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On November 7, 2013, SIP celebrated its 16th Anniversary at North York Civic Centre. More than 100 attendees and four speakers made this the biggest event in SIP history.


Topic: Employer Innovations in the Information Age
John Mehrmann, CEO of Brainhunter is a respected leader and expert in leveraging technology and information for business transformation. At Brainhunter, John has spearheaded the integration of cloud, mobile, Big Data, social media and CRM with affiliate programs and certification validation to empower employers and job seekers. Prior to Brainhunter and Zylog, John served as a Director at Toshiba, and a Director at DEX. John has also served on the Executive Council of ITSS at CompTIA, and is currently on the Executive Council of Advancing Women in IT. John is an award winning author and informative speaker at many international events.

Topic: Insurance and Risks.
Paul Rai, President of Rai Grant Insurance Brokers, one of the largest independent insurance brokerages in Ontario. In business since 1985, Rai Grant Insurance Brokers are a trusted advisor to thousands of businesses and families. We also specialize in the design and administration of group auto and home insurance plans for professional groups and associations. Paul’s personal areas of expertise include commercial insurance, errors & omissions insurance, directors and officers liability insurance and high value personal lines insurance.


Topic: Commerce in Transition
Joseph Iuso, the visionary and chief architect of the UseMyServices proprietary technology, Joseph has worked in the fields of e-Commerce and EFT integration for over 20 years. His extensive experience within the realm of self-service banking integration has helped many clients provide online, real-time transaction processing within the EFT community. Clients have included CIBC, ISM, IBM, ACI (Astech), ING Direct, Canadian Tire, and Royal Bank. With this understanding, Joseph has been able to link all the existing components to make UseMyServices a leader in real time bank payments technology.

Topic: Internet Evolution.

Max Haroon, President of SIP is a social entrepreneur and an an author.Max is a retired IT and e-Marketing specialist, is the founder of the Society of Internet Professionals, and the Life Transformation Institute He evangelizes leveraging the Internet and is a notable speaker at conferences and symposiums. Max hosts many social and educational events including workshops and conferences and authors numerous publication on various topics using print and online media.

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Take a peek at the pictures of previous anniversaries:

- 15 Anniversary
- 14 Anniversary 2011


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