Adam Caplan – web.isod.es Founder and Principal Storyteller
Over his two-decade career, Adam Caplan has held roles as Creative Director (Video & UXD) for digital signage pioneer EK3, Executive Site Producer at hsn.com in St. Petersburg, Florida, and has lectured on e-commerce strategy at Western University for over a decade. Prior to that, Adam lived in Los Angeles, where he worked as a consultant in emerging media for agencies and studios.
Adam currently serves on the Board of Directors for Ontario Creates (formerly The Ontario Media Development Corporation), the Board of Directors for The Independent Web Series Creators of Canada, and is the Chair of the City of London’s Screen-Based Industry Task Force. He previously served on the Boards of London’s own Grand Theatre and Museum London, founding and chairing two committees during his six-year term. He co-founded the UnLondon Digital Media Association, and has sat on London’s Mayor’s Economic Council and Emerging Leaders’ Sustainability Advisory Committee.
Adam graduated from the California Institute of the Arts with a BFA in Live Action Video, and earned a post-graduate diploma in screenwriting and dramatic theory from the Interlochen Arts Academy. He is proud to call London, Ontario his home.
Sammy Roach – Producer & Editor
Sammy holds a BA in Film Studies and Media, Information and Technoculture from Western University and a Visual Effects and Editing for Contemporary Media postgraduate degree from Fanshawe College. As the newest member of the web.isod.es team, Sammy came on board to combine her love for post production with her passion for community-building.