Christine Sommers, ePACT, North Vancouver
Christine Sommers co-founded ePACT in 2012, creating a network that securely shares data and communications between families and organizations before, during or after a crisis. Christine was CEO for 8 years, expanding ePACT to millions of families and hundreds of paying organizations across North America, before leaving the company in early 2020.
Prior to ePACT, Christine had 20 years experience developing and executing business growth strategies in internal management roles and as a strategic consultant. Her expertise and passion spans web innovation and program management, internal and external communications, and driving growth via brand, marketing, and key partnerships.
Christine also has a long history of building and supporting teams, having held leadership roles with such brands as TELUS, HSBC, Mercedes Benz, Best Buy, and the BC Government’s 2010 Winter Olympics Secretariat. Acting as a consultant, she was hired to support clients that include Rogers Communications, Shaw, TI Corp, TransLink and VANOC, and many others.
Christine has been recognized by Canadian press, including Business in Vancouver’s “Women to Watch in Tech”, has won awards in technology and entrepreneurial programs, and along with her co-founder, was proud to accept “Business of the Year” from North Vancouver’s Chamber of Commerce.