Tony Chapman is one of the youngest individuals to be inducted into the Marketing Hall of Legends, a testament to a career where he spent three decades founding and building two internationally renowned advertising agencies and a research firm. Tony has delivered inspirational talks to audiences in China, Spain, Brazil, Warsaw, Mexico and throughout North America.
Four television documentaries, including ones produced in Australia and England, feature his philosophy on marketing and sales. You might also recognize Tony when he was the Judge on Food Network’s Recipe to Riches, the Host of Nissan Innovation Challenge, or his ‘Cause and Reaction’ segments that run weekly across Bell Media.
Bruce Linton is most well known for co-founding and being the former CEO of Canopy Growth Corporation (previously known as Tweed Marijuana Inc) and is the current Co-Chair on Martello’s board of directors.
Under his leadership as CEO, Martello saw a 3-year revenue growth of more than 600%. Bruce has been a founder, CEO and board member at a wide variety of enterprises. After beginning his career at Newbridge Networks Corporation, he has since held positions that include General Manager and Re-Founder of Computerland.ca, President and Co-Founder of webHancer Corp, and part of the establishing team at CrossKeys Systems Corporation.
Bruce has been responsible for the acquisition and/or disposition of more than a billion dollars in business assets and has established regular engagement with the World Bank and Asia Development Bank while focused on markets in India, Philippines, China, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Azerbaijan, and Uzbekistan. Bruce led the successful entry of both CrossKeys and Clearford into the Chinese market. In 2009 Clearford was awarded by the Canada-China Business Council for its market entry strategy. He was also part of the leadership team for the Nasdaq/TSX initial public offering at CrossKeys Systems Corporation.