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Economic Outlook 2022: The Impact of Inflation

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

RSM Canada shares advice on how to best prepare your tech company for rising inflation and market changes.

Technology businesses and startups have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic. And now, as the Bank of Canada predicts rising inflation, it’s never been more important for business leaders to prepare and plan for the change in the market.

This March 8, MaRS and RSM Canada invite you to an in-depth presentation and panel discussion with leading economists and innovation-sector advisors.

They’ll cover:

  • Macroeconomic perspectives on the current and future state of the market due to the rise in inflation
  • The specific impact of inflation for startups and technology companies
  • How to prepare and adapt strategic planning for the future depending on the market

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Startup founders
  • C-suite leaders

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS


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Tu Nguyen (PhD), economist and ESG director, RSM Canada

Tu provides thought leadership on Canada’s economic indicators and various ESG subjects.

She is a top environmental economist with cutting-edge quantitative skills and specialized experience conducting research and analysis on sustainability, labor markets, the COVID-19 pandemic and infrastructure. Her work has provided invaluable insights for international organizations, government agencies and industry leaders in the United States and Canada.

Tu holds a doctorate in applied economics from Oregon State University.


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Terry Booth, partner, RSM Canada

Terry provides financial audit and consultation services to a variety of public, private and non-profit entities. He focuses primarily on emerging-technology companies, and has been an accountant for over 30 years, including more than 25 years in public practice.


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Robert Baldassare, senior advisor, fintech, MaRS

Over his more than 25-year career, Robert has held several senior executive roles in sales, marketing and operations in a variety of industries, including fintech, enterprise software, telecom, engineering, manufacturing and industrial distribution.

Prior to joining MaRS, Robert was managing director at Corporate Spending Innovations, a fintech startup he helped scale until it was acquired. He holds an engineering degree from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from the Ivey Business School at Western University.