Leadership Team

Navigating the complex world of digital media / martech and the global capital markets requires experienced leadership and a clear vision of emerging trends. Our management team consists of industry leaders with a strong track record of proven success. The DGTL leadership functions on a co-axial management model by developing incubation strategies and growth plans for each of its partner companies while collaborating with their management to encourage revenue growth, enhanced profitability, business development, and operational efficiencies.

Michael Racic
Chief Executive Officer
Michael Racic
Chief Executive Officer

+20 years of experience and background, both as a media executive and communications planner, combined with his expertise as a programmatic tech, is the kind of mix essential for valuing the impact of AI solutions in a highly competitive digital media/adTech culture. He is a frequent speaker and is regularly published across the global advertising technology, and digital media sector. SVP Director of Agency Partnerships and Category Strategy at RocketFuel and EVP of head of global planning with UM and J3.

Scott Davis, CPA, CGA
Chief Financial Officer
Scott Davis, CPA, CGA
Chief Financial Officer

Scott Davis is a partner of Cross Davis & Company LLP Chartered Professional Accountants, a firm focused on providing accounting and management services for publicly-listed companies. His experience includes CFO positions of several companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, senior management positions. Also, Scott Davis is currently serving on several public company management teams. Finally, Mr. Davis has an vast public company, and capital market experience.

Steve Goldberg, MBA
Chief Operations Officer
Steve Goldberg, MBA
Chief Operations Officer

+25 years of executive search and recruiting experience in the Digital Media/AdTech space. He has worked as a former executive with firms in Telecom, Education/Training, and “Big-4” Public Accounting fields. MBA in Finance from New York University and earned his CPA while working for KPMG. Steven Goldberg is currently acting as the Co-Owner and Managing Partner of Media Recruiting Group.

Charles Thomas
Chief Strategy Officer, #Hashoff LLC
Charles Thomas
Chief Strategy Officer, #Hashoff LLC

With 35 years in digital media and advertising focused on senior executive development strategy, and management of national sales teams, Charles Thomas is a pioneer in Adtech, with Time Inc. in 1995 (later Time-Warner AOL). Former VP Ad Sales at Broadcast.com, working for Mark Cuban, and helping to launch one of the most successful IPO’s in history at the time, Regional Sales Vice President for Yahoo, Sales Strategy contractor for Facebook and SVP Sales Centro.

John Belfontaine
Founder / EVP Corporate Development
John Belfontaine
Founder / EVP Corporate Development

+15 years as a serial entrepreneur and corporate development executive for private and publicly traded companies. He was the founder of DGTL Holdings Inc., and of many more companies. He also worked as a Retail Wealth Product Manager, Empire Life Financial, and executive for national and regional CPG brand program management with several Fortune 100 companies. Former Director on Phivida Holdings Inc. (CSE.VIDA) and Co-Founder of CoachellaGro (sold to Mohave Jane (CSE.Jane).

Brendan Purdy, J.D
Independent Director
Brendan Purdy, J.D
Independent Director

Brendan Purdy, J.D., is a practicing securities lawyer focused on the resource, cannabis, and technology sectors. In his private practice, he has developed experience with respect to public companies, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and other facets fundamental to the natural resources, cannabis, and technology sectors. He is also the former CEO of Enforcer Gold Corp. (TSXV: VEIN), High Hampton Holdings Corp. (CSE: HC), and Tidal Royalty (C.RLTY), and director of several public companies.

David Beck
INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR
David Beck
INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

+20 years of experience in the public capital markets, leading TMT investment banking at three boutique investment dealers, and a renowned technology financial analyst in both New York and Toronto. He has been leading and investing in, many private technology companies over the last 25 years. Finally, he worked as a director for several public companies. Director on several public company board of directors, including Quadron Cannatech Corporation (QCC-CSE)Pivot Technology Solutions Inc. (PTG-TSX), Basis100 Inc. (BAS-TSX), and CRS Robotics Corporation (ROB-TSX). MBA from Ivey Business School (UWO) and a B.Sc. Honours (Engineering Physics) from Queen’s University.