Digital Marketing for Financial Services is the largest gathering of financial digital marketers in Canada. This exclusive marketing conference is the only event designed specifically to give Financial Institutions the tools to elevate their digital strategy and build business. Gain practical strategies and guidance to:
When Google wants to explain innovation and marketing to the top brands in the world, they bring Mitch Joel to the Googleplex in Mountain View, California. Marketing Magazine dubbed him the "Rock Star of Digital Marketing" and called him, "one of North America's leading digital visionaries." Mitch Joel is President of Mirum – a global digital marketing agency operating in 20 countries with over 2500 employees (although he prefers the title, Media Hacker). He has been named one of the top 100 online marketers in the world, and was awarded the highly prestigious Canada's Top 40 Under 40.
Joel is frequently called upon to be a subject matter expert for Fast Company, Marketing Magazine, Strategy, The Globe & Mail and many other media outlets. He is a columnist for the Harvard Business Review, Inc. Magazine, The Huffington Post and other magazines and newspapers. His first book, Six Pixels of Separation (published by Grand Central Publishing - Hachette Book Group), named after his successful blog and podcast is a business and marketing bestseller. His second book, CTRL ALT Delete, (also published by Grand Central Publishing) was named one of the best business books of 2013 by Amazon. His next book, Algorhythm, will look at how the future of business will blend data and creativity. Mitch is also the host of Groove – The No Treble Podcast, where he is slowly trying to build the largest oral history of electric bass players in the world.
David Gair is the marketing director for Allstate Canada. He is a finance guy masquerading as a marketer, so he believes that in today’s measurement-focused, ROI optimizing, evolving digital world, it’s all about results. Since joining Allstate Canada, David has championed marketing’s role as an accountable business function.
David delivers the marketing strategy for Allstate including integrated marketing, digital and cultural campaigns, along with lower funnel efforts, direct response and oversight of Allstate.ca. Regardless of the challenge, there is one constant this financial marketer stands by: customer-centric marketing.
Previous to Allstate Canada, David worked for more than a decade at Dell, both in Canada and Europe, honing his digital and direct response marketing skills. David holds a BA from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from The Schulich School of Business. He lives in the quaint village of Unionville with his wife and two children.
Tammy Cash is a marketing, digital content and social media expert. With over 20 years of marketing and communications experience, she has specialized in transitioning companies and financial advisors from using traditional marketing practices into the new digital and social era. Mrs. Cash is co-head of marketing for the Canadian Chapter of Women in ETFs.
After ending a promising career in interpretive dance, Ed joined the Wells Fargo Social Media team in 2012. In his lead strategist role, Ed keeps abreast of new capabilities, best practices, and platform performance, and synthesizes that information to share with 80+ business lines across the enterprise to help elevate their social media efforts. Ed continues to introduce new concepts and technologies to better serve the Wells Fargo customer base - he is yet to be invited to a legal and compliance pot-luck. Ed is fresh out of New Zealand (not Australia) and now resides in San Francisco. In his spare time he’s trying to understand baseball.