Sean Zohar

Marketing and Communications Specialist

Sean is an experienced storyteller who lives to connect the ideas of brilliant thinkers to government, media, and the wider public. As a Marketing & Communications Specialist, Sean is always busy helping translate the BIIE’s research into impactful narratives, content, and campaigns.

Prior to joining BII+ E, Sean worked in the public and think-tank sectors delivering strategic communications, policy research and issues management support to policymakers, experts and influencers on a variety of issues and files, including cybersecurity, refugee protection, conflict management and international trade.  

Sean is passionate about volunteering his time with a number of causes. Most recently Sean assisted with the work of PeaceGeeks, an award-winning not-for-profit organization based in Vancouver. When Sean is not volunteering, he is spending time with his dog Lili, traveling or exploring Toronto’s vast restaurant scene.

Sean holds a Masters degree from the University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public & International Affairs as well as an Honors BA from Western University in International Relations.

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May 21, 2019

This project seeks to uncover how Canadian firms identify, acquire, and access talent needed to successfully adopt AI.
AI Adoption for Canadian Businesses: A talent-focused approach to enhance competitiveness

Dec 21, 2018

As a new year fast approaches, our experts and researchers at the Brookfield Institute share what excites them most when it comes to Canada’s innovation economy in 2019
Looking Ahead to 2019: BII+E’s best and brightest reveal what they’re most excited for next year

Jul 10, 2018

A pilot designed to help mid-career workers whose jobs are threatened by automation to retrain and upskill into high demand careers in the innovation economy
Palette: An upskilling and retraining pilot
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