Invested In Our New Reality is a dynamic new podcast where business leaders discuss the impact of the COVID19 pandemic, offer practical advice on leading through crisis and honest observations about navigating the new reality.
S8 E5 - Muna Mohammed: Re-inventing the family business
From Season 8: Time for a coffee break! The latest episode of Invested in our New Reality is now live and this one is for coffee lovers. On this episode, Host Karla Briones interviews Muna Mohammed the founder of Ottawa’s Eight50 Coffee, a local coffee supplier who provides responsibly sourced, locally roasted coffee from around the world, right here in the capital city.
S7 E4 - Niloo Boroun: positioning Canada as the place global companies want to be
From Season 7: Tooting Canada’s horn within the international business community is a big job. Luckily, Niloo Boroun, Executive Director of the Consider Canada City Alliance, is here to do it, and do it well. On this episode of Invested in Our New Reality, host Shavonne Hasfal-McIntosh talks to Boroun about her work overseeing the CCCA and positioning Canada as the country of choice for global companies looking for a North American outlet.
S6 E7 - Nick Quain: Creating a solid foundation for Ottawa's entrepreneurial ecosystem
From Season 6: Shavonne Hasfal-McIntosh chats with Nick Quain, Vice President of Venture Development at Invest Ottawa, where he leads all programming and support for start-up, early stage and scaling companies. Previously, Nick was co-founder and CEO at CellWand, a company which pioneered the use of abbreviated dialing codes in North America. Tune in to hear Nick talk about why he’s committed to supporting Ottawa’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
S6 E4 - Kirsi Maharaj: HR in the modern world
From Season 6: Kirsi Maharaj is the Manager of People at Rewind, a company that builds apps that protect critical SaaS and cloud data. Kirsi joins Shavonne on the podcast to chat about the growing importance of human resources in the modern world, and how companies can strategically adapt to the future of work to cultivate increased mental and physical wellbeing of employees as well as foster equitable and inclusive internal work cultures.
S6 E2 - WarnerMedia Ottawa: Changing the future of streaming
From Season 6: Don Liberty, GM at You.i TV (now WarnerMedia Ottawa), joins the podcast to chat about the company’s growth and what it means for the future of streaming. You.i TV, now WarnerMedia Ottawa, is an Ottawa-based technology company that prides itself on helping media companies build better streaming apps and enhance user experience. Having recently been acquired by WarnerMedia Ottawa, Don chats about the company’s transition and what the acquisition means for the future of WarnerMedia Ottawa and the streaming industry.
S5 E9 - Siemens Healthineers and Ottawa's health sciences sector
From Season 5: Mathias Ganzmann, Vice President of Manufacturing with Siemens Healthineers, talks about the company's planned expansion of its Ottawa, Ontario manufacturing facility. He explains what makes Ottawa the ideal place for such an expansion, what it will mean for the company and the local economy, as well as his hopes that some effects of the pandemic continue on in the future.