#WeCelebrateLeaders is a national campaign, on a mission to define leadership.
We can't hire, promote, or be great leaders if we don't know what it takes to be a great leader.
Follow the journey as we interview 12 best-in-class leaders from across the country.
A monthly video interview series, brought to you by
HOW DID WE CHOOSE?
Here's how we chose these 12 best-in-class leaders.
Have been instrumental in guiding companies through business transformation
Have successfully navigated tech startups through early growth phases
Have built teams, disruptive technology solutions, or diverse workplace cultures that have been fundamental to their company’s growth
Meet the pros! One leader to be profiled each month.
June 12, 2018
Head of People Operations, Ritual
Lorena Scott is a Colombian born entrepreneur and investor. Over the past eight years she has come to call Toronto “home”, and as a member of the Canadian tech community, Lorena is passionate about supporting women entrepreneurs and women in tech...
VP, People & Culture, O2E
Jerry Gratton is all about people – it’s even in his title at O2E Brands, the banner company for 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, WOW 1 DAY PAINTING, You Move Me, and Shack Shine. Jerry has helped conceptualize and nurture our employee life-cycle, from talent acquisition and development to retention...
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September 18, 2018
Chief Marketing Officer, TouchBistro
Toan Dinh has been helping technology and mobile companies build effective and scalable revenue and customer acquisition engines for more than nine years. With a proven track record in crafting sales and marketing processes, systems, and metrics, he’s known to industry leaders, VCs, and team members as a trustworthy...
VP of Marketing & Communications, Joey Restaurant Group
Britt Innes is the Vice President of Marketing & Communications for the JOEY Restaurant Group, a collection of over 37 restaurants. Innes develops and oversees the implementation of marketing, communication and branding strategies for the companies two brands; JOEY Restaurants and LOCAL Public Eatery...
VP, Wealth, Coinsquare
Ali Irshad is a dynamic and passionate leader with a 13+ year track record of driving multi-million-dollar sales growth in highly competitive professional markets. His tenacious approach to architecting, modelling, hiring, training, and leading large revenue divisions has successfully lead his teams to achieve outstanding goals...
VP of Account Management, The Leadership Agency
Elizabeth Prigioniero is a natural born leader with tenacity in her blood. As VP of Account Management at The Leadership Agency, Elizabeth is currently leading, building and coaching a team of high-performing Account Managers. Being employee #1, Elizabeth has grown her team from the ground up from 1 to 5 people within less than a year, while overseeing a $1M book of business...