Jesse Hirsh is a cyber space guru with a passion for helping people adapt to change, while educating on both the benefits and perils of technology.
An internet strategist, researcher, and broadcaster, Jesse has a weekly nationally-syndicated column on CBC Radio, explaining and analyzing the latest trends and developments in technology, using language and examples that are meaningful and relevant to everyday life. As a freelance journalist, Jesse has been doing radio and television work for a decade and a half. He has worked for organizations such as CFRB, Jazz FM, TVO, Global TV, CityTV, Rogers, OMNI, and MuchMusic.
Jesse owns and operates Metaviews Media Management Ltd., which focuses on research and consulting around new media business models, big data, and the strategic use of social media. He is a co-founder of the Academy of the Impossible, a peer to peer life-long learning facility. Jesse is also actively involved with MacLaren McCann, one of North America’s most successful multi-disciplinary advertising agencies, as a member of their Idea Council, which serves as a combination advisory board and think tank for the company.