655 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia

Whether it is product innovation, market penetration or entrepreneurial leadership, BC’s talent has led technology companies on the fast track to success. The remarkable technologies developed by Elastic Path Software, Avigilon Corporation and Nexterra Energy are fuelling the growth of BC’s technology industry.

Join us to hear about how these companies have overcome obstacles in their journey and how they will steer their futures.

Elastic Path Software - Mark Williams, Co-founder/EVP

Elastic Path has seen explosive revenue growth providing a flexible e-commerce framework based on open source technologies and full access to source code – giving enterprise clients such as TELUS and the 2010 Winter Olympics complete control over their e-commerce projects. Elastic Path was listed #23 in PROFIT magazine’s annual ranking of Canada’s fastest-growing companies. Elastic Path is also home to the world’s #1 ecommerce blog, getelastic.com, with more 7,700+ subscribers. See www.elasticpath.com for more details.

Avigilon Corporation - Alexander Fernandes, President & CEO

Avigilon has developed a complete high definition surveillance system that delivers unprecedented quality imaging. The company’s pioneering High Definition Stream management (HDSM) system is noted for its cost effectiveness and ability for plug-and-play deployment. Avigilon has been named the High-Definition Surveillance Company of the Year by BusinessWeek. See www.avigilon.com for more details.

Nexterra Energy Corporation

Nexterra Energy Corp. develops, designs, manufactures and delivers advanced gasification systems that convert waste fuels into clean, low cost heat and power. In an era of higher energy prices, this means dramatically lower costs, higher operating margins and less reliance on fossil fuels and grid-purchased electricity. As a testament to extraordinary leadership, Nexterra’s CEO, Jonathan Rhone, has also been recognized at the 2009 Technology Impact Awards as Person of the Year. See www.nexterra.ca for more details.

Jonathan Rhone, CEO of Nexterra Energy Corporation

Jonathan Rhone is one of BC’s most prominent advocates of the clean tech sector. Applying his drive to Nexterra, Rhone has created an emerging force in the alternative energy sector while his personal commitment to help guide the BC tech sector ensures environmental sustainability remains a top priority in the province.

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