2019 featured speakers

Carlos Gill SMWTO 2019 Speaker

Carlos Gil

Author, Entrepreneur, & Founder | Gil Media Co.

Nav Superfan

Nav Bhatia

Toronto Raptors & 905 Ambassador | Superfan

Alysha Newman

Olympic Track and Field Athlete | Team Canada

Donté Colley

Dancer & Content Creator

Scott McGillivray Speaker SMWTO 2019 HGTV

Scott McGillivray

Real Estate, Renovation & Design Expert, & Celebrated HGTV Personality

Dan Clay (Carrie Dragshaw)

“Fashion Influencer of the Year” (Shorty Awards) | Writer, Drag Queen, Consultant

Steven Bartlett

Founder and CEO | Social Chain

Deepa Prashad 2019 Speaker SMWTO Blog TO

Deepa Prashad

TV Host | The Family Channel & Video Host | blogTO

Ramona Pringle SMWTO Speaker 2019

Ramona Pringle

Director | Creative Innovation Studio, Associate Professor | RTA School of Media

2019 Speaker SMWTO Leanne Gibson Facebook

Leanne Gibson

Head of CPG & Automotive | Facebook & Instagram Canada

Matt Tierney

Managing Editor Team Content | MLSE Raptors

Dwight Drummond

Award-Winning Journalist and Host | CBC Toronto News at Six

Jeff Lancaster

Head of Agency Partnerships | LinkedIn Canada

Chuck Coolen

Senior Marketing Manager, Eastern Canada | McDonald’s

Eva Redpath

Wellness Leader | Co-Active® Life Coach | Founding Trainer Barry’s Canada | Canada’s first Nike Master Trainer

Nicole Francis SMWTO 2019 Speaker Tangerine

Nicole Francis

Senior Manager, Content Marketing & Social Media | Tangerine

Marivel Taruc

Award-Winning Journalist & Weekend Anchor | CBC Toronto News

Paul Van Winssen

Vice President, Strategy & Business | AdParlor

Jennifer La Forge

General Manager | Rakuten

Erik Struk

Creator | TikTok

Melissa Mendes

Social Media & Influencer Strategist | Content Studio at The Globe and Mail

Michelle Slater

Head of Business Marketing | Twitter Canada

Marianne Arnaudon

Director, Global Partnerships | Sun Life

Mathieu Gamache SMWTO 2019 Speaker

Mathieu Gamache

Senior Marketing Manager | Hershey Canada

Michelle Pinchev

Founder | Pinch Social & Executive Director | Social Media Week Toronto

Brody Jones

Enterprise Account Executive | Socialbakers

Sarah Feldman SMWTO 2019 Speaker Endy

Sarah Feldman

Director, Marketing & Strategic Communications | Endy

Bee Quammie

Multimedia Storyteller & Radio Host

Martin Waxman

CMO | Spin Sucks & Social Media Prof

Dr. Alex Sévigny

Associate Professor of Communications Management | McMaster University

Michelle Adams

Director of Brand Marketing | Knixwear

Sean Stanleigh SMWTO 2019 Advisory Board Member

Sean Stanleigh

Head of Globe Content Studio | The Globe and Mail

Amy Davies

Vice President, Client Strategy & Creative | VICE Media

Blair Smith

Professor of Marketing and Digital Media | George Brown College

Aila Morin

Director of Brand Marketing | Mejuri

Matthew Manuge

Creative Director | Blue Ant Plus

Adam Main

Managing Director, Operations | Blue Ant Plus

Joshua Bloom

Head of Canada, Global Business Solutions | TikTok

Brandon Wong

Sacred Breathwork Facilitator & Reiki Practitioner

Carolyn Plater

MSW, RSW, Co-Founder | Hoame

Victoria Valido

News Social Producer | CBC Toronto

Julia Whalen

News Social Presenter | CBC Toronto

Azadeh Attar

Partnerships Manager | Pinterest Canada

Coby Shuman

Managing Director | We Are Social

David Basco

National Marketing and Communications Manager | Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada 

Jonsaba Jabbi

Social Media Manager | SKETCH Working Arts

Jason Shim

Digital Strategy | Pathways to Education Canada

Jennifer Whyte

Online Engagement & Content Manager | Oceana Canada

Neil Mohan

Creative Agency Partner | Facebook Canada

Matt Rubinoff

Founder | stackt

Tyler Dmytrow

Director | Reprise Agency

Matt Shore

Creative Strategist | Snapchat Canada

Courtney Murfin

Interpretive Planner | Royal Ontario Museum Toronto, Canada

Michael Ishak

VP of Marketing and Sales | StickerYou

Alex McLeod

Toronto-Based Visual Artist

Jeremy Vianna

Head of Automotive, Government & Travel | Twitter Canada

Francesca Saraco

Social Media Producer | Shopify

Carrie Oehm

Social Media Manager | The Gist

Jeff Goldenberg

Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer | Abacus Agency

Youri Hollier

Group Director of Content | Cossette

Sarah Bondoc

Director, Media Buying & Campaign Management | AdParlor

Collette Andrea

Yoga, Meditation, & Sound Facilitator

Jeremy Singer

Strategy Director | We Are Social 

Mike Armstrong

Vice President, Global Head of Marketing | OverActive Media

Vitor Faria

Business Performance Strategist | iProspect

Gail Pak

Creative Director | McCann

Elle Bulger

Director, Client Success | Pinch Social

Emilia Zboralska SMWTO 2019 Advisory Board Member

Emilia Zboralska

Director | Transmedia Zone HQ, Co-Founder | King Squared Media