CEO, Conquer Experience
Angela established her credentials as a software engineer at Scotiabank, IBM and Electronic Arts (EA). At EA she worked on more than 20 games in five years and as Development Director for Skate™ and Skate 2™. At the end of her 5 years at EA she fell in love with Mobile Technology and was eager to jump into entrepreneurship.
Angela founded the company with a vision to transform the way people work by effortlessly embracing mobile and now Virtual Reality (VR) technology. After 5 years building apps for Canadian and US Enterprises and Software Companies the team finally found a product to sink their teeth into. PeriopSim!
PeriopSim is an iPad and a Virtual Reality app that uses simulation training to teach perioperative nurses unfamiliar procedures. PeriopSim has been developed in close collaboration with surgeons, nurses, educators and neuroscientists to ensure accuracy and realistic learning outcomes.
Angela is an active supporter of girls in STEM, women in technology and business and giving young people early technology focused work experiences.
She’s also participated as an advisor, mentor, employer, speaker, guest lecturer and panelist for SCWIST, AppCamp4Girls, National Academy of Science Engineering and Math, IMSH, SFUs SCORE Program, University of Waterloo’s Think About Math, SFU, UBC, Boston Children’s Hospital and others.
Come cheer on Top XR Founders when they pitch their startups to a panel of industry leaders and investors at the 2nd WXR Pitch Showcase!
The Pitch Showcase will kick off a 10 week mentorship and educational program for the 8 selected companies. The companies span 5 cities across North America and are building innovative products in education, healthcare, retail, enterprise, and more.