Natasha Varma

Growth Lead @Upside Foundation of Canada

Natasha is a former founder with a passion for growth and community. Having spent 5 years running a high-growth startup to over 2000 monthly active users, Natasha is a strong advocate of the Toronto tech ecosystem. Now as the Growth Lead for Upside Foundation, Natasha runs all things marketing and programming whilst supporting early-stage high growth founders build giving back into their company DNA.

Previously she spent several years in the enterprise SAAS space advising Canada’s top CHROs on their people management strategies. She lives in Toronto with her husband and one-year-old pup

March 24th All Things People Operations

Making Data-Informed Talent Decisions

Stage Talk

Get a sneak-peek at the results of the 2022 People Benchmark Report for High Growth SaaS Companies. Speakers will cover the top 2022 work trends, what outperforming companies look like, and how they win in a talent-centric market.

Hannah Yardley
Chief People and Culture Officer @Achievers
Roald Harvey
Head of People @Swyft
Nick Jesteadt
Senior Director of People Analytics @TIBCO Software

Fostering a Culture of Giving Back Engages Top Talent


As we find ourselves in the age of Great Attrition, employees are looking to make a meaningful impact in both their personal and professional lives. In this presentation, we will walk through why and how leaders can build giving back into their startups to engage top talent whilst building a beloved brand with loyal customers. You’ll leave with tangible takeaways to incorporate into your business today. Introduction by Will Shaw, Partner at Fasken

Sponsored by Fasken

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