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Ron Jaicarran, Founder & President LinkedIn

Ron is a Product Manager at BMO Radicle, a part of BMO Capital Markets supporting the development of software to assist in transitioning to a low carbon economy. Prior to this role, he was the Product Manager for ATB Wealth’s two client facing digital products. Before to joining ATB, Ron was a Policy Advisor at the City of Toronto when he founded Imagine Cities with the support of Toronto Metropolitan University. He has completed a certificate in Product Management from the Darden School of Business, a certificate in Innovation Management from Erasmus University Rotterdam, and his Masters at Royal Roads University where his research focused on the role of data in advancing better city making.

Azeez Jinad, Treasurer LinkedIn

Azeez is a Senior Manager, Audit & Assurance with Deloitte. He is a seasoned finance leader experienced in transforming finance functions into a dependable business partner to C-suite leadership. Azeez combines experience in public company reporting, financial planning, audit and risk management, and has contributed to the success of many startups/growth-stage companies and the transformation of several mature-stage businesses in the capacity of a consultant and Financial Reporting Director. Azeez is a CPA, holds a Master's degree in Finance, and has a deep passion for research and making meaning out of data.

Milton Ortega, Secretary LinkedIn

Milton currently is the Chief Operating Officer at the Accessible Housing Society. He was previously the Director of Programs for the Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth. Milton also serves as a member for Community Grants with the Calgary Foundation, a board member for the Fig Tree Foundation and a board member with VolunteerConnector. In the past, he shared his expertise with the Canadian Council for Refugees, Immigration Research West, United Nations Association in Canada (UNAC), the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC), among others. Milton holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Universidad San Francisco de Quito, a master’s degree in Public Administration from Portland State University, a certificate in Executive Leadership from Cornell University, and holds a Charter Professional Manager designation from the Canadian Institute of Management.