STAREAST - Conference Speaker: Denis Carignan

Denis Carignan

PLATO Testing

Denis Carignan is a graduate of First Nations University of Canada and has devoted his career to working with First Nations and Indigenous communities and organizations in Saskatchewan and Atlantic Canada. Prior to joining PLATO Testing, Denis worked in various management positions with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada as well as Employment and Skills Development Canada. Denis is a member of the Pasqua First Nation in Saskatchewan and has a strong understanding of Indigenous culture, community make-up, as well as historical and contemporary issues and challenges facing Indigenous Peoples in Canada. Denis is currently working as President of PLATO Testing to bring meaningful employment to Indigenous people in IT through training and careers in software testing.