Whether it’s selling a product, changing someone’s mind, or advocating for an issue, Northweather builds the tools and solutions that help engage your audience for what matters to you.
With over 40 years of experience, our team of expert practitioners knows what it takes to engage people. From ecommerce to politics, from nonprofits to multinational corporations, we have done it in many domains before. So, if you are looking for assistance in digital advertising, engagement strategy, app development or custom web solutions, consider dropping us a line... we would love to hear from you!
The State of Digital in Western Canada
How will we use social and digital platforms in 2018? What are our social media behaviours saying about us? Will mobile shopping finally become king? Are Snapchat and Instagram stories a fad or a platform worth paying attention to? Is email finally dead? And what about Twitter — does anyone use it anymore? Northweather’s State of Digital Report highlights some of the key insights and trends that will help you make better decisions on digital platforms to better engage the audiences that matter to you.
Richard EinarsonPresident & CEO
Richard is a strategic marketing and engagement strategist with over 18 years of leadership experience in the technology and communications industries.
Richard has experience in a variety of senior leadership roles with a wide range of responsibilities. His roles have included leadership of large-scale online/social advertising campaigns, strategic marketing and communications, social media and word of mouth promotion, product development, client service, and project management.
Brooke HahnVP CLIENT SERVICES
As VP Client Services for Northweather, Brooke brings over 11 years of marketing, communication, crowdsourcing and project management experience. Brooke’s focus is on client relationship management and strategic advice - applying these to communications technologies – actively working with clients to ensure their objectives are met.
Outside of her client facing role, Brooke also collaborates with the product development team, providing input on corporate strategy and product development.
Chris HuntVP TECHNOLOGY AND CHIEF ARCHITECT
As VP Technology and Chief Architect for Northweather, Chris brings 12 years of software development, architecture design, and team leadership to Northweather development projects.
Chris comes to the team with 5+ years in a SOX-compliant multi-national IT department, as well as 5+ years in a dynamic startup environment. With technical expertise ranging from .NET to MEAN-stack, and WordPress to SharePoint, Chris is able to take a technology agnostic approach to solution designing, and ensure the right tool is used for the job.
Zain VeljiVP STRATEGY
As VP Strategy for Northweather, Zain brings a decade of experience in political, business, and non-profit communications, as well as marketing and engagement. Zain has managed and provided senior counsel to clients in several areas including microtargeting, digital integration, brand strategy, and grassroots mobilization.
During the 2017 Calgary municipal election, Zain acted as Campaign Manager for the successful Re-elect Nenshi for Mayor Campaign.
Zain is also a regular political commentator who appears weekly on CBC radio and television. In addition, Zain serves on the board of the YMCA Calgary, Calgary Reads, and The Canadian Children's Book Centre. He is also a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Shaper community.