The Team

  • Joanne C. Jobin

    Joanne C. Jobin

    CEO & Founder of VID Conferences

    Joanne is the Principal and founder of IR.INC. The Company, founded in 2009, is focused on providing capital markets advice, undertaking comprehensive roadshows on behalf of its clientele, as well as providing corporate development intelligence, corporate communications and investor relations services to select natural resource and financial industry clients.

    Ms. Jobin has over 25 years of dedicated experience in the capital markets industry. She began her career in the fledgling investor relations industry in 1987 with Barrick Gold, where she helped develop its early IR and marketing programs. Since then, she has worked in the natural resources sector and managed the investor relations, corporate affairs and communications programs for a number of publicly traded companies, including J.P. Morgan & Co. (Canada), Canadian Tire Corporation, and Meridian Credit Union. Ms. Jobin has held senior IRO positions in several companies including IAMGOLD, Yamana Gold, Noront Resources, Excellon Resources and Jaguar Mining.

  • Mark Johnston

    Mark Johnston


    Mark Johnston is a widely respected, award-winning Content Creator and Producer with decades of experience developing and delivering high quality creative concepts for digital and broadcast landscapes around the world.

    Mark began his TV career as a business reporter with GLOBAL TELEVISION NEWS and has always believed in elevating a message to a wide audience. As a Programming Executive at ALLIANCE ATLANTIS Broadcasting, he oversaw dozens of top production companies before moving over to independent production himself as Founder and CEO at FUSION TELEVISION, a Toronto and Vancouver based Production Company. Mark has created hundreds of hours of high-quality factual programming, airing in more than 150 countries.

    In recent years Mark has excelled in the digital and social media landscapes lifting brand partners internationally and consulting in multiple corporate and investment sectors. He has a passion for financial markets and investments sector, with his talents now under the VID brand we help companies and investors meet and engage through creative story telling.

  • Nancy Larned

    Nancy Larned

    Vice President Conferences

    Nancy Larned has over 25 years of end-to-end business and legal conference management experience. Before launching her own consulting firm in 2020, Nancy was VP of Operations for the Precious Metals Summit since its inception, as well as Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications for the Denver Gold Group. Prior to DGG, she was the Senior Program Attorney and Marketing Manager for Colorado Bar Association CLE. Nancy is a Founding Producer of the non-profit Denver Fringe Festival and has produced two feature films in Colorado. She is a proud third generation Denver local. Nancy holds a business degree from the University of Colorado, and a law degree from the University of Wyoming.

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