TORONTO SPEAKER SERIES - RISING STARS
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About the event
Iliana is widely credited for being a trailblazer in the blockchain industry, leading initiatives to conceptualize and build blockchain solutions across industries – focusing on financial services, supply chain, health and public sector. Most recently, she founded ColliderX, a non-profit blockchain research and development organization, where she also chairs the board of directors. Iliana is also a contributor to the Tapscott-led Blockchain Research Institute, an Associate at the Creative Destruction Lab, and on the Emerging Leaders Advisory Council for CPA Ontario.
liana is also credited to rising to the top at a very young age and what's interesting is a very unique career journey. As a published author and sought-after speaker, having presented at a number of North American and European conferences and events, she is known to be a distinct female trailblazer. She has been featured in print and online media, radio and television outlets including CNBC, CBC, NPR, BetaKit, IT World Canada, American Banker, and was named one of the Top 100 Most Influential People In the Blockchain Industry by Coindesk, the main news publication in the industry in 2017.
Join us for an evening of motviational and educational conversation to help you better understand how you can use the skills you currently possess to position yourself towards a career you are passionate about and a chance to hear from Iliana herself how she positioned herslef to rise to success so quickly!
Iliana will cover topics such as:
- The future of skills in the everchanging workforce
- Emerging technologies such as Blockchain, AI etc...
- How to go about learning transferable skills
- The importance of mentorship
Following Iliana's speech and questions from the audience, we will open the floor for a networking session accompanied by wine and cheese!
We would like to say a special thank you to our sponsor Fasken and we hope to see you all there!