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The SDZ works to create collisions between like-minded people and to support growing talent. If you are looking for help or advice on your journey, we have a growing network of expert mentors (examples below) from various backgrounds available for consulation for all SDZ members by referral from SDZ staff.

Brent Stirling

Expertise: Performance marketing and social media

Leading social media performance marketing at Shopify. Experienced in all forms of paid and organic social, as well as multifaceted strategy building for a number of verticals and industries that include SAAS, tech startups, direct to consumer brands, hospitality and politics. 

Agribusiness Exec.
Greg Ogiba

Expertise: Food supply chain and product development

Food and agribusiness leader working throughout the entire supply chain from developing products, securing supply with growers around the world to merchandising with North American retailers. Greg is also a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA).