SPEAKERS & PANELISTS


Maninder Dhaliwal

Maninder Dhaliwal is the President and CEO of Lions Gate International. She is an award winning entrepreneur, successful investor, and an experienced Corporate Director. Maninder specializes in India focused international venture projects in technology, manufacturing and infrastructure.

A Business in Vancouver’s Top 40 under 40 winner, she received her Masters in Electrical Engineering from University of British Columbia, and Executive Education from Harvard Business School. She holds the Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia; and Corporate Director Designation (ICD.D) from the Institute of Corporate Directors. 

She also serves as an independent corporate director for public, private and crown companies. In 2015, Maninder was chosen for Diversity 50 - Canada’s most diverse and eligible board candidates - by Canadian Board Diversity Council.

Maninder is passionate about giving her time, energy and expertise to organizations making a difference for women, and improving the lives of disadvantaged children. She is a highly sought after public speaker and has addressed audiences worldwide on the topics of technology, diversity, venture capital, and corporate governance.

She can be found on twitter at @dhaliwalmk