Richard Zeidel

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Richard Zeidel

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Today, Richard is a partner at nventive. nventive is modern mobile studio developing applications for Android and iOS devices as well as being among the largest independent Microsoft mobile partners. Founded in 2008, the company has grown from a core team of developers in a basement to a vibrant community of over 100 data scientists, engineers, designers, and product managers. The team has has delivered over 300 projects to clients including PayPal, Twitter, Hilton and ESPN.

Richard is primarily responsible for research, strategy, client service and overall growth and business direction for the firm.

Richard Zeidel joined Sonic Boom as Partner in October 2011.

Sonic Boom is a customer experience agency who partnered with some of the most progressive brands in the world. The company specialized in creating transformative customer experiences at the intersection of technology and creative. Sonic Boom developed a unique research and strategic planning methodology which was based in digital ethnography (known as Belief Based Consumption); by understanding audience’s beliefs and values the company created powerful connections between brands and their audiences.

Before joining Sonic Boom, Richard was Vice President, Strategic Alliances of Tungle.Me, a cross-platform social calendaring application. In his role, Richard led the strategic planning and execution of the company’s go-to-market strategy through to acquisition by Blackberry in April, 2011.

Prior to that, Richard was Vice President, Sales, North America for iPerceptions Inc, a Montreal based firm providing proprietary online research solutions for website optimization.

A natural entrepreneur, Richard has been involved throughout his career in the development and accelerated growth of some of Canada’s leading Internet start-ups.