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Rafi Biouss


Jean Desgagne

CEO @ Canada Stablecorp

Anita Popescu

Photos Engineer @ Apple

Tobi Oluwole

Co-Founder @ The 3Skills

Srivatsan Vijayakumar


Imeyen Akai


Habon Maxamud

International Junior Policy Analyst @ DFO

Steven Hayes

Consulting Development Analyst @ Accenture

Cherise Naidu

Management Consultant @ Accenture

Parmida Barez

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

Maria McKay

Senior Manager, Advisory @ KPMG

Gabriel Chapman

Consulting Analyst @ Accenture

Benjamin Linton

Consulting Analyst @ Accenture

Stephanie Jazzar

Event Management Lead @ uOttawa DSC

Elise Cloutier

Vice-Lead @ uOttawa DSC

Chethin Manage

DSC Core Team @ DSC uOttawa

Kate Ford

Event Management Lead @ uOttawa DSC

Maxim Karpov

Social Media Lead @ uOttawa DSC

Jack Clarke

Solution Challenge Lead @ uOttawa DSC

Greg Mitchell

Member Engagement Lead @ uOttawa DSC

Alec Lumsden


Noah Dmytro De Abreu

Incoming Intern @ Deloitte

Sydney Gen

Business Analyst @ Deloitte

Joan Ofulue


Alice Liu

Consultant @ Deloitte

Mark Vidalin

@ Syncopate Media

Christina Abbott

President @ IIBA

Simon Brightman

Vice President @ Global Data Insights

Grace Embree

Career Mentor @ uOttawa Career Corner

Ni Luh Putu Lilis Sinta Setiawati

@ Bukit Vista

Vidiskiu Fortino Kurniawan

@ Bukit Vista

Ron Vandergeest

@ Crypto4A Technologies Inc.

William Desbiens

@ Crypto4A Technologies Inc.

Olivier Couillard

@ Crypto4A Technologies Inc.

Tae Kim

Solutions Architect @ AWS

Akshat Sarvankar

@ Deloitte

Roland Siem

@ Deloitte

Tessia Orlandi

@ Deloitte

Mariam Mowazi

@ Deloitte

Dave Rama

@ Deloitte

Anis Ben Omrane


Paul Arnold


Nancy Beatson

Certification @ IIBA

Chinyere Ubani

Marketing @ IIBA

Mark-Olivier Poulin

@ CoLab

Ahmed Nosir

@ Cybertalents

Syelynn Arifin

@ Bukit Vista

Youssef Awad

Computer Engineering Senior at the American University of Sharjah

Umai Balendra

Founder @ iContribute

Emily M Nguyen

Product Management Intern @ iContribute

HaoHao Du

Founder @ iContribute

Marthe-Sarah Knambou-Tchunkuo

Student Ambassador @ Technovation

Janvi Patel

Student Ambassador @ Technovation

Goran Samuel Pesic

President and CEO @ Samuel Group of Companies

Sean Murphy

Founder @ Piece by Piece XR Development

Skyla Thadani

Incoming Intern @ Microsoft, Google Developer Student Club Lead

Jonathan Braun

Talent Acquisition @ Nokia

Toni Gill

Talent Acquisition @ Nokia

Linda Krebs

Talent Acquisition @ Nokia

Sophia Sountsova


Nikita Patel


Galvin Niu


Aviel Dumov


Hailey Bain


Jing Cho Yang

CEO @ Bukit Vista

Nevin Ganesan

Software Engineer @ Apple

Daniel Fiorillo

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

Artur Leszczynski

Business and IT Consultant @ CGI

Ali Siddiqui

Business/Data Analyst @ PeopleInsight

Boris Bogatirev

Consultant @ Deloitte

Julianne O. Paradis

DSC Core Team @ DSC uOttawa

Melanie Lock Son

Co-President @ BTA

Ahmed Osmane

Career Mentor @ uOttawa Career Corner

Cynthia Allan

Career Advisor @ uOttawa Career Corner

Marla Jazzar

Vice Chair WIE @ IEEE uOttawa

Vlad Jidkov

VP Academic @ IEEE uOttawa

Nicholas Morin

VP Communications @ IEEE uOttawa

Ryan Fleck

VP Webmaster @ IEEE uOttawa

Michal Ridner

Chair @ IEEE uOttawa

Shintya Dewi Lupita Sari

@ Bukit Vista

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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.