SPEAKER: JENNA SUDDS

Jenna Sudds is a Canadian local politician and the city councillor for Kanata North in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Sudds was elected on October 22, 2018 and took office on December 1, 2018. Prior to becoming an elected official, Jenna worked as an economist in the federal government for twelve years before becoming the inaugural President and Executive Director of the Kanata North Business Association where she spearheaded bringing TEDx Kanata to the region. From November 2017 to November 2018, Sudds was the inaugural Executive Director at the CIO Strategy Council, a national technology council. In March 2018, she announced her decision to run for Ottawa City Council, Kanata North. 

Jenna Sudds, TEDxKanata, Gem Conference, Ottawa City Council member