Canada's only marketing conference developed exclusively for the nonprofit and public sectors - May 30-31, 2017 at the Shaw Centre, Ottawa

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Alistair Croll

Alistair Croll

Founder, Solve for Interesting

Alistair helps early-stage companies grow, and works with some of the world’s largest firms on business model innovation. He also helps governments understand the impact of technology on society, ethics, and resiliency.

As an entrepreneur, Alistair co-founded Coradiant; the Year One Labs accelerator; and a variety of other startups. He has also launched and chaired some of the world’s leading conferences on emerging technology, including Startupfest, Strata, Cloud Connect, FWD50, Bitnorth, and more.

Alistair is the author of four books on technology and entrepreneurship, including the best-selling Lean Analytics, which has been translated into eight languages and is on its tenth printing in China. He speaks internationally on topics such as data science, strategic marketing, innovation, scaling startups, digital government, AI, and applying critical thinking to technology.

A graduate of Dalhousie University, he has also been a visiting executive working on data science and critical thinking curricula at Harvard Business School; a mentor for Techstars, Founderfuel, and thecamp.fr; and a scale-up instructor for Wilfrid Laurier’s Scale-Up program.