About us


meet the executive team who shares and executes our vision

brian lau

president & founder

Brian has spent over 20 years working with Fortune 500 companies to solve complicated marketing challenges by integrating the latest technologies into best of breed solutions. Strong marketing professional graduated from Kellogg School of Management - Northwestern University as well as a BComm from Queen’s University.

christine cabral

project leader

Project Leader with over 8 years experience in direct-to-consumer marketing. She is an innovative planner in D2C, having grown Topbox Beauty Box into the #1 program in Canada. She is also responsible for building our Ratings & Reviews service into a North American leader. Experience managing internal and external teams, and Canadian Influencers.

winson quon

technology leader

Winson is our Technology Lead. He has lead the development of web applications for multiple Fortune 500 companies, and is the architect of our enterprise sampling platform. He is one of the original developers of subscription e-commerce in Canada. Experienced developer, graduate of the University of Toronto.

selam abebe

project leader

Project Leader with over 5 years experience in custom sampling solutions for direct-to-home and in-store activations. A trusted partner for clients such as Sephora, and L’Oreal. Strong project management professional graduated with a BA from York University.

ashley de filippis

project leader

Project Leader with over 12 years experience in B2C marketing. A detail-oriented leader who has lead programs for clients such as L’Oreal, Nivea, and Burt’s Bees. Ashley started her career working for beauty brands, where she helped them execute consumer marketing plans.

takizawa tucker

operations leader

3+ years of leadership experience directly managing teams. A proven coach, and high-performance manager. She is responsible for the execution and delivery of our clients’ sampling programs across North America as well as ownership of the quality assurance team.

suzan gan

compliance & Finance leader

With over 15 years experience in the finance industry, Suzan has worked in financial reporting, fund accounting, trade operations and risk management for the financial services sector. Graduated with a BComm from Concordia University.

Our awesome Team

Passion, Dedication,
and a lot of coffee

At TOPBOX Marketing, we’re passionate about reinventing how people discover your brand. As a marketing agency, we partner with the most innovative brands in the world to create direct-to-consumer solutions that leverage our proprietary data and technology. Our custom direct-to-consumer solutions have been used to achieve market leadership, launch new categories, strengthen retail performance, and more.

Brian Lau
our clients

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