Canadian Club Toronto
Michael KatchenDATE: Wednesday, January 26th, 2022
TIME: 12:00pm - 1:00 pm Eastern Time
In Conversation with Andrea Mandel-CampbellSince the pandemic began, innovation in financial services has been explosive. From forging new regulatory paths in cryptocurrency, to a greater demand from Canadians for digital solutions that support day-to-day finances, the financial landscape in Canada has rapidly evolved over the past 18 months.
Join Canadian Club Toronto on January 26th as a part of our 125th Season Signature Series for an interactive fireside chat between Andrea Mandel-Campbell, board member and best-selling author and Michael Katchen, CEO of Wealthsimple, one of Canada’s fastest growing tech companies. Together they’ll discuss the economic and competitive opportunities fintech presents, as well as challenges facing the industry as tech leaders set their sights on growth in Canada.
Co- Founder & CEO of Wealthsimple
Michael cares deeply about entrepreneurship, advancing innovation in Canada, and enabling everyone, regardless of age or net worth, access to the tools and services they need to achieve financial freedom. He is an active member of the Canadian Business Council and is on the Board of the SickKids Hospital Foundation, and the Wealthsimple Foundation, an initiative that helps children from low-income families save for post-secondary education.
Michael has been called an Industry Mover by the Financial Post, a Change Agent by Canadian Business Magazine, and one of Toronto’s 50 most influential people by Toronto Life. Mr. Katchen has received the Entrepreneur of the Year award from Ernst & Young, Canadian Startup Awards, and Techvibes, as well as been named one of Canada’s “Top 40 Under 40”.
Andrea is Financial Communications Executive, Board Member and Best-Selling Author. A former Senior Vice-President, Capital Markets at NATIONAL Public Relations. She provides an integrated service offering that combines deep investor relations experience with strategic communications, media relations and crisis and issues management.
Andrea was previously Senior Vice-President with New York-based global CEO advisory firm, Teneo, and Vice-President of Corporate Communications at Kinross Gold Corporation. A former correspondent for the Financial Times of London and BNN anchor, Andrea is author of the iconic Canadian business book, ‘Why Mexicans Don’t Drink Molson.’