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On November 15, join the Calgary Chamber of Commerce to hear from Alberta’s Minister of Technology and Innovation, Hon. Nate Glubish, to kick off Innovation Week. The Minister will share how the provincial government is working to develop and enhance Alberta’s tech sector. Following the keynote address, Minister Glubish will be joined by Platform Calgary CEO, Terry Rock, for a fireside chat to explore the future of the technology ecosystem in Calgary, moderated by Deborah Yedlin.
About Minister Glubish
Nate Glubish was first elected as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for Strathcona-Sherwood Park on April 16, 2019 and re-elected on May 29, 2023.
Nate was sworn in as Minister of Service Alberta on April 30, 2019. In that role he led the Government of Alberta’s efforts to apply technology to deliver better, faster, and smarter services to Albertans. He also developed the Alberta Broadband Strategy and negotiated a $780 million partnership with the federal government to deliver reliable, high-speed internet to every Albertan by 2027.
On October 21, 2022, Nate Glubish was sworn in to lead the newly created Ministry of Technology and Innovation where he continued to lead the modernization of government services and led efforts to attract more investment in Alberta’s technology sector. On June 9, 2023, Nate was sworn in again as Minister of Technology and Innovation.
Prior to his political career, Nate Glubish dedicated his professional life to building and investing in Alberta technology companies. He spent most of his 15-year career before politics as a venture capital investor, most recently with Vancouver-based Yaletown Partners, where he oversaw investments into Alberta-based technology companies.
He is passionate about helping Alberta companies raise investment capital to commercialize innovative new technologies and to export their expertise around the world.
Nate Glubish has a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Finance. He is married to Allison, who is a junior high teacher with Elk Island Public Schools. They have a son, Max.
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