Social Venture Valley/Millennial Dream

11:40-12:45 pm. Day 2


Panelists:  David Alston, Greg Hemmings, Marcel LeBrun, Jake Wildman-Sisk, Karina LeBlanc


Imagine a New Brunswick where we grow companies that not only generate profits but are also addressing our key social indicators.  This transformative shift in the way we intend to build a successful, sustainable economy in the province is what we have coined "The Millenal Dream".  See a brief preview of the coming documentary film followed by commentary and discussion.

Greg Hemmings is an entrepreneur, filmmaker, and movement-maker. His passion for high impact, positive social change has taken him and his team to all corners of the globe.


His company Hemmings House is a certified B-Corporation and employs 12 full time change-makers who feverishly produce content that makes a difference.


Their TV shows have been sold to over 60 broadcasters around the world including the W Network, CBC, CTV, Discovery Channel, Travel + Escape, BRAVO!, IFC, RUSH HD, RADx, Globosat, Turner Latin America, The Fight Network and RAI (Italy).


Greg Hemmings

David is on a mission, with hundreds of other passionate New Brunswickers, to see our province shift from one of the greatest exporters of young talent to one of the greatest importers.


He's a big believer in NB becoming a Living Lab once again where technology underpins economic growth for our region. He's a Code Kids advocate, a cofounder of Brilliant Labs and recently was named as an advisor to the province's strategic program review - the exercise focused on re-engineering our government to live within its means. 


David is a repeat tech and marketing startup entrepreneur, a Forbes top 50 CMO in social media, an advisor to many startups in our region and other parts of Canada, Radian6's former CMO and currently the Chief Innovation Officer at Introhive. You can connect with David at @davidalston.  


David Alston

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