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Sage Franch

Sage is a seasoned technology educator, developer, and creator of tech lifestyle blog TrendyTechie.ca. She specializes in emerging technologies including blockchain, mixed reality, and cognitive computing, and is passionate about leveraging new technologies to build a better future. In her previous role as a technical evangelist at Microsoft, Sage worked with top academic institutions across North America to lead the adoption of cloud computing into technical curricula, and prior to that she was an educator at Microsoft Learning, where she built developer MOOCs on Microsoft technologies. Known internationally as “the Trendy Techie,” Sage is also a motivational speaker and advocate for diversity and inclusion in STEM.