Co-Founder & CMO of TrendrMontréal, Québec, Canada
Currently the co-founder and CMO of Trendr: Simplest Way for Business Professionals to Meet Face to Face. Overall, 15 years of broad based experience in entrepreneurial, corporate and non government environments. Specialties: Social Networking, Alliance Building, Crowdsourcing, Social Media, Digital Strategy, Project Management, People Skills, Public Relations, Collaborative Projects, Customer Service, Sales, Marketing, Communications, Stakeholder Alignment, Mentoring, Speaking, Branding & Identity, Community Engagement
Opportunities I've postedNone at the moment.
Social Media, Travel Industry,Information Communication Technologies(ICT),Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR), Community and Corporate Wikis, Environmental entrepreneurship, skiing, traveling and writing.
Our Mission: To take the complexity out of connecting business professionals Face to Face. Learn more: ow.ly/e8NSf
Trendr: The Mobile Meeting Platform
"Meet People that Mean Business"
Global Supply Chain Council Annual Conference (Shanghai)
Topic: Demand Planning & Business Forecasting
Panel Curator & Moderator
Seventh China International Animation Game Expo 2011
Topic: Social Media and the Impact of Entertainment delievery for the Mobile Industry
140 Conference NYC 2011 (140Conf or State of Now)
Real Time Internet
Topic: Enjoyable Moments in Social Media
Social Media Week Hong Kong 2011
Topic: Social Media & Social Responsibility(CSR)
CHINA ECONOMIC REVIEW
New Media Publishing in China 2010
Topic: Microblogging in China.
BarCamp 2010 Shanghai
Topic: Social Media & Realtime Customer Service
Microsoft Internal Audience
Topic: Microsoft KB Social Media Program
BarCamp 2009 Shanghai
Topic: Connecting the dots leveraging Social Media
Institute of Business Planning & Forecasting
Chef David Jean Marteau
Hongmenart CrowdSourcing Fashion Platform
2011 Google Android Conference CEO dinner
Omega China Golf Tour
China Travel Innovation Summit Media
Twestival Shanghai - fundraising
JZ Jazz School
Canadian Chamber of Commerce Shanghai (CSR/Media Committees)
Craig Kielburger - Free the Children Shanghai visit
A Co-Founder of Crowdsourcing Week 2013
Areas of interest: social media, location based services, mobile and augmented reality
Contributed to a customer service global steering committee on Social Media scoped with creating guidelines and best practices.
Host of MSKB60 Video series - Microsoft Knowledge Base on Youtube
Interviewed on Microsoft Talk - Episode 17
Participated in creative process and media collatorals for live@edu , MSDN, System Center Advisor
Social media interaction & tools selection across Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin. This included working with Lithium Social Media montioring tools plus Facebook Insights.
V-team organizer around MSDN, TechNet & other important technical resources to share via social media (summer 2010)
Microsoft All-In-One Code Framework for developers. Incld: MSDN Code Gallery, NuGet & China Software Developer Network (CSDN)
MVP Global Summit 2011, MVP day Shanghai 2010, MVP day Beijing 2009
I was also involved in the management of a marketing executive who assisted in the scheduling of meetings, proposal writing and sales process.
Selected to contribute to a company-wide company survey and review team for best practices and development of internal processes.
Recipient of customer service “golden opportunities” for positive customer feedback.
Facilitated onboarding of 2 other co-founders
Actively worked with coffee roasters to ensure operations were in line with company standards including: roasting and packaging requirements.
Created a team environment and delegated responsibilities including website development, marketing materials, business plan creation and a privacy officer.
Directly negotiated newspaper and online advertisement contracts
Management of marketing and public relations including public speaking, interviews on CBC and CTV news networks plus the creation of a campaign website.
Actively pursued venture capital for the managing partners of egroup, inc. Responsible for obtaining a presentation slot at the Toronto Venture Captial Group in order for the Partner to make their presentation.
Strategically worked on building the online position of the company in order to assist in the growth of the operations. Consistently introduced managing partners to strategic alliances that benefitted both companies.
Research Assistantship w/ Dr. Renate Eigenbrod
•Acknowledged as a Key Note presenter at the 2001 McMaster Peace Studies Symposium with the presentation of 2 committee selected presentations on public space and identity in a multicultural society.