Local tech leaders taking a charitable approach
KITCHENER — In a high-pressure business environment where the demands of shareholders and investors are often paramount, the concept of charity can sometimes take a back seat.
“Entrepreneurship does not traditionally go along with giving,” Vidyard co-founder and CEO Michael Litt said during a panel discussion at Lot 42 in Kitchener Thursday night.
But that’s an ill-conceived and outdated attitude that is changing, Litt and other tech leaders said — and the benefits are being felt both outwardly and inwardly, where workplace culture and employee engagement stand to gain as well…
Photo from left to right: Michael Lansberg, Michael Litt, John Stix, Jay Whitelaw