At Best Startup Canada we track over 100,000 Canadian startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top British Columbia based CEO’ operating in the Content space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
CEO of PressReader
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About PressReader: PressReader offers unlimited digital access to over 7,000 newspapers and magazines from all over the world.
Founder & CEO of Final Stage Entertainment
Spencer Smyl is the Founder and CEO of Final Stage Entertainment Inc.
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About Final Stage Entertainment: Final Stage Entertainment is a producer, distributor, and channel operator of gaming video content.
CEO & Co-Founder of PLAYR.gg
Entrepreneur, CEO, Strategist, Content Creator
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About PLAYR.gg, The Human Startup: PLAYR.gg was a technology platform that enables enterprise brands to generate, segment, and activate first-party customer data.
CEO of Nickel One Resources Inc.
Loeber has over 30 years of international business experience. He has been involved in the financing and promotion of early stage through to production level resource companies for over 20 years. Mr. Loeber was directly involved in the launch of U.S. Silver which is currently the largest pure silver mine in the United States. He was one of the founders of Sandspring Resources, which raised over CDN $60 million and took the Toroparu gold deposit in British Guyana to over 10 million ounces. His extensive network is focused on Europe, Asia and North America where he matches these investors with the capital requirements of public companies. Mr Loeber was one of the founders of Carlisle Goldfields, recently taken over by Alamos Gold at over a 100% premium to the market.
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About Nickel One Resources Inc.: Nickel One Resources is a Canadian-based exploration company with 2 discoveries on a new district scale nickel play.
Co-Founder & CEO of Circus
CoFounder/CEO @CircusHR – Cutting the HR headache for film & TV. #CanadianScreenAward nominated Producer (#HelloDestroyer, #TIFF16).
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About Circus: Powering studios, behind the scenes.
CEO and founder of Appnovation
Arnold Leung is the Founder at Appnovation.
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About Appnovation: Appnovation is a global Digital Solutions and Managed Services provider, delivering strategy, app development and enterprise integrations.
CEO of Native Ads Inc.
Currently Jon is focusing on an amazing opportunity to change the landscape of online advertising by providing leadership to NativeAds.com. Native Ads, Inc. is a content discovery and in-stream native advertising platform that facilitates the native ad buying and selling process for publishers and advertisers at scale across websites, mobile web and apps. The company has developed a scalable, easy to use, self-serve system for publishers and advertisers with a simple user interface. Within minutes, campaigns and widgets are generated to start spending or earning. The recommendation engine analyzes visitor behavior, page content and thousands of data points building up millions of in-depth user profiles. By using the power of big data, these profiles are used to recommend internal or promoted content based on relevance, yield and popularity. Jon prides himself on leading by example in sales, product & platform development, business analysis, partner relations, marketing, staff training, and public speaking. Previously Jon worked as the COO of an online advertising and media company focusing on assisting both advertisers and publishers to increase results. Models supported ranged from PPI, CPM/CPV, CPC-search, CPC-Shopping, and CPA/CPL, and throughout his tenure Jon connected over 30,000 advertisers to over 80,000 publishers.
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About Native Ads Inc.: Native Ads is a content discovery and in-stream native advertising platform for publishers and advertisers
CEO, Co-founder of Agility CMS
I’m the CEO and Co-Founder of Agility CMS, a Headless Content Management System with a content first approach to digital content distribution. We focus on bringing flexibility and ease of use to the world of app and website development or any other digital destination. I’m also a husband, father and big believer that the key to our success is our ability to adapt and change as this world unfolds. It is the ability to be Agile that allows us to be ready for the fast paced environment that we all live in. I run a podcast called Agile Living, An Entrepreneurs Journey that focused on because able to handle this changing work and I’m building a community of digital leaders who define their success by being able to adapt and keep up with the fast pace of the world today.
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About Agility CMS: Agility CMS is a Headless CMS focused on JAMStack solutions. Build faster, build easier.
Founder & CEO of MediaValet
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About MediaValet: MediaValet stands at the forefront of the enterprise, cloud-based, digital asset management industry.
Chief Executive Officer / Cofounder of ShoutExchange
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About ShoutExchange: Connecting brands with influencers on social media platforms. Influencers get free products and money to post about brands they love!