Who we are
O ur company name is inspired by Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio. His architecture was not dependent on expensive materials, however his enormous success was attributed to the beauty of his work and its harmony with the culture of his time. His success and influence came from the integration of extraordinary aesthetic quality with expressive characteristics that resonated with his client’s social aspirations. His buildings served to visually communicate their place in the social order of their culture. This powerful integration of beauty and the physical representation of social meanings is our Palladio Strategy.
What’s our next project? Just watch us build.
About Laird FarquharsonL aird is a veteran product management professional and implementation expert with recent experience launching some of Canada’s most visible websites. Owner and founder of Palladio Strategy Inc, a Toronto based web and video content creation and digital strategy company. A “Digital Native” that has spent more than 17 years working with digital strategies for brands like Greyhound, Workopolis, Globe and Mail, National Post, Canada.com, Global TV, HGTV, AOL, Kia, and many more. Previously he was responsible for the Production, Design, UX, and Emerging Platforms (Mobile apps, Connected TV, Social Media) at Shaw Media, where he launched the inaugural Global TV video streaming Ipad & Iphone apps (#1 in the iTunes Canada App Store for weeks), and additionally launched over 15 TV websites on new enterprise CMS. Farquharson also launched working.com and househunting.ca while leading the classified online product strategy at Canwest. Prior to that, he was the Director of Product Management and Chief Privacy Officer at workopolis.com during the start-up phase. Laird has a keen understanding that the Internet is made up of cats.
Others in the GroupPalladio Strategy has an amazing roster of talent, including Daniel (Design), Toni (Design), Emily (Content), Jeff (User experience), and George (Programming).