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.


Kelly Fournel
Chief Executive Officer

Tammy Zagari
Chief Financial Officer

Lori Wheeler
Member Engagement Director

Elise Flaten
Association Administrator

Kelli Karlsen
Events Manager

Cinthya Clark
Marketing Manager

Juliano Goulart
Program Manager

Paula Canas
Program Manager

Marie Hacault
Program Manager

Joel Templeman
Education Specialist

Zahra Rezaie
Digital Marketing Specialist

Adam Brown
Marketing Communications Coordinator

Anthony Leong
Program Coordinator

Rachel Westman
Events Manager
(Maternity Leave)

Clara Buelow
Marketing Director
(Maternity Leave)


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

Neil Frechette
CIO, Buhler Industries
Vice Chair

Ken Howell
Chief Operating Officer, Paradigm Consulting Group

Ryan Klassen
Vice President Business Solutions, Bell MTS

Joel Semeniuk
Founder, Executive Director, Horizon Three

Garreth Rempel

Darrell Brown
President, Kisik Clean Energy

Cora Jalonen
CEO, Telpay


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.