Hacknight #127 – with Andrew Simpson

Date: January 30, 2018 Venue: McKinsey & Company Presenter: Andrew Simpson from B-Corp Canada. B Corp is to business what Fair Trade certification is to coffee or USDA Organic certification is to milk. B Corps are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Today, Read more about Hacknight #127 – with Andrew Simpson[…]

Hacknight #126 – with David Rubinger

Date: January 23, 2018 Venue: McKinsey & Company Presenter: David is a collaborator with the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship and a data scientist at Toronto based tech company Polar, where he leads and executes the organization’s data analysis and statistical learning projects. Presentation: David discussed key insights from a recent report from the Brookfield Institute, Read more about Hacknight #126 – with David Rubinger[…]

Hacknight #125 – with Benjamin McNamee

Date: January 16, 2018 Venue: McKinsey & Company Presenter: Ben McNamee is the Director of Measurement, Evaluation, and Business Intelligence at the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Ben oversees the Foundation’s business intelligence, impact measurement, program evaluation, and Open Data strategies. Presenting: Ben spoke about his work building a data culture at Ontario Trillium Foundation. He touched on the recent launch Read more about Hacknight #125 – with Benjamin McNamee[…]

Hacknight #124 with Jesse Coleman and Raphael Dumas

Date: January 9, 2018 Venue: McKinsey & Company Presenter: Jesse Coleman is the lead of Toronto Transportation Services’ Big Data Innovation Team, and Raphael Dumas is a research analyst on the team. The team is focused and data science and analytics and was formed to leverage emerging data collection and analysis technologies to support and evaluate policies Read more about Hacknight #124 with Jesse Coleman and Raphael Dumas[…]

Hacknight #123 with BikeSpace Project

Date: January 2, 2018 Venue: McKinsey & Company Presenter: BikeSpace Project Team Presentation: The BikeSpace Project team shared an update on their work so far and the ways in which they’re using civic tech to work with the community and stakeholders to develop better biking infrastructure. Highlights: The idea for the project was sparked by exploring how civic tech Read more about Hacknight #123 with BikeSpace Project[…]