Devin Friedman is a creative director, editorial director, writer, screenwriter.

Devin does a lot of things. Like write about himself in the third person. For the last five years, he’s been the editorial director/editor in chief/creative director for Wealthsimple. He helped build the brand from a little-known startup with a few thousand users to being one of the most successful new companies in Canada with two million clients and a valuation of $4 billion. He’s done everything from publish a magazine and host a podcast to make TV commercials with Mike Mills and Errol Morris to create and run Canada’s most successful financial newsletter.

Devin has also been a narrative nonfiction writer and screenwriter for two decades. He’s written for the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone and GQ, where he was the Editorial Director. He’s developed fictional TV shows for HBO, Amazon, AMC, Sundance, WGN and others.

He has won/been a finalist for several National Magazine Awards including Essay Writing and General Excellence, been a finalist for the Mirror Award and the Livingston Award, and won a Hopwood Award. His work has also won Webby awards and a Directors Guild of America’ award, been anthologized in the Best American Crime Writing and Best American Travel Writing and he's been named to AdWeek's Creative 100.