Waterloo Grit

Waterloo Grit is proudly produced in partnership with the Accelerator Centre and the David Johnston Research + Technology Park.

AC Introduces Waterloo Grit Podcast

Innovators and entrepreneurs define the world we live in. Join “Waterloo Grit” as Accelerator Centre CEO, Jay Krishnan, holds conversations with gutsy entrepreneurs and tenacious innovation influencers— from Canada’s hottest innovation ecosystem and around the world—to answer the question, “What does the global future of entrepreneurship look like?” from the perspective of Canada’s innovation hotbed, Waterloo.

Episode 3: The Future of Workspaces - Trends and lessons

How can you make your office space work for a global, hybrid workforce? Join Managing Director of SAP labs, Cindy Fagen to discovery how SAP has reimaged the office.

Episode 2: How tech companies will make the transition to hybrid work

The future of workplaces is a hybrid model. But what considerations should leaders make and what trends are emerging in physical office spaces. ‍Jay Krishnan and the Manager of the David Johnston Research + Technology Park at the University of Waterloo, Mike Pereira, as well as Keith Schappert from JLL Canada discuss the potential of hybrid work models and the future of physical office spaces. ‍

Episode 1: Opportunities to disrupt an industry as a new immigrant

What does it take to disrupt an industry? Jay Krishnan and The Owl Solutions Founder, Hugo Fuentes Diaz, discuss the startup journey of industry innovators and the competitive edge and opportunity of entrepreneurship as a new immigrant.

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