• Niv Lobo Gajiwala

Diversity Hotlist- June 2022


In every leadership search we make an intentional effort to connect with and introduce a diverse mix of candidates. We’d like to introduce you to some of the incredible candidates who we’ve been working with as they look to navigate the next step in their career.


Here are a handful of candidates who we have met recently who are confidentially looking for their next move. Each has given us their permission to be featured on this list. Pop us a message to learn more.


Title: Director of Operations

Diversity: POC & new Canadian

Location: Toronto

Background: Operations Leader in innovation hub space - expertise in international trade, community relationships, memberships, networking & content development

Looking for: New challenges in the innovation hub space

Contact Ashley for more details.


Title: Senior Software Eng

Diversity: POC & New to Canada

Location: KW

Domain expertise: E-Commerce, FinTech, Real Estate, HR, Robotics, Crypto-currency

Background/Stack: Recently moved to KW from Nigeria. Consulting & Product background. Loves Python and React - full stack developer.

  • Frontend: Javascript, React.js, CSS3, HTML5

  • Backend: Python, Ruby, C#

  • Frameworks: Rails, Django, Flask, ASP .NET Core

  • Databases: Mysql, PostGres, Redis, MongoDB, MsSqlServer

Note: Is on an employer-specific visa and would need employer support to transfer visa.

Contact Tara for more details.


Title: Senior Product Designer

Diversity: Woman, POC, New to Canada

Location: Toronto

Background: Instructor, Co-founder/ Product Designer, has experience catering to SMEs and social innovation / edtech. Her sweet spot is UX, great at design thinking, sprint facilitation, working fast, prototyping.

Looking for: Senior Product Design Roles, UX Lead, Program Partner

Comp: at 130k now

Contact Ashley for more details.


Title: VP/Director of Engineering

Diversity: Male, POC

Location: Toronto / open to remote / relocation

Pipeline: VP Eng

Background: A people-first technology leader and entrepreneur. Former co-founder with deep experience in data & machine learning. Has managed teams of up to 50 people and has experience driving scale.

Looking for: Would like to be part of an impactful mission

Contact Niv for more details.


Title: Engineering Manager

Diversity: Female

Location: GTA (looking for remote)

Domain: SaaS, start-up

Background: They came up through full stack Eng/DevOps and have now transitioned into people leadership. They want to continue to move towards more Pure People leadership and away from IC Dev work. They have found a true passion for people (and are currently doing a psych degree)

Looking for: Fully remote. An Eng leadership role in an org where she can focus on enabling people vs having to have IC responsibilities as well. They want to work for an org with a tech for good flavor and is domain agnostic (other than security). They own an ecommerce store as well and are interested in e-commerce!

Contact Erin for more details





The fine print :)

Once you let us know that you're interested in learning more, we will reach out to our candidate to get permission to share their profile in detail. We will also walk through the process of working with us for candidate introductions. No recruiting fees will be payable until/unless you hire someone introduced by the Artemis Canada team.


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