Who We Are

SPAKE MEDIA HOUSE INC. is a team of senior advisors with decades of experience in social media marketing, digital communications, web and graphic design and data analytics.

Kevin Grandia is the Founder and President of Spake Media House Inc., and well known as a thought leader in the areas of digital strategy and online marketing. Named a “Green Hero” by Rolling Stone Magazine and one of the “Top 50 Tweeters” on climate change and environment issues, Kevin has appeared in major news media outlets around the world for his work on digital campaigning.

Illene Yu is a Senior Associate and leads on graphic design and UX. An award-winning print and web design professional, Illene is the one that makes sure we make a good first impression in the early stages of our design projects, and provides a fine-detailed professional finish to everything we do. She's also the one who keeps us connected with the real world in terms of visual communications.

Ben Jervey is lead content creator at Spake. Ben was the original Environment Editor for GOOD Magazine, where he also wrote a longstanding weekly column titled “The New Ideal: Building the clean energy economy of the 21st Century and avoiding the worst fates of climate change.” He also worked for years as Blog Editor for OnEarth Magazine, the independent publication of the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Joseph Lui is an accomplished Drupal and NationBuilder theme builder. His creative and inspiring approach to pure CSS and responsiveness keeps our customers at the forefront of SEO and flexible implementation of what users experience on our websites. Without Joseph's skill we would be stuck in cliche. He allows us to take the user interface where it needs to go to succeed.

Jess Goldstein works on data analysis and client relations for Spake and brings years of experience in social media marketing, email engagement and data analysis to our team.

Sam Lui is a top-notch website builder who has worked in both development and project management roles. Sam is skilled in responsive design implementation and general Drupal development.

Evan Leeson is an 18-year veteran of the internet technology industry. He became interested in Internet technologies while completing a graduate degree in social and political theory in the CSPT Program at the University of Victoria.