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Amber Mac

Master of Ceremonies

Amber is President of AmberMac Media, Inc., an award-winning content development agency.

In 2021, Amber was named one of the Bay Street Bull Women of the Year for her leadership in the technology sector. In 2018, she was named one of DMZ’s 30 inspirational women making a difference in tech.

Amber has keynoted more than 400 events around the world and has moderated sessions with: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; former FBI Director James Comey; business coach Tony Robbins; famed astronaut Chris Hadfield; and many other notable leaders.

Amber has hosted and co-hosted a variety of podcast series, including The AI Effect (presented by Accenture), Marketing Disrupted, The Feed, commandN, This is Mining, and The Amber Mac Show, and this has led to the following podcast awards:

  • Best Marketing Communication 2020 (ACE Awards)

  • Best Technology Series 2019 (Canadian Podcast Awards)

  • Best Innovative Media Award 2019 (CMA Awards)

  • Best Branded Series 2021 (Canadian Podcast Awards)

In 2010, she wrote the national bestselling business book Power Friending (Portfolio: New York) and in 2016, she co-wrote the Amazon bestseller, Outsmarting Your Kids Online.

She is a regular business host and expert for Fast Company, CNN, Bloomberg, CBS, BNN, CTV, The Marilyn Denis Show, and SiriusXM (where she co-hosts #TheFeed).

Amber Mac started her career in San Francisco and Boston during the dot-com boom. As a strategist for Razorfish and Director of Marketing for an e-procurement software company, she spent four years in the technology start-up trenches.

Amber left the start-up world to join Microsoft to build one of the first female-focused lifestyle portals. In 2006, she started her own digital agency. The company’s first client was world-renowned business coach, Tony Robbins, and now includes Microsoft, Google, GE, Paypal, Nintendo, Canada Goose, and Fast Company, and many more leading organizations.

“With few equals,” writes YouTube co-founder Steve Chen, “MacArthur continues to demonstrate a keen insight towards the continually evolving fabric of the social web.”

As a child, Amber attended a two-room country schoolhouse and shared a party telephone line with neighboring houses. She is now recognized internationally as an innovation and technology leader.

Speaking:
Day 1 - Apr 16, 2023
1:00 PM

Opening Ceremony & Land Acknowledgement

5:05 PM

Day One Wrap

Day 3 - Apr 18, 2024
8:30 AM

Opening Remarks

12:00 PM

Closing Ceremony and Conference Wrap

Amber Mac Headshot2

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Plant Forward has gathered one of the most concentrated groups of leading decision-makers in one room. With increased networking opportunities, Plant Forward will again be one of the best places to build relationships with key industry stakeholders.

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April 16-18, 2024