2017 Speakers

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Claudia Oshry

@GirlWithNoJob - Social Media's Leading Millennial Influencer

Kirstine Stewart

Bestselling Author & Chief Strategy Officer for Diply

Bruce Croxon

Co-host of BNN's The Disruptors & Managing partner at Round13 Capital

Matt Galloway

CBC Toronto media personality & Metro Morning host Matt Galloway

Gregory Galant

Cofounder & CEO, The Shorty Awards

David Beebe

Emmy-winning Producer + Brand Storyteller

Michael Landsberg

TV/Radio Host, Sports Journalist & Mental Health Spokesperson

Michelle Pinchev

Social Media Strategist, Pinch Social & Executive Producer, Toronto Social Media Week

Dean Elkholy

Co-Founder, Diply

Taylor Ablitt

Co-founder & CEO, Diply

Krista Webster

President & CEO at Veritas Communications

Saif Ajani

Co-founder, Keyhole

Sean Stanleigh

Managing Editor Globe Edge Content Studio

Kayley Reed

Founder, Wear Your Label

Kenzie Brenna

Creator / Actor / Influencer

Chris Tait

Partner & award-winning Creative Director, Resonator

Casie Stewart

Award-winning Canadian Lifestyle Blogger & Influencer

Dan Fricker

Head of Social Media at Shopify

Stewart Reynolds


Lauren O'Neil

Journalist & TV Host

Jordan Sheridan

General Manager of Microsoft

Laura Pearce

Head of Consumer Marketing at Twitter Canada

Jesse Hayman

Director of Development & Communications at Jack.org

Alyson Gausby

Head of Research at Twitter Canada

Heather Bell

Account Director at IZEA

Ashley Froese

Branding Lawyer, Principal at Froese Law

Mark Swierszcz

Manager at YouTube Space

Gabriel Obadia

Program Strategist at YouTube Space

Amanda Hadi

Digital Engagement Producer at TIFF

Hannah Martin

Lead Digital Engagement Producer at TIFF

Chris Stefanyk

Head of Wattpad Brand Partnerships

Elle Bulger

Director, SMWi Toronto & Pinch Social

Michael Shostak

Senior VP, Chief Marketing Officer at Economical Insurance

Sharon Alderson

VP, Executive Client Services at Creative Niche

Jenna Jacobson

Postdoctoral Fellow, Social Media Lab

Debra Goldblatt-Sadowski

President, Founder of rock-it promotions

Jeremy Singer

Content Marketer, Social Strategist

Veronica Watson

Brand Strategist at Twitter Canada

Matthew Tierney

Managing Editor of Team Content, Toronto Raptors

Sal Patel

Digital Engagement Lead at TIFF

Savannah Jones

Content Creator on YouTube

Blake Carter

Morning Show Host, 93.5FM The Move

Cameron Williamson

Director of Entertainment, Digital Content & Publishing for Rogers Media

Christine Faulhaber

Founder, Faulhaber Communications

Rashel Hariri

Digital Social Media Manager, McDonald's Canada

Mark Rouse

Partner at IQ Partners Inc.

Cheli Nolan

Talent Acquisition Specialist at Wattpad

David Schifman

Client Partner at Facebook

Sunta Sem

Leading Growth at Pela Case, Merchant in Residence at Demac Media

Zabrina Hossain

Product Manager, Channels at Shopify

Ali Ruffo

Digital & Social Marketing Manager at Kimberly-Clark

Pat Perdue

CEO of Socialicity Media, Host of Customer Experience Podcast

Mark Macdonald

Head of Content Marketing at Shopify

Joe Teo

CEO at HeyOrca

Melanie Reiffenstein

Senior Marketing Manager, Influence Marketing at Rogers

Maia Kotlus-Gates

Strategist at Niche

Kevin Callahan

Business Development at Twitter Canada

Hannah Sung

Video & Podcast Producer at the Globe and Mail

Shari Walczak

Co-Founder, Strategy Director at The Garden

Shane Ogilvie

Co-Founder, Creative Director at The Garden

Kat Spargalo

Creative Strategist at Abacus Agency