As CEO and Co-founder of ext., Jillian is responsible for the company’s business development and operations. At the highest level, Jillian leads and develops ext.’s long-term strategy. Drilling down, she is responsible for the day-to-day functioning of the company, including staffing, budgets, risk-management, systems and corporate citizenship. Jillian was Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for Ernestine’s Women’s Shelter and has held senior marketing and sales roles at an early fintech company and Franklin Templeton Investments. Jillian has an Honours Bachelors of Arts from the University of Western Ontario as well as a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics.