Iain Black on BC's Knowledge Economy

Posted by Rob Lewis

The Honourable Iain Black, BC's Minister of Small Business, Technology and Economic Development joins the BCTIA on October 1st over lunch to discuss the opportunities, issues and actions required to drive the future success of BC’s knowledge economy.

Minister Black started his career with IBM Canada and held the position of President of the Banking Solutions Group of Open Solutions Canada as well as President & CEO of The Electric Mail Company Inc. During his tenure at The Electric Mail Company, he evolved the software and services firm into a profitable world leader in business email technology.  His leadership experience include serving as president or chief operating officer of both publicly traded and private British Columbia technology companies and as a partner with a national professional services firm.

This TechForum lunch takes place on Thursday, October 1st from 11:30am to 1:30pm at the Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. Don't miss this opportunity to get plugged in and engage in the future growth of BC's knowledge industry. Register online.

 

Company:
BCTIA
Website:
http://www.bctia.org
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) supports the development, growth, and advancement of technology companies in British Columbia. Our Mission is to help companies grow and build world-class organizations; global leaders that anchor a vibrant technology ecosystem and which serve as an inspiration to entrepreneurs in our community. more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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