Jennifer Evans is a Toronto-based entrepreneur, writer, and
technologist. Jen is the founder and owner of
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
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.