11 episodes

Get inspired, motivated and energized by innovators from every corner of the tech industry. Brought to you by Elevate, Canada's largest tech festival, this series highlights talks from the world's greatest minds as they seek to solve society' greatest challenges.

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    • Technology
    • 4.3, 6 Ratings

Get inspired, motivated and energized by innovators from every corner of the tech industry. Brought to you by Elevate, Canada's largest tech festival, this series highlights talks from the world's greatest minds as they seek to solve society' greatest challenges.

    Episode 11 - Sabrina Geremia, Janet Bannister, Caitlin MacGregor & Yung Wu

    Episode 11 - Sabrina Geremia, Janet Bannister, Caitlin MacGregor & Yung Wu

    What kind of skills will shape the future of the workplace? We brought Google's Sabrina Geremia to Elevate to answer that question. This week, Sabrina hosts a panel featuring leading members of Plum, Real Ventures and MaRS Discovery District to provide some insight into what tools and mindsets are required for people and organizations to advance in today's tech ecosystem.

    • 32 min
    Episode 10 - Sean Evans & Rich Antoniello

    Episode 10 - Sean Evans & Rich Antoniello

    What's the secret to staying on the pulse of the community? How can brands effectively adapt to the trends of their consumers, and how does that affect their strategies moving forward? This week, we've got Sean Evans and Rich Antoniello of Complex Media on the podcast to talk about how Complex has differentiated their content to stand out from the crowd. They discuss a number of topics including the early days of the hit show "Hot Ones", what separates Complex from other media outlets in the digital space and how they look at audience trends.

    • 26 min
    Episode 9 - Steve Jurvetson & Chris Hadfield

    Episode 9 - Steve Jurvetson & Chris Hadfield

    Steve Jurvetson has been a force in the venture capital world for years, from investing early in companies like Hotmail, Mythic and Nervana to being a board member of SpaceX. He's joined by iconic Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield and the two discuss a wide range of topics, consisting of everything from manufacturing meats to sentient super-intelligence.

    • 37 min
    Episode 8 - Sophia Amoruso and Rebecca Glashow

    Episode 8 - Sophia Amoruso and Rebecca Glashow

    How do you build a brand exclusively for woman-identifying people? We've brought two incredible women in to discuss their experiences in creating wildly successful media--the "Cinderella of Tech" Sophia Amoruso and co-head of AwesomenessTV, Rebecca Glashow. The two discuss their experiences in creating media for consumers who identify as women and their individual roles in the media landscape.

    • 46 min
    Episode 7 - Claudette McGowan, Reem Gedeon, Ahmed Ismail & Erin Elofson

    Episode 7 - Claudette McGowan, Reem Gedeon, Ahmed Ismail & Erin Elofson

    To do great work, you need great people. So how do companies find the right people to bring into their organizations? We brought Claudette McGowan, Chief Information Officer at BMO, Erin Elofson, Country Manager at Pinterest, Reem Gedeon, General Manager of CompuCom and Ahmed Ismail, co-founder of Hxouse to Elevate to discuss what they look for when finding talent to fill roles within their company.

    • 45 min
    Episode 6 - Akon

    Episode 6 - Akon

    Platinum recording artist Akon is one of the most influential people in Africa in the past decade. Through his work in Akon Lighting Africa, he has brought solar electricity to 18 countries, and is also working to create a city in Senegal that functions entirely on his cryptocurrency "Akoin". Listen as Akon discusses his recent work in returning to the music industry, his most recent endeavours in Africa, and how we can use social influence for the greater good.

    • 27 min

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