Member Since October 2021
Amanda Dorenberg is a technology & marketing executive with a passion for disrupting traditional industries via new & emerging tech. Her work has been featured in Forbes Tech, Wired Magazine, Technology Headlines among other top national & international media outlets. Amanda is a 2021 nominee of Canada's Top 40 Under 40, a member of the Forbes Tech Council, TechTO & a contributing writer to Entrepreneur.com. Currently the President of COMMB (Canadian Out-of-Home Marketing & Measurement Bureau), Amanda is responsible for driving innovative change using new and emerging technologies across the out-of-home industry. Leveraging her background in deep tech, product development and growth marketing, she is responsible for the collective marketing & measurement efforts for the OOH industry across Canada. From 2018-2020 Amanda served as Partner, CIO with FrontRunner Technologies, a disruptive tech-first DOOH company operating across North America. Additionally, she served as Chief Mar-Tech Officer for blockchain venture-consulting firm, Centrys Inc., leading growth marketing & product development within both organizations. Amanda also served as an independent consultant in the blockchain, AI/ML and advertising space during this time. From 2017-2018, Amanda served as a Technology & Marketing executive to publicly traded company OUTFRONT Media, leading a national team spanning cross-functional departments such as sales, marketing, product development, digital ad-ops & infrastructure. She joined OUTFRONT following the acquisition & aqua-hire of start-up company, Dynamic Outdoor, where Amanda had spent close to three years developing a first-to-market digital out-of-home audience intelligence platform and developing strategic alignments throughout the programmatic and Ad-Tech space with a focus on revenue generation. From 2012 to 2015 Amanda was part of the start-up, out-of-home firm Cieslok Media, which formed after the sale of TITAN Outdoor’s Canadian assets to a Canadian private equity firm. She was responsible for developing the full end-to-end brand & marketing strategy, the company’s full I.T. infrastructure, as well as a first-to-market mobile and OOH analytics and retargeting opportunity. Both start-ups sold at a valuation greater >$100 million. Prior to 2012 Amanda held various roles from 2003 onward in the advertising & fashion, TelCom and renewable energies industries. She graduated high school at 16 years of age, moving to a degree in Computer Programming & Systems Analysis followed by a bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Media & Communications. President @commbca @rollingstone @fastcompany @forbes @entrepreneur Inquires firstname.lastname@example.org
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Resource planning can be challenging, but it's an important step for keeping your budget and operations on track. For new business leaders, it's important to have a clear and prioritized road map for the business’s future, as this will help guide your decisions each day. However, each initiative, project and task requires certain resources — such as staff, funding, equipment, tools and more. Determining how to allocate these resources effectively is key to ensuring your business has what it needs to accomplish your goals. That said, it’s important to regularly assess whether your resources are being used effectively and to make adjustments as needed to stay on track. To help you do this, the members of Rolling Stone Culture Council offer their best advice on how to tackle resource planning as a new business owner.
Business inspiration can come from any number of places, and sometimes it's the last place you'd expect. When seeking inspiration, there are countless places you can turn to explore diverse perspectives and innovative ideas. For example, books, conferences or podcasts that cover topics both within and outside of your industry can provide fresh insights that can be applied to your own business challenges. Whether they're in a "rut" or just looking for new ideas to enhance their workflows, it's important for business leaders to find reliable sources of inspiration to guide them. Below, a panel of Rolling Stone Culture Council members explain where they turn to for help with creative problem-solving or creating new products in their businesses and how other leaders can follow suit.
It's not enough to simply define your brand mission — you have to live it every day. For any business, having a clear and meaningful mission is critical for success. To truly live up to that mission, however, you must ensure that it is consistently and clearly woven throughout all aspects of the business. Your brand's mission should be evident in the company's values, culture and day-to-day operations. To help you achieve this, 15 Rolling Stone Culture Council members each outline one specific step or action businesses can take to ensure their mission is fully integrated into their operations and why this is so important for the success and sustainability of the business.
If you've spotted an employee who has "quiet quit" their job, it's not too late to turn things around. In today's fast-paced and competitive work environment, retaining employees has become increasingly challenging. One growing phenomenon that has added to this challenge is the concept of "quiet quitting" — employees who have disengaged from their work but are still physically present in the workplace. Companies often struggle to identify and address this issue, which can lead to decreased productivity, increased turnover and a negative work environment. Below, a panel of Rolling Stone Culture Council members offer some practical advice for reengaging and motivating employees who may be quietly quitting, along with strategies for preventing this phenomenon from happening in the first place.
Content creators have high earning potential in today's market, but they'll need to keep up with new trends as the industry evolves. The creator economy is constantly in flux and changes based on many external factors, including relevant social, political or world events occurring at that time. This has been very clear over the last few years with the Covid-19 pandemic, a party-dividing election cycle and an increase in social justice campaigns. All of this has had a massive effect on digital platforms, and creators stand to gain a lot from the constant and growing demand for relevant content. Below, a panel of Rolling Stone Culture Council members look ahead to share their predictions for the future of the creator economy in the years to come.
COMMB is the national organization for the Canadian out-of-home industry of advertisers, agencies, programmatic tech-stacks, and OOH companies. COMMB is responsible for developing and verifying audience measurement methodologies, providing audience data and planning resources, marketing and communications, government relations and member services. www.commb.ca