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The “teacher” is in

“When it comes to making headlines, Gary Vaynerchuk quotes do the job. But if you’re interested in digging into the data, check out Kevin Adema, Managing Director of Emissary Insights and author of Digital’s BIG short and Mastering Digital Strategy.”

 Aaron Orendorff – Forbes Top 25 Marketing Influencer


Kevin Adema is a global marketing agency CEO, digital strategist, keynote speaker, marketing and digital transformation consultant and author of Mastering Digital Strategy and Digital’s BIG short.

Like you, Kevin has seen the marketing world radically shift in the past few years; the marketing relationship has eroded to vendor-based agreements, digital confusion is paramount and strategic leadership no longer holds the value it once did. Is it because of the rampant staffing changes and organizational challenges? Is it about new digital technology? Is it a new atmosphere of brand meant for only the elite few? Or, is there a better and new way to run brands, handle clients and lead strategic thought? 

With international and local agency real-world, leadership experience ranging from global Fortune 100 corporations down to small boutique clientele, Kevin’s training program brings an optimistic and fresh outlook for influencers, marketers and agencies ready to embrace change. 

Never resting on status-quo, Kevin’s training efforts provide strategic solutions and enables itemized action sets that realize meaningful change. Kevin appreciates courage and shares his own leadership experiences empowering marketers to usher in the required strategic, digital change in business today.


“I have been in the industry for a long time, this was the first program that provided the insight required to be more strategic. The program provides marketers and consultants the opportunities to meet with C suite executives.”

David LaMarche. Managing Partner. Access Marketing Group.



Coupling his marketing consulting experience with University lecturing and, not-for-profit board experience, Kevin’s fusion of real-life stories and deep trench experience connect with audiences at an intimate, intense and specific level; Kevin continues to train organizations, marketers and influencers working with the best and brightest in marketing and brand leadership. 

Kevin is academically accredited with University degrees focused in Business, Marketing and Behavioral Human Psychology. Kevin also holds a post-secondary degree in Marketing and Advertising. 

Kevin is a globally published author and his 40+ works have been featured with Direct Marketing News, Digital Doughnut, Pharma and Health Marketing Magazine, Direct Marketing Magazine Canada, Digital Marketing News, Direct Media Network, The Direct Marketing Association of Canada, Blazon Online, and others.

Kevin has won over a dozen international creative and strategy awards including: Best Use of Social Media, Best Use of New Technology, and 10 Summit International Creative and Strategy Awards.