Martech Council


The CMA Martech Council provides thought leadership and insights to help marketers understand how to operate in the “new” through the use of technology, and is a leading source of information exploring evolving trends, human implications, business outcomes, and forward thinking leadership.

Council Members

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Geoff Linton

President, Tekside.io

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Paul Lacap

Acting AVP, Marketing and Communications, University of Manitoba

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Anil Sankar

Director, Business Operations and Innovation, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

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Erwin Rivera

VP, Digital & Technology, Mindshape Creative Marketing & Design Inc.

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Connie Lam

AVP, Customer Engagement Management, TD Bank Group

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Jeff Pontes

VP, Digital Strategy & Data Analytics, Salt XC

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Colleen Preisner

Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Shift Paradigm

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Irene Beninato

AVP, Digital Engagement and Customer Communications, HSBC Canada

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Lidia Feraco

Professor, School of Business, Conestoga College

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Michael Annett

Industry Head, Financial Services, Introhive

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Stephanie Wu

Senior Manager, Marketing Data Strategy and Martech Enablement, BMO Financial Group

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Vera Cvetkovic

VP Solutions, Americas, MediaMonks Toronto Limited

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Darcy Kelley

Managing Director, , Annalect, Omnicom Media Group

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Sajad Semsar

Director, Marketing Technology, Bell Canada

Recent Articles Authored by Council

Marketing in the cookieless era

Signal loss and cookie deprecation pose varying challenges to marketers, as our online ecosystem has evolved around cookies in the past 20 years, particularly with respect to adtech companies, demand-side platforms and data management platforms.

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A look at channel marketing technology

Many companies, especially software vendors, are shifting their focus to building growth through their partner networks. These partners are either implementers, consultants, value added resellers or distributors who are closer to the end client and can bring leads back to the vendor.

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How do low code/no code tools impact marketing?

Canada is home to one million technology industry employees, including approximately 47,000 software engineers and 104,000 computer programmers. That translates to only...

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Martech trends

What can we expect to see in 2022? Upcoming trends and recommendations marketing leaders should adopt for martech best practices.

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Tips for planning your martech stack: A practical approach

Numerous business experts emphasize the strategic importance of building a “technology endowment” of integrated tech run by specialists, scientists and architects. So, where should companies focus in 2022?

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Martech frameworks

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