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Nigel Newton

Digital Strategist,
AR Innovation + Strategy
Toronto, ON, Canada
@NigelNewton
Nigel Newton leads innovation in digital content and experiences with emerging media and technology. Consulting in augmented and virtual reality he is Director - Canada for INDE on their large screen BroadcastAR solutions as seen at Toronto Zoo and Montréal Biodôme; consultant to AWE Company on the Fort York Historic Site VR experience; and specialist advisor on AR and VR to the OMDC, IAB Canada and Digifest.

Formerly VP Canada for Blippar mobile AR and Director North America for Layar mobile AR,
Nigel introduced mobile AR to Canadians in 2012 with Layar while directing digital product at Postmedia. This led to the groundbreaking Nissan Canada campaign that won a Media Innovation Award.

General Manager of One Little Indian Records in the UK, Nigel was Vice President at Quality Music on the Dance Mix series, Marketing Director for Attic Records and General Manager of RED Distribution at Sony Music Canada.