Cate Stratton left Ridley and headed east to pursue a degree in sociology from Dalhousie University. Cate made her way back to Toronto and began her career in the technology industry. Subsequently, she spent more than three years with Postmedia prior to taking on her current role as an Account Executive at Infomart, a division of Postmedia. Infomart is Canada’s largest provider of news and broadcast media monitoring, financial, and corporate data.
Since joining the Infomart sales group, Cate has embraced and excelled in several positions. By doing so, Cate has fast-tracked herself to a successful career in the technology industry. Cate finds the technology industry to always be in flux and she enjoys the fast paced work environment along with the challenging demand to keep up with a constantly shifting landscape.
As an Account Executive, Cate is responsible for new business opportunities, account development, and support across all markets. She specializes in social media monitoring, broadcast monitoring, and analysis reporting and measurement.She plays a pivotal role in the development, direction, and strategy of the inside sales team in the Infomart Toronto head office. Much of her attention is focused on information professionals, corporate communications, and public affairs by providing media intelligence services to all industries across Canada.
Young alumni looking to break into the technology industry or data-reporting field would be well served to have Cate as a mentor.
With more than 700 students from over 50 countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the onlyco-ed independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.