Special Guest:

Iliana Oris Valiente

Managing Director and Innovation Lead at Accenture Canada

Iliana Oris Valiente, CPA, CA, is an accomplished corporate executive, innovation and emerging tech pioneer, startup investor, respected board member, published author, and sought-after global public speaker. With a clear vision and unwavering determination, she is a thought leader on a mission to cultivate a future encompassing overall technological and societal trends, with a focus on the future of work, life, and human-centered approaches.

Iliana is currently the Managing Director and Innovation Lead at Accenture Canada, working with senior executives and boards to support their strategic transformation journeys. She leads multi-disciplinary teams across design, data, and technology, focusing on emergent areas such as metaverse/blockchain/web3, sustainability, AI, and cross-industry initiatives.

Charity: This episode is in aid of the charity ‘When We Band Together’ to which we have made a donation as a thank you to Iliana for joining us. Iliana recently volunteered, with her niece, at one of their refugee centres in Lesvos, Greece – an island hard hit by the refugee crisis. www.wwbt.org/ – The charity does amazing work around the world and we thank them for their amazing efforts.

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