Jacob Andreou

VP, Product


Jacob Andreou is the VP of product at Snap Inc. leading design, growth, and product management teams. He joined Snap over 3 years ago and lives in Santa Monica, CA.

Speaking at: Snap: Building and leading with an empathy imperative (Content Partner)

Ujwal Arkalgud

Co-Founder, CEO


Ujwal is an award-winning cultural anthropologist, best-selling author, and entrepreneur. He is a pioneer in the study of consumer beliefs and culture on the internet and created the big data ethnographic method which today powers his company's technology, MotivBase. In a short span of 5 years, Ujwal has led and grown MotivBase...more

Speaking at: Decoding the future using cultural anthropology

Andrea Bell

Director, Insights


Part trend forecaster, part futurist, Andrea has in-depth knowledge of the consumer marketplace and behavioral shifts that impact society. She leads our future consumer analysis and works with global brands to create world-class strategies. 

Andrea is in demand as an international speaker, recently appearing at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity,...more

Speaking at: Networking (advance sign-up required); The Advertising Paradox: Coronavirus marketing strategies

Carrie Bradley

Managing Partner

The Bradley Group

Carrie Bradley has 15+ years of client experience in Financial Services, Not-For- Profit and Pharma across a variety of organizational effectiveness roles, including Head of Network Strategy, AVP Wealth Strategy and AVP Sales Effectiveness for HSBC Bank. In addition, Carrie has substantial experience in Marketing, CRM, Sales Strategy and Management,...more

Speaking at: A Masterclass on the Fundamentals of Marketing (on a Budget); Securing resources in a time of budget scarcity

John Bradley

Managing Partner

The Bradley Group

John Bradley spent 25-years with Cadbury in a variety of Brand Management, Strategic Planning and Consumer Insight roles in the U.K. and Canada. He has published several books, including Store Wars: The battle for Mindspace and Shelfspace, In-store and Online. From 2013 to 2017, John was Judging Coordinator of the...more

Speaking at: A Masterclass on the Fundamentals of Marketing (on a Budget); Securing resources in a time of budget scarcity

Clinton Braganza

SVP, Customer Loyalty and Partnerships


Clinton Braganza is responsible for the strategic direction and execution of Scotiabank’s Canadian loyalty and partnerships portfolio. Clinton joined Scotiabank in 2014 as Senior Vice-President of Canadian Marketing, a role he held until his appointment to Chief Marketing Officer in 2018.

Previously, Clinton held progressively senior positions within financial marketing including...more

Speaking at: CMO Interview: Making sense of marketing during COVID; Networking (advance sign-up required)

Justin Dallaire

Associate Editor


Justin Dallaire is Associate Editor at strategy and news editor of Strategy C-Suite, a weekly briefing on how Canada’s brand leaders are responding to market challenges and acting on new opportunities.

Speaking at: Championing a culture of inclusion

Cheryl Grishkewich

VP, Control Brand Marketing

Loblaw Companies

In her past, Cheryl Grishkewich was a competitive figure skater, roadie, record label entrepreneur and cook book writer. All great lead-ups to one of the top marketing jobs in Canada. As VP Control Brand Marketing for one of the country's leading retailers, Loblaw Companies Limited, Cheryl is responsible for some...more

Speaking at: Globe Content Studio: Product storytelling in the digital age (Content Partner)

Brandi Halls

Brand Director

Lush Cosmetics

A beauty enthusiast and longtime eco-warrior, Brandi Halls, Brand Director for Lush North America, has lived and breathed the brand for almost 18 years. An environmental and animal rights campaigner, and proud Indigenous woman, Brandi landed her dream job with Lush Cosmetics straight out of university, and it’s been bath...more

Speaking at: Please don't touch: Retail's new reality

Shavonne Hasfal-McIntosh

Diversity & Belonging Lead


Shavonne Hasfal-McIntosh is the Diversity and Belonging lead at Shopify, where she leads a team that supports the organization in attracting, growing and retaining a diverse array of people with a focus on groups historically underrepresented in the tech space. Shavonne sits on the Board of Directors for Manifesto, a...more

Speaking at: Networking (advance sign-up required); Championing a culture of inclusion

Geraldine Huse


P&G Canada

As President of P&G Canada, Geraldine is responsible for the Company’s business and operations of one of the Company’s Top 10 Focus Markets. She has oversight of almost 2000 employees across 2 manufacturing sites in Belleville and Brockville, a distribution center in Brantford, and a general office located in Toronto.


Speaking at: Networking (advance sign-up required); The role of marketing in Equality & Inclusion

Susan Irving


Kruger Products L.P.

Susan Irving is an industry leader with a passion for brands and a reputation for delivering business results through strategic integrated marketing campaigns. Now, as Chief Marketing Officer for Kruger Products L.P., Irving is responsible for leading the marketing team to set the vision, strategic direction, and drive business performance...more

Speaking at: CMO Interview: Making sense of marketing during COVID; Networking (advance sign-up required)

Josh Kolm

Digital Editor, strategy

Brunico Communications Ltd.

Speaking at: Please don't touch: Retail's new reality

Gloria Loree


Destination Canada

Following a 20+ year career in the arts, journalism and tourism, Gloria joined Destination Canada in 2006 to share the stories of Canada with the rest of the world. Gloria quickly gained a reputation as a skilled strategist and passionate champion of the tourism industry. In 2019, Gloria was promoted...more

Speaking at: A guide to restoring consumer confidence

Sara McLaren

Director Publicity & Partnerships

Bell Media

Sara McLaren is the Director of Publicity and Partnerships for Bell Media, overseeing publicity strategy for all English language brands including CTV, Crave, and iHeartRadio, as well as management of the company’s industry partnership portfolio.  In her nearly 15 years at Bell Media, Sara has worked across a range of...more

Speaking at: Broadcast Partners and You: Working together for impactful promotion

Deborah Neff

SVP, Marketing


Deborah Neff is the Senior Vice President, Marketing for Sephora Canada where she has been building her team and developing the Sephora retail brand within the Canadian marketplace for over three years now. Previous to Sephora, she was on the brand side in Marketing at Revlon for 10 years and...more

Speaking at: Please don't touch: Retail's new reality

Wilson Raj

Global Director of Customer Intelligence


Wilson Raj is the Global Director of Customer Intelligence at SAS. Raj is responsible for global marketing to establish, evolve and evangelize SAS’ analytics-powered marketing solutions.

Data-inspired and creatively-driven, Raj has built brand value, engagement, and loyalty through expertise in strategy and analytical marketing. With over twenty years of experience in...more

Speaking at: SAS: The future is coming - Customer experiences in 2030 (Content Partner)

Alexandre Ratte

Chief Retail Officer


Alexandre Ratté has more than 20 years of experience in the retail environment, at the operational, strategic and human resources levels.

After working for major companies such as Hudson Bay, Le Château and NESPRESSO, he joined L’Oréal in 2015 when he was entrusted with the position of General Manager of L’Oréal...more

Speaking at: Please don't touch: Retail's new reality

Sandra Sanderson

SVP, Marketing

Sobeys Inc

As Senior Vice President of Marketing for Sobeys Inc., the second largest national grocery retailer and food distributor in Canada, Sandra oversees marketing across a broad portfolio of banners, including: Sobeys, Safeway, Thrifty Foods, Foodland, FreshCo, and Lawtons. She is accountable for transforming the way Sobeys Inc. connects with customers...more

Speaking at: Brand-building through crisis; Networking (advance sign-up required)

Katherine Scarrow

General Manager

Globe Content Studio

As general manager of the Globe Content Studio, Katherine Scarrow leads the production of content marketing programs at The Globe and Mail. In her role, she uses the power of storytelling to help drive business results for clients, including Loblaw. Prior to this, she was the editor of the Report...more

Speaking at: Globe Content Studio: Product storytelling in the digital age (Content Partner)

Alyssa Whited

Global Director, Marketing (Call It Spring)

ALDO Group

Alyssa Whited is the Global Marketing Director for Call It Spring (of the Aldo Group), an on-trend, affordable shoe and accessories brand with a sustainable and fully vegan product offering. As Global Marketing Director for the brand, Alyssa spearheads the 360-degree integrated marketing direction for all of North America and...more

Speaking at: Networking (advance sign-up required); Championing a culture of inclusion

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