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MEDIA ADVISORY - BMO Financial Group to Showcase Technology for the Future of Work at Elevate Festival

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Join BMO Financial Group at the Elevate technology festival to discover the latest in financial services technology empowering our employees and customers.


Claudette McGowan, CIO, Enterprise Technology Employee Experience, BMO Financial Group

Silvio Stroescu, President, BMO InvestorLine


September 24, 25 (Elevate Main Stage)

  • September 24, 7:00 p.m.: In Conversation with Former First Lady Michelle Obama; Claudette McGowan will be moderating Elevate's Special Presentation (not open to media)

September 26 (Elevate Talent), BMO Speakers:

  • 11:40-11:55 a.m.: Silvio Stroescu to present #PlayToWin - Leadership Fortitude for the Digital Transformation
  • 3:40-4:25 p.m.: Fireside chat with Claudette McGowan


Elevate Main Stage: Meridian Hall (formerly Sony Centre), 1 Front St E., Toronto

Elevate Talent: MaRS Discovery District, 100 College Street, Toronto

BMO Social Media: Those unable to attend Elevate can check-out highlights by following BMO Financial Group on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.


In addition to the presentations by Claudette McGowan and Silvio Stroescu, BMO's booth will showcase technologies including: service robots that provide clients education on investing; AI-backed robotics; Workplace of the Future enablers such as smart buildings; and solutions that bring together design to improve accessibility.


About BMO Financial Group
Serving customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider - the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $839 billion as of July 31, 2019, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.

SOURCE BMO Financial Group

For further information: Media Contacts: Julie Smithers, BMO Financial Group, (416) 867-3996,