Speakers

All speakers listed are confirmed, additional speakers to be announced.

Jill Ader
Chairwoman
Egon Zehnder
Ranit Aharonov
Global Manager, Project Debater
IBM Research
Jimena Almendares
Vice President, Global Expansion
Intuit
Kristen Bellstrom
Co-chair MPW Next Gen; Deputy Digital Editor
Fortune
Heather Brunner
Chief Executive Officer
WP Engine
Kelly Craft
U.S. Ambassador to Canada
Rola Dagher
President, Canada and VP of Sales
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Cynthia Devine
Chief Financial Officer
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
Nina Easton
Chair, MPW International and Co-chair, Global Forum
Fortune
Helena Foulkes
Chief Executive Officer
Hudson’s Bay Co.
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Government of Canada
Leigh Gallagher
Executive Director, MPW Next Gen; Co-chair, Most Powerful Women Summit and Brainstorm Tech; Senior Editor at Large
Fortune
Rula Ghani
First Lady of Afghanistan
Nili Gilbert
Co-founder
Matarin Capital
Linda Hasenfratz
Chief Executive Officer
Linamar Corp.
Marillyn Hewson
Chairman, President and CEO
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Barbara Humpton
Chief Executive Officer, United States
Siemens Corporation
Martine Irman
Vice Chair and Head, Global Enterprise Banking, TD Securities; Senior VP, TD Bank Group; Chair
Export Development Canada
Theresa Jang
Executive Vice President
Stantec Inc.
Beth Kowitt
Co-chair, MPW Next Gen and Senior Writer
Fortune
Monique Leroux
Chair of the Board, Investissement Québec; Vice-Chairman, Fiera Holdings Inc.; Former Chair and CEO, Desjardins Group
Desjardins Group
Heather Loomis Tighe
Managing Director
BlackRock
Caroline Louveaux
Executive Vice President, Chief Privacy Officer
Mastercard
Manjit Minhas
CEO and Co-founder
Minhas Breweries, Distilleries and Wineries
Jami Miscik
Vice Chairman and CEO
Kissinger Associates, Inc.
Federica Mogherini
High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and VP
European Commission
The Honourable Maryam Monsef
Minister of Status of Women
Government of Canada
Alex Paladino
Global Managing Director, Head of Technology Practice
Thomson Reuters
Karen Parkhill
Executive Vice President and CFO
Medtronic
Joelle Pineau
Director
Facebook AI Research Lab (FAIR)
Maithreyi Seetharaman
Anchor and Executive Editor, Euronews; Co-chair, MPW International Summit London
Fortune
Pattie Sellers
Executive Director, Fortune MPW Summits and Live Content
Solmaz Shahalizadeh
Vice President, Data Science and Engineering
Shopify
Ellyn Shook
Chief Leadership and Human Resources Officer
Accenture
Patti Shugart
Managing Director and Global Head, Corporate Banking and Global Credit
RBC Capital Markets
Mary Sullivan
Senior Managing Director & Chief Talent Officer
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
Katie Taylor
Chair of the Board
Royal Bank of Canada
Heather Loomis Tighe
Head of Institutional Family Office Business, Canada and Western US
BlackRock
Ida Tin
Co-founder and CEO
Clue
Jennifer Tory
Chief Administrative Officer
Royal Bank of Canada
The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Nicole Verkindt
Founder and CEO
OMX
Leslie Woo
Chief Planning and Development Officer
Metrolinx
Claire Zillman
Editor, Fortune; Co-chair, MPW International Summit London
Fortune