Meet Our Team

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Jonathan landon | principal

Thought-leaders and practitioners who work at the intersection of disruptive innovation.

In founding the company Jonathan is fulfilling a personal mission to make a tangible difference in the effectiveness of Canadian innovation.

Prior to Connectiv, Jonathan held several senior-level leadership positions at Kimberly-Clark for 20+ years, including several years as Global Head of IT Strategy, & Innovation. Jonathan has implemented innovative technology in over 50 countries and played key leadership roles in a diverse range of projects ranging from starting up a business in China to divesting a $2 Billion global Health Care business.

Tamara doerksen | associate principal

Built a best-in-class Project Management Office with mature processes, metrics, and executive level analysis and reporting for KPMG. Developed new methodologies that became the blueprint for the organization.Created new services to get in front of changing business needs, and then evolved them until they were high demand and leading practice. Delivered the firm’s highest risk, most critical programs. As an IT Leader and Client Relationship Manager, I was responsible for building trusted relationships with clients, providing advice on their IT needs, and ensuring business objectives.

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emily rezkalla | research analyst

Emily is a market and policy research analyst. She conducts data-driven analysis and research reports on trends in the innovative technology and business strategy ecosystem. 

Prior to joining Connectiv, Emily worked as a Director for Laurier's Board of Directors on several policy-driven committees, volunteered for OUSA, a non-for-profit lobby group and lead research as a TA on Canadian interprovincial trade. She is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University with a major in Political Science and Legal Studies.

Emily is currently working on our advocacy project as a Policy Research Assistant and hopes to positively impact and implement effective public policy in the innovative ecosystem.

margurita fleming | partner

Marguerite is the president and founder of Innovation Culture Group, and creativity and innovation consulting, coaching and training expert focused on creating new growth and solving tough problems for clients using the proprietary Actionable Innovation System.She understands that organizations need fresh, creative ideas to keep ahead of rapid market changes and brings practical, cutting-edge strategies to the table on behalf of her clients. She is an advocate for her clients and wants to see them succeed in driving innovation to solve problems and grow their business.


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