May 29, 2017 | Scotiabank Theatre Toronto

Speakers


Vala Afshar

Chief Digital Evangelist

Salesforce

Vala Afshar is an award-winning inventor and sought after expert in digital business transformation, digital marketing and emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and virtual reality. In his current role, Vala collaborates with industry analysts and thought leaders on opportunities for digital change. His role combines a business perspective with the...more

Speaking at: Future tech in the present tense


Rob Assimakopoulos

SVP and Chief Marketing Officer

CIBC

Rob Assimakopoulos joined CIBC as Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer in August 2014.  Rob went to CIBC from General Motors Canada, where he was Executive Director, Marketing and Communications.  Although Rob originally worked in finance with Ford Motor Company, his career has been spent as a brand marketer.  Rob...more

Speaking at: Brands embracing technology: how to (comfortably) welcome disruption


Luiz Braz

Head of Platforms and Publisher Services, Americas

AOL

Speaking at: Did you know?


Andrew Cherwenka

VP Customer Experience & Strategy

Walmart Canada

Speaking at: Brands embracing technology: how to (comfortably) welcome disruption


Angus Frame

Vice President

Tribal Scale

Angus is the Vice President, Strategy at TribalScale where he uses agile methodologies and design thinking to help clients refine their digital strategies and prioritize their product roadmaps. He uses a range of facilitation techniques to help clients focus more clearly on customer needs and priorities.
Prior to TribalScale, Angus spent...more

Speaking at: Future tech in the present tense


Josh Kolm

News Editor, Marketing Tech Editor, Strategy

Strategy

Josh Kolm is news editor for Strategy, a national news outlet and magazine covering Canada's marketing and advertising industry. He is also leads Strategy's technology coverage as editor for Marketing Tech, a weekly e-newsletter covering the latest news and trends that marketers need to know to continue to drive innovation.

Speaking at: Future tech in the present tense; Brands embracing technology: how to (comfortably) welcome disruption


Philippe Lozier

Vice President of Content & Services

Samsung Canada

As Vice President of Content & Services at Samsung Electronics Canada, Philippe leads a team of creative strategists and partner relationship managers trained to keep their eye out for the next big thing and opportunities where storytelling can come alive through visuals assets like VR and video. With over 20 years...more

Speaking at: Future tech in the present tense


Alexander Manu

Strategic Innovation Advisor, Author, Professor (OCAD/Rotman School of Management)

InnoSpa International

Alexander Manu is a strategic innovation practitioner, international lecturer and author. He provides strategic counsel and future-based advisory to Fortune 500  executive teams in industries as diverse as consumer packaged goods, media, advertising, mobile communications and manufacturing. Alexander lectures around the world on innovation, imagination, change agents and strategic foresight.

 He is a Senior Partner at InnoSpa...more

Speaking at: Alexander Manu: Starting from scratch


Rodney Perry

Managing Director, Canada

Xaxis

Rodney Perry is Managing Director, Canada at Xaxis. As Managing Director, Rodney is responsible for building a team of seasoned digital marketing professionals to provide best-of-breed audience planning solutions to a roster of top clients from GroupM agencies.

With over 13 years' experience in the digital and interactive space, Rodney has...more

Speaking at: What’s new and next in programmatic marketing?


Bree Rody-Mantha

Reporter

Media In Canada

Bree Rody-Mantha is a staff writer for Media in Canada and has been working as a reporter and editor since 2012. Her career began in the world of municipal politics and neighbourhood news before settling into a career in B2B trade journalism. For the last two years she has covered various facets of the...more

Speaking at: What’s new and next in programmatic marketing?


Brian Schwartz

Director, Programmatic Systems

Media Experts

Speaking at: What’s new and next in programmatic marketing?


Mike Sherman

Director of Media & Analytics

L'OREAL CANADA

Speaking at: Brands embracing technology: how to (comfortably) welcome disruption

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