Jarret Leaman

Founder, Chief Strategy Officer

Centre for Indigenous Innovation and Technology (CIIT)

Jarret is a member of Magnetawan First Nation located in southern Ontario, who is passionate about Indigenous economic development, technology, reconciliation, and building leadership capacity within the Indigenous community.

Jarret has been recognized as a national Indigenous leader as one of the Huffington Post’s Top 3 Indigenous Millennials in Canada, Top Ten to Watch by the Indigenomics Institute in 2020 and was selected to participate on the Governor General Leadership Conference in 2017 and the CivicAction DiverseCity Fellowship Program in 2015.


thursday – 01:35pm Creator Summit Equality

Time Icon 20 mins

Location Icon St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts - Jane Mallett Theatre

Building Authentic Connections Through Storytelling

In today’s digital landscape, authentic storytelling is a valuable way to build genuine connections with your audience. How you tell these stories makes a difference. Sarain will focus on how companies can create equitable practices when working on building relationships with BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and other diverse talent. It’s time to stand out from the crowd and build authentic brand connections with your talent.