Alex Panousis is known for delivering growth by leading at the forefront of complex change. As a culture leader, media and creative industry veteran, Alex has led high-growth, innovative and profitable agencies and provided business leadership in uniquely challenging situations. Alex has worked on the client, agency and brand side, holding executive roles at the National Post, the CBC, Publicis Media and Havas. Currently the CEO of Carat Canada and Chair of Dentsu media with clients that include GM, Ikea, Microsoft and P&G. Her passion is working with companies looking to transform their businesses into a new competitive tech economy. Outside of work, she divides her time by teaching in the post graduate program at Humber and volunteering as community host with MarketingTO, a tech forum in Toronto. Alex sits of the board of NABS, Media in Canada Advisory Board, the CMA, the Jorgen Ballet and the City of Toronto Moss Park. She is an advisor to multiple tech and start-up companies and learned to code in her 40’s.