David Pensato has worked as a communications professional for nearly a decade. In that time he has established himself as a hard-working, client-focussed and innovative thinker in a broad range of public and private sectors.
Specializing in “interactive brand and strategy,” David has consistently developed innovative approaches for integrating online with offline marketing, often with implications for overall organizational strategy.
Prior to branching out as an independent brand strategist and marketing consultant in 2009, David served as Director of Communications for McNally Robinson Booksellers and as an Account Executive and Strategist for an award-winning boutique interactive firm.
His involvement with a broad range of projects in recent years has included the City of Winnipeg’s ground-breaking initiative SpeakUpWinnipeg and its subsequent plan OurWinnipeg, the re-branding of Resource Conservation Manitoba as Green Action Centre, and branding and marketing/communications strategy for Peg City Car Co-op, to name only a few.
David is a director of The Distillery, Creativity and Consulting, has been involved with TEDxManitoba, is an advisor to TEDxYouth@FortGarry, is on the organizing committee for WordCamp Winnipeg and is co-organizer of Actif Epica, a winter ultra-marathon and outdoor festival.
David often speaks and leads workshops for his clients on marketing, branding and the changing landscape of communication in the “interactive age,” and provides specific training and coaching on effective online publishing (blogging), social media, public speaking and content strategy development.