Hilltop Partner Network – an Innovative Consultancy Model

Hilltop Partner Network – an Innovative Consultancy Model Geoff Besko, Renée Riglin and Kevin Roberts have announced that they have partnered to launch an innovative new consultancy model in 2020 called the Hilltop Partner Network (HPN). Started in Manitoba, HPN is already extending its reach into Western Canada, with plans to expand across Canada within 18 months. “We have been …

New CEO Takes the Lead at Tech Manitoba

KAY GARDINER APPOINTED AS CEO The Tech Manitoba Board of Directors is pleased to announce that we have engaged Kay Gardiner as CEO (Interim). Effective immediately, Kay will assume the leadership role for the association, navigating the rapidly evolving reality for the tech community during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Change brings opportunity for growth,” says Ryan Klassen, Chairman of Tech Manitoba’s …

The impact of COVID-19 on tech companies in Manitoba – community survey results

Tech Manitoba conducted a survey that went out to our members and the greater tech community in Manitoba on March 22, 2020 and closed April 13, 2020. The survey consisted of a variety of questions created to give a broad snapshot of the tech ecosystem in Manitoba during the COVID-19 pandemic. It was designed to give companies the opportunity to …

Pivot Mentor Partner – Norima Consulting Inc.

  Pivot is a network of Manitoba schools and industry partners on a mission to inspire youth to pursue careers in tech. The first school in the Pivot network is Pembina Trails Early College (PTEC). For these students, workplace mentorship is important and often the first real-world experience in the workforce.  These workplace mentorships are helping prepare students and building a foundation …

Pivot Mentor Partner – Government of Manitoba

    Pivot is a network of Manitoba schools and industry partners on a mission to inspire youth to pursue careers in tech. Our industry partners open their doors to students in the Pivot network and showcase the best of their organization. The real-world work experiences help spark students’ curiosity, proving that tech holds immense possibilities for them. Dennis Batacan, Executive …

Pivot Mentor Partner – Laivly

      Pivot is a network of Manitoba schools and industry partners on a mission to inspire youth to pursue careers in tech. The blended model of high school, post-secondary and workplace learning is designed to provide students with early and engaging experiences in the world of work. By building connections between academic work and industry, Pivot is helping to …

Pivot Mentor Partner – Red River Mutual

  Pivot is a network of Manitoba schools and industry partners on a mission to inspire youth to pursue careers in tech. As one of our guiding principles, we know that work place learning is essential to enhancing students’ chances for success. Workplace mentorships are providing students in the Pivot network with direct exposure to professional in the tech field and building …

Pivot Mentor Partner – Skip the Dishes

      Pivot is a network of Manitoba schools and industry partners on a mission to inspire youth to pursue careers in tech. The first school in the Pivot network is Pembina Trails Early College (PTEC). For these students, workplace mentorship is important and often the first real-world experience in the workforce.  These workplace mentorships are helping prepare students and building …

Gazheek Sinclair – Indigenous Tech Perspectives

    Gazheek Morrisseau-Sinclair remembers playing around on her dad’s Mac computer at the age of three. She grew up with an interest in technology but never considered it a serious career option until her early twenties. She was good at math however coding was considered ‘uncool’ amongst her peers. After high school, she enrolled in Education at the University …

Connecting Students to Industry – Workplace Mentorships

Mentorship matters. As a vital component of Pembina Trails Early College (PTEC), mentorship and work placement mentorships provide students with new opportunities and invaluable experiences. By becoming a workplace mentor you are helping shape the next generation of tech workers in Manitoba. Welcome learners into a week-long work placement to attract, influence and invest in the future of our local …