Jason Kinnear

In The Team by Ethan Rasiel

Based in Toronto, Canada, Jason has over 20 years of experience working with established technology players and startups disrupting entrenched business models, while helping “non-tech” B2B and B2C companies across verticals navigate this exciting new age. At Lightspeed PR, he works on the Wave and Nudge Rewards accounts.

Jason spent over 8 years as SVP and National Technology Sector Lead for Edelman Canada, the world’s largest independent communications firm. He joined Edelman to build its Technology Practice, which he grew to one of top Technology Practices in the country.

Jason is a strong advocate and supporter of Canada’s startup ecosystem. He has worked with Communitech to promote its HYPERDRIVE program to applicants across North America, is a frequent advisor to entrepreneurs at MaRS and has worked closely with startups and organizations such as InteraXon, creators of the Muse headband, Financeit, Flexiti, Foko Retail, Nest Wealth, Mogo and Goldmoney.

Clients Jason has worked with include: Uber, TELUS Enterprise, HP Canada, Microsoft, Intuit, LinkedIn, Ubisoft, Autodesk, Best Buy, Kobo, Avanade, Citrix, Canon, Bell Aliant, Accenture Canada, Symantec, AMD, Scotiabank, Mondelez, Concur, MTS Allstream, Oracle Corporation Canada, Adobe Systems Canada, and Celestica.