“My favorite Super Hero is Elastic Girl. Not only does she take care of the rest of the Incredibles Family (that Dash can be a handful!) but she’s also out there secretly fighting crime. Plus, what Mom wouldn’t want to have arms that can stretch like that?”
As the President and COO of ePACT, Kirsten oversees the development of ePACT’s products, manages the general operations, and has the pleasure of working closely with some of ePACT’s clients to ensure the system really works for the organizations and families who use it! She also works closely with Christine on the overall vision, strategy and direction of the company.
Kirsten is a technology strategist and entrepreneur with nearly two decades of experience in strategic web planning and program implementation for private and public organizations alike. As a pioneer in Vancouver’s internet industry, Kirsten started her first company, ideaPARK Communications, in 1999 as the communications arm of incubator ideaPARK Ventures – providing marketing strategies and support to startups and established brands in the dotcom boom. After the bust, Kirsten built Cogeny Communications, applying dotcom lessons to corporations, government agencies and not-for profits. For six years, Cogeny was the web agency for TransLink, Vancouver’s transit authority, developing their ‘eRevolution’ digital strategy, which included the launch of Google Transit in Canada, and the 2010 Olympics sustainable transportation and a real-time alerts program that is now the internationally recognized TravelSmart initiative. Kirsten is a frequent public speaker who has been invited to present in North America and Europe. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Victoria and a Certificate in Advertising from the Institute of Canadian Advertising.