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BPTN Presents - The Future of Tech is: Black!

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MaRS Discovery District, Auditorium, lower level

101 College Street

Toronto, ON M5G 1L7

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This is THE Tech Black History month event in Toronto, it is where Black history and tech collide.

Black Professionals in Tech Network (BPTN) is the largest network of Black Tech professionals in Canada, with footprint across the Country, and now in Eastern United States. Black Professionals in Tech Network (BPTN) bridges the talent gap in the tech industry by providing Black technical and business professionals with access to senior executive sponsorship, skill development and a strong peer network to support their career growth.

The month of February is meant to highlight the contributions of the Black community in our society, and we are proud to bring you an action-packed agenda showcasing the community’s impact on the tech ecosystem and where we are taking tech in the future.

Location: MaRS Discovery District

Agenda:

6 p.m. - Networking

6:30 p.m. - MC kickoff

Obinna Oraka - Relationship Manager, LinkedIn



6:40 p.m. - Intro To BPTN

Lekan Olawoye - Founder and CEO, BPTN

6:45 p.m. - Rapid Fire Talks

From left to right:

Topic: Trends in Tech in 2020

George Katsriku - Technical Lead- MaRS Discovery District

Frank Otele - VP, Technology Platforms & Risk Management, RBC


Topic: Cross-generational Mentorship in Tech

Christine Diaz - Sr. Director S/4HANA Finance & Risk, Center of Excellence – Canadian Region, SAP

Sharla Taki - Business Analyst, Sunlife


Topic: Balancing Work and Family as a Tech Executive Family

Racheal Awe - Associate Vice President, Digital Strategy & Delivery, Canadian Tire

Anu Oladele - Director, Data Science & Business Insight


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MaRS Discovery District, Auditorium, lower level

101 College Street

Toronto, ON M5G 1L7

Canada

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