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YCIF Toronto Speaker Series - Derek Smyth, COO Vision Critical

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Date: Wednesday, September, 30th 2015
Time: 06:00pm to 08:30pm
Location: Gluskin Sheff
333 Bay Street Suite 5100, Toronto M5H 2T4
Price: Free for YCIF Members
25$CAD for non-Members
Keynote speaker: Derek Smyth
Maximum attendees: 40
Chapter: Toronto

The Toronto Chapter of Young Canadians in Finance cordially invites you to an evening with Derek Smyth. Please join us for what promises to be an extremely interesting, educational and enlightening evening.

When: September 30, 2015
Where: Gluskin Sheff Offices – 333 Bay Street, Suite 5100
Time: 6:00-8:00PM

Former managing director at OMERS Ventures and former Vision Critical board member, Derek Smyth is the Chief Operating Officer at Vision Critical. Derek is responsible for leading the sales and marketing teams on global go-to-market strategies to accelerate growth, enter new markets and deliver a world-class customer experience.

Derek brings more than 20 years of experience helping companies fast-track their growth strategy as both a venture capitalist and technology executive. While at OMERS Ventures, Derek led numerous investments for recognized technology companies, including Hootsuite, Hopper, BuildDirect, Desire2Learn, Fusebill, Vidyard and others. As a partner at EdgeStone Capital he managed investments for numerous companies, such as Varicent Software (purchased by IBM) and Rypple (purchased by Salesforce.com).

Before entering the venture capital industry, Derek held operational roles as CEO of Bridgewater Systems (purchased by Amdocs) where he was instrumental in the company’s turnaround and as COO of Ironside Technologies (purchased by SSA) where he was responsible for global sales, marketing, product and professional services.

Please register online at www.ycif.org. We are looking forward to see you on September 30, 2015.

The executives of YCIF Toronto