Marie Chevrier is the Founder and CEO of Sampler the leader in direct-to-consumer sampling. Marie started her career in advertising at J. Walter Thompson. From there, she had the opportunity to work at a venture capital firm in New York City. After a few years there, Marie came back to Toronto to merge her passion for marketing and technology. Marie started Sampler with a vision to transform the way consumer packaged good companies distribute product samples. Marie is also the co-host of Tech Toronto’s newest community called: Retail TO and the lead of Retail Tomorrow Toronto a one-week immersion event that brings US retailers and brands to Toronto. Marie also volunteers as a mentor at DMZ, NEXT 36 and Startup Boost.