Joel Marans

Joel Marans

Joel Marans

Senior Director, Tophat

School of Business

For nearly 25 years, organizations have depended on Joel to foster change, drive innovation and engage employees through creative uses of communication and technology.

Joel currently leads communications, events and culture at Top Hat, the leading teaching platform for higher education.

Prior to Top Hat, Joel led brand and communications at Softchoice, one of the largest managed services and solution providers in North America. Earlier in his career, Joel co-founded the interactive division of Publicis Canada, serving in various leadership roles. Joel started his professional career at TBWA/Chiat/Day, after graduating from the University of Western Ontario.

Joel serves on the Board of Directors for White Ribbon, the world’s largest movement to end violence against women.

Joel is the proud father of two children, and a husband to a wonderful wife. Please connect with him at @schnitzelboy.