Our team

 
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ANDREW JACKSON

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

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

Ira Thomson - Director of Product & Co-Founder

Ira is North Shore Digital’s Co-Founder & Director of Product. 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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Chris Archer

Chris loves all aspects of business. He loves spending time with his family, taking his toddler to the park, everything sports related and a beer with his mates.

Chris Archer - Director of Client Relationships

Chris has been helping digital companies grow for over a decade. With experience in all areas of business and marketing, he joins us as Director of Client Relationships. We couldn’t be happier to have Chris on the team to work with new clients and help North Shore Digital grow so that we can continue to serve you in new and exciting ways. Chris is an expert in sales, business development and how to convert prospects into paying customers in the digital space. Chris comes from a Bachelor of Commerce & Finance academic background in his native Australia and has a proven track record in sales and marketing for QTrade , MetroQuest , PureWeb and more. 
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KAAN TURKER

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

Kaan Turker - Marketing & Automations Manager

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 for private schools and agencies. He is North Shore Digital’s SharpSpring onboarding and integrations specialist and account manager as well as being a whizz in multi-platform integrations in order to improve digital marketing and sales campaigns as well as workplace efficiency. 

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).  

Carly Giroux

Carly Giroux

Carly lives on Bulletproof coffee, is obsessed with French Bulldogs, and has a never-ending podcast playlist with an interest in biohacking and technology.

Carly Giroux - Account & Content Marketing Manager

Carly is a strategic digital marketing professional with more than ten years of content marketing experience. Her mix of creativity and passion for analytics helps companies develop and expand their content marketing strategies. She works closely with our clients to align their website and social media marketing with their business goals; creating and auditing SEO optimized content that converts traffic into leads.

Born and raised in Vancouver, Carly’s worked with some incredible start-ups and non-profits, leading digital strategies from website and app launches to developing international product lines. She’s worked across a variety of sectors, from finance and trades to tech and health care. Passionate about learning and continuing education, Carly received her Search Engine Marketing and Google Analytics certificates from BrainStation .

Sasha Kevac - Marketing Strategist & Web Dev. Manager

Sasha is a driven marketing and BD leader with over a decade of marketing operations experience. His marketing expertise with developing brand identities, leading teams and establishing strategic partnerships equips him with the competitive edge required to make a mark on North Shore Digital’s account strategy.
 
Sasha has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Northern British Columbia with a joint major in Marketing and International Business. Originally from Sarajevo, Bosnia, Sasha has made the West Coast his home for over 23 years. His background is firmly rooted in the tech and startup space, and he is excited to help our clients reach their full potential. 

Sam Meagher - Google Ads Specialist

Raised in Vancouver, Sam grew up in a landscaping family where he likes to joke that “while other kids were looking forward to summer vacations, he was mowing lawns and trimming hedges.”

He was recruited to the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg on a football scholarship where he received a degree in Environmental Science. After which he began a successful career at Boeing’s Commercial Aircraft Division. This role was forever impacted by the 2008 recession when Sam made a quick call to accept a buy-out, and within a weekend moved to Panama. While in Panama he started his own landscaping company, and discovered his love for marketing, focusing on Google Ads.

Sam joins NSD remotely from Panama, where he still resides with his wife and dog. His extensive expertise in PPC education, certifications, mentors, and personal business experience make him an excellent addition to our team in our Google Ads Specialist role.

Sam now makes up for his lack of summer vacations, by traveling whenever he can.

Harrison

HARRISON LEE

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

Harrison Lee - Paid Social & Account Strategist

Harrison is a Digital Marketing Analyst, with expert skills in paid social campaigns & account management. Harrison relishes  extracting insights from data , and turning them into actionable recommendations, and is driven by delivering  profitable results  for clients. He is certified in digital marketing by  Google Facebook , and  Hootsuite . He has extensive experience with  Shopify   and the Facebook advertising platforms developed during his 3 years working at  Kingdom Jewelry , where he 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.

Our partners

 

Simon Lowe - Business Coach, Simon Lowe Coaching

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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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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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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.