GDG+KWRuby Present: Building a Career in Technology w/ Rob & Ralph of ApplyBoard

GDG Waterloo
Tue, Nov 26, 2019, 6:30 PM (EST)

About this event

GDG - Waterloo in conjunction with KWRuby, invites you to a fireside chat! Join us as for an engaging conversation about Career Development in Tech with Ralph Janke and Rob Sciuk of ApplyBoard.


Rob Sciuk is currently a Senior Software Developer at ApplyBoard. With over 30 years of experience in Information Technology, Rob has been a Founding Principal in a high-tech startup, and has a strong foundation in business, account management and technical project management. In addition, he has been an instrumental Technical Lead in very large projects with multi-million dollar revenues. His specialties include Software Development, Systems Analysis, Software Portability, Scalability, with a particular interest in Embedded and Open Source Software.

Ralph Janke is currently a Director of Software Development at ApplyBoard. Ralph has over 35 years of experience in Information Technology in small, medium and multinational companies, as well as in the public sector. As a leader, he continuously looks to help others within the organization apply and improve their skills by guiding and mentoring them to be positive, motivated, and loyal employees with fulfilling careers.

ApplyBoard empowers students around the world to access the best education. Connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions on its platform, ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process. Founded in 2015, the company has built partnerships with over 1,200 primary, secondary, and post-secondary schools, and works with 3,500 recruitment partners, to drive diversity on campuses across Canada and the United States. To date, the company has assisted more than 65,000 students with their educational journey. ApplyBoard is headquartered in Kitchener, ON Canada, with representatives in 8 countries. For more information, visit

Deloitte named ApplyBoard the Fastest-Growing Technology Company in Canada and they have over 100 positions currently open!