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 – Ian Hewetson, Eyereturn Marketing
Chair – Perry Di Iorio, HATCH64
Chair – Derek Bhopalsingh, Wavemaker
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 us, 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) Committee – Nigel Newton, Filament AI and Tony Singh, Google
Audio Committee – Robin Neufeld, CBC and Christoper Nimigon, Global
Branded Content Committee – Lydia Pulez, Pelmorex – The Weather Network and Haem Roy, Rouge Media
Data Analytics Committee – Seif Khemasissia, INNOCEAN and Lysianne Planche, Loblaw Digital
DOOH Committee – Jordana Fatsis, Atedra and Abby Worthington, OUTFRONT Media
Emerging Platforms Committee – Jason Wodlinger, The Globe and Mail
Mobile Committee – Marina Matyash, Zenith Optimedia and Saad Uddin, Native Touch
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 – Sam Leung, The Aber Group and Samantha Vandermark, Amazon Canada
Social Media Committee – Krista Lewis, True Media and Raven Opatovsky, Snapchat
Video 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.