Chief Innovation Officer
Agent Innovateur Inc
Angele is founder of Agent Innovateur Inc., a new type of agency focused on creating better products, experiences and technologies for the digital consumer. She is currently incubating two social entreprises, pioneering an applied innovation graduate PhD program at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and is the editor-in-chief for Society of Digital Agency's (SoDA) annual trend report. A "traditigal" marketer, Angele has spent over 20 years in both traditional and digital marketing communications. Prior to launching her new agency, Angele led Dare North America’s strategy and innovation group and Dare Labs -- architecting brand communities, social networks, commercial web sites, e-learning portals, corporate blogs and spearheading social media initiatives. Her clients include McDonald's North America, Ronald McDonald House Charities Global, Best Buy/Future Shop, SAP Global, the Gap, Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC), Tourism British Columbia, and Sony Ericsson. Angele believes in giving back and building learning cultures. She is an advisory board member for the Merging+Media association, Achilles Media's Film, TV and Next Media events, Kibooco (kids edutainment start-up) and the Digital Strategy Advisory Committee for UBC. She was the visionary for Dare Sessions and Cossette Convergence events, is a guest faculty member at the Banff New Media Institute and social media planning instructor for the University of British Columbia. An accomplished presenter, she leads workshops and lectures on social innovation, digital marketing, e-philanthropy and social media in the US and Canada. Angele, a proud french canadian, is a graduate of Canada's first multimedia focused BAA degree from Ryerson University.