Our 2018 speakers in Toronto

Maud Clavier

Free-lancer, VR & 360° Video
Maud Clavier has been active in the 360 ° / VR video world in France since 2015. At the time, she was the CEO and founder of Clap & Zap, a company creating immersive content mainly for brands. Wishing to collaborate with external companies and to be a creative director, she leaves her structure in early 2018 to become a freelancer as a line producer and director. She finished her film 360 ° Filamu in July 2018, shot in Tanzania, which was selected for the program of the Canadian festival Fivars. Finally, she also works with La Maison des Scénaristes to promote 360 writing through calls for projects and events.

Eric Fantone

Studio Head, DV Group
Eric started as a creative and technical consultant for companies like SND/M6 or Ubisoft before opening a service & consulting company for Asian and American clients. He also produced several features, focusing on international projects, some selected in Cannes Film Festival and one for an Oscar. In 2014, Eric created LITTLE EMPIRE Entertainment, an international IP management company specialized in finding, developing and financing graphic novel and videogame IPs for the TV & film industry. He then joined forces with DVGroup to develop their studio activities.

Benjamin Gans

Cap Digital
Aged 45, Benjamin Gans is a serial entrepreneur, who created several companies since 1998 (movie, real estate and lately a startup in data). He is now running EdFab, a new structure dedicated to innovation in education, training and future of work. EdFab is based located in Paris and was created by Cap Digital, the biggest digital company clusters.

Noredine Ghachi

Creative director and Co-Founder of DOWiNO
Nordine Ghachi is creative director and co-founder of DOWiNO. Gamer, programmer and game designer since his early childhood, he has 15 years of experience in video games, mobile applications and web design, both in design and supervision. Today, he designs and coordinates the majority of DOWiNO projects and has completed more than a hundred of projects, from design to deployment, including: A Blind Legend, Smokitten, GlucoZor, WasteblasterZ ...

Sophie Howe

CEO & Founder, Xesto
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Ann Poochareon

Founder, Little Robot Friends
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Jesse Stommel

Executive Director, Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies, University of Mary Washington
Jesse Stommel is Executive Director of the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies at University of Mary Washington. He is also Co-founder of Digital Pedagogy Lab and Hybrid Pedagogy: an open-access journal of learning, teaching, and technology. He is a documentary filmmaker and teaches courses about pedagogy, film, and new media. He experiments relentlessly with learning interfaces, both digital and analog, and his research focuses on higher education pedagogy, critical digital pedagogy, and assessment.

Pat Whelan

CEO & Co-Founder, Paddle HR
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Ozge Yeloglu

Chief Data Scientist, Customer Success Unit, Microsoft Canada
Ozge Yeloglu is Chief Data Scientist, Customer Success Unit at Microsoft Canada. She is focused on fintech and building analytics solutions for some of the biggest financial services companies in Canada. She works directly with the VP Analytics, the CTO, the director of Analytics, and data scientists to help and advise them in building data analytics solutions to increase customer satisfaction, revenue, and efficiency and to optimize their operations to stay ahead of the curve in today’s competitive market.

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