CEO & Founder, Wintam Place Consulting
Gayemarie Brown is the CEO and Founder of Wintam Place Consulting, Senior Advisor to the Canadian FinTech Awards, Women in Payments and the recent National Innovation Leader for Deloitte Canada. She has more than 25 years of digital transformation experience marrying emerging technologies with a business imperative to achieve strategic objectives. A Global Innovation Executive, she leverages exponential technologies and business models to drive the transformation agenda for companies worldwide to advance innovation culture and deliver results for her clients who need to stay ahead of the curve. A seasoned, bold leader she has built organizations and led multifaceted teams both nationally and globally to achieve strategic targets.
Using innovation principles such as disruption, design thinking, innovation tools, rapid ideation/lean start-up, ecosystems, crowdsourcing and open innovation, Gayemarie achieves increased efficiencies, reduced costs and achieved profitable growth by developing sustainable, transformation road maps and structures. She launched the first CEO challenge for Deloitte resulting in five disruptive business models including the first block chain start-up for a global consulting group. She has delivered results for Fortune 500 companies and start-ups in financial services, software/high-tech, media and telecommunications globally. A strategic visionary who can translate an organization’s ambitions into practical plans, Gayemarie is a sought-after speaker on the subject of Digital Transformation, Innovation and Disruption having spoken at more than 35 events in recent years. She is also listed as one of the top female futurists in the world (http://rossdawson.com/blog/list-of-the-worlds-top-female-futurists/#GayemarieBrown).