Lifelong Learning for a Brighter World

Paul Lawton


As a cultural ethnographer and former adjunct professor of sociology at the University of Lethbridge, Paul’s PhD research focused on digital health and the emerging social web. Paul transitioned from academia into the agency world in 2013 as head of digital at Cohn & Wolfe and, more recently, as VP Strategy at Cossette, where he led brand strategy on the Canopy Growth portfolio during the legalization of cannabis in Canada. Paul has owned two independent record labels that have released 100+ albums by emerging Canadian musicians over the last 10 years and has a deep understanding of Canadian culture from years of touring coast to coast.