Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker at the Directions Conference

Josh Simair
CEO & Co-founder at

In just a few years, Josh and his co-founders have built Winnipeg’s fastest growing tech startup that is now one of the largest employer of RRC grads. Learn the story of the founding and incredible growth of SkiptheDishes and listen to Josh’s lessons and insights he has learned on his journey.

Josh grew up in the Prairies with his co-founder brothers, Chris and Dan. He left a career in banking to start SkipTheDishes, which is now the largest restaurant delivery network in Canada and the Midwest United States. Skip is based in Winnipeg and Saskatoon where a high performance team of over 800 solve advanced tech challenges to enable food delivery. Last year, Skip was acquired by UK based Just Eat in a deal worth over $200M and continues to be one fastest growing companies in Canada, with presence in over 50 cities.