Mentor Mornings: Fireside Chat (How to Create, Grow & Maintain a Killer Corporate Culture)

07/May/2014 @ 07:45 AM 07/May/2014 @ 09:30 AM Ryerson’s DMZ10 Dundas St E, 6th FloorToronto, ON M5B 2G9

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Mentor Mornings: Fireside Chat

“How to Create, Grow & Maintain a “Killer”Corporate Culture”

Establishing great corporate culture plays a significant role in determining the level of a company’s success. Fostering an environment that produces an amazing corporate culture is difficult to achieve and does not occur spontaneously. Companies that are able to master it, are typically the companies that are leaders in their industries. With this Mentor Morning’s Fireside Chat; we have assembled Canada’s top corporate culture champions to give our attendees a firsthand account and insights as how to create, grow and maintain an amazing company culture. Learn secrets from each of these “corporate culture trailblazers” how great company culture can reduce employee turnover, boost morale and translate into increased profits.


Master of Ceremonies

Mr.Peter Smith:President, The Meaford Group Inc.Peter is an Executive Coach, Business Advisor and the Managing Partner of The Meaford Group, which offers executive coaching and strategic business advice for CEOs and senior leaders of software and other high tech companies as well as other leadership and training services.



Mr. Howard Gwin:Independent Canadian Corporate DirectorHoward leverages more than two decades of executive level experience helping software companies’ scale. As an independent Corporate Director, Chairman, and Operating Chairman, he has helped more than two dozen software, saas and digital media companies build, scale and drive positive outcomes.


A Conversation with:

Mr. Bruce Croxon:Partner Round 13 CapitalBruce made his mark as a digital pioneer by co-founding the beginnings of Lavalife in 1988. He is now taking his expertise to a new level as a partner at Round13, a company dedicated to incubating and investing in digital start-ups like Sprigg Software, Walkaway Canada, Aislelabs and 360 Incentives


Mr. Mark Jaine:President & C.E.O. IntelexMark has always been a champion of exceptional organizational culture. In his 15+ years leading Intelex Technologies, an Environmental Health and Safety and Quality Management software company, he has been able to maintain that culture as the organization grew to over 250 employees. Intelex has won an accolade of best employer awards for their culture including Great Place to Work, Best Small and Medium Employers and Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers among others.


Mr. Jason Atkins:C.E.O. 360 Incentives.comJason has 15+ yrs of experience in the technology space. 360incentives is a global company who is bringing innovation & engagement to sales incentive and rebate programs across the channel. Through real-time insights and a flexible platform, 360 helps companies increase sales, expand market share, and build stronger brand loyalty.


Mr. David MacDonald:President & C.E.O. SoftchoiceSince 2001, David has led the transformation of Softchoice from a software direct marketer to one of North America’s largest providers of technology solutions and services. During his tenure, Softchoice has been named one of Canada’s Best Workplaces eight years in a row and was recently recognized as one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures. David has a passion for employee development and is an ardent supporter of Softchoice Cares – a thriving employee-led philanthropic organization that promotes computer literacy around the world.