Who We Are

AdLure Media

Since 2000, AdLure has been developing cutting edge interactive websites and applications that provide great user experiences. With our team of experienced marketers, interactive specialists and highly technical engineers and developers, AdLure can create effective online marketing strategies and develop highly functional web based solutions that exceed our client’s expectations.

Pivot Design Group

From web, mobile and digital interfaces to print and spatial applications, at Pivot Design Group we use design as research to create meaningful, design experiences through our strategic informed design process.

Easuu’s Founders

John Cowie

As President of Adlure Media, John manages the day-to-day business and growth of the company. John's deep passion and knowledge of the web from a strategy, creative, and technical perspective, has helped Adlure's clients consistently achieve their goals. As an expert in social media planning and delivery, John has been able to consistently deliver unique and creative solutions on both existing mediums (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube) as well as through custom public and private networks. John is committed to harnessing this potential of the web to facilitate commerce, social activism, knowledge and new media applications that positively impact the communities they serve.

In addition to the roles within Adlure, John is an active speaker on web development, mobile and social marketing at conferences across North America. John successfully ran the Toronto Coldfusion User Group for over 3 years, has taught part time at Humber College, contributed to a booked titled Macromedia Flash MX 2004 Demystified, and has involved on numerous boards including the Digital Media Department at Humber College. John has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in New Media from the Image Arts Department at Ryerson University.

Ian Chalmers

Ian is a creative entrepreneur whose keen energy and passion for design have sparked many innovative start-ups. Ian’s operating principle champions methods and processes that embrace the human element. This translates directly into the success of the project, but more importantly, it impacts positively on the well being of business or organization.
A graduate of OCAD in both Fine Arts and Communication Design, Ian has over 18 years of expertise in creative problem solving, graphic design, corporate communications, not-for-profit campaigns and user centered design. In addition to launching Pivot Design Group (1998), Ian also co-founded Torch Partnership in 2006, a Design Strategy firm, and Akendi in 2008, a User Experience firm.
Over the past 4 years, Ian’s philanthropic desire has found him lending his design hands as a board member and volunteer supporting Pencils for Kids, which provides school supplies, build schools and libraries in a small community in Nigér, Africa.