Kray loves to captivate others and help them to succeed, and it comes out in his talks. He's spoken and held workshops for the general public and private groups.

Here are some of the speaking engagements and workshops that Kray has participated in.

"Kray did a guest speaking event for me in Thunder Bay and I was beyond impressed. He was very organized and extremely personable. In 2 days he did three talks and his enthusiasm could still be seen though it all. He was extremely knowledgeable and an overall pleasure to work with."

Alyson Mackay
Entrepreneurship Coordinator, Lakehead University


Paintball Extravaganza

Speaking as an employee of Shopify I spoke on Marketing your ecommerce business and walked through building a Shopify store. This event is the only stand alone industry event for vendors in the Paintball/Airsoft/Laser Tag industry.

Kelowna, BC

Social Kelowna

Speaking as an employee of Shopify, I gave a talk on Marketing Technology Stacks (MarTech). I discussed the importance of understanding your processes before reviewing products to fill those needs. This all day event was put on by Social School.

Kelowna, BC

Okanagan CoLab

Speaking as an employee of Shopify, I gave a slightly modified version (for time) of myEcommerce is Deadpresentation. I also did another talk titledIf You Build It, They Won't Come, discussing the importance of trust and understanding your target audience.

Thunder Bay, ON

Lakehead University

Speaking as an employee of Shopify for Global Entrepreneurship Week, I talked about the current state of Commerce in Canada and how Shopify can help entrepreneurs of all stages flourish and achieve their goals. We also held a breakfast roundtable for local businesses.

Los Angeles, CA

Work Room

The Shopify Work Room event in LA was put on to assist local merchants in preparing for BFCM. Throughout the week, I had 1:1 consultations with dozens of merchants in an effort to help them better understand and take advantage of the biggest sales days of the year. I attended as an employee of Shopify.


Shop Class

A North American tour presented by Shopify. I presented the Getting Started with Shopify talk to kick off the days at the event. I also did 1:1 meetings with merchants throughout the day. I attended as an employee of Shopify.

Kelowna, BC

Kelowna Women's Shelter

I did a small workshop called Protecting Yourself Online to the counsellors at Kelowna Women's Shelter. They were enabled to teach the residences how to disable features on their mobile phones that could track their locations or reveal too much personal information.

Chicago, IL

HOW Design Live

My talk was called The Phisher's Guide To The Internet. I spoke about using Front-End Frameworks to accelerate your development of websites, apps and mock-ups. I built a website live on stage, showing attendees how it can be done with a basic knowledge of HTML and design.

Calgary, AB

NACAD Conference

I gave a talk called Moving Forward With Digital Communications for the North American Club Athletic Directors Conference. We focused on shifting mindsets into delivering messages across current communications with a heavy focus on mobile-first.

Virtual Presentation

Northstar Technologies

This private talk on Mobile-First Design Strategy was given to a group of designers, developers, quality assurance and product managers at Northstar Technologies to better understand user experience across all areas of design for mobile.