Phillip Djwa

Agency Principal, Strategy and Planning

 

Agentic is led by founder Phillip Djwa. Phillip is a certified Internet Marketing specialist and strategist with 20 years experience in the high-technology industry. During this time, Phillip has worked on a wide range of technology and web-integrated communications projects for Fortune 500 companies, high-tech start-ups, and not-for-profit organizations. His clients have included the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, VanCity, BC Ministry of Labour and Citizens’ Services, Community Legal Education Ontario (The Law Foundation of Ontario), First Nations Schools Association, Granville Island (Canada Mortgage and Housing), and many others.

A career-long social entrepreneur, Phillip has provided support to many worthwhile community initiatives, including the First People’s Heritage Council, Friends of Chamber Music, and the First Nations Technology Council. Phillip has a BA from Simon Fraser University in Fine Arts with a concentration in electronic music, and an MFA in Electronic Arts from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in upstate New York. Phillip is the  Agentic team member responsible for new business and working with our clients on the strategic planning of their online initiatives; and designing, developing and implementing web-based and web-integrated projects for our clients.

Phillip was one of the executives behind the Melting Silos initiative, which is a NFB and Telefilm funded project to match new media companies and filmmakers in an innovative and supportive development process. He also received BC Film grants in 2013 for innovative digital media projects. 

He is also a board member of OpenMedia.ca and Webofchange.com as well as an advisor to the national ICT Council. He volunteers for many organizations, including the Vancouver Crisis Centre answering the phone and chat. He has been on juries for Emmys, Canada Media Awards, Dept of Canadian Heritage and many others. 

Lastly, he is an active speaker in both technology, digital media and the future of work.