Opening Keynote Speaker

Jay Kiew

Jay Kiew is a change navigation strategist and world-renowned keynote speaker.

  • Recognized as the world's youngest Distinguished Toastmaster at the age of 19

  • Brings 13 years of strategy and human capital experience at Deloitte, Telus, & ADP

  • Advised 360+ CXOs and 4000+ HRBPs on designing, developing and delivering organizational transformations

  • Featured in the Financial Times, Globe and Mail, Financial Post, Ivey Business Journal, Longwood Publishing, Change Leadership, CPHR PeopleTalk magazine

Jay holds an MBA from the Ivey Business School and lives in Vancouver with his wife, daughter and a stubborn Shiba Inu named Brooklyn.

Closing Keynote Speaker

Mark Lines

Mark Lines is co-creator of Disciplined Agile with Scott W. Ambler and co-author of several books on Disciplined Agile (DA) including “Choose your WoW” translated into 8 languages. He has over 30 years of experience helping organizations around the world to be successful with solution delivery using Agile, Lean, Traditional, and Hybrid approaches. As an enterprise and team coach, his passion is reinvigorating struggling agile shops, helping them to return to the joy and productivity that teams experienced when they first learned about agile. He lives in Calgary, Alberta, and as a private pilot enjoys flying in the foot hills of the Canadian Rockies.

Conference Speakers

Blaine Bey

DA Champion

Blaine is a senior IT consultant with over 40 years of extensive experience in IT service delivery. He specializes in designing, developing, and implementing custom applications and ERP solutions for private and public sector organizations, including municipal, provincial, and federal entities. Currently serving as a Disciplined Agile (DA) instructor, Blaine also holds the position of Senior Business Analyst at the BC Energy Regulator. Within PMIVI, he represents Disciplined Agile, contributing his expertise in agile methodologies and project management, ensuring effective integration of DA practices across diverse sectors and organizational levels.

Brent Reed

DA Coach

Brent, a globally renowned technology expert, excels in driving customer value with agility. With senior roles at IBM, Heathrow, SITA INC, and YVR across five countries, he spearheads business transformation through people, lean processes, and technology. As founder of Tactec Strategic Solutions Inc., Brent fuels organizational growth. Currently, as Manager of Application Architecture at Stantec Inc., he bridges strategic objectives with actionable plans. A respected keynote speaker, Brent shares insights internationally through, LinkedIn, and He's also co-authored 'Navigating DevOps Through Waterfalls,' available on Amazon, showcasing his expertise in blending business acumen with IT innovation.

Devaiya Ra Corbett

Leadership Consultant

Devaiya, a Certified Professional Coach with 15+ years of coaching and facilitation expertise, empowers individuals and teams to realize their full potential. Serving as a catalyst for profound change, he assists clients in breaking subconscious barriers through somatic and mindfulness practices. With qualifications in PROSCI Change Management, Leadership, Project Management, and as a Master Certified Professional Coach, Devaiya offers a holistic approach, bridging personal and professional growth. His multifaceted skill set, including NLP, Yoga, Reiki, and a background in classical music, enriches his transformative work. Devaiya's mission is to guide clients towards holistic well-being and purposeful living.

Oluwapelumi Ogeroju

Project Director at the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure in Victoria, British Columbia.

Oluwapelumi describes herself in three words: A Believer, Explorer, and Epicurean. She holds a BSc in Political Science, certifications in Project Management (PMP, PRINCE2), and as a Professional Scrum Master (PSM). She has developed propositions and marketing strategies for global companies like Etisalat, Nokia, Microsoft, and LafargeHolcim, before founding Transform to Scale. Currently, she is a Project Director at the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure in Victoria, BC. She serves on the board of Island Women in Science and Technology (IWIST) and enjoys working with small businesses on product development. Oluwapelumi is a lifelong learner who enjoys sand, beaches, reading, and hot sauce.

Tony Morrow

Agile Coach & Educator

Tony Morrow is a distinguished online educator, podcast host, and project management professional with over 19 years of industry experience. Holding an MBA, PMP, and SAFe SPC certifications, Tony excels in managing complex projects across sectors like military, government, finance, and technology. With a solid military background as a Naval Officer, Tony's leadership skills and work ethic drive organizational change. As a PMI Authorized Instructor and award-winning online educator, Tony empowers professionals through meticulously crafted educational programs and practical project management applications.

Todd H. Kalyniuk

Managing Partner at Verdant Global Consulting Inc.

Todd Kalyniuk, an independent consultant based in Victoria, BC, provides program and delivery management services to public and private sector clients. Certified as a PMI Project Manager since 2001, he holds an M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Regina, specializing in Artificial Intelligence and Performance Engineering. With a career at IBM spanning from 1986 to 2018, Todd served as a Partner in IBM Global Business Services and led the Global Centre of Competence for Healthcare and Life Sciences. He played a crucial role in commercializing AI solutions within the IBM Watson Group and Watson Health, including Watson for Oncology and Clinical Trials Matching.

Martin James McElroy


Martin brings extensive experience in leading transformational initiatives in business and sport, showcasing a talent for guiding teams across diverse geographies and cultures. His journey began as an engineer but shifted towards appreciating the pivotal role of people and teams in accomplishing challenging tasks. Originally from Ireland, Martin has lived and worked in the UK, Africa, the United States, Canada, and China. He holds PMP, CSM, and PROSCI certifications, reflecting his commitment to project and change management. Martin's education in engineering, complemented by his certifications, highlights his expertise in driving performance in both business and sport.

Kim Anderson

Executive Project Director at Transportation Investment Corporation

Kim Anderson, an Executive Project Director at Transportation Investment Corporation (TI Corp), leads major infrastructure projects for the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. In 2020, she spearheaded the Collections and Research Building (CRB) Project, collaborating with the Royal BC Museum and managing a team of consultants and contractors. Previously, as Assistant Vice President at Partnerships British Columbia Inc., Kim managed stakeholder relations and executed procurement processes for public infrastructure projects. With 28 years as a Professional Engineer, Kim's expertise spans project management, design, and construction. She holds degrees in Civil Engineering and Business Administration from the University of Manitoba and the University of Victoria.

Jeff George

Founder, Chief Strategy Officer at The Courage Lab

Jeff is a seasoned systems thinker and connector with 25 years of experience leading diverse projects, including partnership development, audience engagement, and brand positioning. As a strategic planner, he has driven strategy for global brands like KraftHeinz, Tim Hortons, and Unilever. In 2014, Jeff founded The Courage Lab, a consultancy focused on helping brands leverage courage for better business outcomes. He holds a Masters Certificate in Project Management and is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Jeff's expertise spans consumer research, process transformation, culture change, film production, and product development, making him a versatile leader across industries.