MEET THE JUDGES
Phil Chang is the Industry Lead and Retail Expert at Hubba and is responsible for uncovering emerging trends and insights that impact businesses in engaged in commerce. He brings 20 years of experience in working with retailers and brands of all sizes across North America. In his role at Hubba, Phil helps both brands and retailers adapt the new reality of retail and next generation of commerce. Phil is a frequent speaker at industry events in Canada and the US, across multiple verticals, and is a featured writer in trade publications such RetailTouchPoints, PetProductNews, Bikebiz and others.
Bert has 40000+ hours of real world experience in sales and marketing management with a top Fortune 100 company, an Ontario based small business and as an advisor for several Toronto based small business entrepreneurs and start-ups. His portfolio has included brands with sales of over $100 million. Bert has trained, coached or mentored more than 250 sales or marketing professionals and managed over 30 different business units. He also has 3000 hours of expertise in B2C and B2B selling and has been responsible for the development of more than 120 sales/marketing plans. Last but not least, Bert comes from a family business background and is a 3rd generation artisan.