Janet Kestin and Nancy Vonk are the co-founders of Swim, a creative leadership training lab for advertising creatives and marketers. They were the Co-Chief Creative Officers of Ogilvy Toronto, the heavily awarded ad agency behind famous work for Dove, Shreddies, Maxwell House and others from 1998-2011. Included in Creativity Magazine’s Top 50 most creative people of 2009; named Ad Women of the Year twice (AWNY awards in New York and WIN awards in Los Angeles), they were inducted into Canada's Marketing Hall of Legends in 2011. Their career-long involvement in mentoring, teaching and training resulted in "Pick Me", an advice book for advertising professionals based on their popular blog, Ask Jancy. Harper Collins has commissioned them to write a business book on women, life and work.
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