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Jaxson is Head of Marketing at Nudge.ai, a relationship intelligence platform and Canadian AI Company of the Year in 2018. In the community, Jaxson serves as a host of the Ask AI podcast, a mentor with Techstars, an instructor at Product Faculty, an advisor to Century Initiative, and a member of the World Economic Forum. Previously, Jaxson founded Young Diplomats of Canada, an NGO that engages with the United Nations, World Bank, and G20. He served on advisory boards with AstraZeneca and The Globe and Mail and was elected to the Peel District School Board. Jaxson is a published author and speaker on technology, education, and policy, including with the International Economic Development Council and a TEDx talk. Jaxson graduated from Western University as a 3M National Student Fellow and one of Canada's Top 20 Under 20.   


Jaxson Khan is Head of Marketing at Nudge.ai, a relationship intelligence platform that helps businesses find and grow the right relationships to drive revenue. Nudge.ai has raised $5M USD and 20,000+ sales professionals manage 50M+ business relationships on the platform. Jaxson is a judge at Venture for Canada and Code for Canada, a mentor with Techstars, and a Global Shaper of the World Economic Forum.

Previously, Jaxson led public relations at Influitive, a marketing software leader, managed product and business development at Paddle, a career technology startup, and coordinated change management at Microsoft. In the civic sector, Jaxson co-founded Young Diplomats of Canada, an NGO that organizes delegations to global summits with the Prime Minister's Office and foreign service. Jaxson has served on advisory boards with AstraZeneca and The Globe and Mail and was elected to serve on the Peel District School Board.

Jaxson has spoken across the world on entrepreneurship, leadership, and policy, including at TEDxEdmonton. He has represented Canada to the United Nations, World Bank, and G20 at global summits including in Istanbul, London, Washington, Kigali, and Azerbaijan.

Jaxson is the co-author of "Urban Tech Sector Growth Drives Economic Resilience" an academic article published in the International Economic Development Council Journal. He also authored a chapter for "2 Billion Under 20” which was a best-seller in Amazon's business leadership section.

Jaxson studied liberal arts at Huron College of Western University, specializing in global development as a 3M National Student Fellow, Lloyd-Carr Harris Scholar, and one of Canada’s Top 20 Under 20.

Appearances (Press / Articles / Speaking)

  • Upcoming
  • Microsoft – Dec 11 – C-Suite Webinar on Digital Marketing & Sales
  • SaaSNorth – November 28 – Marketing Panel
  • League of Innovators – November 13 – Building Resiliency as an Entrepreneur
  • Product Faculty – November 10 – Product Marketing 
  • AskAI – November 8 – Moderator on AI and Healthcare
  • DMZ – November 6 – Startup Certified Marketing
  • Microsoft Vancouver – October 30th – AI, Business Relationships, and Future of Work
Microsoft Event
  • ElevateToronto – September 27 – Startup Talent Keynote
  • MaRs Discovery District – September 14 – Speaker at Mastering Growth Marketing
  • Young Diplomats of Canada – September 13 – Digital Diplomacy, Moderator
  • OneEleven – September 12 – Growth Marketing
  • HackThe6ix – August 26 – Startup Judge
  • Product Faculty – August 18 – Instructor, Product Marketing
  • StartupWeekend – June 23 – Mentor
  • DMZ – June 8 – Marketing Panel
  • If You Market Podcast – May 22 – Build Influencer Relationships
  • RightsCon – May 14 – Digital Human Rights Panellist
  • SiriusDecisions – May 7 – Summit
  • Ask AI Toronto – Apr 10 – AI & The Customer, Speaker
  • VentureBeat – Apr 7 – Influencer marketing in Enterprise AI
  • AA-ISP Chicago – Apr 3-5 – Leadership Summit
  • Techstars – March 16 – Go to Market Panel
  • University of Toronto – March 2 – Judge, Rotman Commerce Startup Pitch Competition
  • February 1-20 – Traveling
  • InsideToronto.com – January 30 – Rotary Club Youth Under 25 Award
  • Protohack – January 27 – Open Education Hacks, Mentor
  • Queen's University, Conference on Business and Technology – January 15 – Artificial Intelligence Panel Speaker
  • 2017
  • Wealthsimple FinTech Hackathon – November 25 2017 – Target Alpha STC, Judge & presenter
  • DataMarketingTO – Presenter
  • MarketTO – November 2 2017 – Presenter
MarketTO Pitch
  • SingularityU Canada Summit – Oct 11-12 2017 – Volunteer facilitator
  • Entrepreneurship Week – Sept 29 – Judge
  • International Economic Development Council, Annual General Meeting – September 18 2017 – Entrepreneurship & Innovation, presenter
  • Elevate Toronto – September 13 2017 – Workshop facilitator
  • International Economic Development Council Journal – July 2017 – Urban Tech Sector Growth Drives Economic Resilience
  • World Economic Forum, AI Session – July 2017 – Barrick Gold, 5 Things We Learned from Artificial Intelligence
  • Venture for Canada – April 2017 - How to Hack Influence
  • Toronto Learning Night – Apr 2017 - How to Hack Influence
  • Western Gazette – Apr 6 2017 - Western alumni leads young leaders summit
  • Safe City Mississsauga & Status of Women Canada – Mar 24 – Leadership and political change
  • Ryerson University – Social Ventures Day – Jan 28 – Next 150 years in Canada
  • 2016
  • Canadian Association of Marketing Professionals – Nov 30 – Hacking PR: Media, influencers, and thought leadership
  • 2014
  • Young Health Program - Dec 4 - Youth Voices: The role of youth-adult dialogue in improving health outcomes for young Canadians
  • University of Toronto - Nov 21 - Political Opportunities for Youth: How to Get Involved
  • First Global Forum on Youth Policies  - Oct 27
First Global Forum on Youth Policies Jaxson Khan McMaster




In 2014, our team at TEDxEdmonton had the pleasure of seeing one of Canada's most outstanding emerging leaders, Jaxson Khan, speak to a crowd of over 400 people. One of the youngest speakers in our event's history, Jaxson delivered, speaking with poise and passion, showing us why our country's future is in good hands. Emerson Csorba, Chair

Queen's Conference on Philanthropy

Jaxson contributed significantly as a panelist at QCOP, using his experience in a variety of endeavours, and interacted well with the other panelists to bring a meaningful discussion to the delegates.Heather Evans, Conference Co-Chair

McMaster Student Leadership Conference

Jaxson spoke at the McMaster Student Leadership Conference in January 2014. His delivery was engaging and fresh and rather than speaking "down" to students, he spoke "with" them. The global experiences he shared left students inspired and with the motivation to "care to catalyze change in their community". Thank you Jaxson for exciting our students to reach out and change the world that they live in. Anna D'Angela, McMaster Students Union

Appleby College Global Leadership Seminar

Jaxson spoke with a select group of grade 12 students pursuing the Appleby College Diploma with Distinction in Global Leadership about the power of youth to affect real and meaningful change in their communities. Drawing from his own experiences, he offered practical strategies for implementing plans of action and tips for overcoming roadblocks along the way. Jaxson was a dynamic speaker and strong facilitator who engaged his audience and strived to connect with each individual in the room. Rob McGuiness, Assistant Head of School, Global Education, Appleby College



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