Ourteam

 
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ANDREW JACKSON

The Altruist
Andrew has over 10 years' digital marketing experience. He loves Messi above Ronaldo.

Andrew Jackson - CEO & Founder

Andrew is an SEO and digital marketing professional with over 10 years’ specific experience. He teaches courses, such as Digital Marketing, SEO, SEM Fundamentals, and Google Analytics, at BrainStation, the global leader in digital skills training. Previously, he wrote and researched three digital marketing online courses for the University of British Columbia.

Originally from the UK, he has lived and worked in Japan, Germany, Switzerland, Korea, and is now settled in Canada. He has wide-ranging experience in the education, technology, event, and digital media industries, having fulfilled roles as diverse as Marketing Director at a high tech start-up, Digital Marketing Manager at an international boarding school, and Digital Media Specialist for GLOBE, the international symposium on the business of the environment. Andrew has a B.A. in German Studies and a Master of Science in IT, Management & Organizational Change from the Lancaster University Management School, one of the leading business schools in the UK. He is happily married with 3 daughters and lives on the North Shore, a place he is proud to call home. 

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IRA THOMSON

The Maverick
Ira is our analytics dude. He loves practical jokes, fitness and outdoor adventures.

Ira Thomson - Co-Founder, Analytics & Insights

Ira is North Shore Digital’s Co-Founder Director of Analytics. Ira takes a data-driven approach to your website experience and campaign management. He ensures proper technical configuration & tracking of your most important website and campaign events.  He is proficient with multi-platform analytics and reporting tools, such as Google Analytics, Ads, Data Studio, Tag Manager & more which he uses to evaluate user behaviour, reach, engagement and targeting for both organic and paid campaigns. He advises clients on how to translate campaign strategy into campaign tactics using data-driven insights.

Ira is specifically well-versed in our education, health & wellness and tourism industry verticals, with experience working in Digital Marketing at Mulgrave School in West Vancouver, as the International Programs & Marketing Manager at St. George’s High School and Marketing Coordinator at SaaS MetroQuest. Ira is a graduate of UBC with a degree in Economics and graduate level coursework at BCIT in Spatial Data Analytics. 

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KAAN TURKER

The Specialist
Kaan is the task master. He loves his dog. His bite is worse than his bark.

Kaan Turker - Digital Marketing Specialist

Kaan is a Google certified partner and inbound marketing specialist. He is a BBA/Marketing graduate, with a passion for digital marketing. Kaan has extensive experience working in digital marketing in international education for Bodwell High School

Kaan is a continual learner and has taken many online courses to boost his digital skills knowledge, including his inbound marketing certification from HubSpot, and various other courses from Udemy and Google

Kaan graduated from Capilano University with a BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration). 

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JAN CAYNAP

The Craftsman
Jan is a problem-solver. He loves to kayak and read fantasy novels.

Jan Caynap - SEM Manager

Jan is an ecommerce, SEO, Google Ads, and WordPress specialist. He has worked in the ecommerce industry for more than 7 years, ultimately gaining experience in business to customer (B2C) sales, digital marketing, website development, fulfilment processes, customer experience, promoting and merchandising products.

Jan is a graduate of BCIT with a senior management certificate in New Media and Web Development. He is also a graduate of Brainstation’s Search Engine Marketing program.

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HARRISON LEE

The Captain
Harrison is an ads wizard. He loves his dog Sierra and fishing.

Harrison Lee - Digital Marketing Account Strategist

Harrison is a Digital Marketing Analyst, with a specialization in Paid Ad Campaigns. Harrison relishes extracting insights from data, and turning them into actionable recommendations for campaigns, and is driven by delivering profitable results for clients. He is certified in digital marketing by GoogleFacebook, and Hootsuite. He also has extensive experience with eCommerce, specifically Shopify, developed during his 3 years working at Kingdom Jewelry, where he also worked as a digital marketer while studying at UBC.

Harrison is a UBC Sauder School of Business graduate, achieving his Bachelor of Commerce Degree (BCom) with a specialization in Entrepreneurship, and a secondary focus in Marketing. His education at  UBC allowed him to develop strong skills in financial analysis, business model planning & development, and digital marketing. These skills are particularly in-demand with North Shore Digital clients across all our focus verticals.

Ourpartners

 

Simon Lowe - Business Coach, Simon Lowe Coaching

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SIMON LOWE

Simon Lowe Coaching

Sarah Cronin - Insurance Advisor & Partner, OBEO Planning Group

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SARAH CRONIN

OBEO Planning Group

Andrea Shillington - Founder, Brands for the Heart

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ANDREA SHILLINGTON

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Ankur Malhotra - Founder, AI Creatives

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ANKUR MALHOTRA

AI Creatives

Nick O'Coin, Partner - Seymour Gardner Accounting

Caroline is an award-winning graphic designer, a photographer, artist, and writer. She has a deep-rooted passion for all things beautiful and finds sheer pleasure in creating designs that are physically appealing and emotionally stimulating. 

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NICK O'COIN

Seymour Gardner

Jessica Thomson - Partner & Graphic Designer, DesignCoast Creative

Jessica is a graphic designer and communications specialist with a background in marketing. She is also a mixed media artist, dabbling in everything from painting and ceramics to fibre art creations.  

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JESSICA THOMSON

DesignCoast Creative

Caroline Mitic - Partner, Graphic Designer, DesignCoast Creative

Caroline is an award-winning graphic designer, a photographer, artist, and writer. She has a deep-rooted passion for all things beautiful and finds sheer pleasure in creating designs that are physically appealing and emotionally stimulating. 

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CAROLINE MITIC

DesignCoast Creative

DesignCoast Creative - Our BC Web Design Partner

Caroline is an award-winning graphic designer, a photographer, artist, and writer. She has a deep-rooted passion for all things beautiful and finds sheer pleasure in creating designs that are physically appealing and emotionally stimulating. 

AI Creatives - Our Technical Support Team & Web Dev Partner

Caroline is an award-winning graphic designer, a photographer, artist, and writer. She has a deep-rooted passion for all things beautiful and finds sheer pleasure in creating designs that are physically appealing and emotionally stimulating.