Jen Evans
Partner, SWING

Jennifer Evans is a Toronto-based entrepreneur, writer, and technologist. Jen is the founder and owner of Sequentia Communications, a successful boutique marketing and communications company. Prior to founding Sequentia, Jen was the Director of Marketing and Communications for several companies, including COGNICASE and a division of AT&T Canada.

As a respected technology expert, Jen’s advice and perspective is sought regularly. She is a technology columnist for the Globe and Mail's online edition and appears regularly on Report on Business television's Tech Tuesday panel. Jen is particularly interested in women and girls’ technology adoption and is a regular speaker on this and many other technology and marketing related topics.

Jen founded DigitalEve Canada, and DigitalEve International, a not for profit association for women and technology, and served as Executive Director of both organizations. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the White Ribbon Campaign, Computer for Schools, The Beach School and also sits on an advisory panels for the Software Human Resources Council (SHRC), Women in Film and Television (WIFT), Edentity and Health Express. Jen was a two-time finalist for the Canadian New Media Awards for her role as a leader within the technology/new media community.

Jen also teaches a course on emerging technology for media and communications at the University of Toronto. She is a graduate of Queen's University and her international work experience includes Bermuda, Tokyo, the US, South America and Korea.