Jodi Kovitz is the founder & CEO of #movethedial, a global movement and organization to advance the participation and leadership of all women in tech. Jodi has been featured in Forbes Women, the Globe and Mail, Report on Business, on Business News Network multiple times and in the Huffington Post. She has been named twice one of Canada's Top 100 most powerful women (2017, 2019), the IABC/Toronto Communicator of the Year (2019), a top 25 Women of Influence in Canada (2018) and a Toronto Adweek Brandstar (2018).
In 2018, she also co-chaired the re-election campaign for Toronto’s Mayor, John Tory. Jodi is passionate about philanthropy, and has had the honor of creating #tech4sickkids, an initiative to raise $25M to build the most innovative emergency suite and AI services in pediatric medicine in the world out of Toronto. She is also on the board of Toronto Global focused on Foreign Direct investment in Canada, and sits on 4 advisory boards of tech companies. Jodi's first book is coming out in 2020, "Go out of Your Way: How one small act can move the dial in life and business", which was endorsed by Sheryl Sandberg. Jodi holds an HBA from Ivey and an LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School.