Archive for the ‘Public Speaking’ Category


My Talk for IEEE Ottawa tonight

June 26, 2008

Tonight I am doing an informal presentation for the IEEE Ottawa section at the Urban Well @ 7pm. The title of the presentation is “Untangling the Web”… Here are some of the things I’ll be talking about:

a) What is Web2.0 and what is Web3.0?

b) What are the most popular Web Services in use today?

c) How do these companies make money?

d) What are some of the more famous success stories (both in Canada and the US)?

e) How do you start a web-business in Ottawa?

The event is free to attend and you can find more information here:


My Interview with Intruders TV

January 4, 2008

I was recently interviewed by with regards to bOK (which is a local Ottawa startup that gives out unlimited local, long distance, or international call to users on their cell phones). Click on the picture above to watch the video.You can find the original article here:,-CEO-of-bOKnow-com_a153.html?voir_commentaire=oui


Posted By: Aydin Mirzaee


My Talk @ the eBusiness/Wireless Cluster

November 21, 2007

If you have some free time today and are in the Ottawa area, drop by for the following event:

Getting it Right the First time, RIM and bOK Systems
Jesse Boudreau
, VP Blackberry Software Innovations, RIM
Aydin Mirzaee, CEO, Founder bOK Systems

Big company or small, a 1.0 release is always a major milestone. Get it right and market momentum is much easier build, make a mistake and the consequences can be huge. We will here from both sides, Aydin Mirzaee founder of bOK Systems, a start-up company with everything on the line, and Jesse Boudreau RIM’s VP BlackBerry Software Innovations , an entrepreneur turned executive, with a proven track record of delivering successfully 1.0’s.

Here are the links for more information:

I guarantee that the presentations will be entertaining to say the least πŸ™‚


Posted by: Aydin Mirzaee

My Guest Lectures @ the University of Ottawa

October 30, 2007

There are a lot of interesting things going on in the world of Technology all across the world. I am conducting two guest lectures at the University of Ottawa talking about Web2.0 Business Models and and Technologies. If you are close by, please feel free to drop in:

Tuesday October 30 – 5:30pm to 7pm, DMS 1140

Wednesday October 31 – 1-2:30, Hagen 302

I will be covering a broad range of topics including some of the most exciting things that are going on in the tech world today in addition to the startup and business climate in Canada. This should be lots of fun πŸ™‚

I’m told that a DVD will be made of these presentations and so I will try to post some of the material online. I will be doing a few other presentations in the course of the next few months (I’ll post the dates/times as they approach). Furthermore, I’d love to take on more such opportunities so contact me ( aydin – at – bOKnow – dot – com) if you are organizing a relevant venue…


Posted By: Aydin Mirzaee