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Tuesday, September 15, 2020
11:00 am MDT

Times of crisis breed innovation. On September 15 join us and meet four MRU alumni who got creative in developing strategies for ways to pivot and prosper during COVID-19.

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Meet the Host

Peter Njongwe

A recent Alumni Achievement Award nominee and an alumnus from the Computer Information Systems program, Peter Njongwe is Founder of Lapis Health as well as serving as Executive in Residence at Connection Silicon Valley. At Connection Silicon Valley, Peter helps develop programs and provide mentorship, connections, and resources for Canadian startups looking to build visibility in Silicon Valley


Meet the Presenters

JT Dhoot

JT Dhoot is an alumnus from Mount Royal's Applied Financial Services program and an Alumni Achievement Award nominee. Dhoot is Founder and Principal of Omnis Valuations & Advisory, a boutique firm specializing in commercial real estate appraisals and business valuations. Dhoot is an active volunteer as a mentor in the Harry G. Schaefer mentorship program, as well as holding Board roles with the Calgary Assessment Review Board and Vecova.


Geoff Hughes

Geoff Hughes is President of Digital Park, a modern digital agency, and a marketing alumnus from Mount Royal. Hughes draws from his experience in digital marketing, web video integration, and video production when working with organizations in education, not-for-profit, Oil and Gas, e-commerce, and retail. Hughes is also a member of the MRU Alumni Council and is heavily involved with Rotary.


Derek Rucki

An alum from MRU's innovation and entrepreneurship program, Derek Rucki is co-founder of Inspired Go, a healthy meal delivery service.