Jamie Hoobanoff is founder and CEO of The Leadership Agency, specialists in leadership recruit-ment.
As a professional recruiter with more than a decade of experience sourcing talent and
hiring leaders for some of the country’s biggest companies, Jamie has interviewed more than 10,000 people
and placed over 3,000 people in the Canadian workforce. For more information about The Leadership Agency
visit www.leadershipagency.com. Hoobanoff can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Her article on looking past metrics in the hiring process begins on page 39.
Randy Cass is the founder of fintech innovator Nest Wealth, Canada’s first digital wealth management plat-form
offering sophisticated and personalized investing with dramatically lower fees. Cass is committed to solving
the accessibility gap in advice-based investing by providing a quality wealth management solution that helps
Canadians save more and keep more of their money. His article on boosting employee productivity begins on
LEWIS LEVY, MD, FACP
Dr. Lewis Levy provides medical leadership for Teladoc’s global network of physicians and oversees the compa-ny’s
leading clinical quality initiatives. Steward to the company’s global medical advisory boards, he is responsible
for assuring best-in-class medical standards are met across all clinical areas. He is a member of the IBM Watson
Health for Oncology Data and Evidence Innovation Council, as well as a member of the NBGH Institute on
Health Care Costs and Solutions. He is also a member of the NCQA Telehealth Expert Panel. Dr. Levy has
taught at the Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Find is article on augmented
intelligence on page 47.
Janice Williams is the head of human resources in Canada for Western Union and serves as the HR business
partner for all Canadian business units and the North American Payments business within Western Union.
In this role she partners with the business to drive regional workforce strategy, organizational design, leader-ship
development and employee engagement. With over 15 years of human resources experience, Williams has a
strong understanding of the nuances required for building and maintaining a diverse employee base and the ben-efits
that result from that base. She holds an honours BA from the University of Toronto with as well as a CHRL
from HRPA. Read the article she wrote on page 49, which explores a diversity in the workplace.
Cyrus Mavalwala, ABC, MC, is an award-winning communication strategist, trainer and speaker and is one of Canada’s 60 Master
Communicators, the highest distinction awarded by IABC Canada recognizing lifetime achievement in the profession. The seasoned
Advantis Communications team has helped organizations across North America to clearly communicate to employees through live-action
video, animated video and interactive video. He can be reached at 416-848-1885 or email@example.com. Mavalwala explains on
page 35 how companies can up their recruitment strategy by implementing video.
Joseph Ricciuti is co-founder and Board Chair of MHIB (Mental Health in a Box) Global Inc. Ricciuti published an international report
with Bill Wilkerson and the Honourable Michael Wilson, "Breaking Through: Brain Health in a Brain Based Economy," and helped
develop national standards for psychological health and safety in the workplace. He is on the Board of Directors of Mental Health
International, a member of the Foundation Board of Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences and an advisory board member
for the Conference Board of Canada’s Healthy Brains at Work initiative. On page 41, Ricciuti explores pharmacogenomics as an emerg-ing
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