Tuesday, May 21, 2019
The Empire Club of Canada Presents:
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development With An Armchair Discussion on the Future of Data in the Digital Economy: Minister Bains’ Vision for Canada as a Global Leader in Trust, Privacy and Innovation
The Honourable Navdeep Bains has been the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development since November 2015. He is the Member of Parliament for Mississauga–Malton and a member of Privy Council. Since he was first elected in 2004, he has served in various roles, including Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister Paul Martin and critic for Public Works and Government Services, Treasury Board, International Trade, Natural Resources, and Small Business and Tourism.
Minister Bains is a former adjunct lecturer at the University of Waterloo. He is also a former visiting professor at Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management. His private sector experience includes several years at the Ford Motor Company of Canada.
Minister Bains has a Bachelor of Administrative Studies from York University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Windsor. He also holds a Certified Management Accountant designation.
He is a long-time resident of Mississauga, where he lives now with his wife and two children.
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
Adam Felesky, CEO at Portag3 Ventures, Executive Chairman at KOHO
Melissa Kargiannakis, Founder and CEO, skritswap
Nicole Verkindt, Founder and CEO, OMX
Sam Sebastian, President and CEO, Pelmorex Corp.
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