TALENTED PEOPLE

But it's Character that count

Matthew Gallant

Director of Operations

Matthew Lewis Gallant is also the founder of Gallant Media...

Don Mathias

Managing Director

Mathias is a globally known expert on Marketing, public relations,...

Barbara Wekesa

Director Marketing

Barbara is a marketing & Finance Graduate Based in the...

Latifat M

Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

Diversity and inclusion champion, communications expert, and public relations veteran...

Hottensiah Muchai

Director of Communications

Hottensiah is also the Programmes Director and Digital Content Manager...

kevin Kamau

Director of strategic planing and Events

Events Director at Eminent Media Inc. • An experienced marketing...

Jared Gonne

Executive Creative Director

With more than 20 years of agency experience under his...

Audrey Kizito

Head of Influencer Marketing

Audrey Kizito is a graduate from Tyndale University & Seminar...

Tay Kelly

Thought Leadership and Special Advisor

Tay Kelly is tasked with forming and overseeing EMI’s Thought...

Galiia Khisamova

Videographer

Toronto based freelance videographer. Born in Russia, moved to Canada...

James Kahindi

Head of Production Africa

Kahindi James is an experienced film producer and marketer in...

Tim Nzuna

Social media Manager

Tim is the Social Media Manager at EMI, working in...

Oleksandra Shevchenko

Creative Designer

Oleksandra Shevchenko is a Toronto based freelance creative designer. Moreover,...

Gideon Lyomu

Gideon is a Graphic and Web design enthusiast. He possesses...

Sophie Tata

Sophie is a highly motivated individual bringing fourth valuable industry...

Danstan Omondi

Danstan is a web developer/web designer with over 8+ years’...

Kelvin Mwangi

Kelvin is a Graphic Designer skilled in art direction, design,...

Erick Kiarie

Erick has a passion for design and is always looking...

Brian Chesa

Brian is an Experienced Website Designer & Website Developer with...

Roselene Ngahu

Roselene is a creative content writer at Eminent Media Inc....

Samuel Omoniyi

Samuel is a professional website designer and email marketer. Over...

Tyson Osore

Tyson Osore is a professional software engineer with a vast...

Kaium Khan

Kaium is a professional Web Designer and Web Developer. In...

Eunice Nderitu

Eunice Nderitu is a digital marketer and a communication specialist...

Usama Nazir

Usama is an enthusiast and professional content writer with an...

Matthew Gallant

Director of Operations

Matthew Lewis Gallant is also the founder of Gallant Media which is a  Digital Marketer & Photographer firm based out of Toronto, ON. For the past 2 years he’s been marketing brands, covering events, and creating projects for businesses.
He believes that every brand & individual has stories to tell — stories that will not only engage, inform, and delight their audience — but that will also deliver on measurable business goals and objectives. He is the connection between brand and consumer.
He loves building brands from the ground up through bold messaging & visual storytelling.  He does this by helping clients find the subject and medium that best fits their unique identity, and then he produces high-quality content that meets their business goals & objectives.

Don Mathias

Managing Director

Mathias is a globally known expert on Marketing, public relations, and communication who founded multiple successful public relations and interactive marketing agencies authored One forward-thinking marketing book.
Don is recognized as a thought leader on how software, the Internet and digital technologies have created seismic shifts in the practice of marketing that deliver entirely new levels of customer engagement. Today, Don’s focus is on how this marriage of technology and marketing has created a powerful platform for authentic marketing across paid, earned and owned channels, further advancing the evolution of the discipline.
Don helps both multi-national and emerging companies harness authentic marketing strategies – including reinventing themselves around this new form of the good – to create powerhouse brands. Among the companies Don has counseled are Microsoft, BELL, 7- Eleven, Canadian Tire, March of a dime Canada and Enercare.

Barbara Wekesa

Director Marketing

Barbara is a marketing & Finance Graduate Based in the United States with Experiences in Sales, Management, Event Planning and Marketing , consulting & leadership with a vast background in Finance. Demonstrated history working in marketing agencies ,Non -Profits, Auto-industry, Small Business and charitable institutions. skilled in consulting, retail and direct sales, customer service experience, management and innovation. Working with all the above has provided her  with extensive knowledge , experience and leadership skills.

Latifat M

Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

Diversity and inclusion champion, communications expert, and public relations veteran are just a few words used to describe Latifat M.  During her tenure with Eminent Media Inc, the world’s leading global communications marketing agency, Latifat has managed stakeholder outreach, strategic positioning, crisis, and reputation management campaigns for a host of Fortune 500 corporations seeking to engage a broad spectrum of stakeholders.

Latifat led the firm’s award-winning Multicultural practice providing senior counsel to a wide range of clients to protect, promote and evolve their brands and effectively engage diverse thought leaders, consumers, and other stakeholders. In this role, Latifat, oversees all diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic planning, education, cultural development, external partnerships, and recruitment efforts to ensure EMI Influencers workforce reflects the increasingly diverse marketplace. As part of her work, she actively strives to ensure an equitable and inclusive workplace.

Along with her agency responsibilities, Latifat serves on the Board of Directors of YYWC, Yes Youth & women can.  She previously served on the boards of the National Black Child Development Institute and Mentoring Canada.

Latifat continued work to drive change has been recognized. She has received several awards, Youth Now on track (YNOT) Active Media Award from the Premier of Ontario Canada, house of commons Canada, the City of Toronto and Humber river- black creek for  Eminent Media Inc.

Hottensiah Muchai

Director of Communications

Hottensiah is also the Programmes Director and Digital Content Manager as well as a Broadcast Journalist at Radio Afrika International Vienna, Austria.Having had and currently involved in first hand experience, education and collaborations in the media, music, fashion, arts and digital industry both in Africa and Europe, she brings on board a wealth of communication and digital marketing expertise in the above mentioned industries which include their emerging and revolutionary trends, communication and digital strategies.

kevin Kamau

Director of strategic planing and Events

Events Director at Eminent Media Inc.
• An experienced marketing professional with a passion in brand building and over 8 years experience in Event Management and Brand Activations.
• Past roles as Head of Activations at East Africa’s Premier Entertainment Company, Homeboyz Entertainment Ltd, with years of experience in end to end to end event management for both local & international clients including Pernod Ricard, East African Breweries and Sport Pesa.
• First hand experience and a key role in conceptualization and execution of major marketing campaigns and events including Stanchart Marathon, Tusker Project Fame, Brookside Dairy Best Campaign, Tusker Twende Kazi Campaign, Telkom Kenya Rebrand, POTUS Visit, Jameson Live, Guinness Fanzone with Thierry Henry, Nescafe 3-in-1 Launch, Seven Seas Stronger Generation Launch, Giants Summit In Kenya, Tusker Airshow & Maasai Mara KQ Marathon.
• Manages Bar In The Bush, which is Nairobi’s most refreshing beverage catering service, offering bespoke mobile bar services to corporates and high-networth private entities .
• Seasoned professional with great networks in East Africa within the corporate sector and entertainment industry.

Jared Gonne

Executive Creative Director

With more than 20 years of agency experience under his belt, Jerad Gonne brings a unique perspective of branding to the digital landscape. He challenges his creative team to design experiences that invoke curiosity, engagement and participation, and above all remain strategically aligned with a client’s business objectives.
With his clients, Jared is a trusted advocate for their business. This relationship affords him the space to present stellar creative ideas that haven’t been done before. Instead of following others, Jared’s clients pave the way in new thinking around social and digital media, and with great success.

Audrey Kizito

Head of Influencer Marketing

Audrey Kizito is a graduate from Tyndale University & Seminar with a B.A in Psychology and Business minor. Audrey is also a TV Host on Canadian Top TV station 416 and the City. Moreover, shes a Brand influencer for big cooperate such as Puretropix, 416 and the City

Tay Kelly

Thought Leadership and Special Advisor

Tay Kelly is tasked with forming and overseeing EMI’s Thought Leadership Group which will focus on research and development of content to support the business strategy and communications needs of the agency and its clients. Tay will also work with EMI’s MD and the leadership team on growth strategies of the firm.
Tay is an experienced strategy consultant and business development leader known for competitive strategy development and implementation, and organizational strategy and capability building at the intersection of business and government.

Galiia Khisamova

Videographer

Toronto based freelance videographer. Born in Russia, moved to Canada in 2015, finished high school in Toronto and currently taking a Broadcasting-Television program at Seneca College. Specializes in interviews, music videos, and promotional content. Enjoys being part of a team and putting creative ideas to work.

James Kahindi

Head of Production Africa

Kahindi James is an experienced film producer and marketer in the Kenya film industry with over 5 years experience.

Kahindi is a graduate from the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (Diploma in Film Production) and The University of Nairobi (B.Com Marketing Major Second Class Upper Divison honors). He is also a member of the Marketing Society of Kenya.

Kahind James is part of the new age of Kenyan film makers who are detrmined to take the Kenyan film industry to the world stage. He lives in Nairobi Kenya

Tim Nzuna

Social media Manager

Tim is the Social Media Manager at EMI, working in our digital, social, and creative services team.
Having spent over a decade leading social media strategy and guiding community management in house for brands and at agencies, Tim’s extensive hands on experience includes stints in sectors such as real estate, publishing, finance, luxury goods, education, sports, entertainment, health and wellness, travel, and telecom.
Prior to joining EMI, Tim worked as a consultant, refining marketing strategy, training community managers, 1:1 C-level social media training, and providing content editorial. Tim has also taught college classes on marketing metrics, and integrated marketing and communications

Oleksandra Shevchenko

Creative Designer

Oleksandra Shevchenko is a Toronto based freelance creative designer. Moreover, photographer and choreographer with 5 year experience. Currently a student of York University. Specializes in graphic design, logo design, animation, fashion / commercial photography and video directing.

Gideon Lyomu

Gideon is a Graphic and Web design enthusiast. He possesses a four-year experience working with both profit and nonprofit organizations; startups and established companies. He majors in Graphic Design for both web and print, user interface design and front-end web development. His objective is to work with teams and help them achieve success through the creation of appealing designs and developing web solutions and help people do business seamlessly.

Sophie Tata

Sophie is a highly motivated individual bringing fourth valuable industry experience and an adept ability to effectively manage multiple operations. This quality has enabled her to develop at a fast pace within organizations often finding myself in leadership roles.

She applies the same principle in marketing that also apply in leadership, because whether it’s a customer or members of your team, you’re connecting with others in order to bring ideas together, influence an outcome while also optimizing and scaling for future growth.

Her specialities include her creative flare and great interpersonal skills as well as the ability to adapt and work in any environment. She is a result-oriented with a proven track record of working successfully with team members to achieve goals.

Danstan Omondi

Danstan is a web developer/web designer with over 8+ years’ experience working with clients/companies all over the world. He focuses on user problems and provide genuine solutions. He specializes in brand identity, web design, UI and UX design and front-end development. Danstan has worked for big brands locally and internationally building websites and maintaining their brands on both print and the new media.

Kelvin Mwangi

Kelvin is a Graphic Designer skilled in art direction, design, and brand building. He Specializes in music and beauty brands and has experienced working with entertainment companies.
He’s Passionate about creating dynamic visual narratives. An expert in developing holistic campaigns, digital content, printed materials and experiential events.

Erick Kiarie

Erick has a passion for design and is always looking for the next challenge to push his limit as a designer. From an early age he knew he was different and he enjoyed arts class the most. Growing up and actually making a career out of his creativity is certainly the most satisfying thing and the most fulfilling. He does enjoy scenery and moreover experiencing nature and new surroundings especially on two wheels. Working at Eminent Media has given him that opportunity to scale up his skills and the never-ending challenges he faces and conquer makes it even more rewarding

Brian Chesa

Brian is an Experienced Website Designer & Website Developer with a demonstrated history of working in the Information Communication Technology and Services Industry.He is Skilled in Computer Networking, Programming & Telecommunication, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), CSS, PHP, E-commerce, and WordPress. He is a creative and diverse professional with a background in Information Communication Technology.

Roselene Ngahu

Roselene is a creative content writer at Eminent Media Inc. Her role includes writing stories behind services offered by EMI to its clients and the outcome of the services offered.

Prior to joining EMI, Roselene worked in the marketing industry, as a brand ambassador for various clients and their brands, pushing the sale of various products and services in the marketing world.

She also works as a freelancer, a detail oriented, professional English audio transcriptionist and editor with over three years’ experience in the world of transcription. She has exceptional work ethic and strives to produce quality work for her clients, with utmost accuracy

Samuel Omoniyi

Samuel is a professional website designer and email marketer. Over his years of professionalism, He has been able to maximize his skills and boost the credibility and reputation of his clients’ brands & businesses with ultra-modern, clean and responsive websites. He establishes a better connection between brands and their subscribers/customers/ clients with engaging email marketing campaign and automation. He implements my strategies to efficiently manage email marketing campaigns, A/B testing, performance optimization, and reporting. His approach projects begin with analyzing clients’ ‘demand, look into their business needs and create a strategic plan to bring out the result they desire.

Tyson Osore

Tyson Osore is a professional software engineer with a vast skill set in website applications development and mobile applications development. His experience is based on working for 4 years in software development while providing software solutions and products under different industry needs. His zeal to bridging the gap between companies, individuals and or with technology makes him gets things done from a personal, group or team level.

Kaium Khan

Kaium is a professional Web Designer and Web Developer. In the past 4 years, he has worked with 180+ clients and completed multiple projects successfully. He has helped agencies & entrepreneurs to build high-quality websites that increase their customer inquiries and satisfaction. He can design and build clean, modern, professional & responsive websites to meet custom needs for Professional business, Bloggers, Personal, Portfolio, etc.

Eunice Nderitu

Eunice Nderitu is a digital marketer and a communication specialist at Eminent media Inc. Her role include development, implementation and management of marketing campaigns that promote Eminent media Inc and its services. She plays a major role in creating brand awareness and using the digital space to drive traffic to the EMI website and acquire leads. She also helps identify and evaluate new digital technologies by using web analytics tools to measure website traffic in order to optimize marketing campaigns, email marketing, social media and display advertising and converting website visitors into sales.

Eunice has worked with many clients and helped in building their Business and personal brands. She helps maintain excellent client relationships through superior customer service skills. She has also worked as a brand influencer for various brands, promoting the sales for their various products and services in the marketing industry. She is very professional, disciplined, cooperative and completely reliable.

Usama Nazir

Usama is an enthusiast and professional content writer with an experience of over 5 years. As an SEO specialist He usually identify strategies, techniques and tactics to increase the number of visitors to a website and obtain a high-ranking placement in the results page of search engines. He always proves himself best in ranking the website on very first page of Google with help of his SEO techniques and exceptional content.