Special Virtual Event: An Entrepreneurial Journey from the President's Office to the Boardroom

May 14, 2020, 10:30 – 11:30 PM

During the past few months, entrepreneurs around the world have been challenged like no other time. Startup Grind Calgary is therefore proud to host a live virtual event with one of the leading crisis communications experts who will share his experiences and lessons learned during this one-time global event. The interview will be broadcast live from Calgary, Alberta and Bogotá, Colombia.

Virtual event

About this event

During the past few months, entrepreneurs around the world have been challenged like no other time. Startup Grind Calgary is therefore proud to host a live virtual event with one of the leading crisis communications experts who will share his experiences and lessons learned during this one-time global event. The interview will be broadcast live from Calgary, Alberta and Bogotá, Colombia.

Miguel Silva is the founder of Galileo 6, a strategic communications, crisis and political communications firm. In the 1990s he was the chief of staff to the President of Colombia when Pablo Escobar’s reign of violence was finally stopped. Since then he had various other senior positions including being the Editor in Chief of Rolling Stones magazine in Latin America, founding Gatopardo (a monthly news magazine) and then founding two successful communication firms.

Mr. Silva has led an extraordinary personal and professional life. An international recognized expert in Latin American politics, his advice on building relationships and dealing with crisis is sought after by leaders across the world. 

Check out what happened

Speaker

  • Miguel Silva

    Galileo 6

    Founder

When

When

Thursday, May 14, 2020
10:30 PM – 11:30 PM UTC

Agenda

10:30 PMInterview
11:15 PMQuestions and Answers

Hosts

  • Chad Ford

    and Startup Grind Calgary Chapter co-Director

    Director, Founder Institute Western Canada

  • Stefan Chiasson

    Startup Grind Calgary

    Chapter co-Director

  • Tara McLaughlin

    Startup Grind Calgary

    Chapter co-Director

  • Jason Wang

    Startup Grind Calgary

    Chapter co-Director

  • Kelby Price

    Startup Grind Calgary

    Chapter co-Director

Organizers

  • Kelby Price

    XQ Msg

    Startup Grind Calgary Board Member

  • Jason Wang

    Bennett Jones LLP

    Startup Grind Calgary Board Member

  • Jason Byrne

    Jobs Alberta

    Startup Grind Calgary Board Member

  • Tara McLaughlin

    Paper Crane

    Chapter Director

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Junction

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EnergyNow.ca

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Alraw Media

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