Founder / CEO
Entrepreneur. Author. Internet programmer. Since selling his first Internet company in the year 2000, Adam has created industry-lauded programs and companies in web, content, big data and next-generation technology. For over a decade, Adam has collaborated globally with corporations, governments, and NGOs, helping enable them to maximize the business potential of digital media platforms. In 2012, the eruption of YouTube – and the exponential population explosion of YouTubers – alerted Adam to the need for a Multi Channel Network (MCN) to help manage and protect users. His solution, and his next start-up venture, he named Aux Mode. Adam is Google and YouTube Certified, 5 degrees, and is also the author of ‘How to Make Money on YouTube’ that can be found on iTunes.
President / COO
Behan joined Aux Mode September 2015. She’s responsible for collaborating with content owners, creators, and advertisers to build brands, share audiences, and distribute content throughout the Internet. Behan has been a key member of the team solidifying the foundation for the business, doubling the client base and aligning strategic partnerships. Behan is also an Actress, Voice Talent, and former Viral Video YouTube Sensation (Bridezilla) so she is no stranger to the entertainment industry. Prior to joining Aux Mode, she was a leader in the financial services industry working with Investment Advisors for 8 years. She is a sales leader at Aux Mode and continues to provide exceptional business development solutions. Jessie’s qualifications include: YouTube certification (2015), CSC and CIM designation (2015), Graduate of The Second City Conservatory (2010), Master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from York University (2008), and Bachelor of Arts from McGill University (2005).
VP Sales & Acquisitions
Tyre, a 20-year industry veteran, has been involved with a wide range of positions within the entertainment industry from production and development to commissioning and licensing. Her work with networks and studios has included pivotal positions in sales and acquisitions at top-tier companies such as Entertainment One, DHX Media, the CBC and TELETOON, where she spent five years as the Director of Programming. Her extensive 360 degree expertise in the content industry has given Tyre a keen insight into the dynamics of the evolving television landscape which is instrumental in sourcing and distributing impactful content that appeals to a wide audience internationally no matter the platform.
VP Sales & Acquisitions
With over 15 years experience in the media and entertainment industries, Soissa spent time working with and in major media organizations as well as start ups. From founding and running his own business in the music industry, running the Canadian operations for Dailymotion and most recently as VP of Sales and Acquisitions for Aux Mode. Soissa has vast experience with media/entertainment content, including but not limited to acquisitions, contract negotiations, business development and more.
Media / Communications
Shannon is a seasoned communications professional whose international experience brings strategy, creativity and results to client’s business challenges. Throughout Shannon’s career she has helped companies and individuals tell their brand story in a compelling and relevant way. Shannon has been featured in Notable and Huffington Post and writes extensively on media, marketing and culture. As well, created an interview series L&Co Talks that captures candid interview with savvy marketers, creative directors and tastemakers. Over the past 14+ years, working with a bevy of clients and brands including Barnardo’s Children’s Charity UK, BBC, GE, Southcorp, MindShare London, MediaCom Canada and Unilever, a few awards were won, client profiles were elevated and all delivered with passion, professionalism and tenacity. Having an international perspective, strategic sense and creative eye, Shannon designed a strategic communications consultancy, Liberty & Co Communications.
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Jeremy Creed is a successful entrepreneur who started his career in 1995, at 18 years old, in the tech/IT industry when the Internet and web were in its early stages. His first business, a web and IT consulting firm, worked with SMBs, Fortune 500’s and a wide variety of startups. While still actively consulting, in 2003, Jeremy found some time to build a startup of his own. He took his wide range of technology skills and knowledge to the prepaid industry where he launched WAYSPA.com, a powerful marketplace for the Spa and Wellness industry backed by the most successful spa gift card program in the world. In 2005, Jeremy moved full-time into WAYSPA.
In 2009, with WAYSPA maturing into a growing stable business, Jeremy found an opportunity in his family’s group of businesses that includes steel processing and real estate. After selling WAYSPA in 2016, Jeremy continues to manage Creed Nation Holdings Inc. while always looking for new opportunities.
Kevin J. Johnston
Kevin J. Johnston has over 18 years of business to business sales experience selling to Global Fortune 100, 500 and 2000 companies, in the Energy, Finance, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Insurance, Manufacturing, Retail and Technology industry. He is currently a Senior Account Executive at Salesforce Canada Inc. where his focus is on the Healthcare and Life Sciences vertical. Kevin has also held sales positions at Xerox and BCE NEXXIA (A Bell Canada Company) Enterprise Division where he gained extensive experience in deal structure, budget alignment and team selling. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Ryerson University with a major in Marketing. As part of his integrated degree, Kevin also attended the University of British Columbia and University of Northumbria in England.