Everything is changing. In this panel discussion, we will discuss technology trends, how we can optimize productivity to maximize results without losing the human element, and what artificial intelligence (AI) is and how it can be used. Together, we will become attuned to rapid changes and be better equipped to lead forward.
Alana Walker Carpenter is a trailblazer. She has redefined what it means to lead, what success looks like, and the gift that love, compassion, and empathy can bring to the boardroom.
Serving in the capacity of Chief Executive Officer of Intriciti, Alana created and leads an organization for business leaders.
Her passion is to inspire business leaders to integrate their faith and business through the five business practices she and her team have developed.
Ms. Walker Carpenter has a reputation for excellence. She tackles the issues of the day through innovative events, individual and group coaching, roundtable discussions, leadership development, and philanthropic initiatives. Through these five business practices, Alana and her team connect with business leaders to bring them from compartmentalization to integration.
In 2023, Ms. Walker Carpenter founded the Canadian Centre for the Integration of Faith and Business (CCIFB).
Prior to assuming her current role, she practiced human resources for a downtown consulting firm.
Ms. Walker Carpenter holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario (King’s College). After graduation, she completed her Post-Graduate Degree in Human Resources Management from Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology.
Ms. Walker Carpenter received numerous academic and leadership awards prior to, during and upon graduation none of which is as meaningful as the Humanitarian Award presented to her upon graduation at The University of Western Ontario.
She has a number of charities of choice in which she chooses to quietly serve behind the scenes. It is through her connections that Alana has assisted countless charities with board governance and resource development.
In 2023, she was honoured as a Global Corporate Hero. In 2014, she was nominated and received the Top 100 Christian Leaders in Canada and three times nominated for the Top 35 Under 35 Award. On a lighter note, she was nominated by Chatelaine in 2006 as one of one hundred best-dressed women in Canada.
Outside of the boardroom, Alana can be found cheering her teenage son Carter on at the baseball diamond or hockey arena or sipping a glass of wine on the golf greens waiting for his return. Ms. Walker Carpenter resides in Toronto with her husband and best friend Kevin.
She and her husband are active members at their local church and through their denomination. Together, they serve on a number of local, national, and international boards.
Scott D. Delaney is an experienced entrepreneur, private equity investor, CEO and operator with a track record of building innovative high growth companies and leading high performing teams through complex problems. Mr. Delaney’s broad leadership experience is distinguished by achievements rooted in technology, energy, international development, strategic planning, and corporate finance.
Mr. Delaney is the Chairman, CEO of Lumenix, a leading AI and building technology company, where he has been instrumental in the strategic direction, operations, and financing of the firm. Mr. Delaney was previously a founder and partner of Impax Management Ltd. (“IML”), a Toronto based principal investment firm and the founder, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Impax Energy Services Ltd. (“Impax”), a diversified energy trust. Prior to, Mr. Delaney was an investment banker with leading global investment banks. Prior to, Mr. Delaney worked for a leading global energy company.
Mr. Delaney presently serves as Co-Chair of the Fulbright Canada Advisory Board and as a Director of the Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Mr. Delaney has previously served as a Director of other organizations, including the Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care, the Yee Hong Foundation and the Institute for Study of International Development at McGill University. Mr. Delaney is a long term member, and a past Chapter Chair, of the Young Presidents’ Organization. Mr. Delaney holds an economics degree from Carleton University and a Master’s degree from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government where he was a Fulbright Scholar.
Barry Doucette is the Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Orangutech.
In 2023 Orangutech was ranked the 27th Best Workplace in Canada for Companies with under 50 employees.
Orangutech is a Microsoft Solution Partner and has grown over 800% in the twelve years.
Barry loves to focus on strategic direction, meeting clients, and advising Orangutech’s Leadership Team.
A seasoned corporate business development entrepreneur, he has built and fostered a corporate culture based upon a creative, decision-making executive team, technical expertise, and client knowledge and solutions.
G Scott Paterson is a prolific entrepreneur, financier and investor focused on technology and media. Mr. Paterson is currently active in Fintech, as Executive Chairman of FutureVault Inc, artificial intelligence, as a Board member of Verses AI Inc (NEO:VERS), crypto, as a Board member of Coinsmart Financial Inc (NEO:SMRT), e‐commerce, as a Board member of Giftagram Inc and, the creator economy, as Chairman of QYOU Media Inc (TSXV:QYOU).
Paterson was a Top 40 Under 40, has been a TedTalk speaker, had a chapter dedicated to him in Peter C Newman’s #1 bestseller: Titans, was profiled in Time Magazine as ‘One of Canada’s 21st Century Leaders’, was profiled in Newsweek as ‘One of 17 People to Watch Globally’, was awarded Western University’s top Alumni Purple & White Award and has been a keynote speaker on behalf of countless organizations including Mastercard, EY Entrepreneur of the Year and the National Angel Capital Organization.
Mr. Paterson established two Bursaries at Western University and donated in 2000 to build the G Scott Paterson Biotech Wing at the Schulich Medical School. He is the longest serving Governor at Ridley College (25 years) where he has established two Bursaries, donated to build the Paterson Performance Hall as well as having Co‐Chaired both the School’s 125th Anniversary Campaign and currently active Campaign For Ridley. in 1997, Mr Paterson co‐founded and remains passionate today as volunteer Board Chair of ComKids (rebranded from Kids, Cops & Computers on the 20th anniversary). The charity’s Program partners with School Boards in eight Canadian Provinces and Nunavut to provide brand new laptops to financially disadvantaged kids in an effort to “level the playing field” via access to technology.