Robert Martellacci

Founder & Conference Chair

Robert Martellacci (MA EdTech) is president of MindShare Learning Technology, Canada’s leading EdTech strategy, news & events company he founded in 2001. Mr. Martellacci is also president & co-founder of C21 Canada—Canadians for 21st Century Learning & Innovation.

Mr. Martellacci is a lifelong learner who is committed to connecting business and education to transform learning in the 21st century to support student success. He completed a transformational learning journey as a mature student earning a master’s in educational technology from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California which inspired the creation of the MindShare Learning Report—Canada’s Learning & Technology eMagazine.

Mr. Martellacci has over 25 years of expertise and thought leadership in education as a former university administrator at York University; he also launched The Learning Company School Division for Kevin O’Leary which was the catalyst to forming his start-up MindShare Learning following the Mattel acquisition.

One of Martellacci’s signature slogans, “until next time, keep the learning curve steep.”

8:30 - 8:45 AM

Friday Day Two Nov 3rd


Robert Martellacci, Founder & Conference Co-Chair

Geoff Edwards, Co-Chair, Superintendent of Learning Technologies Ottawa Catholic School Board

Tom D’Amico, Director of Education, Ottawa Catholic School Board (Briefing on OCSB's Deep Learning Journey)

Michael Fullan, Summit MC, Professor Emeritus, OISE/University of Toronto, Co-Director of New Pedagogies for Deep Learnings