Jodi Szimanski

Senior Communications Manager
Jodi Szimanski

As the Senior Communications Manager, Jodi handles internal and external communications at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) and manages the communications team.

Jodi is available to help with:

  • NewBit articles and ideas
  • Annual Report
  • IQC website and social media
  • IQC blog: Our quantum world
  • Video needs
  • Photography needs
  • Press releases
  • Support with media
  • Event marketing
  • Business cards and other branded materials
  • Brochures, posters and 1-page information sheets

Before joining IQC in 2013, Jodi worked as a Communications Manager with both the Student Success Office and the Stratford Campus of the University of Waterloo. Prior to that she managed the Marketing and Advertising team at OpenText, after working for 10 years at advertising agencies as a copywriter. In addition to a degree from University of Waterloo in English – Rhetoric and Professional Writing, she is also a Communications and Advertising Accredited Professional from the Institute of Communications and Advertising.

In 2012, Jodi had the opportunity to co-author a book with Tom Jenkins, Chairman of the Board at OpenText – Behind the Firewall - Big Data and the Hidden Web: The Path to Enterprise Information Management.