About InnovateWork

InnovateWork is a forum for HR professionals and business leaders looking to connect and learn best practices on how to improve employee happiness and workplace output.

Our Events

As an HR and Tech community, we are always looking for ways to improve how we can respond and/or get ahead of our changing workplace. Our main goal is to continually recruit, retain and engage employees, and it is getting more challenging than ever!

Meet the Team

Meet the folks behind the InnovateWork brand..

Rob Catalano


Co-founder of WorkTango. B2B Marketing & HR guy. Speaker. Certified Recognition & Engagement Professional. Sports junkie. Guitar lover.


Organizer, InnovateWork Peel

HR and Ops transformation strategist, speaker and coach helping people and organizations (SMEs) optimize and do more with less.

Matt Burns

Organizer, InnovateWork Vancouver

Passionate and accomplished global HR executive, advisor, consultant, and speaker who sits at the intersection of technology, analytics & culture.

Tim Baker

Host, InnovateWork Toronto Meetups

Certified Human Resources Leader with a diverse professional background including Human Resources, Operations, Communications and Customer Service

Bill Banham


Publisher and Editor at The HR Gazettehost of podcasts such as HRchat, CMO at  Iceni Marketing, dog lover, Blue Jays fan.

Laura Johnson

Organizer, InnovateWork Sydney

CMO @ PASS Technology, Marking Guru, Brit down under.

Lena Hutzcal

Organizer, InnovateWork Vancouver

Director, National Accounts at ModoHR Technologies - ScreeningCanada, HR and Recruitment solutions advisor helping organizations reduce risk with HR technology. People connector and Travel enthusiast!

Laura Tatham

Host, InnovateWork Toronto Meetups

Talent Engagement Lead at Flipp. A human resources professional who develops and facilitates engagement programs to improve the employee life cycle! An avid cook, health enthusiast and studying to become a certified life coach on the side!

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Want to reach 1000s of HR, Talent and Tech pros? Get in touch to learn about sponsorship opportunities at upcoming events.