Advisory Board

Advisory Board Members

Kerry Appleyard

Senior Vice President, Scripted
Temple Street Productions

Agnes Augustin

President & CEO
Shaw Rocket Fund

Since 2004, Agnes Augustin has overseen the Shaw Rocket Fund with its ongoing commitment to be a champion of Canadian children’s and youth programming through the Fund’s investments in television and digital content and with the launch of the much celebrated Shaw Rocket Prize. Her dedication to increase the...more

Speaking at: Kids Buyers Panel - Focus On 6-11s

Kelsey Balance

Head of Programming
Seeso NBCU

Kelsey Balance is the Head of Programming for Seeso, a newly launched ad-free comedy streaming channel from NBCUniversal’s Digital Enterprises. As Director of Programming, Balance will have oversight of all originals, acquisitions and co-productions, including fan favorites and critically acclaimed “Flowers,” “Take My Wife,” and “HarmonQuest.” Prior to joining NBCUniversal in...more

Speaking at: Carving Out Your Place: How To Succeed Amongst The OTT Giants

David Beebe

Vice President, Global Creative + Content Marketing
Marriott International Inc

JC Cangilla

New Form Digital

Vanessa Case

EVP Content
Blue Ant Media

Jennifer Dodge

SVP, Development & Production, Nickelodeon Preschool

Caressa Douglas

SVP, Branded Integration
Branded Entertainment Network (BEN)

Rebecca Howard

SVP, Emerging Platforms & Partnerships
Discovery Communications

Joan Lambur

Executive Vice President Family Entertainment
Breakthrough Entertainment

Amber Mac

Konnekt Digital Engagement

Tom McGillis

President, Executive Producer
Fresh TV Inc

Patrick McGuire

Head of Content
VICE Canada

Patrick McGuire is a journalist and documentary producer who is currently VICE Canada's Head of Content. As VICE launched their Canadian TV network VICELAND this year, Patrick has been on the team overseeing original television production, alongside the youth-targeted digital and print journalism the brand is known for, which spans...more

Anna Nicoll

VP, International PR

Jackie Poriadjian-Asch

Canada Goose

Joseph Schneier

VP, Production & Development
Discovery Channel

Speaking at: Unscripted Buyers

Justin Stockman

VP Pay and OTT Services
Bell Media

Nina Sudra

General Manager
Vice Media Inc.

Igal Svet

Senior Director, Development
National Geographic Channels

Igal Svet is Senior Director, Development at National Geographic Partners. Based in New York City, Svet is responsible for the development and the greenlight of premium content in the forms of original series, specials and documentaries. Over the past year the National Geographic premiered sweeping original series and documentaries such as Mars, The Story of God with Morgan...more

Cheryl Taylor

Controller, CBBC
BBC Children's

Brian Toombs

VP, Partner Content
Funny Or Die


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