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has received numerous lifetime achievement awards and recognitions for innovation and held more than 100 executive roles in the technology field. A few of Stephen Ibaraki’s positions include: chairing as social entrepreneur and futurist digital financial services and artificial intelligence events at the flagship UN ITU World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly, UN ITU Telecom World, and UN ITU Kaleidoscope; co-chair Practitioner Board Association for Computing Machinery; founding chair Global Industry Council and vice-chair board IP3 International Federation for Information Processing and founding managing partner REDDS Venture Investment Partners.
is an engineer in computer science and the founder of the first patent and design broker firm in Italy, Quantum Leap – Ideas for sale, as well as the creator of a world first business model New Trends Domains, whose activity consists of booking the future by finding emerging or forthcoming trends in all innovation fields. Both firms are under the hat of innovation hub Infinity Edge S.r.l. Emilia is also the organizer of TEDxRoma, the largest TEDx event in Italy.
has a 25 year track record of building businesses and materializing innovations as well as experience in several technologies and engineering intensive domains such as aviation, information systems, simulation, and green tech. Having deployed business on an international export scale and achieved great exits, he now actively gives back to the Montréal innovation community. His dedication to innovation leaders and his passion for entrepreneurship led him to found the District 3 Innovation Center, which leverages proven innovation methods and coaching for the building of success. He’s a dedicated mentor, entrepreneur, and a contagiously creative person.