TRU Marketing Association is proud to announce they will be hosting the 2nd annual Thompson Rivers University, Business Gala.
Join marketing innovators, industry leaders, business professionals and TRU Students for an evening of networking and keynote speakers for an evening of cultivating ideas. Guests will experience a unique networking opportunity on the lower floor before being brought upstairs and served an elegant dinner while the keynote speakers discuss all things modern marketing.
Jeff Gibbard is Chief Social Strategist at I’m From The Future (IFTF), a Social Media and Technical SEO Agency in Philadelphia. He’s been working in the social media industry from the very beginning, and unlike many of those in his industry, he’s been focused on the real-life business applications from the start.
Since starting his company, Jeff has designed strategies for clients in virtually every industry, and across all sized companies from funded startups with no revenue, to multi-billion dollar organizations.
He is a graduate of Temple University and earned his MBA from Drexel University.
He’s a well-respected strategist, popular keynote speaker, and a prolific blogger, podcaster, and vlogger.
Julio joined TRU in 2016 after teaching digital marketing at UBC and Sauder School of Business (and prior at SFU).
He is formerly the VP of Marketing at rFactr, a social media technology and consulting company and was one of the earliest employees at HootSuite, a Canadian Billion dollar social media company.
As a recognized expert, he has appeared on national TV programs like Global News is a recognized Forbes top 30 social media influencer (#25). He has worked or partnered with innovative companies like Microsoft, Aflac, MasterCard and HootSuite to develop awareness in the North American and global markets using social media.
Julio is your go-to guy for personal branding and on how to use LinkedIn to give yourself an unfair advantage in the job market.