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Upskill your career in Blockchain, trends and employability tips

In this webinar, you will from the blockchain practitioner about how to get into the blockchain industry and its employment opportunities.

As the world moves towards an increasingly digital society, it is becoming more important than ever to understand the disruptive technologies around us, Blockchain is one of these key technologies.

Deloitte’s 2021 Global Blockchain Survey of 1,280 senior business executives found that 78% see a compelling business case for using blockchain, digital assets and cryptocurrencies in their organizations or projects.

Another Indeed report highlighted a surge in Blockchain-related job postings of 118% as of July 2021; this surge was even evident in roles beyond software development, support functions, accounting, marketing, HR and more.

If you are like many others who are noticing the opportunities in the Blockchain industry, this webinar is for you. Through our discussion, we will demystify the trends of Blockchain and provide expert advice and tips on how to upskill your career in this sector.

Speaker Biography

Marc Lijour is the Vice-President of maximum Capacity and Innovation Readiness initiatives at the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC), a national centre of expertise on the digital economy.

Marc started his career as an Educator, teaching Mathematics and Information Technology across Europe and the Americas. He played a leading role at the Ontario Ministry of Education during the revision of the Technological Education curriculum in 2009 and the Ontario e-learning Strategy launch. In recent years, Marc worked for top IT companies leading the 4th Industrial Revolution, such as Cisco Systems, Savoir-faire Linux, and ConsenSys, before launching his consulting practice focusing on Blockchain for the Financial sector.

For the last 15 years, he has worked closely with start-ups in various roles to create exponential business value driving economic and social growth. Marc is passionate about new technologies and (more importantly) about helping people and organizations extract the value of innovative tools, processes and methodologies. He chairs the industry program advisory committee for the Blockchain Developer Certificate at George Brown College, which he helped develop, the first of its kind in Canada.

Marc holds degrees in Mathematics, Computer Science, and an MBA (Management of Technology and Innovation). He serves on the board of not-for-profit organizations in the Tech industry, such as la French Tech Toronto, DeFi Toronto, and TechConnex. CPA Canada and industry journals have published his writings.

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Date

Oct 20 2022
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Lassonde Professional Development
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