source: CONNECTED FOR BUSINESS

icon_blockquote_viaCanada’s tech sector is bursting with talent. Here are 10 titans of the industry you really need to meet.

1. Michael De Monte, Co-Founder & CEO, ScribbleLive
Toronto
Company founded: 2008
Number of employees: 50

Don’t be surprised if the corner of Tecumseth Street and Queen Street West in Toronto gets rechristened Michael De Monte Way one day. After all, it was here that De Monte and colleague Jonathan Keebler would stand after a long workday, hashing out a business idea – one that would eventually be used by many of the largest media organizations worldwide. It took months of street-side chats but, in July 2008, ScribbleLive was born. De Monte and Keebler’s software allows companies to publish updates to their websites in real time. If you’ve ever followed the scrolling, vertical, breaking- news feed on CBS.com, Guardian.co.uk or Macleans.ca, you’re watching the twosome’s product in action…

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