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Barry Leavitt is the Director of Shared Services, ENWIN Utilities, and has an accomplished 35 year career in engineering and management within the tech, automotive and pharmaceutical sectors. His passion is supporting and developing the next generation of leaders to realize their full potential. Outside of the office Barry enjoys time with family and playing squash and golf with friends.
Barry Leavitt is the Director of Shared Services, ENWIN Utilities, and has an accomplished 35 year career in engineering and management within the tech, automotive and pharmaceutical sectors. His passion is supporting and developing the next generation of leaders to realize their full potential. Outside of the office Barry enjoys time with family and playing squash and golf with friends.
Barry Leavitt is the Director of Shared Services, ENWIN Utilities, and has an accomplished 35 year career in engineering and management within the tech, automotive and pharmaceutical sectors. His passion is supporting and developing the next generation of leaders to realize their full potential. Outside of the office Barry enjoys time with family and playing squash and golf with friends.
Barry Leavitt
Director Corporate Operations and Innovation, ENWIN Utilities
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Amy leads the team that drives merchant growth onto the platform. She is a T shaped marketer with over a decade of experience that loves to go deep, solve problems, drive innovation, educate, and work collaboratively to increase growth.
Amy leads the team that drives merchant growth onto the platform. She is a T shaped marketer with over a decade of experience that loves to go deep, solve problems, drive innovation, educate, and work collaboratively to increase growth.
Amy leads the team that drives merchant growth onto the platform. She is a T shaped marketer with over a decade of experience that loves to go deep, solve problems, drive innovation, educate, and work collaboratively to increase growth.
Amy Martin
Head of Growth, OpenPhone
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Throughout my career I have been blessed with incredible mentors who have helped me become who I am today. At CenterLine, I am encouraged and enabled to apply my technical and leadership skills to help create new products and practices for our industry.
Throughout my career I have been blessed with incredible mentors who have helped me become who I am today. At CenterLine, I am encouraged and enabled to apply my technical and leadership skills to help create new products and practices for our industry.
Throughout my career I have been blessed with incredible mentors who have helped me become who I am today. At CenterLine, I am encouraged and enabled to apply my technical and leadership skills to help create new products and practices for our industry.
Larry Koscielski
VP, Process & Technology Development, Centerline (Windsor) Ltd.
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Kit began his career in a multi-national energy company. In 2016, he launched what is now BluePrint CPAs to deliver specialized services in strategy, mergers & complex tax. Kit graduated with Honours Bachelor of Commerce from University of Windsor's Odette School of Business in 2006. He has held a certified management accountant (CMA) designation since 2009. Kit also holds the chartered accountancy (CPA, CA) designation since 2012, after which he pursued a 3 year fellowship in complex tax through CPA Canada’s In-Depth Tax Course. Kit is concurrently enrolled in the chartered business valuator (CBV) and Master of Science in Strategic Management at Indiana University.
Kit began his career in a multi-national energy company. In 2016, he launched what is now BluePrint CPAs to deliver specialized services in strategy, mergers & complex tax. Kit graduated with Honours Bachelor of Commerce from University of Windsor's Odette School of Business in 2006. He has held a certified management accountant (CMA) designation since 2009. Kit also holds the chartered accountancy (CPA, CA) designation since 2012, after which he pursued a 3 year fellowship in complex tax through CPA Canada’s In-Depth Tax Course. Kit is concurrently enrolled in the chartered business valuator (CBV) and Master of Science in Strategic Management at Indiana University.
Kit began his career in a multi-national energy company. In 2016, he launched what is now BluePrint CPAs to deliver specialized services in strategy, mergers & complex tax. Kit graduated with Honours Bachelor of Commerce from University of Windsor's Odette School of Business in 2006. He has held a certified management accountant (CMA) designation since 2009. Kit also holds the chartered accountancy (CPA, CA) designation since 2012, after which he pursued a 3 year fellowship in complex tax through CPA Canada’s In-Depth Tax Course. Kit is concurrently enrolled in the chartered business valuator (CBV) and Master of Science in Strategic Management at Indiana University.
Kit Moore
President, BluePrint CPAs
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As an IT Business Analyst with AlphaKOR Group, Hassan strives to deliver comprehensive IT Solutions with a focus on IT business continuity, disaster recovery, network security & business management solutions.
As an IT Business Analyst with AlphaKOR Group, Hassan strives to deliver comprehensive IT Solutions with a focus on IT business continuity, disaster recovery, network security & business management solutions.
As an IT Business Analyst with AlphaKOR Group, Hassan strives to deliver comprehensive IT Solutions with a focus on IT business continuity, disaster recovery, network security & business management solutions.
Hassan Farhat
IT Business Analyst, AlphaKOR Group
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Deborah Landers is a consultant and advisor in emerging technologies, digital transformation, M&A, technology ecosystem development and scaling companies for global success. Prior to this, she was a senior executive with IBM, achieving VP and GM positions, as well as being on the CEO’s Growth and Transformation Team.
Deborah Landers is a consultant and advisor in emerging technologies, digital transformation, M&A, technology ecosystem development and scaling companies for global success. Prior to this, she was a senior executive with IBM, achieving VP and GM positions, as well as being on the CEO’s Growth and Transformation Team.
Deborah Landers is a consultant and advisor in emerging technologies, digital transformation, M&A, technology ecosystem development and scaling companies for global success. Prior to this, she was a senior executive with IBM, achieving VP and GM positions, as well as being on the CEO’s Growth and Transformation Team.
Deborah Landers
COO, Operational Acceleration, Georgian Partners
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Jim is the Dean of the Zekelman School of Business and Information Technology and the School of Media, Art and Design at St. Clair College of Applied Arts and Technology. During his career, he has led several businesses, and was the President of Marsh Food Services Ltd. and SCM Technologies Ltd. He was also the Director of the Industrial Gas Cylinder Business for the Worthington Cylinder Corporation. He currently runs a real estate investment company. He serves on a number of boards such as Enactus Canada, a learning platform for students who see business as a way to address social issues. He holds a Law degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Windsor as well as a Master’s in Research Methodologies from the University of the West of England, Bristol.
Jim is the Dean of the Zekelman School of Business and Information Technology and the School of Media, Art and Design at St. Clair College of Applied Arts and Technology. During his career, he has led several businesses, and was the President of Marsh Food Services Ltd. and SCM Technologies Ltd. He was also the Director of the Industrial Gas Cylinder Business for the Worthington Cylinder Corporation. He currently runs a real estate investment company. He serves on a number of boards such as Enactus Canada, a learning platform for students who see business as a way to address social issues. He holds a Law degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Windsor as well as a Master’s in Research Methodologies from the University of the West of England, Bristol.
Jim is the Dean of the Zekelman School of Business and Information Technology and the School of Media, Art and Design at St. Clair College of Applied Arts and Technology. During his career, he has led several businesses, and was the President of Marsh Food Services Ltd. and SCM Technologies Ltd. He was also the Director of the Industrial Gas Cylinder Business for the Worthington Cylinder Corporation. He currently runs a real estate investment company. He serves on a number of boards such as Enactus Canada, a learning platform for students who see business as a way to address social issues. He holds a Law degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Windsor as well as a Master’s in Research Methodologies from the University of the West of England, Bristol.
Jim Marsh
Dean, Zekelman School of Business and IT and School of Media, Art & Design, St. Clair College
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Joe is the Principal Broker and Senior Innovation Consultant at Edison Financial, a digital mortgage firm based in Windsor, Ontario. Upon moving to South Western Ontario, Joe retired from firefighting to focus his attentions on the mortgage industry and tech solutions to help transform a rather archaic industry. A serial entrepreneur with tech driven initiatives and startups focused on blockchain, fin tech, mortgage tech and emergency services.
Joe is the Principal Broker and Senior Innovation Consultant at Edison Financial, a digital mortgage firm based in Windsor, Ontario. Upon moving to South Western Ontario, Joe retired from firefighting to focus his attentions on the mortgage industry and tech solutions to help transform a rather archaic industry. A serial entrepreneur with tech driven initiatives and startups focused on blockchain, fin tech, mortgage tech and emergency services.
Joe is the Principal Broker and Senior Innovation Consultant at Edison Financial, a digital mortgage firm based in Windsor, Ontario. Upon moving to South Western Ontario, Joe retired from firefighting to focus his attentions on the mortgage industry and tech solutions to help transform a rather archaic industry. A serial entrepreneur with tech driven initiatives and startups focused on blockchain, fin tech, mortgage tech and emergency services.
Joe Markham
Senior Innovation Leader, Edison Financial
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A computer engineer by trade, Claudius has worked as an entrepreneur since 1991 providing information Systems and technology solutions. Claudius has a passion for developing young black youth through education, culture and sports. He is the leader of the Windsor Chapter of Black Boys Code, is setting up a sports academy for black youth, whilst also working with other business owners to form an alliance of black business owners. His work with Black Boys Code earned him the WEtech Alliance award ‘Tech Mentor’ of the year 2021. Claudius has experience working with international organizations including Hewlett Packard, Accenture, DAF Trucks N.V, Right Track Music software and others.
A computer engineer by trade, Claudius has worked as an entrepreneur since 1991 providing information Systems and technology solutions. Claudius has a passion for developing young black youth through education, culture and sports. He is the leader of the Windsor Chapter of Black Boys Code, is setting up a sports academy for black youth, whilst also working with other business owners to form an alliance of black business owners. His work with Black Boys Code earned him the WEtech Alliance award ‘Tech Mentor’ of the year 2021. Claudius has experience working with international organizations including Hewlett Packard, Accenture, DAF Trucks N.V, Right Track Music software and others.
A computer engineer by trade, Claudius has worked as an entrepreneur since 1991 providing information Systems and technology solutions. Claudius has a passion for developing young black youth through education, culture and sports. He is the leader of the Windsor Chapter of Black Boys Code, is setting up a sports academy for black youth, whilst also working with other business owners to form an alliance of black business owners. His work with Black Boys Code earned him the WEtech Alliance award ‘Tech Mentor’ of the year 2021. Claudius has experience working with international organizations including Hewlett Packard, Accenture, DAF Trucks N.V, Right Track Music software and others.
Claudius Thomas
CEO, Turaco Web
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Stephen has spent 25 years in economic development organizations in Connecticut, Nova Scotia & Ontario. Prior to joining WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation, he served as Executive Director of the Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region and previously held the position of Senior VP, Connecticut Economic Resource Center. Before joining CERC, he was Director Economic Development in Stamford CT. In Halifax, Stephen was a Senior Executive Major Projects for Nova Scotia Department of Economic Development's Investment & Trade Division. Previously he spent 4 years with TD Bank, and later served in sales & marketing functions at different organizations in Canada & Belgium. Stephen has been a part-time lecturer at European University and Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax. He received a bachelor's degree in Commerce from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, completed his MBA at European University in Belgium, and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute. He is a member of the International Advisory Committee of IEDC, and a Board member for the Canada-United States Business Association (CUSBA).
Stephen has spent 25 years in economic development organizations in Connecticut, Nova Scotia & Ontario. Prior to joining WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation, he served as Executive Director of the Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region and previously held the position of Senior VP, Connecticut Economic Resource Center. Before joining CERC, he was Director Economic Development in Stamford CT. In Halifax, Stephen was a Senior Executive Major Projects for Nova Scotia Department of Economic Development's Investment & Trade Division. Previously he spent 4 years with TD Bank, and later served in sales & marketing functions at different organizations in Canada & Belgium. Stephen has been a part-time lecturer at European University and Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax. He received a bachelor's degree in Commerce from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, completed his MBA at European University in Belgium, and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute. He is a member of the International Advisory Committee of IEDC, and a Board member for the Canada-United States Business Association (CUSBA).
Stephen has spent 25 years in economic development organizations in Connecticut, Nova Scotia & Ontario. Prior to joining WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation, he served as Executive Director of the Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region and previously held the position of Senior VP, Connecticut Economic Resource Center. Before joining CERC, he was Director Economic Development in Stamford CT. In Halifax, Stephen was a Senior Executive Major Projects for Nova Scotia Department of Economic Development's Investment & Trade Division. Previously he spent 4 years with TD Bank, and later served in sales & marketing functions at different organizations in Canada & Belgium. Stephen has been a part-time lecturer at European University and Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax. He received a bachelor's degree in Commerce from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, completed his MBA at European University in Belgium, and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute. He is a member of the International Advisory Committee of IEDC, and a Board member for the Canada-United States Business Association (CUSBA).
Stephen MacKenzie
President & Chief Executive Officer at WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation
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Wen is the Director of EPICentre at the University of Windsor. Wen joined EPICentre in 2014 as a founding member and the Venture Start Director. She has 20 years experience in IT, project management & entrepreneurship. She co-founded an international gas distribution company in Malaysia and a high-pressure cylinder distribution company in the US before moving to Windsor. Wen has a B.B.A. from University of Toledo and an MBA from University of Windsor. Wen is also a board member at the WindsorEssex Community Foundation and the Art Gallery of Windsor.
Wen is the Director of EPICentre at the University of Windsor. Wen joined EPICentre in 2014 as a founding member and the Venture Start Director. She has 20 years experience in IT, project management & entrepreneurship. She co-founded an international gas distribution company in Malaysia and a high-pressure cylinder distribution company in the US before moving to Windsor. Wen has a B.B.A. from University of Toledo and an MBA from University of Windsor. Wen is also a board member at the WindsorEssex Community Foundation and the Art Gallery of Windsor.
Wen is the Director of EPICentre at the University of Windsor. Wen joined EPICentre in 2014 as a founding member and the Venture Start Director. She has 20 years experience in IT, project management & entrepreneurship. She co-founded an international gas distribution company in Malaysia and a high-pressure cylinder distribution company in the US before moving to Windsor. Wen has a B.B.A. from University of Toledo and an MBA from University of Windsor. Wen is also a board member at the WindsorEssex Community Foundation and the Art Gallery of Windsor.
Wen Teoh
Director, EPICentre
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Kulveer brings over 20 years of IT experience from working with start-up to F500 companies. As a thought leader who has utilized information systems & analytics for problem formulation, solution development and technology integration, he has served on many boards and skilled in board governance.
Kulveer brings over 20 years of IT experience from working with start-up to F500 companies. As a thought leader who has utilized information systems & analytics for problem formulation, solution development and technology integration, he has served on many boards and skilled in board governance.
Kulveer brings over 20 years of IT experience from working with start-up to F500 companies. As a thought leader who has utilized information systems & analytics for problem formulation, solution development and technology integration, he has served on many boards and skilled in board governance.
Kulveer Virk
IT Professional
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Patrick is an avid golfer and cyclist, but in order to pay the mortgage, is the Business Development Leader at Ettractive Inc. Over the past 5 years has been leading sales and marketing programs across multiple sectors and working with companies of all sizes.
Patrick is an avid golfer and cyclist, but in order to pay the mortgage, is the Business Development Leader at Ettractive Inc. Over the past 5 years has been leading sales and marketing programs across multiple sectors and working with companies of all sizes.
Patrick is an avid golfer and cyclist, but in order to pay the mortgage, is the Business Development Leader at Ettractive Inc. Over the past 5 years has been leading sales and marketing programs across multiple sectors and working with companies of all sizes.
Patrick Thompson
Business Development Leader, Ettractive Inc.
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Spencer has built numerous social initiatives on campus as Vice President of Research and Development at Enactus Windsor and Co-Lead of the Developer Student Clubs - University of Windsor as well as aiding in the organization of other student lead initiatives like WinHacks and BorderHacks. He is currently expanding his scope into the technology sphere as he pursues a Master's of Science in Computer Science specializing in artificial intelligence at the University of Windsor, where he will be research AI applications in public health, medicine and biotechnology.
Spencer has built numerous social initiatives on campus as Vice President of Research and Development at Enactus Windsor and Co-Lead of the Developer Student Clubs - University of Windsor as well as aiding in the organization of other student lead initiatives like WinHacks and BorderHacks. He is currently expanding his scope into the technology sphere as he pursues a Master's of Science in Computer Science specializing in artificial intelligence at the University of Windsor, where he will be research AI applications in public health, medicine and biotechnology.
Spencer has built numerous social initiatives on campus as Vice President of Research and Development at Enactus Windsor and Co-Lead of the Developer Student Clubs - University of Windsor as well as aiding in the organization of other student lead initiatives like WinHacks and BorderHacks. He is currently expanding his scope into the technology sphere as he pursues a Master's of Science in Computer Science specializing in artificial intelligence at the University of Windsor, where he will be research AI applications in public health, medicine and biotechnology.
Spencer Briguglio
Student Advisor, University of Windsor
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Since joining TechTown in 2014, Paul has worked with a wide range of entrepreneurs focused on starting and expanding tech-focused business in areas such as alternative energy, advanced manufacturing, mobile/web-based apps and med-tech companies. Prior to joining TechTown, Paul worked at Sun Microsystems and served as the Chief Technology Officer of Innovative Health Technologies, LLC, a medical device company focused on commercializing biomedical, regenerative products for the dental industry.
Since joining TechTown in 2014, Paul has worked with a wide range of entrepreneurs focused on starting and expanding tech-focused business in areas such as alternative energy, advanced manufacturing, mobile/web-based apps and med-tech companies. Prior to joining TechTown, Paul worked at Sun Microsystems and served as the Chief Technology Officer of Innovative Health Technologies, LLC, a medical device company focused on commercializing biomedical, regenerative products for the dental industry.
Since joining TechTown in 2014, Paul has worked with a wide range of entrepreneurs focused on starting and expanding tech-focused business in areas such as alternative energy, advanced manufacturing, mobile/web-based apps and med-tech companies. Prior to joining TechTown, Paul worked at Sun Microsystems and served as the Chief Technology Officer of Innovative Health Technologies, LLC, a medical device company focused on commercializing biomedical, regenerative products for the dental industry.
Paul Riser Jr.
Director, Detroit Urban Solutions, TechTown