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Ellis Odynn
Executive Director and Chief AI Officer at Digital Finance Institute

Ellis Odynn champions the title of Canada’s first Chief AI Officer. Ellis is the Executive Director and Chief AI Officer of the Digital Finance Institute (DFI), a global technology think tank. In this capacity, she heads the Institute’s key initiatives — from building partnerships, supporting innovation development, growing the Canadian FinTech & AI communities, and managing international affairs.

Ellis has fully immersed herself in the tech world. She is the Producer and Co-host of the Let’s Tech Podcast, the Founder and Executive Producer of Canada FinTech Week, a financial technology festival, the Executive Producer of Canada’s annual FinTech & AI Awards, and the host of both North America’s global Artificial Intelligence forum, the AI World Forum, and Canada’s National FinTech conference, FinTech Canada.

Speaking at events and conferences on the topics of AI, Blockchain, FinTech, Financial Crime, Digital Currencies and Regulation has become an outlet for sharing her knowledge and passion.

When she isn’t uniting the AI industry, Ellis dedicates her time to running a charitable organization that brings education, security and inclusion to refugee girls in Africa and the Middle East.

Course Description:

Join us for an enlightening presentation by Canada’s tech and innovation think-tank on successfully scaling your business internationally and what factors play a key role in success on a business’s journey of growth. Dealing with the challenges of Covid-19, sourcing of talent, working remotely, and increased use of technology has impacted most businesses and also resulted in an acceleration of the adoption of technology globally. Businesses around the world are adapting to this new reality and learning business resilience and how to balance growth, remote work and international pressures in ways that allow them to focus on development for future growth and scalability.

Attendees will leave this session with a better understanding of how to:

Business leaders will gain insights on positioning your business for success in:
(a) Human capital acquisition
(b) Managing corporate taxes
(c) Corporate safety, security and stability