Advisory Board

Advisory Board Members

Allison Litzinger

VP Marketing-Brand, Customer & Loyalty
The Bay

Allison Litzinger is the VP Marketing at Hudson’s Bay where she leads brand strategy and marketing, consumer & market insights, and is responsible for retaining, transforming and growing Hudson’s Bay’s loyal customer base. 

Prior to joining Hudson’s Bay, Allison spent over 18 years building brands and business on the agency side....more

Speaking on: The BIG BRAINstorm: Relevance, reinvention and rejection

Brent Nelsen

Chief Strategy Officer
Leo Burnett

Brent in his own words is powered by “culture and caffeine” plus some wine thrown in for good measure. With 25+ years of experience, Brent’s been responsible for leading brand & creative strategy transformation for a multitude of local and global clients / agencies across NA, EU, APAC, Eastern Europe...more

Speaking on: The BIG BRAINstorm: Relevance, reinvention and rejection

Jackie Poriadjian-Asch

Director
The Supreme Cannabis Company

Carol Shmygol

Senior VP, Reputation & Brand
ATB Financial

Carol Shmygol has 30 years experience in the world of marketing, having meandered her way to Calgary via Toronto, Halifax and Vancouver with Cossette – one of Canada’s preeminent advertising agencies. Shmygol has worked with major brands including General Motors, PEI Tourism, Bell, Scotiabank, and many more in between. She...more

Trinh Tham

CMO
Harry Rosen

Trinh is the Chief Marketing Officer for Harry Rosen, Canada’s most iconic luxury menswear retailer, where she oversees marketing and e-Commerce for a portfolio of banners including Harry Rosen, Ermenegildo Zegna and The Outlet by Harry Rosen.  She is responsible for reinventing how Harry Rosen connects with clients and drives business growth through its brand strategies, integrated marketing, product marketing, insights &...more

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