Jodi Kovitz, founder of #MoveTheDial takes us through the challenges her organization faced during COVID-19 and how she turned these experiences into new projects to lead. Now, Jodi has published her book Go Out Of Your Way and her podcast Joyful Sundays went live on June 7th 2020. We had a lot of fun catching up with Jodi and discuss how you can go out of your way for others during social distancing. Tune into our season 1 episode where we discuss how diverse teams create better experiences, companies, and products.
Founder & CEO of #movethedial
#movethedial is a global movement with a mission to increase the participation and leadership of all women in technology.
Jodi Kovitz is the founder and CEO of #movethedial.
Jodi Kovitz is the founder and CEO of #movethedial, a global movement that she launched in January 2017 and is dedicated to advancing the participation and advancement of all women in tech. Leveraging Jodi’s leadership, wealth of experience, pioneering spirit, and passion for advancing the full talent pool in the new economy, #movethedial has attracted more than 150 champions and advisors from throughout North America who are leading the way in the technology industry; has engaged more than 50,000 people world-wide through the power of storytelling; and is driving substantive, measurable change.
In 2017, Jodi was recognized by the Women’s Executive Network as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women; and in 2018 as one of Adweek’s Toronto Brand Stars and a Top 25 Women of Influence. As a member of the SickKids Foundation Capital Campaign Cabinet, Jodi is helping to raise $1.3B to transform children’s health, conceived the first-ever strategy to raise $25M through the tech community, and oversees a team of 25 tech leaders in pursuit of that initiative. Jodi serves on the advisory boards of Brim Financial, Maple, MediSeen, the Lazaridis Scale-Up Program, and was co-chair of Mayor John Tory’s 2018 re-election campaign and part of his Innovation Council which has a mandate to build the narrative for Toronto’s tech ecosystem on the global stage.
Jodi has an LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School and an HBA from Ivey Business School.