Jeff Elgie is a born and raised entrepreneur. From the age of 15 he has founded, owned and operated businesses in the Information Technology and Digital Communications sectors. In 2013, he retired as the founder and CEO of Lucidia Ltd., the largest Integrated Marketing Communications agency in Northern Ontario and moved on to become the CEO and majority shareholder of Village Media. Village Media now owns and operates daily news sites in six Ontario communities, and partners with publishers in three others. It is not one of the largest digital news networks in the Province. Jeff has been recognized locally, regionally and provincially with a wide range of business and entrepreneurship awards.