|Schulich School of Business, MBA||1996|
|Arts and Entertainment|
Elliott Hurst / Supernova.com
As CEO of SoCast SRM and its big sister, Supernova, Elliott strategizes and oversees direction and development for both online and offline operations.
Elliott is passionate about the arts, with a strong appreciation for film, theatre, and music. Elliott has worked in film production, performance, music promotion, fundraising, social network creation, digital solutions, e-learning, all of which has led to his development of innovative solutions in social media for the new entertainment industry. He holds an MBA from Schulich School of Business, York University, with a diploma in Arts and Media Management and a BFA in Film and Video from York University.
In 1999, Elliott co-founded the World University Consortium and the Online World Library, an online distance learning co-operative and an aggregator of library resources. Elliott managed educational content and business development information and sales presentations. He also created and managed partnerships with the United Nations, University of Waterloo, and Lloyd’s of London.
For three years, Elliott ran the Casino Club of Canada, a charity fundraising company, to help raise funds for several charities such as Epilepsy Canada, Senior Care, Big Brothers of Canada, and Israel Cancer Research Fund. He obtained charity contracts, hired staff, and produced events.