About Karim Kanji and Gregg Tilston

Karim Kanji

Karim Kanji is a senior digital strategist who understands how to use various digital and social platforms to help brands reach their business and campaign goals and objectives.

Currently, Karim is Director, Social Media Strategy at iNvolved Media.
Since 2010, Karim has worked closely with notable brands such as Jamieson Vitamins, Mark’s, LG Electronics Canada, Muskoka Brewery, Post Cereals, Nestle Canada (Kit Kat, Delissio, Smarties, Purina, Gerber, Nespresso, etc), Dell Canada, GE Canada, Scotiabank, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Microsoft, Wild Water Kingdom, and Palomino Systems Inc.

Karim also teaches Twitter Marketing and Introduction to Social Media Marketing at George Brown College in Toronto.

Gregg Tilston

Gregg Tilston is Vice President of Sales and Operations with IronGate.Wine, an online retailer selling investment grade, vintage wine. Gregg is a technology industry veteran having spent seven years as a global leader with Flight Centre Travel Group (ASX: FLT) as well as holding senior leadership roles with eComm, platform, and mobile application startups.  Gregg previously sat on Hootsuite’s customer advisory committee

Gregg is passionate about Toronto. Everywhere he travels to he tells people about how awesome he things Toronto is; the good, the bad, and the ugly (remember the Rob Ford era?)

Gregg sits on George Brown College’s Program Advisory Committee and mentors students in the school of hospitality and tourism.

Four Random Interviews

While you’re here, check out these interviews that you may have missed.

Episode #51: Jim Creeggan

Jim Creeggan is 1/4 of the Canadian pop-rock band, Barenaked Ladies. In this episode we talk about: – his friendship with Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip – the influence The Hip has had on him and Barenaked Ladies – How Jim started in music and ended up with BNL – How Jim almost quit…

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Ajay Massey of U.N. Jefferson

Ajay Massey of U.N. Jefferson is not a newcomer in the local music scene. This is Episode #157 of the Welcome! podcast. Not many people can boast that legendary wrestler The Iron Sheik once opened for their band. Or that, in turn, they’ve opened for USS, The Weeknd and The Arkells – all on the same…

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Episode #119: Andrew Turner

Andrew Turner has worked with iconic musical acts such as The Band, Glass Tiger and The Nylons. Listen below: Girth Radio MixCloud  Apple Podcasts Google Play Music Stitcher  TuneIn Pocket Casts You can also subscribe to the podcast via RSS Feed if you’re so inclined. Recorded live at Girth Radio. Music by Afraaz Mulji. If you enjoyed this episode…

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Eric Shenkman – Spin Doctors Songwriter and Guitarist

My next guest sold millions of albums in the late 80s and early 90s as part of the blues, funk, rock outfit Spin Doctors. He continues to tour and play as a solo act as well as with the Spin Doctors. His latest project, “Who Shot John?” will be familiar to fans who have grown…

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