Advisory Board

Advisory Board Members

Jason Dubroy

The Commercery

Jason Dubroy is one of Canada's most prominent omnicommerce marketing experts. As a popular speaker and consultant, he provides commerce strategy, opportunity insight, and retail futures work to agencies, brands, retailers, and trade associations across North America.

He helped found the Shopper Marketing Forum conference in 2010, was its co-chair in 2011, and...more

Speaking on: Opening Remarks,Finding opportunities in the midst of retail change,Closing Remarks

Matt Kohler

Managing Director

Matt Kohler is a senior executive with a track record of exceptional growth in multiple industries, including consumer goods, financial services, and software.

As the managing director at McCain, Kohler serves as the commercial leader for the Canadian retail business, with full P&L accountability, as well as direct oversight of marketing...more

Speaking on: Opening Remarks,The forces keeping marketers up at night (and how to get some rest),Closing Remarks

Brock Leeson

SVP, Product & Innovation
Plus Company

As SVP, Product and Innovation, Leeson is responsible for leading Plus Company media products forward through next generation thinking and category leading technologies. 

With 18 years of experience across online and offline media, Leeson strategically guides clients through everything from digital transformations to next generation performance marketing. He has led transformative digital work with clients like Nike,...more

Robin Neufeld

Director of Business Marketing
Advance powered by Loblaw

Robin Neufeld, MBA, CM, is the director of business marketing at Advance powered by Loblaw, the retail media division of Loblaw Companies Limited. Robin brings more than 15 years of experience in media and marketing strategy to Loblaw, from both CPG and publisher marketing divisions.

After earning her MBA at the University...more

Speaking on: Opening Remarks,Closing Remarks

Eva Salem

SVP, Marketing & Brand
Canadian Tire

An innovative and entrepreneurial marketing executive with a proven track record for delivering award-winning creative and strong results, Eva Salem is the vice president of marketing for Canadian Tire Retail. Salem oversees the Canadian Tire marketing team, where she is responsible for brand building, creative ideation, and marketing initiatives for Canada’s...more

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