The world is in the middle of the biggest global pandemic we’ve seen in our lifetime. Our response to COVID-19 has meant the closure of non-essential businesses, the economics of which are leading us to what could be the next big global recession. It’s important to recognize and thank the front line workers who are […]
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Having recently returned from a three-week trip to Charitable Impact’s overseas office in Bengaluru, India, I had no choice but to go into 14-day self-isolation. I soon became thankful for my circumstances. While many Canadians are struggling through financial hardship through no fault of their own, I am fortunate to be able to work from […]
COVID-19 has everyone’s full attention. Vancouver-based and global companies alike are trying to figure out how to maintain business continuity amid the uncertainty of rapidly changing conditions and not knowing how customers will respond to coronavirus worries. During wide-spread crisis situations that impact companies on a global scale, establishing a strategy on how to safely […]
Reflecting on International Women’s Day and what it means to me as a woman and as CEO of BC Tech I found myself curious as to why we picked this particular day, March 8th. With sunny skies and bulbs popping up, not to mention the clocks springing forward this weekend it’s certainly an optimistic and […]
There are more women in tech than ever before. Although this is an exciting step forward for what’s typically known as a male-dominated industry, the truth of the matter is, female representation and participation in tech are still lacking significantly. In light of International Women’s Day, let’s dig a little deeper – because by identifying […]
The extent and impact of today’s data driven world is nothing short of staggering. In every aspect of our lives, we are now generating huge amounts of new personal data about our habits, preferences, activities, consumption, movements and even carbon footprints. This has, in turn, given rise to new applications and even entirely new industries […]
With the start of spring comes the anticipation of sunshine, warm weather, and the annual spring cleaning — a time to say out with the old, and in with the new. While you’re taking the time to refresh your home and organize your closets, why not organize your finances as well to make filing your […]
New decades prompt reflection, and I’ve been doing plenty of that this last month. When we get caught up in the daily grind of deliverables, meetings and family commitments, it can be difficult to keep an eye on the big picture of what you’re trying to achieve day by day and year by year. Stepping […]
As the CEO of Biba Ventures, I’m proud and honoured that our free mobile apps are among TIME magazine’s “Best Inventions of 2019.” Proud and honoured, to be sure, but not surprised. After all, when Biba was founded in 2014, extensive research had already revealed a stark correlation between increasing screen time and decreasing fitness […]
As a four-time Canadian cycling champion and having competed with Team Canada in the World Championships in 1989, it’s fair to say I’ve spent a lot of time on a bike. But, maybe more importantly, I’ve spent a lot of time competing with and depending on a team. This is where I was first introduced […]