In this podcast, Chris Hobbs, TTT Studios' President, sits down with local, national, and international business leaders and entrepreneurs to learn more about their successes and failures.
Vivian Chan of Vancouver Startup Week
Vivian Chan is a community builder at heart and has a background in marketing, sales and event management, which she has implemented in the last 10 years while working with Canadian companies and entrepreneurs. Prior to her current ventures, Vivian served as the National Accelerator Operations Manager at Wavefront and was in charge of their programs, events and community management all across Canada. Vivian now works on various projects and initiatives with different organizations in the startup and tech community; including serving as Co-Chair of Vancouver Startup Week, operations manager for Yell Canada and more.
Ray Walia of Launch Ventures
Ray Walia is a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in both the entertainment and technology sectors, with his latest work being Launch Ventures. Launch Ventures owns and operates a network of private incubators, innovation labs, and investment funds, and is also the home to Launch Academy, Vancouver’s leading entrepreneurship facility.In this episode, he shares about the journey of Launch Academy, his involvement in the Vancouver community, and talks about the annual Traction conference he hosts.
Casey Lau of RISE Conference
Casey is a startup connector, ecosystem community builder, and international tech conference host. Casey co-hosts the world renown RISE conference boasting over 500+ speakers, 16,000 attendees and people from over 100 countries in 2019, rightfully giving it the title of the largest tech conference in Asia. In this episode, Casey talks about the first virtual conferences he hosted, what it takes to get high-profile guests, and much more.
Josh Nilson of East Side Games
Josh Nilson is the CEO and Co-Founder of East Side Games (ESG), producer of popular titles such as Trailer Park Boys: Greasy Money, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang Goes Mobile, and most recently Archer: Danger Phone!In this episode, Josh talks about the importance of community and culture in the workplace, the creative process, and shares his own journey of starting a company.
Kerry Gibson of EcoCentury Technologies
In episode 5 of Afternoon "T", Kerry Gibson shares the story of how she became involved in the many initiatives and organizations she's been a part of. From founding business ventures like EcoCentury Technologies, to spearheading a political party YES!, among many many more, she has carved out quite the resume for herself.
Ian MacKinnon of Later
Ian MacKinnon is Founder and CTO of Later.com. Founded in 2014, Later was started at a hackathon and has grown to become the leading marketing platform for Instagram with over 2,000,000 of the world’s top brands and agencies as clients including YouTube, NBC News, the Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, and The Financial Times. At Later, Ian is responsible for leading the engineering team in its software development efforts as well as spearheading its machine learning initiatives. Prior to founding Later, Ian was involved with several Vancouver technology startups as a founder or early-stage employee. He has also been a coding instructor for a learn-to-code bootcamp and is an active mentor for other local startups. Ian holds a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo. He’s recently been awarded BIV’s 40 under 40.
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