Executive Bios

Greg Spievak, Founder & CEO

Greg Spievak is the founder and principal of Reboot Communications, a firm that specializes in creating and delivering conferences worldwide. For the last fifteen years, Mr. Spievak has produced conferences with government agencies and international corporations in the areas of: Information Technology, Privacy and Security, Biometrics, Digital Media, Health, Green Technology, Counterterrorism and Public Safety.

For over twenty-five years, Mr. Spievak served in senior sales and marketing positions in the high-technology and telecommunications industries with companies such as AT&T, NCR, Xerox and 3M.

Greg can be contacted at: spievak@rebootcommunications.com or by telephone at 250.388.6060

Christine Barry, Director, Finance & Administration

As part of a high performance team, Christine is Reboot Communication’s Director of Finance and Administration delivering logistical, financial, planning, and organizational services to Reboot’s sponsors, speakers, advisory committees and event partners.  Prior to joining the Reboot team Christine worked in the e-learning and accounting industries but always had an underlying love for event planning. Additionally, Christine holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Victoria.

Stella Garcia, Director, Marketing & Communications

Stella drives Reboot’s marketing and communications engine. She has worked in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, including arts and culture, higher education, health and wellness, tourism, law enforcement, municipal and provincial government.

Stella has managed events and developed event programs for concerts, festivals, multiple-day workshops and fundraisers. She drove the marketing, communications and event program strategies for the Alberta Legislature’s major events, ranging in capacity from 150 to 80K. Most recently, Stella crafted and implemented alumni engagement strategies at Royal Roads University and the University of Calgary. When she isn’t working, Stella is out and about with her 140 lb rescue dog, Cedar.

Kathrin Smith, Senior Graphic Designer

Kathrin oversees the corporate image and branding of Reboot Communications and is responsible for creating the overall identity of each conference. This includes conference graphics, logos, brochures, programs, signage, PowerPoint presentations, web and email communications, and sponsorship packages.  Kathrin has worked internationally for full service advertising agencies and continues to gain her experience through working as a contract senior designer for high-end advertising and public relations companies. Additionally, Kathrin holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts, majoring in Graphic Design from Germany and has accomplished several design awards within Canada.