The CBC was founded to give a unified voice to blockchain technology and to support our national ecosystem.

Our strategic efforts are aimed towards creating a leadership community for blockchain enthusiasts.
Easiest way to get started with Blockchain & Cryptocurrency is to become educated.
Our events are tailored to grow a network to help businesses connect and assist each other.

Board

CEO | Executive Director Chairwoman | Absolute Combustion International

www.absolutecombustion.com

Koleya Karringten

A proud Albertan technology entrepreneur, advocate and leader, Koleya Karringten has a unique perspective on the challenges …

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VP Relationship Manager | RBCx

www.rbcx.com

Lucas Koutroumanos

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National Blockchain Assurance Leader, Innovation & Transformation Assurance (I&TA) | Deloitte

deloitte.com

Janice Moir

Janine is passionate about technology and the impact of emerging technologies, like Blockchain, are having on finance teams and businesses...

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Partner | Brownlee LLP

www.brownleelaw.com

Richard Jones

My law practice focuses on dispute resolution and risk/litigation management. I enjoy working with clients and helping them …

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Program Manager, Agriculture Products | MNP

www.mnp.ca

Katryna Fermaniuk

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CEO | MMH Blockchain Group

mmhgroup.io

Emma Todd

Emma has broad-based financial compliance experience that includes insurance, mutual funds and …

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Partner | Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

www.osler.com

Matthew T. Burgoyne

Matthew is the co-head of Osler’s Digital Asset practice. His practice...

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Vice President, Relationship Management | RBCx

www.rbcx.com

Chase Christensen

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Chairman, President and CEO | iMining Technologies Inc.

www.imining.com

Khurram Shroff

Mr. Khurram Shroff has been an early adopter and supporter of Blockchain technology. He has been involved in various...

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President & CEO | Trust Bix

www.trustbix.com

Hubert Lau

I am a passionate Technology Entrepreneur who wants to continue to make a difference for my customers, partners and …

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Partner | Miller Thomson LLP

www.millerthomson.com

Wayne Logan

I now lead our Miller Thomson focused area of Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Smart Contracts...

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Attabotics | Chief Strategy Officer

www.attabotics.com

Neeraj Gupta

Neeraj is Chief Strategy Officer and Advisor to the CEO at Attabotics which is one of the most successful 3D robotics supply chain...

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Chief Executive Officer | Binance

www.binance.com

Lawrence Truong

He holds CFA and CAMS designations as well as MBAs from Queen's University and Cornell University...

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Executive Team

President / Founder | Executive Director | Absolute Combustion International

www.absolutecombustion.com

Koleya Karringten

A proud Albertan technology entrepreneur, advocate and leader, Koleya Karringten has a unique perspective on the challenges …

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Founder | Peer Guidance
Vice President Canada | Canada Blockchain Consortium

www.peerguidance.ca

Jade Alberts

Jade is an Entrepreneur, Angel Investor and a Strategist that Tells It Like It Is. He’s had a successful career as a sales Entrepreneur.

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Chief Innovation Officer | GuildOne

www.guild1.co

Alexis Pappas

Alexis is a frequent writer and speaker on topics including women in leadership, digital sustainability, cybersecurity and technology convergence, and is a blockchain instructor...

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Provincial Ambassadors

Head of Government Relations and Strategic Partnerships | Verafin

www.verafin.com

Andrea King

Atlantic Ambassador

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President | 3iQ Corp.

www.3iq.ca

Pascal St-Jean

Ottawa Ambassador

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Partner, Co-Chair, Digital Assets and Blockchain | Osler

www.osler.com

Laure Fouin

Quebec Ambassador

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Partner in the Securities and Capital Markets Group | Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

www.blg.com

Julie Bogle

BC Ambassador

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Enterprise Sales Team Lead | Elliptic

www.elliptic.co

Joshua Weiss

USA Ambassador

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Access 2 Banking Committee

The primary purpose of the CBC Access 2 Banking committee (“CBC A2B Committee”) will be to support the CBC and its members in understanding Canadian Banking, Law enforcement, Compliance and AML concerns affecting the blockchain and Digital Assets space in Canada and limiting access to cryptocurrency companies being able to gain access to traditional financial institutions.

Phantom Compliance | Chief Compliance Officer

www.phantomcompliance.com

Ryan Mueller CFE - CCCI - CAMS

Chair of Access 2 Banking Committee

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Vice President, Relationship Management | RBCx

www.rbcx.com

Chase Christensen

Co-Chair

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Founder & CEO | Outlier Solutions Inc

https://www.outliercanada.com

Amber Scott

Amber is a compliance geek with a passion for technology...

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Founder & Principal | Collisionless

www.collisionless.com

Dina Mainville

Dina has advised numerous Global Fortune 500 companies on blockchain initiatives and has trained hundreds

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VP Relationship Manager | RBCx

www.rbcx.com

Lucas Koutroumanos

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Partner, Co-Chair, Digital Assets and Blockchain | Osler

www.osler.com

Laure Fouin

Her practice focuses on financial institutions, financial products and services regulation, securities...

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President | 3iQ Corp.

www.3iq.ca

Pascal St-Jean

I believe in helping create opportunities to help businesses unleash their true potential and as such...

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AVP Business Solutions | connectFirst credit union

www.connectfirstcu.com/

Sandi MacGregor​, MBA

As your banking partner, I am solutions-focused and have a passion for helping you and your business reach new levels through connections, resources...

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ESG Committee

Chief Innovation Officer | GuildOne

www.guild1.co

Alexis Pappas

Chair

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Senior Business Development Manager | Vantage Circle

www.vantagecircle.com

Derrek Wenisch

Co-Chair

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CEO | GuildOne Inc.

www.guild1.com

James Graham

GuildOne Inc. is a leading provider of innovative technology solutions that help organizations better...

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Chief Executive Officer | NineIrons Solutions

www.nineirons.ca

Luticia Miller

Passionate about ecologic/economic sustainability in industry, and ardent supporter of Canada's energy...

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Chief Innovation Officer | Nature's Vault

www.NaturesVault.io

Dan Rickard

Chief Innovation Officer at Nature's Vault

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Head of Strategic Partnerships | dClimate

www.dclimate.net

Manavi Garg

Manavi Garg is the Head of Strategic Partnerships at dClimate, where she leads strategic collaborations with leading...

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Fintech Committee

The role of the CBC Fintech committee (“CBC Fintech Committee”) will be to support the CBC and its members in understanding Canadian legal, regulatory  landscape affecting the blockchain and Digital Assets space in Canada and acting as an advocate with government and provincial securities regulators on behalf of our industry.

Founder & Principal | Collisionless

www.collisionless.com

Dina Mainville

Dina is the Head and Chair of the Fintech Committee

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CEO | Bidali

www.bidali.com

Erik Kryski

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Global, Chief Compliance Officer | Coinsmart

www.coinsmart.com

Sheereen Khan

Sheereen is purpose-driven compliance executive and has spent the last 25 years of her career...

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Chief Revenue Officer | Bitcoin Well

www.bitcoinwell.com

Dave Bradley

Dave Bradley is a prominent figure in the Bitcoin industry and is widely considered ...

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Co-founder, CEO | Balance

www.balance.ca

George Bordianu

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COO & AML Compliance Ninja | Outlier Solutions Inc.

www.outliercanada.com

Rodney MacInnes

Rodney is currently the COO & AML Compliance Ninja at Outlier Solutions Inc. (Outlier) a Canadian-based ...

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Partner | Miller Thomson LLP

www.millerthomson.com

Wayne Logan

Wayne Logan, an experienced Intellectual Property specialist, leads the firm’s focused area of Blockchain ...

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CEO | Absolute Combustion International

www.absolutecombustion.com

Koleya Karringten

A proud Albertan technology entrepreneur, advocate and leader, Koleya Karringten has a unique perspective on the challenges …

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Director and Co-Leader Cryptoassets and Blockchain CoE | KPMG

home.kpmg

Kunal Bhasin

He has been involved in the crypto and blockchain space since 2015, and has been with...

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Financial Institutions Practice Leader | Arthur J. Gallagher Canada

www.ajg.com

Mark A. Morency

As a leader in Gallagher’s Global Digital Assets practice, Mark works...

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Founder and CEO | Bitcoin4U

www.bitcoin4u.ca

Frank Maione

His interest and passion for Blockchain technology grew from experience in the technology...

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Compliance Officer | Shakepay

www.shakepay.com

Paul Burak, LLM, CAMS

Paul Burak is a compliance professional specializing in the crypto space...

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Inclusion Committee

Partner | Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.

www.blg.com/en

Melissa Smith

Chair

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President and Chief Executive Officer | Bitvo

www.bitvo.com

Pamela Draper

Pamela spent approximately 14 years with top tier Canadian banks, in the areas of corporate and investment banking...

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Head of Government Relations and Strategic Partnerships | Verafin

https://verafin.com

Andrea King

She is a thought leader on topics including crypto regulation, anti-money laundering, human trafficking and information...

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National Blockchain Assurance Leader, Innovation & Transformation Assurance (I&TA) | Deloitte

www2.deloitte.com

Janine Moir

.Janine is passionate about technology and the impact of emerging technologies..

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Chief Marketing Officer | Credit Canada

www.creditcanada.com

Vickram Agarwal

Vickram Agarwal is a digital and technology entrepreneur who founded Daddy’s Digest, an online platform...

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Insurance Committee

Client Executive, Commercial Lines | NFP Canada

www.nfp.com/canada

Jennifer Edgar

Experienced professional with a demonstrated history in the the Commercial Risk Management...

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Legal Committee

The role of the CBC legal committee (“CBC Legal Committee”) will be to support the CBC and its members in understanding Canadian law affecting the blockchain and cryptocurrency space in Canada and acting as an advocate with government and provincial securities regulators on behalf of our industry.

Partner | Committee Chair | Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

www.osler.com

Matthew T. Burgoyne

Matthew is the co-head of Osler’s Digital Asset practice. His practice...

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CEO | Absolute Combustion International

www.absolutecombustion.com

Koleya Karringten

A proud Albertan technology entrepreneur, advocate and leader, Koleya Karringten has a unique perspective on the challenges …

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Partner | McCarthy Tétrault LLP

www.mccarthy.ca

Ana Badour

Ana Badour co-leads McCarthy Tétrault LLP’s national Fintech Group.  She is a partner in their...

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Partner | Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.

www.blg.com

Jonathan L. Doll

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Partner | Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.

www.blg.com/en

Melissa Smith

Melissa is a partner in the Securities and Capital Markets Group in BLG's Calgary office. Melissa focuses her practice on corporate …

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Head of Legal | Wealthsimple

www.wealthsimple.com

Evan Thomas

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Gowling WLG | Counsel

www.gowlingwlg.com

Sam Gabor

Sam is Counsel in Gowling WLG's Calgary office. He has a longstanding litigation and solicitor practice...

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Mining Committee

The role of the CBC mining committee (“CBC Mining Committee”) will be to support the CBC and its members in understanding Mining as it relates to the blockchain and cryptocurrency space in Canada.

CEO | Executive Director Chairwoman | Absolute Combustion International

www.absolutecombustion.com

Koleya Karringten

A proud Albertan technology entrepreneur, advocate and leader, Koleya Karringten...

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CEO | MMH Blockchain Group

mmhgroup.io

Emma Todd

Emma has broad-based financial compliance experience that includes insurance, mutual funds and …

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Managing Director | Red Jar Capital

https://www.redjar.ca

Ron Dizy

Ron is co-founder and Managing Director at Red Jar Capital with over 25 years...

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Chief Executive Officer | Hut 8 Mining

www.hut8mining.com

Jaime Leverton

As CEO of Hut 8, Jaime sets the strategic direction for the company that is defining the digital asset revolution...

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Chief Legal Officer | Hive Blockchain Technolgoies Ltd.

www.hiveblockchain.com/

Gabriel Ibghy

Gabriel Ibghy joined HIVE in 2021 as Director of Legal Affairs further to the...

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Chief Mining Officer | Bitfarms

www.bitfarms.com

Ben Gagnon

As Chief Mining Officer of Bitfarms, Ben manages mining operations and strategy for one of the largest...

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Vice President of Digital Strategy & Growth | Validus Power Corp.

www.validuspower.com

Taras Kulyk, JD, MBA

Most recently, Taras led Growth at Core Scientific, the largest public digital mining company where he originated several billion dollars in deal value...

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Digital Mining Advisor |

Anthony Levesque

Anthony is a veteran in the tech industry and has been involved in the digital asset mining to close to a decade...

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Senior Vice President, Communications and Culture | Hut 8

www.hut8mining.com

Erin Dermer

With more than 20 years of experience promoting and protecting the brands of many of Canada’s top companies...

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Financial Associate | Luxor Technologies

www.luxor.tech

Ben Harper

As a Financial Associate with Luxor Technologies, a Seattle-based digital mining services company, Ben helps...

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Chief Executive Officer | Argo Blockchain

www.argoblockchain.com

Peter Wall

Peter Wall was a member of the management team that founded Argo...

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Founder & CEO | PermianChain Technologies Inc.

www.permianchain.com

Mohamed El-Masri

Mohamed has over eight years of corporate finance experience, giving him a detailed...

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Managing Partner | BlockZero Advisors

www.blockzero.ca

Laurent Féral-Pierssens

Laurent is a business leader specializing in the future of finance and payment through digital assets, NFT, web3, DeFi and metaverse...

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Chief Executive Officer | SustainHash Technologies Ltd.

www.sustainhash.ca

Mike Shidler

Mike co-founded SustainHash out of a passion for Mining...

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Chief Operating Officer | SATO Technologies Corp.

/www.bysato.com

Fanny Philip, CPA

Fanny PHILIP had worked for over 10 years as an auditor, mainly at Grant Thornton in which...

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Chairman | Monbanc

www.monbanc.com

Daniel W.K Rafuse LLB, LLL

Daniel Rafuse is the chairman of Monbanc & serves on the board of Bluesky Digital Assets...

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Chief Operating Officer | Luxor

www.luxor.tech

Ethan Vera

Ethan serves as the COO of Luxor, a full-stack mining software and...

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Chief Executive Officer | Pow.re

pow.re

Mike Cohen

Mike is a systems engineer who has been directly involved in digital asset mining...

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Advisor | PRTI Inc.

www.prtitech.com

Magdalene Gronowska

Magdalena has 5 years of experience in the Bitcoin and digital asset space, where she helped launch...

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Policy & Advocacy Committee

Web3 Committee

Distinguished Digital Learning Architect | TEKsystems

www.teksystems.com

Lee Ackerman

Lee is the Chair of the Web3 Committee.

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Founder & CTO | New Idea Machine

www.newideamachine.com

Al Del Degan

Vice Chair of Web3 Committee

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President & CEO | Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation

www.glenrosefoundation.com

Mark Korthuis

Mark Korthuis is the President & CEO of the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation...

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CEO | Executive Director Chairwoman | Absolute Combustion International

www.absolutecombustion.com

Koleya Karringten

A proud Albertan technology entrepreneur, advocate and leader, Koleya Karringten...

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Research Manager and Postdoctoral Fellow Blockchain | University of British Columbia

www.ubc.ca

Chang Lu

Dr. Chang Lu currently works at [email protected], the University of British Columbia, as a...

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CEO and Co-Founder | Rehuman Inc.

www.rehuman.com

Sid Sharma

Sid is a co-founder and CEO of REHUMAN Inc. a decentralized identity & metaverse company...

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Head of Program Management | Unity

unity3d.com

Tim Wong

Tim Wong is the Head of Program Management for AECO & Energy as part of Unity...

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CEO | Mac Thiele Consulting Ltd.

Mac Thiele

Mac has worked in virtual asset investigations and compliance for the past four years in both the public and private indsutry...

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Director, Product | NAIT

www.nait.ca/nait/home

Patrick Weinmayr

Pat blends his entrepreneurial expertise with a passion for education in his role as Northern Alberta...

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Blockchain Strategy & Co-Founder | AFOMA

www.afoma.io

Baiju Jacob

Baiju is a passionate and enthusiastic believer in blockchain technology and its impacts on creating new business models...

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Senior Manager - Advanced Analytics, Advisory | PwC

www.pwc.com

Stacey McLennan-Waldal

Prior to joining PwC, I have worked as a Chemical Engineer in the Oil & Gas industry in Calgary for 10 years...

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CEO and Co-founder | Fortephy

www.fortephy.com

Mohammad Kamla

Mohammad is an engineer by education and an entrepreneur at heart...

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