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Women in ICT wine and discussion event, May 28 May 10, 2012

Posted by Jane Fritz in Event, May 2012.
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On May 28th – please join us for wine and stimulating discussions about innovation in New Brunswick

We are pleased to have Karina LeBlanc, Executive Director of the Pond-Deshpande Centre, Susan Holt, President and CEO of the New Brunswick Business Council and Jill Green, CEO of Green Imaging Technologies Inc. to lead our discussion. Meet us at Corked Wine Bar (http://www.corkedwinebar.ca/) to hear our panel’s insights on innovation in New Brunswick and what we can do to help build capacity and enhance innovative outcomes.

Please let us know you are coming  – space is limited – Click here for the Doodle link

When: May 28th, 5:00 pm

Where: Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent Street, Fredericton NB

Speakers Include:

  • Karina LeBlanc, Executive Director of the Pond-Deshpande Centre
  • Susan Holt, President and CEO of the New Brunswick Business Council
  • Jill Green CEO of Green Imaging Technologies Inc.

Karina LeBlanc is the Executive Director of the Pond-Deshpande Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.  She has worked in both Fortune 500 companies and start-up ventures specializing in bringing new products and technologies to market through market validation, securing funding from government, venture capital and private investors, sales channel development, sales and customer relationship management.

Susan Holt is the President and CEO of the New Brunswick Business Council and has a passion for technology.  From writing BASIC programs for her Commodore 64 to selling electronic paper for Xerox to recruiting application developers for RIM, she has seen firsthand the important contribution women make to the field.  Susan is a loyal Frederictonian, a proud mum to 3-month old Molly and is energized by the community NB Women in ICT is building.

Jill Green is the CEO of Green Imaging Technologies Inc. She is a UNB Civil Engineering graduate with a wide variety of professional experience in both the public and private sectors.  Throughout her career, Jill has had many opportunities in different areas including managing a Public Utility responsible for 23 communities, acting as a partner in a mid-sized engineering firm and owning her own consulting business.  Much of Jill’s experience was gained in the USA but in 2006, she returned to Atlantic Canada to start Green Imaging Technologies and commercialize technologies developed at UNB’s MRI Research Centre. Jill is also chair of the Fredericton Area Pollution Control Commission, the Marketing Director for the Society of Core Analysts, the Secretary for the Maritimes Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and serves on the Board of Directors of a modified wood corporation.

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