Paul Burns

Paul BurnsPaul Burns, previous Managing Director, Twitter Canada, Toronto, ON

About the Presentation

Topic: What’s Happening in the World of Tech & Why It Matters

  • What are current trends in the world of tech?
  • What’s the likely future of Twitter?
  • What are faith related issues in the world of tech?
  • How does tech impact all industries (i.e. the nature of work)?

About the Presenter

Paul Burns was the managing director of Twitter Canada until November 4th, 2022. Based in Toronto, Paul was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the platform in Canada, working with top brand, agency and media partners to deliver premium content and advertising solutions. Upon his departure, he mentioned on Twitter: "It's been a wild last 4.5 years. To the people, friends, partners and tweeps that made this place so special, thank you for all the adventures. Love you all so much.” Prior to joining Twitter, Paul spent over a decade in the Canadian media and tech industries, including senior roles at Shaw Communications and Canwest Global Communications. Paul was also Canada's first managing director for Huge, a full service digital agency headquartered in Brooklyn. Paul currently serves on the board of Matthew House (a non profit home for refugees) and has also served as a board member for both the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB Canada) as well as the Banff World Media Festival.