Shift by Alberta Innovates

Shift talks with ATB's Todd Hirsch and AI's Laura Kilcrease

April 30, 2020 Shift Season 1 Episode 8
Shift by Alberta Innovates
Shift talks with ATB's Todd Hirsch and AI's Laura Kilcrease
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Shift by Alberta Innovates
Shift talks with ATB's Todd Hirsch and AI's Laura Kilcrease
Apr 30, 2020 Season 1 Episode 8
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Todd's bio
Todd Hirsch is the Vice President and Chief Economist for ATB Financial. For over 20 years, he’s worked as an economist at numerous organizations including the Canada West Foundation and the Bank of Canada. ​

Laura's bio
Laura Kilcrease leads Alberta Innovates as its Chief Executive Officer. Recruited from Austin, Texas, she is recognized as a significant motivator in shaping Austin’s economic revitalization.  Laura influenced the creation of the Austin Technology Council and founded the Austin Technology Incubator, where companies have raised over $3 billion to date. 

With over 25 years’ experience in commercializing technology, Laura is sharing her enthusiasm and entrepreneurial expertise to create innovation coalitions that leverage the talent and spirit of Alberta. Prior to becoming Alberta Innovates’ CEO, Laura was a seven-year member of the Alberta Research and Innovation Advisory Committee. 

Show Notes

This episode of Shift is brought to you by Inventures Unbound, the ultimate platform for innovators, investors and industry to share, inspire and interconnect virtually. 

If you have a pass to Inventures 2020, you already have access to all of Unbound’s goodies. If you’d like access to just Unbound, there’s a pass for that at Inventures Canada Get your pass today!

Todd's bio
Todd Hirsch is the Vice President and Chief Economist for ATB Financial. For over 20 years, he’s worked as an economist at numerous organizations including the Canada West Foundation and the Bank of Canada. ​

Laura's bio
Laura Kilcrease leads Alberta Innovates as its Chief Executive Officer. Recruited from Austin, Texas, she is recognized as a significant motivator in shaping Austin’s economic revitalization.  Laura influenced the creation of the Austin Technology Council and founded the Austin Technology Incubator, where companies have raised over $3 billion to date. 

With over 25 years’ experience in commercializing technology, Laura is sharing her enthusiasm and entrepreneurial expertise to create innovation coalitions that leverage the talent and spirit of Alberta. Prior to becoming Alberta Innovates’ CEO, Laura was a seven-year member of the Alberta Research and Innovation Advisory Committee.