People and Culture

The up-and-coming young leaders shaping Canada's economy, culture, and society in 2023.

Presented by

Chief Revenue Officer - S.i. Systems ULC

Jeffrey Stephen Cartwright

HR Manager - TribalScale

Nicola Watson

Associate Vice President, Employee Experience & Culture - Zurich Canada

Ray Chaaya

Founder & Executive Director - Chic Geek

Kylie Woods

President & COO - MobSquad

Arif Khimani

Senior Director, Talent Strategy - Canadian Red Cross

Mireille Couture

Director, Executive Talent Management - CIBC

Alexandra Zavattiero

Senior Talent Manager and Founder - Vena and Campfire

Mary Papagiannis

People Business Partner, Head of Canada - VTS

Kate O'Brien

Head of HR Operations - Giant Tiger

Paige Garbutt

Global Manager, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging - The Kraft Heinz Company

Chelsea Barnett

Director of People and Culture - Vendasta Technologies

Kim Coutts

Chief Executive Officer - tilr

Leah Carr

Founder - JupiterHR

Jermaine L. Murray

Chief Human Resources Officer - Atlantic Pilotage Authority

Jennifer Campbell

Co-Founder and CEO - Autumn AI

Quinn Underwood

Director: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging - ACTRA

Jenn Paul

Senior Director, Talent Insights and Analytics - Thomson Reuters

Mike Bettley

Head of People and Talent - Tiny Mile

Yiorgos Boudouris

Director, People and Culture - Maximus Canada Employment Services

Renee Thompson

Senior Director, Talent Acquisition & DEI - Q4

Charlene Teed

People & Culture Evangelist

Amanda Nagy

Head of People - Guusto

Noah Warder (he/him)

Director, Global Diversity & Inclusion - Royal Bank of Canada

Connie Chung

Partner - True Search

Marianne Bulger

Director of Talent Development - HashiCorp

Alex Thompson

Head of People & Culture - ShuffleSpace Inc.

Loka Shankar

Director, Employee Relations (Capital Markets and US Region) - Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

Meghan Hillstrom

HR Business Partner - March of Dimes Canada

Kaysey Icabales

Founder and CEO - Bloom

Avery Francis

Director of Belonging - DECIEM: The Abnormal Beauty Company

Sara Fromstein (she/her/hers)

Director, Workforce Readiness Projects & Talent Marketing - Canadian Red Cross

Vicky Peloquin

Partner - T6 Talent Partners

Brett Reed

Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Canadian Studios - Ubisoft

Erin Roach

Head of Talent - Golden Ventures

Alison Kaizer

Director, HR, Liquid Operations - GFL Environmental Inc.

Brittany Loraas

Head of Total Rewards - Giant Tiger

Chandra Kowalski

Head of Operations - Winterlight Labs Inc.

Andrea Nava Barrios

People and Culture Chairs

Head of People, Guusto

Noah Warder

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