About our Councils and Committees
IAB Canada’s Councils and Committees are an important focus of our structure, and offer unique opportunities for project leadership, knowledge-sharing and networking across various areas of interest or specialization.
IAB Canada Councils:
IAB Canada Councils are invite-only meetings to discuss larger industry and regional issues within the online advertising industry. Please note that IAB Canada Councils are closed meetings at this time.
Ad Tech Council
Chair – Laura Main, Quantcast
Chair – Perry Di Iorio, HATCH64
Chair – Fil Lourenco, Havas Media Canada
Chair – Sean Dixon, Omnicom Media Group Canada
Chair – Chris Ovsenny, Points
Chair – Gah-Yee Won, Scotiabank
Chair – Brandon Kirk, Rogers Media
Chair – Brian Batenburg, The Globe and Mail
Policy & Regulatory Affairs Council
Chair – Jill Briggs, IAB Canada
Atlantic Regional Council
Chair – Margot Walsh, MW360 Media
Chair – Shawn Lowe, Time + Space Media
Chair – Stephane Hue, Omnicom Media Group
Chair – Vladimir Tasovac, Pelmorex, The Weather Network/Météomédia
Western Regional Council
Chair – Marc Brasset, Western Media Group
Chair – Michelle Cunningham, MightyHive
IAB Canada’s Committees:
IAB Canada Committees determine best practices and standards, identify research gaps in various channels, and with approval of the Board of Directors, establish the ongoing priorities for IAB Canada.
If you would like to get involved in an IAB Canada Committee, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll add you to the appropriate Committee distribution list and send you upcoming meeting invites.
Ad Operations Committee – Jennifer Chan, Rogers Media and Julien Savoie, Native Touch
A.I (Artificial Intelligence)/Emerging Platforms Committee – Jason Wodlinger, The Globe and Mail and Nigel Newton, Filament AI
Audio Committee – Chris Nimigon, Global and Robin Neufeld, CBC
Branded Content/Social Media Committee – Lydia Pulez, Pelmorex – The Weather Network,
Krista Lewis, TrueMedia and Haem Roy, Rouge Media
Data Analytics Committee – Rose Hutchison, Rogers and Seif Khemasissia, INNOCEAN
DOOH Committee – Jennfier Bidwell, Astral OOH and Jordana Fatsis, Atedra
Mobile Committee – Alan Sifuentes, Chameleon Digital Media and Amanda Dorenberg, FrontRunner Technology
Multicultural Media Committee – Hayder Sultan, MultiPulse Ltd.
Programmatic Trading Committee – Emil Torma, District M and Katie Wolf, Peloton Media
Research Committee – Jamie Armstrong, Eyereturn and Nick Drew, Fuse Insights
Search Committee – Carmel Doherty, Google Canada and Sam Leung, The Aber Group
Video Streaming Committee – RJ Pauloski, Teads and Katrina Santos, Bell Media
NOTE: Your company must be an IAB Canada member to join one of our Councils or Committees.
If your company is interested in membership, please fill out our online membership form.