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The Virox Future Forum 2016- A Window to Tomorrow's Opportunities 

Excerpt: "The Virox Future Forum 2016 brings together leading experts from the business world to share their insights on what you need to know to launch your career and thrive." This year's speakers were: Sean Wise, Darrell Keezer, and Gerard Puccio. 

 

Annual Sheridan College forum gets business students to invest in creative thinking

Brampton Gaurdian Excerpt: "This was the seventh year for the event sponsored by Virox Technologies Inc. It is the brainchild of Virox president and CEO Randy Pilon... The daylong event is organized to help students understand trends and how recognizing the next one can create lucrative business opportunities in the future."

 

Mississauga entrepreneur Randy Pilon donates $2.5M to Sheridan College

The Mississauga News Excerpt: "Sheridan College today unveiled the Pilon School of Business in recognition of a $2.5 million gift to the institution from Randy and Catherine Pilon. It’s the largest ever personal donation in the college’s history."

 

“Randy Pilon, returning to the Pythons’ Pit 2014”  [Video] 

Excerpt: Pythons' Pit provides an avenue for creative, entrepreneurial residents and students of Halton Region to pitch their business concepts and product ideas in front of a live audience and a panel of real business moguls from the community.

 

Faculty of Business students connect with leading experts at Virox Future Forum 2014

Excerpt: “The Virox Future Forum, hosted by Sheridan Alumni, The Sheridan Faculty of Business and made possible through the kind contributions of Randy Pilon, is designed to bring together leading experts from the business world to share their insights with Sheridan Faculty of Business students to help them to launch their careers and thrive in today’s and tomorrow’s marketplace.”

 

The Virox Future Forum 2013- Window on the Future of Work

Sheridan Alumni Excerpt:“The Virox Future Forum 2013 offered graduating business students a look into emerging trends in the work world and advice on pitching business ideas. Sponsored by Randy Pilon (Business, 1982), President and CEO of Virox Technologies Inc., the Feb. 14 event featured keynote speakers, demographer Dr. David K. Foot (Boom, Bust and Echo), and venture capitalist (and Dragons’ Den consultant), Dr. Sean Wise.”

 

Business students drink in wisdom at Virox Forum Portable Document Format (559 KB)

Mississauga Business Times - March 2013 Excerpt:“Business isn't for the faint-hearted. You need to be light on your feet and resilient. That was the message delivered to 100 Sheridan College business students who attended the 2013 Virox Future Forum, ... The Conference, now in its fifth year, was started by longtime Mississauga resident and Sheridan alumnus Randy Pilon, CEO of Oakville infection control company Virox Technologies Inc.”

 

Randy Pilon - one of the six entrepreneurs at the first Python's Pit competition. Portable Document Format (5.82 MB) [Video]

The New OAKVILLE VOICE Magazine Excerpt:“What makes Pythons'Pit unique is the free mentoring that is available to anyone who has made an application. Successful applicants will enter the "Pit" on March 23, 2013, at an event at the Ron Joyce Centre in Burlington.”

 

Virox Future Forum 2013 - Students hear from some of the best in business

Mississauga.com Sheridan College hosted the 2013 Virox Future Forum at the Hazel MCallion Campus on February 14, 2013. The forum was aimed at 100 student entrepreneurs from the faculty of business.Guest speakers included President and CEO of Virox Technologies Randy Pilon.

 

Virox Future Forum 2013 - Preparing Sheridan Business Student Leaders for a Future of Change Portable Document Format (466 KB)

Sheridan College Excerpt:“Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from successful business people about how to thrive in the business world. Learn how to launch your career, be successful and prosper in a constantly evolving marketplace.”

 

Randy Pilon, Python - Pythons' Pit 2012 Competition

Excerpt:“Pythons' Pit provides an avenue for creative, entrepreneurial residents and students of Halton Region to pitch their business concepts and product ideas in front of a live audience and a panel of business moguls from the local community. Pythons' Pit, presented by RBC, is the newest initiative by Rotary in Halton and McMaster University's DeGroote School of Business. Pythons' Pit is a great opportunity for budding entrepreneurs and high school students within Halton Region to pitch their creative business idea or concept to a panel of local business moguls, the Pythons, in exchange for a chance to win investment capital, cash prizes or a bursary.”

 

Randy Pilon, President and CEO of Virox, is one of the six entrepreneurs at the first Python's Pit competition.

BlogTalkRadio- "Talk To Donna Messer" Excerpt:“He will be one of six entrepreneurs who will evaluate, select and invest in winners in the first Python competition that begins this fall. Randy wanted to be part of this initiative because he's keen to help foster the entrepreneurial spirit in Canada. A high achieving,strategic thinker he is an entrepreneur in his own right. ”

 

Oakville entrepreneur named first “Python” Portable Document Format (59 KB)

DeGroote School of Business - McMaster University Excerpt:“Burlington, ON, July 3, 2012 – A high-achieving, strategic-thinking, well-known local entrepreneur has been secured to be one of the first judges in the upcoming Pythons’ Pit, the Halton Region’s answer to the popular TV contest “Dragons’ Den.” Randy Pilon, founder and current president and chief executive officer of Virox Technologies Inc. in Oakville, Ont., is the first “Python” to come on board. He will be one of six Halton business moguls who will evaluate and select winners in the first-ever Pythons’ Pit competition, which begins this fall.” pg. 1

 

Sheridan Faculty of Business top students shape their future with The Virox Future Forum 2012

Briefly Speaking Excerpt:“Top Sheridan Faculty of Business students learned how to help shape their own future at the fourth annual Virox Future Forum – A Window to Tomorrow’s Opportunities, held recently at Sheridan College. ”

 

Virox Future Forum 2010 presents top speakers to Sheridan School of Business student leaders

Briefly Speaking - Sheridan School of Business E-Newsletter Sheridan School of Business student leaders enthusiastically spent most of the day with top business speakers learning how to finesse their future of employment after graduation during the recent Virox Future Forum 2010 sponsored by Virox Technologies Inc. Business speakers included Lee-Anne McAlear, Ian Portsmouth, and Sean Wise.