How To Survive Oil Price Volatility – Panel Discussion

Have you ever wondered if you should adjust your job search strategy during low economic times? How does the job market change? What can you do differently?

Come and find out at MentorUP panel discussion

When: Wednesday, 16 September 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (MDT)
Where: TEC Edmonton (4th floor), 10230 Jasper Ave, Edmonton
Cost: $10 (25% off for early-bird registration)
Follow this link to register online

Meet Our Panelists

Hooman Hosseinkhannazer, Director of Business Development, Norcada Inc
Jennifer Kluthe, Director, Global Talent Acquisition, Stantec
Liang Liang, Senior Economist, ATCO Electric
Rhys Chouinard, Corporate Analyst, City of St. Albert


Hooman Hosseinkhannazer, M.Sc., P.Eng., PMP

Hooman Hosseinkhannazer has worked as a business consultant and executive manager for various organizations in Advanced Technology, Oil and Gas and Not for Profit sectors. He currently manages a broad portfolio of High-Tech Solution products, as the Director of Business Development with Norcada Inc, in Edmonton, Canada.
A Professional Engineer and Project Manager, Hooman has dedicated the last few years of his career to the development and commercialization of a number of product lines for industrial and research applications that sell to more than 40 countries globally. Building on his experience in various industries, Hooman enthusiastically works to promote collaborative product, supply chain and knowledge frameworks across a wide range of sectors.
In addition to his work as a business executive, Hooman is a Business and Supply Chain Management Faculty at MacEwan University. His academic focus is on Project Management and Supply Chain Modelling and Management. Hooman is a registered Professional Member of APEGA and the Project Management Institute. Hooman graduated with a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta in 2008.


Jennifer Kluthe, Director, Global Talent Acquisition, Stantec

Jennifer is highly skilled in leading at senior levels, executive coaching, and integrating diverse teams around a common vision. She is a dynamic and energetic leader who is credited in building capacity in the areas of cultural transformation, employee branding, talent acquisition and development, and enterprise-systems installations. She has extensive expertise in shaping high-performing cultures within large and complex organizations within Canada, the United Kingdom, and the US.


Liang Liang, B.Sc, M.A.

Liang Liang currently works as a Senior Economist at ATCO Electric. His specialty is energy market analysis, financial and economic analysis, energy forecasting, and investment management. He holds a Bachelor of Science specialized in Finance and Mathematics, as well as a Master Degree in Energy Economics from University of Alberta. Before joining ATCO, he also worked as energy trading analyst at TransAlta, Regulatory and Forecast Analyst at AESO, and various Fellowships and internships with University of Alberta and Government.
He is also committed to volunteerism and giving back to the community. In his spare time, he enjoys playing soccer, basketball, swimming, snowboarding, hiking and reading.


Rhys Chouinard

Rhys received his first bachelor of science in Physics and Mathematics from the U of A in 2009, before getting his second BSc in Honors in Astrophysics in 2010. He then spent a few years getting a Masters in Particle Astrophysics while working on the DEAP-3600 dark matter experiment which is currently being built at North America’s deepest underground science laboratory, SNOLAB, near Sudbury, Ontario. His masters project focused on a range of topics including photon detector testing, electronic signal processor testing, and Monte Carlo simulation of particle interactions. After working on his favorite dark matter experiment as a Research Assistant in the Department of Physics, Rhys made the transition into industry in 2013 by taking on the role of Corporate Analyst at the City of St. Albert. He now uses his statistical, quantitative, and mathematical powers for the good of the common taxpayer.

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