About Me

Here is what some friends say:

"Dude, Super Star DJ, lived in multiple countries, shipped Call of Duty, 100% extreme ownership, backwoods monster 4x4 in the jeep, drives an electric car, can end people on the ice (hockey), Eurasian kids.  Do I need to go on? Your current description just doesn't do your brand justice."

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Summary
I am a CEO/executive coach, CEO peer group chair, and leadership expert. I worked internationally for over 26 years, primarily in technology companies. I spent seven years as Chief Operating Officer for Demonware, the online studio for Activision, a global video game publisher. I've worked in Canada, the UK, and Ireland. I hold an MBA from the Open University in the UK. I live in North Vancouver with my wife and three rambunctious boys.

Passion


I'm passionate about helping people reach their full potential, professionally and personally. I live this passion by chairing two CEO peer groups, coaching CEOs and executives individually, running leadership development experiences privately and publicly, and speaking on a variety of leadership topics.

Wide Industry Experience


I support leaders today and companies across many industries including technology, civil engineering, power transmission & distribution, commercial real estate, animated film production, financial services, and more. My role as a chair of CEO peer groups exposes me to a wide variety of industries.

Qualifications


MBA. Certified executive coach (ICF, CTI). Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI) 360 and CliftonStrengths certified. Million Dollar Consulting Hall of Fame inductee (October 2022).

Interests


Family man. Investor. Skier and snowboarder. Mountain biker. Jeep off-roader. Electric vehicle enthusiast. Hockey coach and player. Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Dog lover.