Mobile Growth in Review: Toronto (@ Kijiji)

Last week, we found ourselves in Toronto at Kijiji, basking in the wisdom of mobile growth experts Rishabh Varshney (of Bunz), Karim Ayad (of Scotiabank), Eric Buchegger (of Allstate), and Lily Tse (of Think Dirty).

Jealous? You don’t have to be—we recorded the whole thing, just for you!

The Experts

Rishabh Varshney| Chief Product Officer | Bunz
Rishabh works on product design and strategy on Bunz, a bartering application connecting likeminded individuals in their city.

Karim Ayad, Director Development | Digital Payments | Scotiabank
Karim is a digital payments and mobile banking expert. His passion for payments started with an initial focus on mobile payments. He led the development and delivery of CIBC’s NFC-based mobile payments TSM solution, and suretap, the first Canadian open mobile wallet. Continuing his journey in the digital space he is currently leading the digital payments teams at Scotiabank’s Digital Factory focusing on delivering innovative solutions for mobile, eCommerce and peer-to-peer payments solutions.

Eric Buchegger | Mobile Market Manager | Allstate
Eric helps drive the vision and strategy for Allstate Canada’s newly formed mobile team, defining the purpose of the products, the problems they will solve and for whom. He champions the Voice of the Customer and cultivates a high degree of connectivity between business stakeholders and development team members.

Lily Tse | Founder & CEO | Think Dirty
Lily Tse is founder and CEO of Think Dirty, an app that “empowers ingredient-conscious consumers to choose the safest beauty and personal care products”. To learn more about Think Dirty, check out