Public Speaking, Facilitation, and Moderation.
The Human Element in Cybersecurity Panel (2023)
On October 31, 2023, Braden joined Reg MacWilliams and Herny Awere as a panellist for Talking Tech: The Human Element in Cybersecurity, hosted by Digital Nova Scotia.
Jamf Nation User Conference (2023)
On September 19, 2023, Braden spoke presented at the Jamf Nation User Conference (JNUC) hosted in Austin, Texas on Jamf's security portflio.
Get it in Writing Podcast Interview
Braden joined Corinne Boudreau on Season 3, Episode 40 of the Get it in Writing podcast to discuss cybersecurity and digital privacy for online businesses. The episode was published on September 19, 2023.
Social Media Day Halifax (2023)
On June 9, 2023, Braden spoke at Social Media Day Halifax, where he presented on the importance of cybersecurity and social media.
Talking Talent & Talent Culture in Nova Scotia Panel
On April 27, 2023, Braden moderated a Talking Tech panel for Digital Nova Scotia covering talent culture and talent acquisition in Nova Scotia.
Skills For Hire Panels (2023)
Between March to November 2023, Braden moderated twelve panels for Digital Nova Scotia's Skills For Hire program. Panel topics included the modern workplace, cybersecurity, and web development, among others.
Collaboration and the Modern Workspace Panel (2022)
Braden joined three other panellists to share thoughts on what collaboration in the modern workspace looks like in a post-pandemic world. The panel was at the Atlantic Technology Summit held in Halifax on November 16, 2022.
IT Support Panel (2022)
Braden moderated an IT Support Panel held via Zoom in August 2022. The panel consisted of three experts from the IT support space who shared their thoughts and provided advice on the industry. Braden directed the conversation and posed questions to the panellists.
Cybersecurity Panel (2022)
Braden moderated a Cybersecurity Panel held via Zoom in August 2022. The panel consisted of three experts from the cybersecurity industry who shared their thoughts and provided advice on the industry. Braden directed the conversation and posed questions to the panellists.
Jamf Report (2022)
On July 18, 2022, Braden participated as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Jamf Safe Internet on the Jamf Report. Braden led creating customer onboarding content as part of his role as a Learning Experience Designer, Security at Jamf.
JANS Pitch It! (2022)
Braden enjoyed MCing Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia's 2022 provincial Pitch It! competition. 2022's Pitch It! featured seven student-run companies that presented their businesses to a panel of judges. Two companies went home with a $250 cash prize. Braden hosted the event with humour and efficiency, encouraging audience interaction and engagement.
IT Industry Panel (2022)
Braden moderated an IT Industry Panel discussion held via Zoom in February 2022. The panel consisted of experts from the IT support and cybersecurity space who shared their thoughts on the IT industry. Braden directed the conversation and posed questions to the panellists.
DNS's Get into IT: IT Support Program
Braden designed and delivered cybersecurity training for a Halifax software company. The training was designed to educate employees on potential digital threats, ways to mitigate those threats and the why behind cybersecurity.
Today at Apple & Apple Camp
From June 2018 to Jan 2020, Braden worked as a Creative Pro at Apple. During that time, he facilitated Today at Apple sessions where customers learned about their Apple devices. Additionally, Braden helped young people explore their passion for technology through Field Trips to the Apple Store and Apple Camp.
Financial Literacy with JANS
Braden volunteered with Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia as a classroom volunteer from September 2016 to March 2020. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Braden went into school classrooms to teach young people financial literacy and entrepreneurship. Braden re-designed two JA programs and offered a unique delivery experience that allowed him to connect with the students.
Halifax Chamber of Commerce Dinner (2016)
In 2016 Braden and his colleague Megan presented to the Halifax Chamber of Commerce to help champion the great work Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia was doing around the Province.
JANS Awards Gala (2016)
In late 2016 Braden co-hosted the Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia Awards Gala. During this event, select JANS participants receive awards for their outstanding work. In addition to co-hosting, Braden also was awarded the professional engagement award that year.