st of the new professional development ‘tune-up’ series! Short mini session, to elevate your game.

Who has ever experienced working with a contractor/technician/repair person? As soon as we say this, we …

E100: 100 CanInnovate Podcast Episodes Thoughts and Musings

October 3rd, 2019


Being that this is our 100th episode, I can’t believe that the time has gone so fast. I started the CanInnovate podcast two years ago but still moving strong and it is just mind boggling to me. I keep thinking about …

E99: Discovering the power of LinkedIn with LinkedIn Expert, Janice Porter

September 26th, 2019


Janice began her career as a teacher, was a corporate trainer for many years and has now been in business for herself for several years. She found her niche coaching and training business professionals to network at a …

E98: The Growcer – providing hydroponic systems to Canadian regions to promote local produce with Corey Ellis

September 19th, 2019


Corey Ellis is the Co-founder and CEO of Growcer, a company started with the goal of providing a tool to grow food in any climate, all year round. …

E97: How Lemay is changing the AI consulting industry with Daniel Shapiro

September 11th, 2019


Dr. Daniel Shapiro is a Canadian entrepreneur and academic. The focus of his work has been deep learning artificial intelligence, including, …

E96: The difference between creativity and innovation with Paul Sloane

September 4th, 2019


Paul Sloane is an experienced speaker, course leader and facilitator. A recognised authority on innovation and creative speaking, he speaks and gives …

E95: What exactly UX/UI design is & why it’s big deal with Hipo Labs CEO, Taylan Pince

August 28th, 2019

Taylan Pince is the CEO & Founder of Hipo, a product studio that has helped launch businesses in a myriad of industries, including healthcare, finance, smart home, education, and natural sciences. For the past …

E94: Breakthrough Success: Achieving Greatness In Business & Life with Marc Guberti

August 21st, 2019


Marc Guberti is a USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author with over 100,000 students in over 180 countries enrolled in his online …

E93: Supercharge your store with an augmented reality storefront using Jason Muloongo's - Hey Taylor

August 14th, 2019


From building planes for Airbus, to creating Augmented Reality products for online shopping, Jason have always worked to make consumer experiences better at scale. He is from South Africa but now live in Toronto. Jason …

E92: Innovate and drive different evolution of how to shop for your money with Jay Dilley, CEO of Ratebroker

July 31st, 2019


Jay Dilley is a Fintech Entrepreneur and CEO of Ratebroker, an innovative financial services marketplace that acts as a champion for the consumer. He believes in financial inclusion, is passionate about …

E91: Find Your Hidden Bank Fees Using KOHO's What The Fee with Daniel Eberhad

July 24th, 2019


Daniel Eberhard is the CEO of Koho which offers an alternative to the traditional banking experience. He has built his career as an entrepreneur by finding ways to create scalable mission-driven companies. 


In …

E90: What marketers should know about positioning with April Dunford

July 17th, 2019


We have the brilliant & talented April Dunford on the podcast today. She’s a much sought-out international speaker on the topics of Positioning, Market Strategy and New Product Introduction. April is a positioning …

E89: How Your Skill Set and Ideas Makes Magic Happen with Amanda Chen of Salty Paloma

July 10th, 2019


Amanda Chen, founder of Salty Paloma, a line of naturally flavoured salts and sugars handcrafted in Toronto. She noticed a gap when there was a demand of higher quality spirits and mixers, but nothing on garnishes, …

E88: An Exciting Twist to The Secret Life of Weddings with Lisa Mark

July 3rd, 2019


Co-hosts Lisa & Rebecca LOVE dishing out the world's craziest wedding tales! All the stories told on The Secret Life of Weddings Podcast are 100% …

E87: It's my Birthday and I'm giving away a few of my favorite things!

June 26th, 2019


It’s my birthday and I have some things to give away. Just a few of my favorite things! How to enter. Simple!  If you’re already subscribed to our newsletter, I have entered your email address into the draw! If not, no …

E86: How Ray Reddy, CEO of Ritual brings take-out app to a whole new level

June 19th, 2019


Ray Reddy is currently the co-founder & CEO of Ritual - the mobile pickup app that taps networks of co-workers and colleagues for fast and easy …

E85: Go zero waste on your groceries and food with Unboxed Market co-founder Michelle Genttner

June 12th, 2019


Born and raised in southwestern Ontario, Michelle has worked in the hospitality industry for most of her life. After her partner Luis Martins and …

E84: I’m an Imposter, hear me ROAR!

June 5th, 2019


It’s official, the book is finally launching on Sunday June 9th! SOOO EXCITED! There is still time to join my book Launch team, for Connect the Dots, …

E83: What you need to know about #Innovation with Shawn Kanungo

May 29th, 2019


Shawn Kanungo is a disruption strategist. He has been recognized nationally and globally for his work in the innovation space after 12 years working at Deloitte.





E82: Learn blockchain even if you are a newbie with Ameer Rosic of Blockgeeks

May 22nd, 2019


Ameer Rosic is a serial entrepreneur, marketing expert, investor and co-founder of Blockgeeks. An online Blockchain innovation hub. And steward of Blockgeeks mission is to share and grow the knowledge …

E81: Connect the Dots and a Series of Networking Tips and Cheat Sheets

May 15th, 2019


As many of you know, I’ve been working on my networking book. Boy, that’s been a journey of UPS & DOWNS! Fear, Anxiety, Excitement, Dreams, Reality, Unknown.. I’m literally my own 52 Flavors of Emotions. This is …

E80: Why Marketing Automation is a Must-Have in Running Your Business with Jessica Rawlley of TIEIT

May 8th, 2019


Jessica Rawlley is the Co-Founder of MaaS Pros and TIEIT, leading edge technology companies that were able to expand at a global scale with clients …

E79: Cannabis is Changing the World and Tabitha Fritz is Helping to Make It Happen

May 1st, 2019


Tabitha always worked in different kinds of jobs, across different industries, and in varied roles but the one thing all her jobs have had in common …

E78: Understanding Mental Health and How to Manage Depression with Scott Ste Marie

April 24th, 2019


Scott Ste Marie is the Founder of Depression to Expression and has been speaking openly about his experience with clinical depression and an anxiety disorder since 2013. More importantly, he shares how he manages these …

E77: How To Figure Out Your Untapped Potential with Evan Carmichael

April 17th, 2019


Evan Carmichael TRULY believes in entrepreneurs. At 19, he built then sold a biotech software company. At 22, he was a venture capitalist helping to …

E76: Discovering your Cup of Tea on Tease Tea Founders Fund with Sheena Brady

April 9th, 2019


Having experienced dynamic challenges and barriers throughout her personal life and career, while falling in love with tea somewhere along the way, Sheena decided to combine passion and purpose through …

E75: Understanding What Change Really Is With Yvonne Akpoveta

April 3rd, 2019


Yvonne is a Change Strategist and Change Leadership Advocate with over 17 years of change experience helping professionals and organizations to implement and transition through change.




E74: Tips on Finding the Right VC for Your Business with Margaret Wu of Georgian Partners

March 27th, 2019


Margaret (Margo) Wu is a Vice-President on the Georgian Partners investment team involved in deal sourcing, due diligence and supporting portfolio …

E73: Becoming a Fearless Speaker with Tricia Brouk

March 20th, 2019


Tricia Brouk is an award winning director. In addition to her work in the entertainment industry, she applies her expertise to the art of public speaking. She’s the executive producer of Speakers Who Dare, a TEDx …

E72: The Importance of Personal Branding and Podcast Guesting with Nicole Holland

March 13th, 2019


Nicole Holland is named in the Huffington Post as one of “50 Must-Follow Women Entrepreneurs in 2017”, interviewed on over 100 trending podcasts, and …

E71: Creating agile & active learning experiences with Top Hat CPO, Eran Ben-Ari

March 6th, 2019


Eran Ben-Ari is Top Hat’s Chief Product Officer, and oversees all product-related functions, including product management, development, design and analytics. 10 years ago our founders, while students at the University …

E70: Importance of Gratitude

February 28th, 2019


This week, I lost a dear friend of mine - Laura Holdcroft (Laura Kraemer). This episode is definitely dedicated to Laura. She was my roommate when I …

E69: Art of Performance with David Poirier, Founder of the Poirier Group

February 27th, 2019


Based in Toronto, Canada, David is the founder of The Poirier Group - a global company that specializes in helping organizations to implement and …

E68: Sales Essentials with Meredith Messenger

February 20th, 2019


Meredith Messenger is VERY well versed in the demands of running a one-person shop and the struggles that many startups have with developing …

E67: Scaling Your Business using CRM and Email Sales and Marketing Tips with Maropost CEO, Ross Andrew Paquette

February 13th, 2019


Ross Andrew Paquette is the founder and CEO of Maropost, North America’s fastest growing marketing automation company, as ranked by the Deloitte …

E66: Understanding Blockchain and Cryptocurrency with Mohamed El Kandri

February 6th, 2019


Mohamed is passionate about Blockchain technology and is committed to help growing the Blockchain ecosystem in Canada and around the world.

In …

E65: 5 Things You Should Know About Your Privacy with Dr. Ann Cavoukian

January 28th, 2019


Dr. Ann Cavoukian is recognized as one of the world's leading privacy experts. She is currently the Distinguished Expert-in-Residence, leading the Privacy by Design Centre of Excellence at Ryerson University. Her …

E64: How to Improve your Credit Score in 2019 with Borrowell CEO Andrew Graham

January 23rd, 2019


Andrew Graham is co-founder and CEO of Borrowell, a financial technology company that helps consumers make great decisions about credit. Borrowell …

E63: How to Get Press Attention Without Hiring PR Firm Using Free PR Book by Adrian Salamunovic

January 16th, 2019


Adrian is the founder of DNA11 and CanvasPop, which he bootstrapped to 8-figure sales and helped to launch, which sold to J2 Communications …

E62: Blockchain: A Revolutionary Technology That Is Changing The World with MLG Blockchain CEO, Michael Gord

January 9th, 2019


Michael Gord is the founder and CEO of MLG Blockchain, an enterprise blockchain and ICO consulting and development firm. He was the first enterprise …

E61: Dating in a Digital Age - A New Way to Network and Connect with Carmelia Ray

January 2nd, 2019


Carmelia Ray is an internationally acclaimed matchmaker for high achieving men and the quality women they’re searching for. She’s also a renowned TV personality from Mom Vs. Matchmaker, The Real Housewives Of Toronto, …

E60: 2018 Year End - What Worked, What Didn’t and What’s Next!?

December 26th, 2018


As 2018 is coming to an end, I wanted to take some time to share my adventures and misadventures this year.  It has been a world wind of lessons learned, lots of trail and errors, victories and laughter.

In this …

E59: 3 Reasons Why Giving and Receiving Feedback Is Important

December 19th, 2018


My sister has always been intrigued about my constant craving and desire to have feedback and not being sensitive to it. She’s always feels like when she gets feedback, that she’s getting criticized. She wanted to know …

E58: Vulnerability - The New Advantage

December 12th, 2018


I finally watched ‘A Star is Born’ and wow! Was I ever moved. I will admit, I did get teary eyed when she first gets on that stage. Now, I’m not going to give away anything but I will say that anyone that gets pushed a …

E57: The Art of Negotiation with Fotini Iconomopoulos of Forward Focusing

December 5th, 2018


Nicknamed “the negotiator” as a child, Fotini Iconomopoulos has been honing her skills her entire life. For the last decade, she’s been empowering …

E56: How Artificial Intelligence (AI) Is Changing The Way We See The Value of Data with Carole Piovesan

November 28th, 2018


Carole Piovesan, a lawyer at McCarthy Tetrault. She is a respected leader in the area of AI and law. 

Carole is known to apply creativity, strategic …

E55: How to Win Rewards and Enhance Potential Costumers with rBux President, Blake Cronyn

November 21st, 2018


Blake Cronyn is Ironman, ultramarathon runner, Guinness World Record holder, Nike Pacer, technology entrepreneur and twin. When he is not in front of …

E54: Ideas to Make You Become from Wannapreneur to Entrepreneur with Karen Greve Young of Futurpreneur

November 14th, 2018


Karen Greve Young is the Chief Executive Officer of Futurpreneur Canada, Canada’s only national organization dedicated to supporting young entrepreneurs. Futurpreneur’s unique model combines funding, mentorship and …

E53: The Muse 2 Takes Meditation To A Whole New Level with Ariel Garten

November 7th, 2018


Ariel is the Founder of InteraXon, the makers of Muse: the brain sensing headband. She is also a neuroscientist, innovator, mother, and entrepreneur whose driving purpose is to empower and help others overcome mental …

E52: A Revolutionize Tattoo Category that Empowers Customer to Make Good Decisions with Tyler Handley of inkbox

October 31st, 2018


Tyler Handley is the co-founder & CEO at inkbox - a tattoo ecosystem that empowers customers to make good tattoo decisions. In just 3 years he’s led the development of a new product category and co-manages a team of …

E51: CanInnovate 1st Year Anniversary Special: What I Learned Over A Year of Podcasting

October 24th, 2018


We made it!

I am so excited to share with you all the first year anniversary of CanInnovate podcast. I can't believe that we made it this far and I …

E50: How Smooch Business Messaging Can Make Our Lives Easier with Warren Levitan

October 17th, 2018


Warren Levitan is co-founder and CEO of Smooch, the omnichannel conversation platform for enterprise software makers. He previously served as CEO of Radialpoint, which was acquired by AppDirect. Founded in 2015, Smooch …

E49: How to Get Unstuck using The Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stanier of Box of Crayons

October 10th, 2018


Michael Bungay Stanier is the author of several books, including The Coaching Habit and Do More Great Work. Michael has written for or been featured in numerous publications including Business Insider, Fast Company, …

E48: Embracing the Change with Rich Batchelor of Toronto Change Days

October 3rd, 2018


Richard Batchelor the Founder of Toronto Change Days and President of Capillary Consulting has been delivering successful change for over 25 years. …

E47: How to Leverage your Business using Venture Capital with Jonathan Hera of Marigold Capital

September 26th, 2018


Jonathan Hera is the Founder and Managing Partner of Marigold Capital. Marigold offers strategic consulting and fund management for private market …

E46: How Innovation is Structured in your Organization with Braden Kelley of Innovation Excellence

September 18th, 2018


Braden Kelley is an experienced leader of projects and programs focused on innovation, digital transformation, design thinking, organizational change, and process improvement.

He is the author of two books (1) …

E45: Innovation Mindset: Undo the Knots in your Head with Ariel Garten

September 12th, 2018


Ariel Garten  is neuroscientist, innovator, mother, entrepreneur, founder of Muse, a brain sensor headband that makes everyone feel like Wonder Woman or any superhero. She speaks about happiness, …

E16: Earn Our Fav Loyalty Rewards to Make the Healthy Choices Stick!

September 5th, 2018


Speaker Bio:

Andreas  Souvaliotis who was the founder of the world's first eco rewards program and more recently the world's first public wellness rewards initiative in partnership with the government of Canada called …

E01 PRIVACY, the foundation of your freedom with Dr. Ann Cavoukian

August 29th, 2018


Dr. Ann Cavoukian is recognized as one of the world's leading privacy experts. She has consulted with Facebook, the European Uion and many other on …

E44: Bonus Episode: CanInnovate’s New Innovation Game Cocktail Mix

August 22nd, 2018


Hey Innovators!


This podcast truly started out as a passion project and it’s really one of my favourite things. Everytime I record an episode.. I …

E43: How to Automate your Audio and Video Content with Founder, Hani Mourra

August 15th, 2018


Hani Mourra is a dad, Softwareprenuer, and the creator of a software designed to help content creators automate the distribution of …

E42: Benefits of Engaging with your Audience with Olivia Simmons of ConferenceCloud

August 8th, 2018


Olivia Simmons  is a two-time entrepreneur and holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto, with a Specialization in Applied …

E41: Optimize the Crazy In All Of Our Minds by Muse Founder and Inventor, Ariel Garten

August 1st, 2018


Ariel Garten is a neuroscientist, innovator, mother, and entrepreneur whose driving purpose is to empower and help others overcome mental obstacles in order to live healthy, happy lives and reach their maximum …

E40: Tips on How to Build Massive Wealth with your Business Profits with The Kickass Entrepreneur, Jeff Weiner

July 25th, 2018


Jeff Wiener is a serial entrepreneur, real estate investor and now a best selling author. He has just published the The Kick Ass Entrepreneur Guide to Investing that hit #1 in Amazon business book and he is now helping …

E39: How Toronto Can Become a Citizen Driven Human Centered Smart City with CTO, Michael Kolm

July 18th, 2018


Michael Kolm is the City of Toronto’s first-ever Chief Transformation Officer. A seasoned executive with extensive experience in business …

E38: How 3D Billboards Can Change and Improve Your Business with HaulerAds CEO and Founder Casey Binkley

July 11th, 2018


Casey Binkley is the Founder & CEO of HaulerAds, a Truck-Side Advertising Marketplace data-fueled by WI-FI / GPS performance analytics. They've …

E37: How to Transform Passive Audiences into Active Participants through Ads using SmartTones with Daryl Hemingway

July 4th, 2018


Daryl Hemingway is an entrepreneur, rocket scientist and filmmaker. Daryl is founder and CEO of SmartTones Inc. that is connecting broadcast to …

E36: Creating a Brighter Tomorrow for the Future Coders with Melissa Sariffodeen of Canada Learning Code

June 27th, 2018


Melissa Sariffodeen is the CEO and Co-Founder of Canada Learning Code. She is a celebrated digital literacy advocate who is dedicated to ensuring that women and youth have the critical skills, confidence, and …

E35: How Brent Lessard of rLoop Turned His Science Fiction Dream Into an Amazing Transportation Reality

June 20th, 2018


Brent Lessard is the co-founder and project manager at rLoop, a SpaceX award winning globally distributed and crowd-sourced organization with over 1300 members for more than 50 countries. Brent also serves as an advisor …

E34: How Innovation Skyrocketed Canada’s Global Popularity to Benefit Entrepreneurs with President of Venture Services for MaRS, Salim Teja

June 13th, 2018


Salim Teja is the President, Venture Services for MaRS, where he leads the overall strategic direction of MaRS’ venture services areas: Energy & Environment (Cleantech), Finance & Commerce (FinTech), Health and …

E33: Connecting and Strengthening Relationship Using Augmented Reality with Jason Muloongo of TelliGram

June 6th, 2018


Jason is an aerospace engineer from South Africa with an amazing heart for strengthening relationship with a personalized touch. He is also the Co-Founder at TelliGram & Program Manager at Legal Innovation Zone …

E32: Experience Digital Dating on Another Level with Carmelia Ray of Woo You Dating App

May 30th, 2018


Carmelia Ray is an internationally acclaimed matchmaker for high achieving men and the quality women they’re searching for. She’s also a renowned TV personality from Mom Vs. Matchmaker, The Real Housewives Of Toronto, …

E31: Empowering Individuals in their Health & Healthcare Decisions with Medical Confidence Founder Angela Johnson

May 23rd, 2018


Angela Johnson is the Founder and President of Medical Confidence, a company that help empower individuals to be informed in their health and healthcare decisions. She has over two decades of executive management and …

E30: The Benefits of Having Blockchain Solution in Healthcare Data Exchange with Philip and Jeremy of Coral Health

May 16th, 2018


Philip Parker, the COO of Coral Health is a data scientist with expertise leveraging diverse data assets to guide operations and marketing strategy. …

E29: AI in the Audit World with Mindbridge CEO & Co-Founder, Eli Fathi

May 9th, 2018


AI provides Foresights - The Holy Grail in AI Companies!

Eli Fathi is the Co-founder & CEO of his seventh start-up, MindBridge Analytics Inc. He …

E28: Insiders Guide to GDPR & turning it into a competitive advantage with Dr. Ann Cavoukian

May 2nd, 2018


What is GDPR? How to turn GDPR into our next competitive advantage & avoid the penalties!

Today, we are talking about General Data Protection …

E27: Exploring the learning potential of the brain with Learning Pirate’s Owner and Founder, Lauren Waldman.

April 25th, 2018


Speaker Bio:

Lauren Waldman is a CTDP (Certified Training and Development Professional), has certification in the Fundamentals of Neuroscience (Harvard), is currently working on a certificate in Medical Neuroscience …

E26: Talking about the importance of Supply Chain with fellow podcaster, Sarah Barnes-Humphrey, CITP, CCI

April 18th, 2018


Speaker Bio:

Sarah stands at the forefront of international trade with expertise in the global logistics industry, working with the private sector to build, develop and increase efficiencies in their supply chains. She …

E25: Design your own Masterchef experience in your own kitchen, Gil Eiges, Co-founder of Manjya

April 11th, 2018


A Personal Chef is not just for the rich and famous


Speaker BIO:

Gil Eiges was born in Jerusalem, Israel.  He has lived in four countries around …

E24: Empowering people to host, artists to earn & tour, and fans to enjoy the shows with Laura Simpson, Co-founder and CEO of Side Door Access

April 4th, 2018


Speaker Bio:

Laura Simpson is one of the Co-founders and CEO of Side Door. She is a living large, DNA music pumping through her veins, music industry professional. She lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She also founded the

E23: Becoming a beacon for rich educational and cultural experiences in French, is Groupe Media TFO’s CEO, Glenn O’Farrell.

March 28th, 2018


Speaker Bio:

GLENN O'FARRELL, ICD.D, is a digital-innovation-driving CEO in the Canadian media industry. Glenn doesn’t think inside or outside – he …

E22: Launching a crowdfunding source that utilizes the strength of blockchain with Co-Founders, Sam Kawtharani and Derek Manuge of Corl.

March 21st, 2018


Speaker Bios:

Sam Kawtharani spent Over 10 years in product development, strategy, and marketplace lending. Previous Head of Product at IOU Financial (Startup to IPO, TSX:IOU). Contributed to $500+ million in small …

E21: Reintroducing the Spark of Meaningful Class Discussions with Bobby McDonald of Parlay.

March 14th, 2018


Speaker Bio:

Bobby McDonald is born and raised in Stouffville, Ontario. He spent four years studying at McGill University, worked in finance and …

E20: Protecting & Securing your Privacy around the Blockchain World with Laila Paszti of GTC Law Group

March 7th, 2018


Speaker Bio:

Laila Paszti is an attorney in GTC’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Business & Technology Transactions and Privacy groups. She focuses …

E19: Taking the Lead in buying and selling in the Agricultural Trade is Alain Goubau, Co-Founder, COO and CFO of Farmlead.

February 28th, 2018


Speaker Bio:

Alain Goubau who is the Co founder and COO and CFO of Farmlead an online grain marketplace were farmers and grain buyers can buy and sell any type of green. Alain, also has extensive project management and …

E18: Shedding light on the Cannabis Industry is Steven Looi, Director of Origination and Strategy for White Sheep Corp.

February 21st, 2018



Steven Looi is a serial entrepreneur with experience in IT, urban agriculture, and retail. A flexible and adaptable operator with extensive …

E17: Empathy... Understanding it at the Heart of Every Communication with Chris McKillop, CEO and Co-Founder of Turalt

February 14th, 2018


Speaker Bio:

We are really honored today to have Dr. Chris Mckillop. She really knows her stuff and as a pioneer in her field. She earned her degree in artificial intelligence in the 1990's. She have an MSc in human …

E15: Turning Water into Gold Innovation with Zac Young, COO of H2nanO

January 31st, 2018


Zac Young is a Co-Founder and COO of H2nanO, providing next generation water treatment solutions for hard-to-treat contaminants. He is a Loran …

E14: Turning Vision boards into financial reality with Rona Birenbaum, Co-founder of Viviplan.

January 24th, 2018



Rona Birenbaum, co-founder of Viviplan and the winner for the 2017 DMZ BMO FinTech Accelerator. She is also the founder of Caring for Clients, one of Canada’s first fee for service financial planning firms. She is …

E13: SomaDetect is the innovation that makes the impossible possible

January 17th, 2018


Beth Deshpande is the CEO of Soma Detect. She is a scientist turned entrepreneur who is providing dairy farmers with information that they need in order to produce the best milk.


She is from New Brunswick which have a …

E12: 2018… Can we expect the unexpected?

January 10th, 2018


Wayne Ingram is the Country Managing Director for Slalom Consulting in Canada ( He is also a member of Slalom’s 10 person Global …

E11: Innovator, Inventor, Entrepreneur, Creator…. Huh?

January 3rd, 2018

This episode explores the different dimensions and definitions of commonly used industry terms - entrepreneur, innovator, inventor and creativity. Is there a difference? What is the difference? How do they fit and tie …

E10: Gamification and sprouting our money cycles with Matt Hernandez, Founder of Save with Sprout

December 27th, 2017


Matt Hernandez, the founder of Sprout Financial. Matt is an avid traveler, and has back packed through most of Asia and have a goal of hitting every continent. He even taught English in South Korea for 3 years. Matt …

E09: What Worked, What Didn't and What's Next!

December 13th, 2017

As 2017 is coming to an end, I wanted to reflect on my journey so far. It’s been an interesting adventure. I know, I only launched the podcast in Oct 2017, but there are a lot of lessons that I wanted to share. Both …

E08: Going for the Gold with Anthony Lacavera

December 6th, 2017


Anthony Lacavera discusses his new book, 'How We Can Win’. He discusses how the technological change is about to disrupt a Canadian economy and …

E07: Redefining the online meat industry with Marc Lafleur, CEO of TruLocal

November 28th, 2017


Marc Lafleur, the CEO of TruLocal. Marc is a University of Waterloo graduate looking to explore how different technologies and innovations can be …

E06: Rob Catalano, WorkTango is giving employees a voice and employers actionable insights

November 22nd, 2017


Rob Catalano is passionate about helping companies succeed by leveraging technology to make employees successful. With his unique experience in HR …

E05: Eliminates food waste & helps feed the hungry.. A winning formula with Ben Walters, CEO & Co-Founder of the Feedback App

November 15th, 2017


Ben Walters, the CEO & Co-Founders of Feedback App. Ben graduated from McGill University and worked four years primarily in the US in management …

E04: Planswell, the Real Money Plant with Michael Wickware

November 8th, 2017


Michael Wickware is the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Planswell. Michael actually started his career as a financial advisor in the 1990s. Then In 2001, he founded a marketing and advertising agency, which had a big …

E03: Turning Lemons into Coffee with Ray Kanani

November 1st, 2017


Ray Kanani is a serial entrepreneur based in Toronto, Canada. His first startup, SMART Pics, scaled to half a million in revenue within 3 years being used at the Oscars, Coachella and Sundance. He currently spends his …

E02: Elastic Thinking's Anti-Consulting principles, is changing the way we do business

October 23rd, 2017


Yves Le Goff & Jake Philips, co-founded Elastic Thinking. Both have extensive experience in the big corporate technology industry, along with …

E00: What inspired the creation of the CanInnovateh Podcast

October 23rd, 2017


Sapna Malhotra provides insight as to what drove her to create this CanInnovateh Podcast and why we should all be motivated to support our Canadian …

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