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

Tammy Zagari
Chief Financial Officer

Lori Wheeler
Member Engagement Director

Cinthya Clark
Marketing Director

Marie Hacault
Youth-Industry Engagement
Program Manager

Juliano Goulart
Virtual Trade Accelerator
Program Manager

Shaelynn Stimpson
Events Manager

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 Versatile Inc.
Vice Chair

Ken Howell
Chief Operating Officer, Paradigm Consulting Group
Director

Ryan Klassen
Vice President Business Solutions, Bell MTS
Director

Joel Semeniuk
Founder, Executive Director, Horizon Three
Director

Garreth Rempel
CEO, TRAINFO
Director

Darrell Brown
President, Kisik Clean Energy
Director

Cora Jalonen
Independent Consultant
Director

Andie Andreou
CFO, Skip the Dishes
Director

Jackie Romans
Vice President, Relationship Management, RBCx

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.