March 21st, 2019
Toronto, ON


Hosted by Strathcom Media and Dealer Huddle


Days Until Google Connect Premier Event








Strathcom Media Presents
Google Connect Premier Event

One day learning session on March 21st at the Google Office in Toronto!

General Info

Do you want to kick ass online?

Google Partners Connect is a full day of industry insights brought you by Google team members, Technology enthusiasts, advertising aficionados and other Automotive Industry professionals!

Morning Speakers

Meet our professionals


Chace Estes

Google Head of Industry, Auto

Chace Estes is the Head of Industry for Auto in Canada. He started his career at Google 8 years ago and recently made the transition to Auto in 2018.Chace started his career in the finance industry and obtained his MBA at Pepperdine University in California before joining Google. He moved to Toronto in 2012 and fell in love with the city.


Mathew Growden

Google Account Executive

Mathew Growden is a Senior Account Executive at Google Canada in the automotive vertical.He spent the first 18 years of his life in Wiarton, Ontario, the home of the famous Canadian groundhog prognosticator Wiarton Willie.Prior to Google, Mathew accumulated over 20 years of digital experience at some well known companies including Indigo Books and Music, Freedom Mobile and Hot or Not.


Stuart Bendall

Dealer Group Luxury Brand Manager (Dealer Speaker)

Stuart Bendall has over a decade of applied experience in Automotive Sales, and brings a wealth of life experience to his role. Stuart has been around the world a couple of times, spent time with the British Special Forces and has developed a colourful resume that gives him the authority to speak in many areas of retail sales.

Afternoon Speakers

Meet our professionals


Melina Beeston

Google My Business Specialist

Melina is a growth marketer who believes in the strength of brand and reputation marketing over traditional advertising methods. With more than a decade of in-dealer automotive experience with brands such as Toyota, Honda, Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and GMC, she is no stranger to the smell of exhaust in the showroom. She also isn’t afraid to kick over the apple cart and set flame to any pre-conceived notions of “what we’ve always done” in favor of strategy based on facts instead of feelings, and in the name of a positive customer experience.

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Jay Radke

Tier Six AI Project Lead

With 20 years of Automotive and Motorcycle Industry experience, Jay Radke is a recognized Digital Marketing best practice workshop leader and Auto-centric Speaker. Jay has extensive experience with Retail and Wholesale Auction Sales + Buying + Promoting, as well as deep knowledge of International Import and Export operations. He is a pioneer and director of an Inventory management system w/ apps - Data Driver, Mobile Inspector and

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Dan Carroll

Google Analytical Lead, Auto

Dan Carroll is a Principal Analytical Lead at Google Canada in the automotive vertical.Dan focuses on analyzing client and user data to identify data-driven business opportunities. His experience spans a broad range of disciplines within the Publisher and Media Advertising industry, including Marketing Research, Product Strategy, Digital Media Sales and Ops Leadership.

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Ryan D’Mello

Google Account Manager

Ryan D’Mello is an Account Manager specialising in Tier 3 automotive retail.Partnering with dealer groups, he is responsible for educating clients on Trends, Strategy, and Google's advertising products. A resident of Toronto, Ryan has spent the past 10 years in digital marketing with clients across Auto, Real Estate, and SMB verticals.


Register for Google Connect Premier Event!



  • Google Toronto Office
  • 111 Richmond St W #12, Toronto
  • (780) 433-8844
  • 9:00 AM