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Wayne Helman
Works at BackSpin
Attended McGill University
Lives in Toronto, ON
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Founder, BackSpin
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  • BackSpin
    Founder, 2012 - present
  • A51
    President, 1997 - 2013
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Toronto, ON
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Founder, BackSpin. Ran digital agency A51 for 16 years.
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A veteran and award winning interactive designer, programmer, strategist, and producer. Since 1997, Wayne has been president of Toronto based agency A51 Integrated, whose flagship product is BackSpin.

In the digital space for almost 2 decades, Wayne has spearheaded projects for such clients as Yahoo! Canada, Siemens, ING Direct, The Government of Ontario, CTV, Shaw, Corus Entertainment, Serendipity Point Films, Tween Brands, Under Armour, and Panini America's NBA , NFL, and NHL AdrenalynXL products.

In 2009, Wayne pioneered the practice of employing Icon Fonts in HTML markup using CSS which has become a popular method of icon rendering and delivery on mobile and desktop client devices.

Wayne attended McGill University, the University of Guelph, and the Bell Center for Creative Communications and lives with his family in Toronto.

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I manage to get out of bed daily.
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  • McGill University
  • University of Guelph
  • Centennial College
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