Building the north, Sabrina Geremia, Country Manager, Google Canada

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The Canadian Club of Vancouver - - is holding its monthly meeting at the Terminal City Club on Wednesday, April 17. The after lunch speaker is Sabrina Geremia. The title of Sabrina's talk is: Building the North: Connection, community and prosperity in the digital age.

The internet is an incredible platform for growth. It lowers the barriers for building a business while offering global scale to even the smallest enterprise. But Canada has only just begun to leverage the potential of the open web. Join Sabrina Geremia, Country Manager for Google Canada, as she makes a case for investing in the skills and infrastructure needed to seize this opportunity for the long-term.

About Sabrina Geremia

The open web presents an unprecedented economic opportunity for Canada. As Country Manager for Google, Sabrina helps Canadian businesses reach global markets and leverage the scale and efficiencies of the Internet.

A firm believer that technology, when thoughtfully applied, can be a bridge to building a better Canada, Sabrina has championed numerous programs at Google aimed at helping Canadians thrive in the digital economy. A trusted advisor to Canada’s C-Suite and a 13 year veteran at Google, Sabrina is a passionate advocate of investing in the skills and digital infrastructure that will unlock future prosperity.

Sabrina is a board member of the Ryerson DMZ, North America’s top University Start-Up Incubator and served on the board of the Canadian Marketing Association. She is an advisor to Move the Dial, an initiative to encourage more women in tech and was recognized by the Women’s Executive Council (WXN) as one of Canada’s top 100 most powerful women in 2015. She is the recipient of the 2014 Women in Communication Technology Diversity award.

Sabrina’s insights are based on over 25 years of international marketing, technology sales and general management experience at Procter & Gamble (Italy), Reckitt Benckiser (UK/global), Ask Jeeves (UK), a mobile startup called Incirco (UK) and Google (UK & Canada).

Sabrina is a business graduate from Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada and the University of Pavia in Italy and lives in Toronto with her husband and two children.

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