​KPMG in Canada thought leaders in innovation will be available for interviews at Collision, North America's fastest-growing tech conference from June 20-23 in Toronto.

KPMG leaders will be moderating panels and giving keynote introductions on topics such as corporate innovation, the future of work, sustainability and the evolution of finance.

"With 33,000+ attendees from 140 countries, Collision is where the world's most innovative thinkers come to exchange ideas about shaping our future for the better through technology and innovation," says Armughan Ahmad, President and Managing Partner, Digital, KPMG in Canada. "As a member of one of the world's largest professional services firms, we are proud to play a key role in connecting the dots across the global ecosystems to advance the innovation agenda across government, corporate and start-ups."

KPMG in Canada partners speaking at Collision include (all times are EST):

Speaker Session Date Time Stage
Kareem Sadek, Partner, Advisory, Cryptoassets & Blockchain Leader Moneyconf opening remarks Tues., June 21 10:25-10:40 a.m. MoneyConf
Anna Leon, Partner, Technology Advisory & Digital Transformation Corporate innovation summit opening remarks Tues., June 21 10:30-10:45 a.m. Corporate Innovation stage
Katie Dunphy, Executive Director, ESG Advisory Leader Planet:Tech opening remarks Wed., June 22 1:45-2:00 p.m.

Planet:Tech

 

Armughan Ahmad, President & Managing Partner, Digital Moderating Future builders panel Wed., June 22 2:10-2:40 p.m. FullSTK
Silvia Gonzalez-Zamora, National Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Practice Leader How to overcome the tech challenges of hybrid work Thurs., June 23 12:30-12:50 p.m. Remote


KPMG in Canada will be making several announcements and offering live technology demonstrations at Collision.

The firm also welcomes entrepreneurs and startups attending Collision to apply to the KPMG Private Enterprise Global Tech Innovator competition, which gives Canadian startups the opportunity to showcase their ideas on a national and global scale. The competition is open to Canadian entrepreneurs who can demonstrate to a panel of industry professionals that they have developed innovative technologies, established business models, and have the potential to scale-up globally.

The most exciting, early-stage tech innovators will compete in the Canadian portion of the competition. The winner of the national finals will then be selected to participate in the global finals during the Web Summit conference in Lisbon, Portugal, in November 2022.

The KPMG booth will be located at E229 near the Investor to Startup Meetings, Stages 3 and 4, and opposite the Startup Showcase Stage at the Enercare Centre, 100 Princes' Blvd, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3.

KPMG in Canada is a corporate sponsor of Collision.

About KPMG in Canada

KPMG LLP, a limited liability partnership, is a full-service Audit, Tax and Advisory firm owned and operated by Canadians. For over 150 years, our professionals have provided consulting, accounting, auditing, and tax services to Canadians, inspiring confidence, empowering change, and driving innovation. Guided by our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Courage, Together, For Better, KPMG employs more than 10,000 people in over 40 locations across Canada, serving private- and public-sector clients. KPMG is consistently ranked one of Canada's top employers and one of the best places to work in the country.

The firm is established under the laws of Ontario and is a member of KPMG's global organization of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International, a private English company limited by guarantee. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. For more information, see home.kpmg/ca.

For media inquiries:

Roula Meditskos
National Communications & Media Relations
KPMG in Canada
(416) 549-7982
rmeditskos@kpmg.ca