Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Virtual Event
Women in Manufacturing
May 13, 2021 at 1:00pm ET

Opening Remarks

Kristina Urquhart, Editor, Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Shelley Fellows, Chair, Automate Canada
Margaret Stuart, Country Manager, Canada, Salesforce

Welcoming remarks by Kristina Urquhart, Editor of Manufacturing AUTOMATION.

Kristina will be joined by Margaret Stuart, Country Manager, Canada, Salesforce, and Shelley Fellows, Chair, Automate Canada.


Meet our Speakers:

Margaret Stuart, Country Manager, Canada, Salesforce

As Country Manager for Salesforce Canada, Margaret Stuart is responsible for leading the growth strategy and business operations to deliver customer success and digital transformations.

Margaret was previously the Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations at Blackberry where she was responsible for BlackBerry’s enterprise software go-to-market, global Inside Sales and the BlackBerry Workspaces solution. Prior to this, Margaret was Vice President, North American Business Development at SAP.

Margaret has more than 20 years of experience in sales, go-tomarket and product management with technology companies including Longview Solutions and Siemens Healthcare (now Cerner).

She’s a board member at the MacKenzie Innovation Institute and has a B.A. in Computer Science from Trinity College Dublin. She is also a graduate of The Judy Project, a Rotman School leadership forum.

Shelley Fellows, Chair, Automate Canada

One of the founders of Radix (now AIS Technologies Group) and a graduate of the University of Windsor, Shelley was part of the management team that led Radix to be recognized as one of Profit’s Fastest Growing Companies in Canada in 2006 and 2016, to receive Product Innovation Awards in 2007 and 2015 from the Windsor Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards, and to acquisition by mold-making leaders, Active Industrial Solutions, in 2016.

Shelley was recognized in 2019 as one of the “Canadians to Watch in the Automotive Industry” by Automotive News and was a 2016 recipient of the ATHENA Award for her work supporting women in science, technology, engineering and math careers.

Shelley has held positions on many boards and committees, including WETech Alliance, Workforce WindsorEssex, WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation and the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Shelley is currently the chair of the Automate Canada industry association and is on the leadership council for ProsperUs, a regional “cradle-to-career” transformation initiative.