As President and Chief Innovation Officer of Delvinia, he manages the Digital Innovation practice which applies a combination of human-centric design methods, data-driven insights and emerging digital technologies to craft new disruptive business models and digital products.
While originally trained in architecture, Steve began his career as a video game designer and producer in the early ‘90s. In 2000 he joined Delvinia, and began to build its digital marketing services practice. His focus has always been on new business development, and creating an environment where both his clients and team can play, learn and grow together.
Steve is passionate about helping organizations of all kinds transform their business models to meet the needs and demands of today’s digital economy. This extends beyond Delvinia, as the current Chair of the Board of the Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) and as a member of a variety of advisory boards.
Steve is a frequent speaker at marketing, market research and digital customer experience events. He frequently speaks on topics such as innovation, emerging technology, automation, customer experience and digital trends.
“Best final night keynote in 5 years” ~ Queen’s Marketing Association
2018 Insights Leadership Conference
AI, Blockchain, Automation – Changes Ahead of the MR Ecosystem
MRIA National Conference 2015
Research Automation – The Future is Now
FastCasual.com Webinar 2020
Why ResearchTech is the Next Big Thing in Your Marketing Technology Stack
Steve is a frequent source for media interviews and has been published in a variety of local and national publications, including Marketing magazine and The Globe and Mail.
A proven marketing and General Manager with over a decade of experience in delivering successful commercial outcomes for tier-one consumer goods organisations in local, regional and global roles.
The core to this success has been leveraging the rare combination of three strong attributes in corporates and start-ups:
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