Strategic Advisor & Investor in Privacytech
Stéphane Hamel is a seasoned independent consultant and distinguished thought leader in the field of digital marketing and analytics. He advises global clients, agencies, start-ups, and vendors in the digital analytics industry on data maturity matters, the ethical use of data and how to grow a data-informed culture.
Recognized as a Google Product Strategy Expert (2016) and considered one the Most Influential Industry Contributor by the Digital Analytics Association (2012), he made significant contributions to the industry: authoring the Radical Analytics Manifesto (2016), creating the Digital Analytics Maturity Model (2009), and the Web Analytics Solution Profiler (2006, sold to Cardinal Path in 2013) quality assurance tool, Da Vinci Tools (2017, sold to Supermetrics in 2020) as well as other tools and concepts throughout over thirty years of work experience, including 25 years on the web.
He previously held a leadership position with the award-winning Cardinal Path agency and sat on the board of the Digital Analytics Association. He holds an MBA specialized in eBusiness from ULaval (2009) where he teaches the fundamentals of digital analytics to Marketing Masters and MBA students, he was Faculty Chair, Digital Marketing & Analytics for SimpliLearn / Market Motive and taught hundreds of students enrolled in UBC’s Award of Achievement in Digital Analytics. To this date, he shared his passion at over a hundred conferences across Europe and North America.