Steve Melles, Chair

The Globe and Mail, Director of Globe Alliance and Business Development

Robert Brown

Cineplex Entertainment, Vice President, Cineplex Media

Robert Brown, Vice President Cineplex Media, joined Cineplex Entertainment in 2004 and manages Cineplex Media research initiatives, Media Analytics, business to business marketing and communications, partner cinema relationships and sales systems development among other responsibilities. He had a previous career leading media planning and strategy for various top tier brands in some of Canada’s leading media agencies. Robert is a Board of Directors member for Vividata and is a member of the IAB Canada Publisher and Digital O-O- H committees.

Carolyn Cramer

Exponential Inc., Country Manager - Canada at Exponential

Maor Daniel

Microsoft Advertising, SMB Sales & Business Lead - Canada

Maor Daniel has been in the Digital Advertising industry for over eight years, working with the likes of Bell, Yellow Pages, Metroland Media Group, Yahoo and currently, Microsoft. Maor has a passion for empowering Start Ups and SMBs to achieve more through Search and Digital Advertising. As the Sales & Business Lead for Microsoft Search Advertising, Canada, he leads a team of Account Managers, Account Executives & Account Specialists, ensuring marketplace health and customer satisfaction. Maor’s appetite for business development and customer obsession has led him to receive numerous local and global accolades within the 3.5 years he has been with Microsoft. In Maor’s spare time he mentors and volunteers his time with a Toronto based YES (Youth Employment Services) organization which helps young urban entrepreneurs design, develop and launch local and global businesses.

Marie de Fombelle

Bell Media Inc., Associate Director - Inventory Performance

John Fanous

Google Canada, Large client sales

Chris Goodridge

Torstar Corporation, President

Brad Hayden

Bell Media Inc., Director, Media Ops

Jeff MacPherson

CBC.ca, Sr. Manager Ad Operations

With 20 years experience in the digital industry, Jeff has had the opportunity of working for some of the the most innovative premium publishers in Canada. In his current role as Director, Monetization Platforms & Services for CBC.ca he is tasked with informing digital strategy with industry practices and new and emerging technologies, supporting existing revenue streams and creating new possibilities. Jeff has been associated with various IAB groups for 15 years and is an active member of the digital community.

Michka Mancini

Rogers Digital Media, VP, Media Sales

As Vice President of Digital Sales, Innovation and Emerging Media, Mancini leads the national and local Digital Sales & Solutions teams, representing Rogers Media’s unparalleled portfolio of media brands, coupled with 200+ partner websites, delivering premium advertising formats, branded content, and programmatic solutions.

An accomplished sales professional with 17 years of progressive experience, Mancini boasts an impressive list of credentials. Prior to joining Rogers Media, she served as Director of Digital Sales & Ad Operations for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), where she was instrumental in developing and executing the company’s digital sales strategy, resulting in accelerated revenue growth. Mancini joined CBC in 2008 where she successfully formed the Digital Sales & Ad Operations department, establishing the broadcaster’s digital advertising footprint amongst the advertising community.  In 2011, she led the integration of CBC & Radio Canada’s digital salesforce into a centralized team, and its success served as the benchmark for full business integration (TV & Radio) across both companies.

Prior to her role at CBC, Mancini held various positions with Shaw Media (formerly Canwest Global Communications Corporation), including Director of Digital Sales & Ad Operations, where she oversaw advertising sales, client solutions and Ad Operations for more than 80 owned and operated websites.

Mancini is a graduate of Ryerson University’s School of Business Management and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Information and Technology Management.

Jennifer Peacock

AOL Canada, Account Executive, Publisher Services

Will Rizzuto

Bell Media Inc., Associate Director - Inventory Performance

Will Rizzuto is responsible for the Digital Programmatic and Data Operations at Bell Media. Prior to joining the team at Bell, Will has held a host of Ad Operations leadership positions in New York, Boston, London, and Toronto. Will’s expertise lie most notably in Programmatic Sales and Operations Strategy, Yield Management, Ad Product and Project Management, and Team/Resource Development.

Karin Rossi

Reader's Digest Association Canada (ULC), Publisher

Andrew Saunders

The Globe and Mail, VP Advertising Sales

Marshall Self

Google Canada, Head of Agency, Canada

Sandy Sidhom

Metroland Media Group Ltd., Manager, Digital Sales Performance

Robyn Sullivan

CBC.ca, Director, Digital Revenue Optimization & Innovation

Robyn has been in the media business for 20 years with the last 10 dedicated to the digital space.  She thrives within its fast pace of change and is enthusiastic about developing revenue strategies that take advantage of the evolving digital landscape. In her current role, Director, Revenue Optimization & Innovation at CBC & Radio-Canada, Robyn provides monetization leadership to the corporation during the 2020 conventional to digital transition strategy.

Theresa Todkill

Yahoo Canada, Sr. Manager, Account Management

Jason Wodlinger

Quebecor Media Sales, Sr. Manager Digital Products & Operations