Rochelle Grayson is the Master of Ceremonies for Merging media 5 Talks, and the Co-Founder of ArtSites.ca, a consumer and digital media executive with 20 years of business, technology, and education experience. She has led and launched several innovative digital media initiatives, working with a combination of both small and large companies, as well as highly analytical and creative individuals. Rochelle is equally comfortable discussing digital media business models, social media trends, online community building, and internet and mobile technologies.
For the past 5 years, Rochelle has been teaching the Social Media Strategy & Marketing and Social Media Monetization courses at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She is also the Industry Chair and Program Advisor for UBC’s Digital Media Strategy Certificate Programand Social Media Award of Achievement Program.
Since 2008, Rochelle has been nominated as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network, been named “The New Executive Cool Hunter” by Canadian Business Magazine, been included as one of Vancouver’s Top Forty Under 40 by Business in Vancouver, and listed as one of Vancouver’s Top 10 Technology Women.