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Our Moderators & Emcees

Meet our skilled moderators and emcees, transforming our conference experience.

Arisa Cox

Emcee

Executive Producer - Big Brother Canada Popular Canadian television personality Arisa Cox is best known as the host and executive producer of the wildly popular reality competition show, Big Brother Canada. It has earned her three Canadian Screen Award nominations and the respect of fans across Canada for her love of game theory and as a champion of equity in reality television. But that just scratches the surface of her skills, experience, and talent.

Angie Seth

Moderator

Angie Seth joined CTV News Channel in July 2018 as an anchor/reporter. An award-winning journalist and broadcaster, Seth brings nearly 20 years’ experience in television, radio, print, and digital platforms. Seth is strong advocate for women’s rights, children’s rights, and the fight against domestic violence. She worked on a two-year project from 2014 through 2016 with the South Asian Women’s Centre and maintains a positive and unwavering presence in the community.

Kwame Adinkra

Emcee

Luther King Adinkrah (Kwame Adinkrah) is a Ghanaian broadcast journalist with decades of industrial and professional experience. He is also a professional Graphic Designer and Visual Communication Expert, Singer, Master of Ceremonies and Public Speaker. He is the Chief Operating Officer of Angel Broadcasting Network (ABN), the General Manager of Pure 95.7FM and the Morning Show Host of Pure Morning Drive. He is a PhD candidate with an MPhil in Communication Design.

Aneesha Ugwoke

Emcee

Aneesha’s leadership experience spans over 20 years plus of experience in diverse team settings in both the public and private sectors. Even though Aneesha is an equity-seeking individual, leading inclusively was an area where DEI efforts and leadership were decoupled skill sets. Today, she is advocates the notion that DEI is leadership. Aneesha has an anti-racism certificate, has majored in Human Resource Management from the University of Alberta and is currently working on her designation in Canadian Professionals in Human Resources and as a Canadian Certified Inclusion Professional. With some experience in moderating panel discussions, facilitating workshops, and hosting large meetings, she is excited to participate in this forum amongst diverse, distinguished and well-accomplished individuals.

Anton James

Moderator & Emcee

Anton has over 20 years experience leading Strategy, Marketing and Leadership teams across Canada, USA and Europe, in the corporate, public, start-up, not-for-profit, Technology, SaaS, medical, and artificial intelligence (AI) sectors, as an employee, consultant and service provider, with notable organizations such as; United Parcel Services (UPS), Telus, Rogers, Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), Autism Ontario, and SAP etc.. Along the way, he managed multi-billion dollar projects, trained industry leading teams, lead a start-up to become, one of Canada’s Fastest Growing companies, and spoke at the United Nations in Geneva Switzerland. Anton is also the CEO of James Global Consulting, and organization that empowers and trains Business Owners, Employee’s and Immigrants to effectively integrate and thrive in achieving their goals.

Ross Pambrun

Moderator

Ross ‘MEMPHIS’ Pambrun is a talented, spirited, and engaging individual who uses humour and storytelling to enhance his varied speaking engagements. An Indigenous Métis business leader, Ross is the CEO of an award-winning cyber innovation company, The Memphis Group, who uses artificial intelligence derived approaches to protect communities around the globe. Ross proudly wears medals awarded from the Province of Alberta and City of Calgary for his 23+ years of service as a professional firefighter. A popular emcee with experience as an actor and musician, he is skilled at connecting everyone in a room. Ross completed a 100-podcast-episode series interviewing guests from diverse backgrounds, and recently completed filming a Gold Hunting TV show ‘Red River Gold’ with plans for national release in 2024.

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