One thing constant in the world is Change. We uncover how does one successfully embody alchemy, with tips from a world class digital expert leading the geo-political leaders globally, to a revolutionary beauty/skin care executive.
KEYNOTE KIRSTINE STEWART: Head of Media at World Economic Forum
Kirstine Stewart has spent a ground-breaking career working globally at
the intersection of media and technology. As VP North America Media at Twitter in New York, Kirstine led teams across the US driving partnerships in News, Entertainment, Government and Sports. Kirstine transitioned to this role after she founded and built Twitter’s fastest-growing global ad sales office, located in Toronto. Before moving to Twitter, Kirstine was the Head of Canada’s national broadcaster the CBC, responsible for Television, Radio and Digital. She is credited with reviving the broadcaster, introducing such hit shows as Dragons’ Den (Shark’s Tank), Murdoch Mysteries, Heartland, Being Erica and development of Schitt’s Creek and other hits, and expanding CBC’s reach across TV and Radio and taking the Corp through a major digital transformation.
Over her career, Kirstine held a series of executive positions in Canada and the US focused on the global and regional expansion of US brands including HGTV and Food Network and managing programming of 37 international channels for Hallmark Entertainment with offices in Denver, Hong Kong, New York and LA. Prior to her current role at WEF as Head of the Future of Media, where she works with the CEOs and Chairs of member companies such as Bytedance, Tencent, NBCU and Google, Kirstine held C-suite and advisory positions at successful tech startups, the most recent being digital transformation specialists TribalScale. Kirstine has served on a number of public, private and nonprofit boards including TheScore, WOW and Ryerson University’s tech incubator DMZ. She currently sits as a founding member of Innovation Leaders Against Racism hosted by MarS and the CAMH Foundation Board and the Prosperity Project focused on the socio-economic post pandemic
recovery of women in the workforce. Kirstine is the author of bestselling leadership book published by Random House “Our Turn” and makes Los Angeles her home.