This is InterConnect...

A new sustainable concept of connected prosperity

Transparency & commitment to the community is baked into our company’s DNA.

Our unwavering commitment to follow ethical business practices for the benefit of the communities where we operate and commitment to reinvesting in people & society to create equality is at

the core of everything we do. 

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's bentwood box. Designed and carved by Coast Salish artist Luke Marston, the box travelled the country with the commission and received offerings from residential school survivors symbolizing their journeys toward healing. It appears on the cover of Canadian Geographic's November/December 2017 issue. (Photo: Thomas Fricke/Canadian Geographic)

Our Vision

Collectively finding new ways to position and support communities towards economic prosperity and self-determination. 

 

Become global leaders in the digital economy and provide a new social innovation strategy that leads to new and further achievements in recognition of the rights and self-determination Indigenous peoples.   

Our Mission

Our mission compels us to use our company in innovative ways to bring diversity and inclusivity into the technology industry with a specific focus on strengthening Indigenous people's representation. ​

 

InterConnect will form strategic partnerships with Indigenous communities as well as educational institutions to direct financial investments and generate a talent pool of Indigenous IT Consultants. ​

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Meet the Team

Where corporate culture means reciprocity and

responsibility to the community

Our three managing partners have proven success in Indigenous

community-based socio-economic development and IT organizations serving both the public and private sectors. ​

With experience in Telecommunications, Healthcare, Core Government,

and the Natural Resource Sector - Our leadership team provides skills and experience in technology while operating with respect and humility to the cultural protocol, knowledge practice, and leadership governance that remain unique to each Indigenous community.

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Desi Khoo

Co-Founder

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Sophia

Purohit

Social Media

& Engagement

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Teka Everstz

Co-Founder

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Chris

Knudsen

Director - Business Development

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Rohan Singh

Co-Founder

Desi Khoo

Desi Khoo has established himself as a leader of high performing technology teams. 

His background includes success in both project delivery and operational management of IT infrastructure. 

 

His passion is working with clients and stakeholders to deliver holistic value through technology.

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Teka Everstz

Teka Everstz brings 23 years’ experience in leading management practices and strategic social innovation initiatives in both corporate and government business settings. He has a highly developed background in cross-cultural community capacity-building and a proven record of success in socio-economic development initiatives.

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Rohan Singh

Rohan Singh has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry and has been instrumental in building several successful businesses.

 

His passion for technology started at an early age of eleven when he taught himself programming. He has led several multi-million dollar digital transformation initiatives for Fortune 500 companies.

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Purohit

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Knudsen

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Social Mission

Centering Financial Investments into Self-Determination

25% of our profits will be invested in developing Indigenous peoples with skills to excel in the IT industry. ​

InterConnect forms strategic partnerships with Indigenous communities, educational institutions, government agencies, and industry partners to direct financial investments and generate a talent pool of Indigenous IT Consultants. ​

  • Independence and self-governance ​

  • Thrive through strengthening relationships with each other​

  • Bridge employment inequity in Corporate Canada​

  • Strategic partnerships ​

  • Direct financial investments​

  • Create opportunities and sustainable careers within the community​

  • Support next-generation of Indigenous Technology Leaders & Innovators​