Tanya Woods brings more than a decade of successful strategic advocacy experience to her role at the Chamber of Digital Commerce Canada. Tanya most recently served as the Interim Executive Director for the Blockchain Association of Canada and is a champion for Canada’s digital innovation ecosystem, domestically and globally. Tanya has held senior level positions in industry representing national and multinational organizations in the telecommunications, technology and entertainment sectors, including BCE Inc., Microsoft and Nintendo. She has also advised and represented the Government of Canada in global trade negotiations and on the growth of the country’s blockchain and social innovation ecosystems. Tanya is a global public speaker and published author with degrees from London School of Economics, Ottawa University and American University Washington College of Law. She was named among the top 10 “Leading Tech Women in Canada” a “Trailblazer” by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, a Global Civic leader by the Obama Foundation, and “Top 40 under 40” in Canada’s Capital by the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce and the Ottawa Business Journal.