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Eli Singer - EXPERTS.INC. Toronto, ON, CA

Eli Singer Eli Singer

Founder and CEO | EXPERTS.INC

Toronto, ON, CANADA

Serial entrepreneur and recognized digital communications thought leader

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Articles (4)

Sick Transit Gloria Harvard Business Review

Eli Singer, Mark Kuznicki, Jay Goldman

2008-02-01

Social networking technologies can help in achieving large-scale change. A primer comes from Toronto, where these tools brought together an array of stakeholders in the city’s transportation system and served as a medium for dialogue during a highly effective in-person collaboration.

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The Networked Idealist's Advantage Strategy & Leadership

Eli Singer, Alex Lowy, Phil Hood

2005-06-01

A new type of innovator is revolutionizing marketplaces around the world. Called networked idealists (NIs), they combine the rascal-like idealism of Robin Hood with the network-based business models of early internet businesses like Priceline and Netscape. These innovators are initially non-profit entrepreneurs who develop organic, cellular, distributed network structures to accomplish their work. They use financial, transportation and communications networks in novel ways to circumvent normal barriers to market entry. With the proliferation of networks, networked idealism is on the rise. Even networks that seem relatively benign – PayPal, GPS, Wi-Fi – may soon serve as launching pads for some new NI business assault.

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Got Game Slashdot.org

Eli Singer

Are gamer employees different? This is the question John Beck and Mitchell Wade answer in Got Game, How the Gamer Generation is Reshaping Business Forever. They argue that yes, employees who grew up with Nintendo, TurboGrafix and Genesis approach their work in fundamentally different ways than non-gaming workers. If you grew up with games, you can use this book to teach your boss how to appreciate your gaming abilities in the workplace.

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The Naked Corporation Slashdot.org

Eli Singer

The web is stripping away the layers of insulation between companies and the public by giving everyday people access to massive amounts of information. Increasingly companies are finding themselves like the emperor naked and exposed. Don Tapscott, long time tech author ( Digital Capital , Growing Up Digital and Paradigm Shift ), and co-author David Ticoll ( Digital Capital ) say in their latest book, The Naked Corporation: How The Age of Transparency will Revolutionize Business , that when a corporation is naked, it is best to be buff.

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Event Appearances (7)

COVID-19 and Older People: Facts and Fiction in Communication

IFA Virtual Town Hall Series  Zoom

2020-05-22

Sidwalk Labs & the Public: Toronto's Tech Utopia?

University of Toronto  Toronto

2020-02-24

Success in Marketing by Design

Canadian Marketing Association, National Convention  Toronto

Social Media for Travel and Tourism

Public Relations Society of America  Washington, DC

Essentials of a Power Brand

Brand by Design  London, ON

Sex, Lies and Podcasts

iSummit  Toronto

Pitching a Seamless Brand Experience through Traditional and e-Marketing Campaigns

Intranets for Corporate Communications  Toronto

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Biography

Eli’s work has been featured in Harvard Business Review and The Globe & Mail, and he has won industry awards including the CMA’s “Top 30 Under 30” for his groundbreaking work in digital media. Over 20 years of digital marketing and innovation experience in corporate roles and startups. Eli founded Entrinsic, a social agency acquired in 2014. He has been active as a Founder, consultant and angel investor in markets such as high-tech, healthcare, energy, automotive, cannabis and SaaS software. Eli has spoken as a keynote/panelist at global conferences hosted by organizations including PRSA and The Conference Board. He holds an HBA from the Ivey Business School.

Consulting Clients
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Google, TD, Coca-Cola, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Ford, Staples, Travelocity, Purina, Canopy Growth

Speaking
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US, Canada, Europe

Citizenship
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Canadian

Industry Expertise (19)

Advertising/Marketing

Automotive

Design

Energy

Entertainment

Financial Services

Food and Beverages

Health and Wellness

Internet

Management Consulting

Manufacturing

Motion Pictures and Film

Museums and Institutions

Public Relations and Communications

Renewables and Environmental

Social Media

Think Tanks

Travel and Tourism

VC and Private Equity

Areas of Expertise (10)

Advertising & Media Strategy

Board Advisor

Brand & Communications Strategy

Digital & Mobile Strategy

Innovation & Commercialization

Performance Analysis

Rapid Prototyping

Startup Acceleration

Thought Leadership

Venture Capital

Affiliations (6)

  • Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) : Marketing Advisor
  • Webby Awards : Canadian Ambassador
  • Velocity Accelerator : Mentor
  • Ontario Wildlands League : Board Member
  • ABC Life Literacy Canada : Marketing Communications Committee Member
  • Social Media Week Toronto : Producer

Testimonials (3)

Thomas Purves, Vice President of Product Architecture | VISA

Huge thanks is due to Eli for organizing the CaseCamp phenomenon. Eli has done a fantastic job of building community around cutting edge innovation in the field of Marketing, and CaseCamp events themselves are always a joy.

David Crow, Angel Investor, Board Advisor, Author | DavidCrow

Eli understands the power of social media and community. He is able to tell stories that inspire people both inside and outside an organization. He has the special ability to connect people and ideas across knowledge domains and geographies. Eli is able to track new technologies and turn them into strategic actions for companies. His enthusiasm, professionalism and clarity make him an invaluable resource for any team, community and company.

Todd Defren, CEO | Shift Commnications

Eli's enthusiasm and creativity about Social Media - specifically, developing high-impact, high-touch programs that reach the right people - are infectious and inspire confidence. When you talk to Eli, the sun will break through the clouds of your angst: working with him, you get the sense that anything is possible.

Education (2)

Ivey Business School at Western University: Dean's Honour Roll, Honours Business Administration 2001

IFI Rouen, France: HBA, International Business 2001