Justin Trudeau Talks Innovation in Canadian Technology at Vidyard

Justin Trudeau Talks Innovation in Canadian Technology at Vidyard

Source: Vidyard Today, Vidyard was honoured to welcome Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to our office for a tour of our space, a demo of our t

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Today, Vidyard was honoured to welcome Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to our office for a tour of our space, a demo of our technology, and a fireside chat with our team. Led by our CEO Michael Litt, the discussion started off light, asking whether Trudeau prefers Tim Horton’s or Starbucks (turns out he doesn’t even drink coffee!), but quickly got down to business covering topics like diversity in Canadian technology, and what’s needed to keep strong technical talent in Canada. The live stream brought in over 1,300 viewers from all over the globe, and you can watch the recording and check out our highlights below!

Prime Minister Trudeau discussed everything from hockey socks to softwood lumber, and here are a few of our favorite quotes from the day:

  • “Great companies like Vidyard are what I get to point to when I’m travelling abroad and say Canada is exciting and doing great things!” (Tweet This)
  • “Being able to interact and see a visual presence as well as hear a person’s voice in a video – I know it’s much more effective.” (Tweet This)
  • “Canada has always been innovative – to make it through our winters,…

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