The pandemic has changed the environment within which we lead our companies. Join us for a discussion on some of the major trends and also explore the labour shortage, which affects many Canadian companies today.
Ali Lajevardi, Regional Director, BDC Advisory Services Ontario:
As a part of BDC Advisory, Ali’s team help Canadian entrepreneurs and SMEs prioritize their strategies to grow locally and internationally while at the same time become more productive and competitive through practical business model innovation, effective organizational leadership and transformative application of technology. Ali has work in/with markets across the globe including Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa and North America; as an entrepreneur and corporate executive.
Glenn T. Yonemitsu, Managing Director, High-Impact Firms, BDC Advisory Services:
Glenn leads the BDC’s High-Impact Firms Advisory practice in Canada, which helps select high-potential and high-growth firms scale their companies and achieve their potential, by developing the company’s growth strategy, the CEO and the leadership team. He has worked with high-growth, and turnaround companies for more than 25 years. In 2018, one of Glenn’s projects was selected as the overall Gold Medallist in the Constantinus International Awards, as the best consulting project globally. Throughout it all, Glenn has remained an entrepreneur at heart, and he is proud that one of his private businesses will celebrate its 23rd anniversary this year. He currently serves as the Lead Delegate from Canada, serving the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (CMC-Global).