FINTech Panel Event

FINTech Panel Event
FINTech Panel Event

When: Wednesday March 7th, 6-9pm

Where: Lakehead University Bora Laskin Faculty of Law (The old PACI)
401 Red River Road

Register for the event here:

FINTech can refer to many of the technologies that are currently disrupting banking, investing, fundraising, insurance and many other activities in the finance sector.

This event will present a few ways in which technology is changing the field, and cast light on future developments and challenges.

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Registration and Networking
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Guest speakers to present their specialized talk.
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Round table discussion, question and answer period using a moderator/panel format

This event is part of Research & Innovation Week 2018 at Lakehead University.


Paul Chappel
Vice President of Partner Services
WayPay (

Paul is the Vice President of Partner Services for WayPay, whose mission is to make business payments simple and cost effective. Paul has more than 20 years of experience in financial services and lending, and is charged with developing, fostering and supporting WayPay’s strategic alliances.

Seyon Vasantharajan
Co-Founder and CTO
Viviplan (

Seyon is a Financial Engineering Graduate from the University of Toronto. He is the CTO and Co-Founder of Viviplan, an automated financial and investment advisor platform that aims to deliver affordable, high-quality and trustworthy financial planning to Canadians.

Jonathan Tavone
Senior Advisor
Ministry of Economic Development and Growth

Jonathan is a Senior Advisor with the Advanced Technologies Unit, in the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth/ Research Innovation and Science. He has completed projects for the MaRS Center for Impact Investing, Israeli Innovation Authority, and the Innovation Policy Lab at the University of Toronto. Jonathan received a Master of Global Affairs from the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto and his undergraduate degree from York University.

This event is open to community members and includes hot and cold appetizers.

For more information, contact:
Michael Dohan, Assistant Professor,
Faculty of Business Administration
807-343-8635 or