2021: Jeff Sandquist – Microsoft Corporation
Jeff Sandquist is a Corporate Vice President at Microsoft, running a global team of product leaders, advocates, and engineers spanning 23 countries, on a mission to empower technologists around the world to achieve more. Jeff’s team is responsible for delivering key products such as Azure.com, developer.microsoft.com, and the company skilling platform (Microsoft Learn, Learn TV, docs.microsoft.com). The organization focuses on driving the discovery, awareness, and adoption of the Microsoft ecosystem of products and services through communities, products, programs, advocacy, content, and events.
Jeff has previously spent more than 16 years at Microsoft, before joining Twitter to drive their Developer & Enterprise team in 2013. He came back to Microsoft in 2015 and became a Corporate Vice President in 2019.
2020: Janet Podleski
Author: # 1 National bestselling cookbooks - The Looneyspoons and others
Host : Food Network Canada TV show – Eat. Shrink & Be Merry!
2013: John Stanton
Founder/CEO- Running Room
Author of 10 books on running and walking
2012: Kavis Reed
Head Coach, Edmonton Eskimos
2011: Arlene Dickinson
CEO - Venture Communications
Co-star -Dragons' Den
2008: Brett Wilson
Three Season Panelist: Dragons' Den