TEDxToronto is brought to you by dedicated volunteers who donate their time and skills to the non-profit initiative. We’ll be profiling each sub-committee throughout the summer. This week, we’ll start by introducing you to the good people behind marketing.
After cutting her teeth managing PR for tech companies, Erin joined Sprouter to better utilize her passion for networking, community-building & Web 2.0 technologies. As Community Manager, Erin is the voice of the Sprouter community of entrepreneurs.
A journalism grad who loves all things social media, Erin is also a tech writer at BlogTO and a columnist at Women’s Post, and has written for publications including VentureBeat. Erin is a co-organizer of Twestival Toronto, one of the founders of GenYTO and can be found on her blog, ErinBury.com.
Follow @erin_buryAshley Moore – PR & Copywriting
“Amo” works for MuchMTV as a Marketing and Promotions Coordinator. She’s helped to host the MMVAs, meets countless celebrities, writes a blog on new music, and is a card-carrying member of Toronto’s underground music scene.
Follow @amoore11Lynnette Visaya – PR
Lynnette is a superhero – Prior to being half of the PR team ING DIRECT, she worked as a consultant at a government relations agency, made PR things happen in the tech and entertainment industries, and was the founding Editor of Laurier magazine Blueprint. Today, she bikes to work in Markham from College Street. How long does it take her? “1.5 hours usually, each way. So it’s not bad.” No big deal.
Follow @lvisayaGloria Chik – Blogger
Gloria is a high-energy blogger, writer, marketer, social media specialist, business school geek, and Toronto Fashion community member. As the founder of urbanebloc.com, she spends her time perusing the city and online story telling for emerging people, places and things. In the past she's been published in ION Magazine, Dose.ca, and most recently Scion Magazine. Some call her Bat Girl – working her days at an unbank and spending her after hours taking on new challenges.
Follow @urbaneblocHeidi Tsao – General
In Marketing at ING DIRECT, personal projects, and life in general, believes that new ideas are the food that fuels action. Always hungry, always willing to share. Let's eat!