|Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Location: Winnipeg Convention Centre,
375 York Ave., 2nd Level
How did Sir Terry Matthews go from selling lawnmowers to becoming a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist and Chairman of Mitel, one of the most successful telecommunications companies in the world? Discover his remarkable story as CBC's Mark Kelley, host of Connect, sits down with this icon of innovation to discuss his journey to success and his passion for supporting Canada's next generation of entrepreneurs.
More Information: Geeta.Ramnarine@ictam.ca or 204 944-0536
*To book a table of 8 please call or email Geeta Ramnarine.
Time: Networking Reception - 5:30 pm
Dinner - 6:30 pm
Cost: ICTAM Members - $100.00 (After April 4th - $125.00)
Non-Members - $125.00 (After April 4th - $150.00
About ICTAM Special Guests:
Sir Terry Matthews has either founded or funded over 80 companies since 1972 most notably Newbridge Networks and Mitel. Newbridge Networks became a leader in the worldwide data networking industry. When it was acquired by Alcatel in May 2000, the company employed more than 6,500 people and recorded revenue of $1.8 billion. In 1972, before launching Newbridge, Sir Matthews co-founded Mitel, a global leader in the design and manufacture of enterprise communications solutions. He is also the founder and Chairman of Wesley Clover Corporation, an investment vehicle and holding company with interests in a broad range of next-generation technology companies, real estate, hotels and resorts. In 1994, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, and in the 2001 Queen's Birthday Honours, he was awarded a knighthood.
Mark Kelley is the host of Connect with Mark Kelley, the nightly news talk program on CBC News Network. Mark has won three Gemini awards for his live coverage and documentary work for CBC News: Disclosure and CBC News: The National. A graduate of Concordia University, Kelley lives with his family in Toronto.