The Team.

Robert Brennan Hart

CEO, Politik & Conference Chair

Robert Brennan Hart is one of technology’s most notorious, provocative and best dressed problem makers.  As Founder and CEO of Politik, the producers of Interzone and Subculture, Robert is on a fast track to making the NSA’s most wanted list.

Robert was named one of Alberta’s “Top 40 Under 40” by Avenue Magazine and recognized as one of Canada’s most innovative business leaders by the Globe and Mail and Alberta Venture.  His entrepreneurial misadventures include creating and leading the Canadian Cloud Council, The Politburo and VRStorm.

He recently killed the term ‘cloud computing’ and is hiding out at the Chateau Marmot with John McAfee.

Find him @rb_hart

Richard Taylor

CMO, Politik & Conference Producer

Equally at home in the board room and the design studio, Richard’s talents lie in blending design, strategy and technology in to brand experiences.

Formerly with McCann Erickson Worldgroup in Sydney Australia & Gyro in San Francisco and London, England. Richard has also worked in-house on the EMEA marketing team for EDA software company Cadence Design Systems and spent 11 years running his own consulting firms & agencies.

As founder and CMO at Politik, he now takes responsibility for creative direction and marketing strategy at Politik and Interzone.

Find him at @rtaylor and allow him to make you cocktails at your peril.

Francois Bourdeau

CSO, Politik

For over two decades François has been helping companies leverage technology in both the private and public sector. Constantly learning and evolving with the changes in technology, he is always challenging the traditional role of technology in organizations.

No longer is technology just a tool. It is the foundation of changes taking place in our homes, workplaces and economies. François thrives on keeping pace and challenging where these changes will take us. Robotics, AI, Drones, and Space Travel will change what we know today faster than we can imagine”. Find him @fbourdeau.

Sehra Bremner

Conference Director

Sehra is an event management professional with over 15 years experience driving event marketing programs and strategy within leading global organizations. She has directed international conferences and exhibitions for up 8,000 attendees, created marketing campaigns, developed sponsorship programs and managed complex budgets and finances. Her career includes the role of Head of Events for VMware, being responsible for the Pan-Europe Middle East and Africa event program which included VMworld Europe. Prior to this, Sehra has held senior in-house corporate positions including Gartner, Barclays and Credit Suisse. Sehra is the owner of Pinstripe Productions and Director of Events for Gennext Kelowna.

Find her at @sehrabremner.