Speaker Bio

 - Mike Kirkup

Mike Kirkup

Chief Technology Officer, Encircle

Mike Kirkup is the CTO of Encircle, a software company that helps organizations to empower their front end workforce with easy to use process automation tools that allow them to collaborate, collect and share information.  He is the former Director of Velocity, the University of Waterloo’s world-renowned startup program where he helped mentor hundreds of startups.  As a big supporter of the Waterloo region and startups in general, he assists CDMN with a variety of their programs and volunteers with the Waterloo Region Economic Development Corporation board.