Full Name
Thomas Benjoe
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Speaker Bio
Thomas Benjoe is an Indigenous Business Leader and Entrepreneur from Muscowpetung (muss-cow-pee-ting) First Nation. He is currently a partner at OneHoop, an Indigenous Advisory firm based in Saskatchewan. Through his leadership, he has grown several multi-million dollar investments across multiple sectors using his unique business models and strategy. Those investment were often made with limited resources and capital and in one such investment he started, scaled and sold Saskatchewan’s first Indigenous tech company for an 1,150% return. Thomas also leads several strategies in Indigenous Engagement, Procurement, Indigenous HR, and Investments. Through the strategies he has built he has helped to unlock many new opportunities for Indigenous business to thrive and Indigenous talent to be built sustainably.

Thomas currently serves on the Board of Directors at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Board of Director of Economic Development Regina, SIIT Indigenous Innovation Advisory Council, and member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders Indigenous Task Group. He is a past Chair of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce.

Thomas received the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal for contributions to Business & Commerce, was a finalist for the 2023 CANDO Economic Developer of the Year Award, was recognized in The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business Magazine as a Top 50 Changemakers in Canada, and was recognized as one of the Top 10 Most Influential Economic Developers by Treaty 4 News.

Thomas also served as United Way “Community Champion”, the recipient of the Crowning Achievement Young Alumni Award from the University of Regina, recognized by CBC's "Future 40", the Red Cross' "Young Humanitarian of the Year", and a "Top Performer" Convention Winner which recognizes the top 1% of RBC employees.
Thomas Benjoe