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Artur Leszczynski

Business and IT Consultant @ CGI

Daniel Fiorillo

Developer Student Club Community Manager - U.S. @ Google

Nevin Ganesan

Software Engineer @ Apple

Jing Cho Yang

CEO @ Bukit Vista

Hailey Bain


Aviel Dumov


Galvin Niu


Nikita Patel


Sophia Sountsova


Linda Krebs

Talent Acquisition @ Nokia

Toni Gill

Talent Acquisition @ Nokia

Jonathan Braun

Talent Acquisition @ Nokia

Skyla Thadani

Incoming Intern @ Microsoft, Google Developer Student Club Lead

Sean Murphy

Founder @ Piece by Piece XR Development

Jean Desgagne

CEO @ Canada Stablecorp

Goran Samuel Pesic

President and CEO @ Samuel Group of Companies

Janvi Patel

Student Ambassador @ Technovation

Marthe-Sarah Knambou-Tchunkuo

Student Ambassador @ Technovation

HaoHao Du

Founder @ iContribute

Emily M Nguyen

Product Management Intern @ iContribute

Umai Balendra

Founder @ iContribute

Youssef Awad

Computer Engineering Senior at the American University of Sharjah

Anita Popescu

Photos Engineer @ Apple

Syelynn Arifin

@ Bukit Vista

Vidiskiu Fortino Kurniawan

@ Bukit Vista

Ni Luh Putu Lilis Sinta Setiawati

@ Bukit Vista

Ahmed Nosir

@ Cybertalents

Grace Embree

Career Mentor @ uOttawa Career Corner

Mark-Olivier Poulin

@ CoLab

Simon Brightman

Vice President @ Global Data Insights

Chinyere Ubani

Marketing @ IIBA

Christina Abbott

President @ IIBA

Nancy Beatson

Certification @ IIBA

Paul Arnold


Anis Ben Omrane


Dave Rama

@ Deloitte

Mariam Mowazi

@ Deloitte

Tessia Orlandi

@ Deloitte

Roland Siem

@ Deloitte

Akshat Sarvankar

@ Deloitte

Olivier Couillard

@ Crypto4A Technologies Inc.

William Desbiens

@ Crypto4A Technologies Inc.

Ron Vandergeest

@ Crypto4A Technologies Inc.

Tae Kim

Solutions Architect @ AWS

Mark Vidalin

@ Syncopate Media

Alice Liu

Consultant @ Deloitte

Srivatsan Vijayakumar


Joan Ofulue


Imeyen Akai


Sydney Gen

Business Analyst @ Deloitte

Noah Dmytro De Abreu

Incoming Intern @ Deloitte

Rafi Biouss


Alec Lumsden


Greg Mitchell

Member Engagement Lead @ uOttawa DSC

Jack Clarke

Solution Challenge Lead @ uOttawa DSC

Kate Ford

Event Management Lead @ uOttawa DSC

Maxim Karpov

Social Media Lead @ uOttawa DSC

Chethin Manage

DSC Core Team @ DSC uOttawa

Elise Cloutier

Vice-Lead @ uOttawa DSC

Stephanie Jazzar

Event Management Lead @ uOttawa DSC

Benjamin Linton

Consulting Analyst @ Accenture

Gabriel Chapman

Consulting Analyst @ Accenture

Habon Maxamud

International Junior Policy Analyst @ DFO

Maria McKay

Senior Manager, Advisory @ KPMG

Parmida Barez

Best-selling author, Award-winning speaker, Business coach

Cherise Naidu

Management Consultant @ Accenture

Steven Hayes

Consulting Development Analyst @ Accenture

Tobi Oluwole

Co-Founder @ The 3Skills

Shintya Dewi Lupita Sari

@ Bukit Vista

Michal Ridner

Chair @ IEEE uOttawa

Ryan Fleck

VP Webmaster @ IEEE uOttawa

Nicholas Morin

VP Communications @ IEEE uOttawa

Vlad Jidkov

VP Academic @ IEEE uOttawa

Marla Jazzar

Vice Chair WIE @ IEEE uOttawa

Immanuela Belaineh

DSC Lead

Cynthia Allan

Career Advisor @ uOttawa Career Corner

Ahmed Osmane

Career Mentor @ uOttawa Career Corner

Melanie Lock Son

Co-President @ BTA

Julianne O. Paradis

DSC Core Team @ DSC uOttawa

Boris Bogatirev

Consultant @ Deloitte

Ali Siddiqui

Business/Data Analyst @ PeopleInsight

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Tech A Step Conference

Tech A Step Conference focuses on empowering youth to "take a step" towards careers in business and tech fields. We aim to accomplish this by bringing you as students from diverse academic backgrounds to connect with professionals in both development and business spheres. This opens up conversations between the two fields and creates a long-lasting impact on students’ lives.


Technovation Montréal

International Tech and Entrepreneurship Education program

Piece by Piece XR Development

We make VR games


Global Network of Professional Firms Providing Audit, Tax and Advisory Services

Deloitte Omnia AI

Leading Managed Services Organization Providing a Wide Range of Professional Services


IBMers in Both Business and Tech Field


The Interdisciplinary Faculty

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Largest Technical Professional Organization in the World and at the University of Ottawa

Google DSC uOttawa

Developer Student Club University of Ottawa is the official uOttawa Chapter! We are a program run by Google Developers.


Not For Profit Social Enterprise Fostering Community Involvement Amongst Youth

Business Technology Association


University of Ottawa - Career Corner

CO-OP, Career Development Centre, Centre for Community Engagement

Simon Brightman

Business Workshop Lead


Cyber Security Talent Acquisition Agency

Crypto4A Technologies Inc.

Quantum ready cybersecurity foundations for a trusted digital world

Nevin Ganesan

Software Engineer @ Apple

IIBA® Ottawa-Outaouais Chapter

Community-based Professional Association Run By BAs For BAs


Welbi is a software platform that gives senior living communities the necessary tools to automate and optimize their residents' experience.

Parmida Barez

Parmida Barez


Multinational company that provides consulting and processing services.