2015 is here!

Full lineup announced soon!

  1. Karen Pascoe Thumbnail
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    Karen Pascoe

    MasterCard

    New York City

    Karen Pascoe

    MasterCard

    New York City

    Karen connects business strategy with deep user insights to deliver innovative designs that execute at scale. She leads user experience for MasterCard in emerging payments, focused on the broader transition of commerce to digital. Karen leads design & experience strategy for key customer and developer experiences driving innovation in commerce.

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    Christopher Doyle

    Twitter

    Toronto

    Christopher Doyle

    Twitter

    Toronto

    A top marketing executive with more than 15 years of experience working at some of Canada’s leading media brands, Christopher Doyle is currently Director of Media for Twitter Canada.

    Canadians tweet in massive numbers. Christopher leads innovation with media partners across multiple verticals to help them leverage Twitter in new and creative ways.

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    Martha Patzer

    270 Strategies

    Chicago

    Martha Patzer

    270 Strategies

    Chicago

    Martha Patzer is a VP at 270 Strategies in Chicago. She was email director on the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Committee and deputy email director on the 2012 Obama campaign raising $690 million online. She has worked with Organizing for America, the League of Women Voters, Kennedy Communications, and the South Bend Tribune.

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    Jed Hubic

    GasBuddy

    Regina

    Jed Hubic

    GasBuddy

    Regina

    Hey, I’m Jed from GasBuddy. I love developing apps and working on everything that goes into them from DB to server to client. I’ve released all the Windows-based apps for GasBuddy and have my greasy mitts on the back end 24/7. I also develop games and have published multiple titles across Windows Phone, iOS, and Android.

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    Jeremy Foster

    GasBuddy

    Jeremy Foster

    GasBuddy

    I'm Jeremy Foster from GasBuddy. I'm not as hip as Jed; I'm more old school. Like IE6 old school. I've been making web application for 16 years. I've also had my hands on the database side of GasBuddy. Tuning queries and making things snappy. Recently I've been working a brand new redesign of our GasBuddy.com website.

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    Ethan Adeland

    Food Bloggers of Canada

    Vancouver

    Ethan Adeland

    Food Bloggers of Canada

    Vancouver

    Ethan co-founded FBC through connections (and friends) he made through social media. It's now home to a vibrant and active network of almost 2000 food bloggers across Canada. As Director of Partnerships, Ethan works with food and food related companies of all sizes to create highly successful marketing campaigns for both brands and bloggers/influencers.

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    Megan Halkett

    Patio Social Inc.

    Vancouver

    Megan Halkett

    Patio Social Inc.

    Vancouver

    Megan has been assisting clients develop their online presence through the use of digital media and innovative social media communications programs since 2007. Megan is able to bring a unique skill set to the digital world and is able to integrate existing and traditional marketing/communications goals in to new media opportunities.

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    Jeff Peeler

    Frantic Films

    Winnipeg

    Jeff Peeler

    Frantic Films

    Winnipeg

    For over 15 years, Jeff has been working with brands to create internationally distributed long and short form content. His clients have included Coca-Cola's NOS Energy Drink, Walmart, Verizon, MTV, and many more. At Frantic, Jeff is responsible for ensuring successful brand integrations in collaboration with broadcasters, clients, and distributors.

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    Jennifer Sullivan

    memBrain

    Los Angeles

    Jennifer Sullivan

    memBrain

    Los Angeles

    Jennifer Sullivan is an award-winning marketing and brand visionary with expertise in helping global brands to navigate the entertainment and music industries. President of Los Angeles-based consultancy memBrain, Jennifer represents brands and talent alike, forging mutually rewarding and successful partnerships throughout the world.

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    Jeff Pihach

    Canonical

    Saskatoon

    Jeff Pihach

    Canonical

    Saskatoon

    For the past few years as a software engineer at Canonical, Jeff has been working on next generation cloud orchestration tools using his prior experience from building large scale web applications in various environments and development stacks. An avid kitesurfer, you can usually find him sitting beside some water writing JavaScript hoping for some wind.

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    Christina Litz

    Canadian Football League

    Toronto

    Christina Litz

    Canadian Football League

    Toronto

    Christina Litz is the VP, Broadcast & Media Assets at the CFL. She leads content strategy and operations across all of the CFL¹s platforms. Prior to the CFL, Christina was VP, Digital Content & Engagement for Corus Entertainment. Christina has had digital content positions at Rogers Media and TELUS. Christina is a lawyer and began her career at CHUM.

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    Scottie Lau

    SILK Digital / iSoftStone

    Seattle

    Scottie Lau

    SILK Digital / iSoftStone

    Seattle

    As one of the creative brains and muscle behind SILK, Scottie leads concept development and design on multiple engagements while mentoring junior designers to produce exceptional digital experiences. Scottie is known for his ability to resolve any project ambiguity and produces desired solutions for his customers.

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    Zach Perkins

    zu

    Saskatoon

    Zach Perkins

    zu

    Saskatoon

    For more than 10 years Zach has designed branding, ads and experiences for companies all over North America. As Design Director at zu he helps craft strategies and designs solutions that deliver value to businesses, employees and users.

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    Erica Hargreave

    Ahimsa Media

    Vancouver

    Erica Hargreave

    Ahimsa Media

    Vancouver

    Erica Hargreave’s a Digital, Interactive & Transmedia Strategist & Storyteller with Ahimsa Media. As a pioneer in the space globally, she’s created immersive storyworlds before there were terms for what she was doing. She delights in creating storyworlds that blur the lines between reality & fiction, & in empowering students to create storyworlds of their own.

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    Dylan Otto Boelte

    WIRED

    San Francisco / New York

    Dylan Otto Boelte

    WIRED

    San Francisco / New York

    Dylan Otto Boelte is the senior art director at WIRED, where he leads the website redesign and oversees all visuals. Before joining WIRED, he worked at Vogue and SPIN, helping to lead the brands into the digital age. His key projects included the creation of the SPIN PLAY app for iPad, the redesign of spin.com, and the redesign of SPIN magazine.

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    Steve Peters

    No Mimes Media

    Los Angeles

    Steve Peters

    No Mimes Media

    Los Angeles

    An Emmy®-winning experience designer, Steve Peters has worked on some of the biggest and most innovative interactive experiences to date. Currently at Google’s Niantic Labs, he’s also co-founder of No Mimes Media and hosts the StoryForward Podcast.

  17. Noelle Chorney Thumbnail
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    Noelle Chorney

    Tall Order Communications

    Saskatoon

    Noelle Chorney

    Tall Order Communications

    Saskatoon

    Noelle Chorney has been specializing in content across various media for 18 years. She began her career as an interpretive exhibit developer, researcher and writer for a Vancouver design firm before shifting to web content strategy and content management. She enjoys organizing large and unwieldy amounts of information, and bringing order to chaos.

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    Raymond Biesinger

    Montréal

    Raymond Biesinger

    Montréal

    Raymond Biesinger is an illustrator and artist based in Montréal. He likes concepts, making music (as one half of the noise shock garage duo, the Famines), politics, and a mix of minimalism & maximalism, and his images have been in the pages of the New Yorker, Monocle, Wired, Planet S, the Pitchfork Review, etc.

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    Robin Dymond

    Innovel International Inc.

    Calgary / Richmond, VA

    Robin Dymond

    Innovel International Inc.

    Calgary / Richmond, VA

    Robin Dymond CST is an international trainer and consultant in Scrum, Agile, and Lean methods. He provides Agile coaching and consulting for companies transitioning to Agile. He offers Scrum Alliance certified Scrummaster and Product Owner courses and has trained over 3000 people in Canada, USA and EU. He has 25 years experience in software and a BSEE from U of Calgary

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    Jaime Cruickshank

    Celebration Club

    Vancouver

    Jaime Cruickshank

    Celebration Club

    Vancouver

    Jaime Cruickshank is a Canadian Olympian and Founder + CEO of Celebration Club – a boutique event management and travel company. Celebration Club focuses on creating unique experience at world class events and desirable destinations around the world. Jaime specializes in entrepreneurism, marketing + branding, brand engagement, and squeezing the most out of life!

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    Bernie Hernando

    Echolands Creative

    Regina

    Bernie Hernando

    Echolands Creative

    Regina

    With a background in 3D computer graphics and a BFA in Media Studies and Production, Bernie has extensive experience working in multiple areas of the Saskatchewan film and television industry. As a co-founder of Echolands Creative Group, his focus is now on producing, digital marketing & communications and social media.

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    Mark Montri

    Leo Burnett

    Chicago

    Mark Montri

    Leo Burnett

    Chicago

    Mark is a senior experience designer at Leo Burnett in Chicago, where his work ranges from websites and apps to multi-screen interactive retail store experiences and cross-channel consumer education systems.

    He loves finding ways to simply the complex and creating interactive products and services that provide real value to the people using them.

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    Nicole van Zanten

    ICUC

    Vancouver

    Nicole van Zanten

    ICUC

    Vancouver

    A digital marketer in Vancouver, Nicole has 8+ years of building brands and communities for groups such as the Vancouver Canucks and Fortis BC. Now, she leads marketing and communication for ICUC, a global moderation agency focused on digital moderation, social listening and online reporting for some of the world's most recognizable brands.

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    Matthew Young

    Control Group

    Brooklyn

    Matthew Young

    Control Group

    Brooklyn

    Matt is a Brooklyn-based UX designer. He's had the fortune of working with such clients as NYC MTA, Edward M. Kennedy Institute for US Senate, Verizon, Citi, LG, and Scholastic among others. He's also a good soccer player, decent cook, terrible surfer and loves to travel as often as he can.

  25. Annelise Larson Thumbnail
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    Annelise Larson

    Veria Search Media Marketing

    Saskatoon

    Annelise Larson

    Veria Search Media Marketing

    Saskatoon

    Annelise has worked in digital marketing since 1995 and specializes in helping content creators work toward strategic and sustainable business models. She recently launched an online course “Becoming a Storypreneur: Digital Marketing for Screen Media” with producers across North America and transmedia designers in Sweden participating.

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    Brent Watson

    Percolate

    New York

    Brent Watson

    Percolate

    New York

    Brent is a developer from Saskatchewan currently working in New York City as an Android developer for a Social Media Marketing Software startup, Percolate. He has been in the IT industry for 13yrs, working on everything from Enterprise Java software to mobile apps in languages ranging from Java to Python to Go.

  27. Jason Fiske Thumbnail
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    Jason Fiske

    Farm Credit Canada

    Regina

    Jason Fiske

    Farm Credit Canada

    Regina

    Jason is responsible for FCC’s digital strategy, including web, mobile and online services. He's been a leader in the implementation and practice of service design throughout FCC and is co-owner of the service design consulting company Tesani Design. He also served as Co-Chair of Communications for the 101st Grey Cup Festival leading all web and social media activities.