Jodi Kovitz is a passionate innovator, relationship builder, revenue generator, and connector. She is the is the CEO of AceTech Ontario. She is also Founder of #MoveTheDial, a movement founded in January 2017 to advance women in tech and Just Say Hello, her passion project through which she teaches people how to build transformative business relationships.
She regularly speaks and writes on innovative business development strategies, advancing women in tech, networking and women’s business development opportunities in Canada and the United States.
Jodi serves on the SickKids Foundation Capital Campaign Cabinet to raise $1.3B to transform children’s health leading an innovative technology sector strategy, serves on the advisory board of Rosenzweig & Company, Maple Corporation and Mediseen and Mayor of Toronto John Tory’s Toronto Innovation Council.
Prior to joining AceTech Ontario, Jodi spent 5 years at Osler generating revenue, building an alumni program, creating an associate training program and coaching 450+ lawyers on BD strategy and relationship building.
Jodi previously practiced law, and after she obtained her business degree at Ivey, living in Milan studying international business, worked in marketing at a technology start up that went public, worked in leadership development at a bank and consulted for a top-tier global consulting firm. Just Say Hello is Jodi’s passion-and-joy project.
Jodi’s recent press includes Globe and Mail, BNN, Toronto Star, Digital Journal.
What You Will Learn From This Episode
- What she saw in her first event at AceTech Ontario and why she created the #MoveTheDial Campaign
- Why you must live with the “Just Say Hello” mindset
- How she walked away from a 10-year career in law
- What she learned coaching 350+ associates across Canada on creating business
- The buzz and excitement around Elevate Toronto
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