Executive Bios

Greg Spievak, Founder & CEO

Greg Spievak is the founder and principal of Reboot Communications, a firm that specializes in creating and delivering conferences worldwide. For the last twelve years, Mr. Spievak has worked on conferences with government agencies and international corporations in the areas of: Information Technology, Privacy and Security, Biometrics, Electronic Games, Health, Counterterrorism and Public Safety.

For over twenty-five years, Mr. Spievak served in senior sales and marketing positions in the high-technology and telecommunications industries with companies such as AT&T, NCR, Xerox and 3M.

Greg can be contacted at: [email protected] or telephone: 250-388-6060

Carla Tadla, Senior Vice President, Operations

Carla oversees day to day operations including human resources, strategic planning, conference development, marketing, media and communications for Reboot.

Former General Manager for PacificSport - Fraser Valley, Carla has run major fundraising campaigns, co-ordinated large scale events and handled all media, PR, marketing and sponsor negotiations for PacificSport - FV. She was also a regular columnist for six years with two Fraser Valley newspapers. Prior to that she worked with the international public relations firm, Hill and Knowlton, UK, in London, England.

Carla has a B.A. in Criminology from the University if Alberta, and an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of British Columbia.

Christine Harrison, Executive Coordinator

As part of a high performance team, Christine is Reboot Communication’s Executive Coordinator delivering logistical, planning, and organizational services to Reboot’s sponsors, speakers, advisory committees and event partners.

Prior to joining the Reboot team Christine worked in the e-learning and accounting industries but always had an underlying love for event planning. Additionally, Christine holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Victoria.


Nicole Emmett, Director, Business Development

As part of the Reboot team, Nicole coordinates sponsorship activities, researches new sales opportunities, and is the voice behind the company’s social media. Prior to working with Reboot, Nicole was involved with helping an Ontario retailer establish their social media presence and was the initial voice behind the company’s blog. Her creativity and organizational skills have also led her to work on large-scale event coordination, public relations and design projects in the past. Additionally, Nicole holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics from Queen’s University.

Kathrin Molitor, Graphic Designer

Kathrin has worked as Reboot’s in-house graphic designer since 2005. She is responsible for creating the overall “look and feel” of each of the Reboot conferences. This includes conference graphics, logos, brochures, conference programs, signage, powerpoint presentations, web and email communiqués, and sponsorship packages.

Kathrin is the designer of the official Reboot Communications web site, and she oversees the corporate image and branding of Reboot Communications.

Kathrin was trained in media and graphic design at BBS GHS in Koblenz, Germany and studied art, design and photography in Rheinbach, Germany. She has worked internationally for full service advertising companies, and continues to gain international experience through her work with Reboot.

Greg Teckles, Commercial Photographer

Greg is a well known photojournalist and commercial photographer. A graduate of Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in Toronto, his career of 25 years has given him an invaluable depth of experience. During his seven years as a photojournalist for the Ottawa Citizen, then Toronto Star, Greg has covered State Visits of world leaders such as President Reagan, President Bush Sr., Prime Minister Thatcher, President Gorbechev, King Hussein of Jordan, and the Queen. In addition, Greg has been assigned to the major Constitutional events of both the Mulroney and Trudeau administrations. Greg has recently covered the visits of President George Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, and in Washington on assignment with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.

Greg’s Public Relations and commercial clients are diverse including Bell Canada, CBC, Gillette, Proctor & Gamble, Canada Post, Nortel Networks, Loblaws Canada, Tourism Ontario, Cdn. Red Blood Services and various other National organizations located in the National Capital Region.

Greg is registered and on the sourcing list with Department of Supply and Services, Imaging and Photo Services, formerly the Government Photo Centre which contracts services for every major department within the Federal Government.