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Achievers Tech Talks Challenges of Growing a Dev Organization

5/23/2013 - 2:00 AM

Tech Leader Panel - Challenges of Growing a Dev Organization

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

6:00 PM

Achievers InCenter

190 Liberty Street, Toronto, ON (map)

This month, Achievers Tech Talks has roped in some of the most sought-after leaders in the Toronto Tech community to host what promises to be an engaging discussion. Come join us as we grill our panelists on one of the most burning topics inside today's tech companies; challenges of growing a dev organization.

Peter Daly - VP Engineering, Achievers

Peter has an exemplary track record of delivering large scale information technology solutions to customers in Health, Financial Services, e-commerce and Telecom markets. He recently joined the Achievers team in February 2013 with the primary goal of growing and scaling their development organization.

Farhan Thawar - VP Engineering, Xtreme Labs

Farhan has been named one of “Toronto’s Top 25 Most Powerful People”, and is a well-known and respected figure in Toronto’s tech community. Before joining the Xtreme team, Farhan held the positions of Chief Software Architect at Achievers, Head of Search & MSN Platform for Microsoft and Technical Lead at Trilogy Software. In addition to being a programming and engineering guru, Farhan also uses his wealth of industry and mobile expertise to mentor aspiring mobile and tech startups.

James Lochrie - Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder, Wave Accounting

James has been in the accounting world for almost 20 years, with experience both in accounting product development and working directly with small business owners on their businesses. Prior to the launch of Wave, James led the technology and development team of one of Canada's most successful small business accounting firms.

Oleg Gutsol - Co-Founder & CEO, 500px

Oleg has integrated three of his passions — photography, software development, and business — into one of the world’s most successful and fastest growing global photo platforms. Prior to 500px, he was a software developer and designer who worked on creating user-first experiences for websites, mobile, and social networking apps. He wrote the initial code for 500px and set the standard for its high quality design and simple, elegant interface. Originally from the Ukraine, Oleg studied Applied Computer Science at Ryerson University, and while still a student, started his first internet business. Also, he is currently a mentor at Extreme Startups in Toronto

Register quickly as spaces are limited! Doors will open at 6:00 and panel will begin at 6:30 sharp.

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