what is
Tech Manitoba?

Tech Manitoba is the province’s primary tech industry association. Everything we do is driven by the belief that the Manitoba tech community is stronger, smarter and more innovative when we work together. We empower our members to thrive and grow by connecting people to facilitate collaboration, education and promotion. By building connections at the local, national and international levels, we stimulate economic growth in Manitoba and serve as the unified voice of Manitoba’s tech sector.

our
staff

Kelly Fournel
Chief Executive Officer
Tech Manitoba

Tammy Zagari
Chief Financial Officer
Tech Manitoba

Lori Wheeler
Member Engagement Director
Tech Manitoba

Clara Buelow
Marketing Director
Tech Manitoba

Elise Flaten
Association Administrator
Tech Manitoba

Rachel Westman
Events Manager
(on maternity leave)
Tech Manitoba

Cinthya Clark
Marketing Manager
Tech Manitoba

Juliano Goulart
Program Manager
Tech Manitoba

Marie Hacault
Program Manager
Tech Manitoba

Adam Brown
Marketing Communications Coordinator
Tech Manitoba

Zahra Rezaie
Digital Marketing Specialist
Tech Manitoba

Paula Canas
Program Manager
Tech Manitoba

Joel Templeman
Education Specialist
Tech Manitoba

Stephanie Bevacqua
Gender Parity Lead
Tech Manitoba

Anthony Leong
Digital Literacy Program Coordinator
Tech Manitoba

our
board

The Tech Manitoba Board of Directors is a strong group of business leaders within Manitoba’s tech ecosystem. From startups to multinationals and SME’s, they have a breadth of knowledge that guides the direction of the organization to help create the conditions where member companies can thrive and grow.

Tech Manitoba is a partner in the national 50-30 Challenge, actively working towards gender parity and significant representation of currently underrepresented groups.

Sandra Foster
Managing Partner, Capstone Ridge Group
Chair

Neil Frechette
CIO, Buhler Industries
Vice Chair

Susan Thompson
Partner through Corporation, BDO Canada LLP
Treasurer

Ken Howell
Chief Operating Officer, Paradigm Consulting Group
Director

Ryan Klassen
Vice President Business Solutions, Bell MTS
Director

Andy Neale
Consultant, Hilltop Partner Network
Director

Joel Semeniuk
Founder, Executive Director, Horizon Three
Director

Garreth Rempel
CEO, TRAINFO
Director

Darrell Brown
President, Kisik Clean Energy
Director

Cora Jalonen
CEO, Telpay
Director

land
acknowledgement

We acknowledge that we are located on Treaty One Territory and in the heartland of the Métis Nation. We recognize the mistakes of the past and believe in reconciliation, cooperation and moving forward in partnership with Indigenous communities.