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HCMWorks CEO to Speak on Procurement Innovation Panel

Posted by Julia Fournier on 16 Oct 2017

Julia Fournier, HCMWorks CEO, to Speak on Procurement Innovation Panel at Startup Canada Day on the Hill

Startup Canada Day on the Hill, Oct. 19th in Ottawa, will bring together more than 1,000 leading entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, industry executives, and government representatives, to attend a wide range of keynote presentations, panels, pitching, and networking.

The event is arranged across several stages and break-out locations to consolidate the dialog on key topics such as how to scale up your business, a policy hack-a-thon, and informative roundtable policy discussions and interactive panels.

Julia Fournier, CEO HCMWorks will be a panelist at the #StartupGov Stage, a focal point for discussions promoting best practices and knowledge-sharing to build intrapreneurial governments that approach policy decisions with the mindset of an entrepreneur.

Julia will be one of 3 panelists on the topic, “Procurement Innovation for Economic Growth”, moderated by Helene Joncas, Intel Canada & Board Director of Startup Canada. Helene brings more than 25 years of experience working with innovation driven organizations. As a senior leader at Intel Canada, she helps with the adoption of innovation from Cloud, IoT to AI.

If you are attending the event, be sure to head to the #StartupGov Stage to participate in this fast-paced, informative discussion. Otherwise, you can watch via live Twitter streaming on Periscope by following @Startup_Canada at 11:15 am, Oct. 19th – 2017.

Procurement Innovation for Economic Growth Panelists

Julia Fournier, CEO, HCMWorks: Julia founded HCMWorks in 2005 as a vendor neutral contingent managed service provider (MSP). Since then, HCMWorks has expanded its service offering to Independent Contractor billing solutions and applicant tracking. HCMWorks manages over $6B in spend, and clients have realized over $1B in approved savings, and have realized millions of dollars in additional soft-cost reductions.

Rosemary Chapdelaine, Vice President & General Manager, Lockheed Martin Canada: Rosemary is a highly accomplished executive with extensive experience developing and implementing strategic initiatives and operational business plans. Under her leadership, Lockheed Martin Canada has been named in the “Top 100 Employers in the National Capital Region”, for two consecutive years. Rosemary also serves on the Board of Directors at the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries.

Christopher Baird, Senior Program Director, Build in Canada Innovation Program: Christopher is the Senior Director for the Build in Canada Innovation Program, working with strategic partners in both the public and private sector, and managing the program delivery. Christopher held roles with the federal government in policy development, account and client service management, and program management in telecommunications.


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