2022 WORLD CONGRESS SPEAKERS

The McMaster World Congress features expert speakers across many fields of innovation: business, government, entrepreneurship, academia, social impact, engineering, and others.

Ian Collins

IAN COLLINS

CEO

Wysdom.AI

Entrepreneurship idea generation
Dr. Gay Yuyitung

DR. GAY YUYITUNG

DIRECTOR

The Forge and McMaster Industry Liaison Office

Taking your idea to the next level
Ridhdhi Dave

RIDHDHI DAVE

INVESTMENT ASSOCIATE

Front Row Ventures

What investors look for in startups
Doren Singh

DOREN SINGH

INVESTMENT ASSOCIATE

Front Row Ventures

What investors look for in startups
Matt McCoy

MATT MCCOY

SENIOR ADVISOR, CO-FOUNDER, AND TEDX SPEAKER

LocalStudent, Student Helpers

Attracting and pitching to investors
Yuri Kaplan

YURI KAPLAN

FOUNDER AND CEO

AdMass

Growth frameworks and strategies
Shahrzad Rafati

SHAHRZAD RAFATI

CHAIRPERSON AND CEO

BBTV

Shahrzad's success story
Michael Lee-Chin

MICHAEL LEE-CHIN

FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN

Portland Holdings

Michael's success story
Kerem Kolcuoglu

KEREM KOLCUOGLU

MANAGING PARTNER

Penrose Partners

Kerem's success story