Meet Chris Ward
An experienced speaker and brand strategist.
An experienced speaker, brand strategist and marketer, Chris earned an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He has held senior positions in retail, manufacturing, distribution and professional services businesses; co-founded an electronic security company that grew though acquisition and merger to become one of the largest in its field; and founded and presided over the rapid growth of a successful custom publishing business that numbered among its clients some of North America’s leading business organizations.
Through firsthand experience with an iconic retailer and top-tier professional services firm, he learned the fundamentals of customer satisfaction and branding. As a Brand Advisor, Chris has worked with a wide variety of clients to build successful corporate and product brands – clients like TD Bank, AT&T, Oak Heights Estate Winery, Sprint Canada, Scotiabank, SOCAN (Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada), YMCA of Greater Toronto, the Royal Canadian Golf Association – as well as many smaller businesses.
As a speaker he regularly garners praise like: “Fabulous presentation;” “Exceptionally informative and thought provoking;” and “You are an expert and dynamic speaker – enthusiastic, warm and engaging."