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Robert Furtado


As a former marketing agency executive and instructor at the Humber School of Media Studies, Robert has always had one foot in industry and another in education. Robert founded CourseCompare.ca to empower people to become lifelong learners and help them identify and pursue the skills needed to succeed in a fast-changing economy.

Robert has advised more than 50 startups and global brands across a range of industries, including finance, real estate, media and education. He’s also a Mentor at the Founder Institute, the world’s largest idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program. His writing and commentary about higher education, technology and careers has appeared in Global News, the Toronto Star, The National Observer, Strategy Magazine, MoneySense, University Affairs, BetaKit, The Logic and B2B News Network.

Meet the Team


Jennifer Brown


Jennifer Brown is a journalist who loves talking to people about their passions in life and business. The former managing editor of Canadian Lawyer InHouse and Law Times, she worked at Thomson Reuters for seven years writing about all aspects of the legal profession (and still loves lawyers). She has been an editor and reporter for magazines and newspapers (her first love), for more than 20 years. Along the way, she has also written about education, the housing market, and the enterprise technology sector.

Shane Schick

Contributing Editor

Shane Schick tells stories that help people innovate, and to manage the change innovation brings. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of Marketing Magazine and B2B News Network. He is also the former Vice-President, Content & Community (Editor-in-Chief) at IT World Canada, a former technology columnist with the Globe and Mail and Yahoo Canada, and was the founding editor of ITBusiness.ca.

Megan Hunter

Megan Ewers

Learning Advisor

Megan is an advertising professional with more than a decade’s experience managing diverse projects and teams. She has worked on integrated marketing initiatives with BBDO, The Ontario Ministry of Health & Long Term Care, and Roger Communications. At CourseCompare, Megan is responsible for managing a robust ecosystem of college and university partners.


Amanda Mirizzi

Learning Advisor

As a Learning Advisor at CourseCompare, Amanda helps thousands of people each year plan their learning journeys and lead more fulfilling careers. She was previously a policy analyst at the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, and Community Engagement Manager at Ratehub, where she led youth-focused workshops on financial literacy. Amanda holds a bachelor’s in history and economics from the University of Toronto and master’s in economics from Carleton University.