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Kerry Munro

VP of e-commerce & Marketing at The Home Depot Canada

A dynamic, results oriented leader with deep knowledge and proven success in Omni-Channel, ecommerce and digital marketing, Kerry helps create meaningful and long standing connections with consumers. In his current role as VP of ecommerce and marketing at The Home Depot Canada, Munro is focused on delivering an integrated, seamless retail experience regardless of how the customer interacts with The Home Depot.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Presentations

What’s Your Organizational DNA?
Winning in business is more challenging than ever. From poor economic conditions, motivating existing workforces and hiring fresh talent, maintaining healthy margins or simply marketing and servicing customers, what worked 5 years ago rarely matters today, largely due to the impact of the internet on most aspects of the corporate organization. If you’re not prepared to handle these changes how confident are you that your business (or you) will be around in another 5 years? Kerry Munro examines the top issues that organizations currently face and how they should be preparing for this new digital onslaught in 2011 and beyond. Is your organization ready?

Web 2.0 Survival Guide
The Digital Economy, New Media, Social Media, Web 2.0, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube are all conversations taking place in organizations. Learn why it’s important, and how to incorporate these mediums into your existing marketing strategy.

Digital and the New Business Reality
There was a time when organizations and their HR teams maintained control of employee engagement and satisfaction. The new web reality wrestles that control away and places it squarely in the hands of digital savvy employees. Are you prepared for the changes that are taking place within the organization?

What’s Your Facebook Fan Worth?
Brand marketers and their agency partners are all abuzz about social media. CFOs and CMOs are all abuzz about saving money and making money. The intersection is the need to generate ROI. Join us for an interactive dialogue on how as a senior marketer you can drive and measure better performance from your social media activities. Leverage the insights from the top 20 brands on Facebook to help shape your marketing initiatives this quarter and for your next planning cycle.

 

  • Kerry was a keynote speaker at our TVO all Staff meeting. Kerry ably engaged the whole audience thanks to his congenial style. He also imparted vast knowledge of how media companies can increase their impact by leveraging digital tools. He communicates at a strategic level and also shares examples that de-mystify and make the digital world exciting and accessible to non-experts. He made very helpful allusions to industry best practices and left the audience with a clear sense of the digital promise.


    - Chief Executive Officer, TVO
  • Engaging, provocative and compelling. Kerry has a deep understanding of the role digital media can play in business strategy...an engaging speaker who knows how to connect with a large group.

    - President of Pitney Bowes

Summary Profile

A technology leader and visionary Munro has been leading and advising brands on how to create meaningful and long standing connections with consumers for over 20 years.

Prior to joining The Home Depot in 2014, Kerry served as group president, digital delivery network at Canada Post where he helped transform the company in the face of ongoing digital substitution and choice.

He previously served as the Managing Director of Yahoo Canada. Kerry took the floundering business and turned it into the best performing business in Yahoo worldwide and created the largest digital franchise in Canadian history.

Kerry has advised global companies like Live Nation on how to integrate digital and social media into their marketing mix, developed the Canadian strategy for LinkedIn, and helped guide numerous business executives and their teams through the ever changing world of social media.

As the former COO at Syncapse Corp. Munro led one of Profit Magazine’s fastest growing companies in Canada and one of the top social technology companies in the world.

Munro is a frequent contributor to news organizations and was recognized as one of the most influential marketers in Canada by Marketing Magazine.

A former Canadian champion and national team member in athletics he translates his high performance attitude and approach into a no nonsense conversation that leaves his audience, engaged, entertained and wanting more.

You and your team will be sure to leave his session with a renewed sense of understanding of the digital opportunity in front of you, a series of actionable items and plans that you can apply immediately and a re-invigoration that will last well beyond the day.