The 2021 MEARIE Keynote Series

We Hope You Enjoyed this Engaging Speaker Series!

Thanks to everyone who was able to join the live keynotes in this engaging and provocative series! Our inspiration for this complimentary series has been to create a connection between our Members and our service team here at The MEARIE Group. As an alternative to our traditional in-person conference, this virtual series was intended to provide our Members with opportunities to learn and enhance their skills in the management of their respective businesses. 


Alfredo Tan

SVP of Strategy, Data & Products, Rogers Sports & Media
Thursday June 10, 2021, 2 PM ET

From the Interns to the CEO: Building a Cohesive Culture of Innovation

Alfredo has spent his career teaching organizations how to build a culture of innovation—and, while he’s at it, transforming the customer experience across all digital channels and touch points. In this talk, Alfredo reveals the values your company needs to embody if it wants to truly embrace the future and stay ahead of change. He shares forward-thinking examples and methods you can start implementing right away. It’s time for your entire organization to champion innovation and welcome a new level of success.


Linda Nazareth

Economist and Trends & Demographics Expert
Thursday June 17, 2021, 2 PM ET

Leadership in the Age of Disruption

In this inspiring presentation, Linda talks about the forces that will re-make the economy in the years ahead and the challenge that they will pose in terms of leadership. Using examples of how companies have coped with previous disruptions she will look both at the lessons from the past as well as how and why leaders must make their own history as they deal with what lies ahead.


John Weigelt

Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada
Thursday June 24, 2021, 2 PM ET

The Future of Work

The digital transformation across Canadian organizations has only accelerated over the past months leaving many to question what the post pandemic work environment might look like. Join John Weigelt, CTO of Microsoft Canada as he discusses the technologies that are fundamentally changing how we all work, examines the impacts on the workplace and explores the emerging business models as well as the considerations for employers.

Speakers and topics are subject to change.

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