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Culture Champions: Unveiling the Secrets of Standout Ottawa ScaleUps

April 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Discover the secrets to vibrant workplaces and engaged teams with three local Ottawa ScaleUps.

Moderated by Lynn Stevens, Advisor HR, Culture & Leadership, join us for a panel discussion with three tech firms whose employee net promoter scores (eNPS) stood out in the most recent IO ScaleUp eNPS results. Leaders from Fellow, Giatec, and RVezy will share the unique strategies and practices that have propelled their companies to success in fostering vibrant and engaged workplaces. Discover key topics such as:

  • Cultivating strong connections and commitment among employees
  • Strategies for enhancing employee engagement and satisfaction
  • Building and maintaining a resilient company culture
  • Nurturing employee well-being and morale in challenging times

Coffee and pastries are provided! We can’t wait to see you there.

Your Panelists:

Celine Maasland – Head of People & Culture, RVezy

As the Head of People and Culture at RVezy for over three years, Celine has played a pivotal role in fostering a workplace culture that aligns with the company’s core values. Her efforts in implementing full-cycle hiring processes, developing career progression programs, and promoting a diverse and inclusive environment have not only attracted but retained top talent. In 2023, RVezy was named one of Ottawa’s Best Places to Work, a testament to the company’s positive work environment. Celine’s goal is to create impactful work experiences, making RVezy a place where everyone thrives.

Cory Michalyshyn – CFO, Fellow

Cory is currently CFO at Fellow Insights, a high-growth SaaS company focused on workplace and remote-team productivity, having previously been a fractional CFO for several high-growth SaaS & Marketplace companies and spending 5 years as CFO & COO of Solink, where he played a lead role in their metrics-led pivot to a direct-sale SaaS model.

He qualified as a CPA while serving technology, VC & PE fund clients at Deloitte, and earned his Bachelor of Commerce at Queen’s University.

Dani Taylor, Human Resources Generalist, Giatec

Moderator – Lynn Stevens

Lynn Stevens is the Principal Consultant at LSCS, a boutique consulting firm focused on strategic senior level Human Resources support, customized leadership development programs and executive coaching. Lynn was a chair with TEC Canada, a leading international peer advisory board and is a certified Frame of Mind coach. Lynn has been in the HR field for her entire career, operating as a strategic business partner at the executive level for the past 15 years.

Prior to forming LSCS, Lynn held the position of Chief Human Resources Officer for Calian Group Ltd, a publicly traded company headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario. At Calian as well as at her prior company, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Lynn developed and delivered leadership programs to dozens of leaders inside both organizations. Lynn is a certified trainer with Achieve Global and Fierce.


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