Taylor Young

Taylor Young

Business Development Lead, CoLab Software

Taylor Young is a recent graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland where she led the award winning Enactus Memorial team. During Taylor’s time with the team, they were awarded three national championships for their work in social entrepreneurship and, in 2016, won the world championship, competing against 77,000 students from 36 countries at the Enactus World Cup.

CoLab Software is a technology company, headquartered in St. John’s, committed to empowering engineering teams to build the future, faster. CoLab recently became the first Atlantic Canadian company to be accepted into Y Combinator, the world’s most prestigious accelerator.

CoLab develops a cloud-based collaboration tool called Gradient which helps engineering teams streamline the design review process, simplify program management and resolve issues faster. Through an integrated Industry 4.0 experience, teams can collaboratively manage tasks and share lessons learned. Their collaboration platform is now used by industry leaders worldwide, including some of the world’s largest companies in energy and automotive.

Taylor Young will speak from the Pennecon Stage on June 20.