Jane is an experienced Marketing and Communications professional with an extensive track record working with startups and established brands across sectors.
Business-savvy and creative, strategic and pragmatic, Jane has a proven track record engaging cross-functional teams on business-critical projects, from product launches to company rebranding to global campaigns. She is a skilled communicator, adept at building trust among executives and crafting messages to engage internal and external stakeholders. She is recognized for developing and mentoring dedicated and highly productive teams.
Formerly Executive Director of the Capital Angel Network, Jane worked with angel investors and entrepreneurs to foster early-stage investment and engagement with the startup community. As past Executive Director of Ryan’s Well Foundation, she led fundraising and donor engagement, and oversaw water and sanitation projects in the developing world.
For more than 20 years Jane contributed to the growth of Cognos Inc. into Canada’s largest software company and subsequently the largest brand within IBM. Her experience ranges from managing the execution and international roll-out of integrated marketing campaigns, to leading teams through the impact of acquisitions and organizational culture change.