How to Hire and Retain Tech Talent


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According to Stack Overflow there is 1 developer for every 5 vacancies globally. It’s getting harder to find tech talent especially in the Toronto market. At our November NextGenTA Meetup we’ll be talking with our panel of people leaders and technology experts on “How to Hire and Retain Tech Talent”. They will share insights on their talent strategies, tools and tactics, successes and challenges on hiring and keeping the right development talent.


5:30pm - 6:30pm - Networking
6:30pm - 8:00pm - Panel Discussion
8:00pm - 9:00pm - Networking

Can't attend the event in person? We will be live streaming the panel discussion. Register for a live streaming ticket so you don't miss this awesome panel! We will send out the link via email on November 15th!

Our panelists:

Jack Noppé, Chief Product Officer of Intelex Technologies Inc.

Jack has held several executive leadership roles for various software development companies in Canada. In his current role as the Chief Product Officer at Intelex Technologies located in Toronto he’s responsible for the strategy and execution of the research and development team. Jack’s primary pursuit is to solve customer problems, build awesome teams, execute with excellence, and have fun while doing it.

Lauris Apse, Senior Director of Digital Operations at CBC

Lauris leads digital operations and development at the CBC. In his 8+ years at the CBC, he's gone from waterfall project manager to earnest believer in building empowered agile product teams.

Malgosia Green, Chief Product Officer, TopHat

Malgosia Green serves as the chief product officer at Top Hat and has been with the company since 2013. She leads the product management, user experience and design teams for our web and native mobile products.

Green has been named as one of Canada’s 20 Young Women in Power by Canadian Business Magazine and was listed as one of the women in tech worth following by Betakit.

Green holds a B.Sc. in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

Gianluca Cairo, Chief of Staff, Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Government of Canada

Prior to returning to the Public Sector, Gianluca was Vice President, Operations at ARGUS Software (now Altus Analytics, an Altus Group Company) responsible for the $25M Global Maintenance Renewal business and strategic global backoffice operations including IT, MIS, Legal, and Talent Management.

Gianluca has over 12 years of senior leadership experience in Operations, Strategic Planning and public affairs.