We Help Thought-Leaders Grow Their Social Reach & Influence


“Earning trust and credibility with decision-makers requires strong thought leadership […] but breaking through the noise is harder than ever”

2021 LinkedIn-Edelman B2B Thought Leadership Impact Report

About Us

Building on our Founder Florent Thévenins passion for business development & Canada, his real-life networking experience and expansive connections, Digital Networking for Thought-Leaders (DN4TL) brings unique 21st century networking & digital marketing solutions to busy business leaders & organizations looking to connect + grow their online influence quickly, measurably and effortlessly.

Our mission is to help Canadian leaders and organizations be heard and thrive globally in support of Canadian unity and competitiveness. Our preferred clients are leaders (and aspiring), SMEs, NGOs & other caused-based institutions.

We walk the talk, know the Canadian (and North American) business ecosystem well, and have your best interest at heart.

For more information, see our client testimonials or contact us today.


Social Media Boost: a unique high-tech/high-touch solution to grow your social media influence on auto-pilot so you can stay focused on your KPIs (available for Twitter & Linkedin)

Creative Content: with our deep knowledge of social media, we curate promotion campaigns with a specific objective (ie launch a new product, site) or general content to keep your audience engaged.

Strategy & Consulting: we leverage our digital marketing & business development expertise to advise various leaders and organizations, and produce bespoke strategic projects.

Networking & Business Development: with our vast pan-Canadian and global network + our multilingual team, we connect Canadians, their companies and offerings nationally and internationally.

Meet The Team

Florent "Flo" Thévenin

Florent "Flo" Thévenin

Founder & CEO

As a natural communicator, leader and entrepreneur, Flo has produced multimedia projects globally since 2008. 

In 2017, he co-created TheFutureEconomy.ca, an impressive Canadian-focused site of leader interviews on the future economy, and built an influential national network and social media following in the process. Previously for a decade, Flo produced high-profile investment profiles in Africa, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and eventually in Canada, where he also organized 3 high-level conferences in Alberta.

All in all, Flo speaks 4 languages, he has lived and worked in 12 countries and 3 Canadian provinces (AB, BC, QC), he has conducted over 1,500 top-level leader interviews globally, 1,000 of which in Canada.

In Fall 2021, Flo launched Digital Networking for Thought-Leaders (DN4TL) to leverage his personal flair, passion for business development, his extensive real-life networking experience and connections, and his affinity with technology to help Canadian leaders connect and grow their social media influence, in support of Canadian unity and competitiveness.

Bobby Barone

Bobby Barone

Project Manager

Bobby is a consultant and copywriter with 7 years of work experience in the blockchain industry. Formerly a Financial Securities Advisor, he became deeply intrigued by blockchain technology and disruptive business models in the financial technology space. He co-founded Canadian Cryptocurrency Consulting in 2016, a full-service consulting firm empowering promising blockchain projects to achieve their funding goals. He has worked with over 40 crypto startups, assisting in project management, copywriting, business development, marketing, social media and community management.

Adam Wells

Adam Wells

Content Manager

Adam focuses on running and promoting DN4TL’s social media pages, particularly on Blockchain North – a project designed to educate, inform & inspire Canadians about the global blockchain & crypto landscape. With a keen eye for design, a passion for writing, and extensive videography experience (including in several film competitions across Alberta), Adam’s creativity & digital marketing insight has helped reimagine the team’s social media vision & distribution for both DN4TL & Blockchain North.

Brad Reason

Brad Reason

Digital Engineer & Social Media Marketing Strategist

Brad Reason is the engineer in the command center at DN4TL. As developer and coder, Brad creates tools utilized for DN4TL’s digital marketing strategies and campaigns. Brad is DN4TL’s in-house specialist for creative marketing ideas, social media best practices, and methods to implement brainstorms.

Brad Reason grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, realized early on he had a passion for technology, cyberculture, and futurism. Brad has been working in the field for 15 years.

Wendy Cumming

Wendy Cumming

Strategic Advisor & Senior Writer

With more than 25 years’ experience with leading international PR firms, including VP positions with Hill & Knowlton and Weber Shandwick, Wendy has just about done it all.

From CEO comment on CBC’s The National, leadership strategies profiling Tiger Woods, astronauts, performing artists, business leaders, heads of state and Canada’s Global Innovation Clusters – to active shooter crisis scenarios and Greyhound’s exit from Canada, Wendy has delivered “you aced it” PR/communications programs for organizations large and small.

Her passion is performance – for clients, and on the racetrack. Gearing up and creating high performance strategies and programs is the checkered flag we drive for – for every one of our clients.


Prestigious organizations that use our services


“DN4TL’s service delivered tremendous value and has helped me improve my outreach amongst key audiences! The team’s service is personalized, responsive and turnkey, which will be appreciated by many leaders I’m sure!”

Anne-Raphaëlle Audouin

CEO at Nukik Corporation

“I have worked with Florent on several projects, all related to my own personal branding, social media outreach, website design and profile expansion. Florent and his team at Digital Networking for Thought-Leaders (DN4TL) were always amazing to work with — responsive to requests, super professional and supportive, and always provided excellent work. I’d recommend Florent to anyone who’s looking to increase their own personal or business network.”

Todd Hirsch

Professional Speaker

“In just 6 months, we have doubled our audience and seen growing engagement rates effortlessly! The DN4TL team is passionate about its clients and understands crypto so collaboration was both easy & effective.”

Koleya Karringten

Executive Director at Canada Blockchain Consortium

“Thanks so much for the work you and Bella did over the last 6 months! It’s been so great to see our followership grow, and to receive such expert feedback on our Twitter account and engagements. We’re thrilled we exceeded our target of 10K followers – amazing.”

Rachael Maxwell

Executive Director at Evidence for Democracy

“DN4TLs professional team’s ability to help target the right audience is particularly impressive. With so much noise on Twitter, it can be difficult to stand out from the crowd and reach the people who are most likely to engage with your content. However, DN4TL’s services have helped us achieve the visibility we wanted and to overcome the challenge of connecting with the right audiences. We highly recommend trying DN4TL for any business looking to grow.”
Mahyar Akhbari

Co-Founder Blockchain Futurist Conference and ETH Toronto

“Standing out and being heard on busy social media platforms is as much art as it is science. DN4TL’s service simplifies and automates the art and science leading to significant high-quality network growth while also making your social media effort more impactful.”

Tonja Leach

Executive Director at QUEST Canada

Working with Flo and his team has been a tremendous experience.  DN4TL’s energy and professionalism have supported amazing growth and engagement on our social media channels , while also supporting our overarching marketing strategy.
For any business leader who is looking to cut through the noise and elevate their social media voice (presence), DN4TL brings results.

Michelle Branigan

CEO, Electricity Human Resources Canada

Thanks to Flo of DN4TL who has supported Scaling Up since 2018. This year, his presentation “3 Steps to Boost your Social Reach & Influence” really stimulated the audience and was timely for Canada’s Bioeconomy. I have also been enjoying his engaging mini-interviews with Scaling Up industry leaders. We look forward to working together in 2023.”

Jeff Passmore

Founder & CEO Scaling Up Bioeconomy Conference

“Within only one month of using the boost service, my LinkedIn account grew in high-quality followers by 30%! I plan to expand my use of the service to Twitter next, and have also been recommending it to colleagues and clients.”

Nicole Pasricha

Climate + Impact Director at ALMA (MintZero NFT)

Working with DN4TL was an easy and efficient way to boost our association’s social media presence – 10 times the followers in just three months! This lasting growth has added significant value to all of our communications activities by enabling us to reach a larger and more relevant audience.”

Paul Lansbergen

President of Fisheries Council Canada

“DN4TL has been wonderful to work with and they have increased WiRE followers. Working with the DN4TL team has been super easy and flexible, they are extremely professional and always there to answer any questions. They added value, they were reliable and innovative. We recommend that everyone engages with DN4TL”

Joanna Osawe


“I’m very grateful to DN4TL for helping me promote my new memoir The Blue Riviera. They set up and rapidly grew my Twitter presence, and also helped design my website. They listened to my ideas and suggested a strategy that would work for me. The team exceeded my expectations from start to finish This experience has been invaluable from the inception onward. I highly recommend this unique team of creative professionals!”

Roxanne Davies

Author of The Blue Riviera: A Daughter's Investigation

“As a newbie to running a campaign on Twitter, I was in need of guidance. Running a campaign for City Council and learning social media was a tall order. I learned a lot from Bella and Florent and gained outstanding numbers of followers. Although we didn’t win this round I am prepared to get the election trail started now for the next campaign. The engagement they created still continues and the quality of followers makes my heart happy. Thank-you for your integrity and passion to make this work. I highly appreciate it and will recommend your services to others.”

Kathleen Caught

2022 Ottawa City Council Candidate

We love working with the DN4TL team. Not only because of the results but also because of the easy and effective collaboration. Despite the time zone differences, communication went flawlessly. Once we were setup, we instantly saw an increase in followers and reach. Most importantly, our engagement rate also increased, meaning that our new followers are a relevant audience. I highly recommend DN4TL’s services if you’re looking for a passionate partner to increase or improve your presence on digital networking platforms.

Marlieke Kemp-Janssen

Digital Marketing Project Manager at BestCities Global Alliance

“I have worked with Florent for many years now and what he is creating with DN4TL is wonderful! Him and his team have quickly demonstrated the value-add they can bring to any organization looking to boost their online audience and presence, and we have already seen terrific engagement coming through on our website. These conversions demonstrate the power of using DN4TL.”

Anna Gilliatt

Manager, Office of the CEO at CBGF

DN4TL has impressed us with their pragmatic and personal touch. We have seen massive growth in organic followers that engage in our posts daily. This success has been consistently repeated with our clients too. It’s very refreshing to work closely with a partner that understands the complexities and will pivot to the fast moving world of blockchain, Web3, Metaverse, NFT and more we require.”

Ryan Leusch

CEO at Decentralized Society & CTO S2A Modular (USA)

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