On January 18, 2014, we combined two awesome events (Podcamp’s social and the Apps4Halifax Appsalute Awards Ceremony 2014) to make one fabulous evening complete with appetizers & drinks, networking, presentation of awards across all categories and of course some demoing of the apps.
A veteran reporter, producer and anchor, Ron brings more than 30 years of television experience to Global Halifax. He has covered some of the biggest stories of the past decades, beginning his broadcast career in radio and television in Ontario.
Ron first moved to Halifax in 1983 as anchor and producer for ASN News for 12 years, before heading off for a stint at television station in Winnipeg. In 1998 he returned to the East as an anchor and co-host at ATV, where he worked for five years.
For 10 years, Ron was a member of the Canadian Forces, working as an Army affairs officer in Halifax and Toronto. Two years ago, Ron returned to his first love – journalism – and the familiar surroundings of a newsroom and anchor desk.
When not at work, Ron enjoys photography and painting. He is known for being an avid outdoorsmen and travelling the globe with his wife Eleanor.
Our Title Sponsor, IBM will be having one of their own IBMers as our Keynote Speaker to share the investment IBM is making in mobile in Canada!
Alon leads the Mobile Applications practice in IBM Canada; He oversees a team dedicated to creating new ways for enterprises to engage with their customers through the use of mobile technologies. Alon is a trusted advisor for several leading companies in the airline, banking and retail industries, helping them transform their businesses by leveraging the new interaction models that mobile devices offer.