Each spring, 40 of Canada’s exceptional entrepreneurs are
selected to convene in London, Ontario to attend QuantumShift™, a rigorous five day leadership development program at the Richard Ivey School of Business that challenges participants to discover innovative leadership strategies and capitalize on growth opportunities.

This national program is designed to help CEOs and Presidents of successful private companies to maximize their growth opportunities. The program focuses on how to lead a business through exponential growth; how to attract and retain the best employees; how to uncover obstacles that may be limiting growth now, or in the future; how to value a venture and use strategies for moving from business plan to financial proposition; and how to build a broad network of entrepreneurial peers to share best-practices.

Co-founded by KPMG Enterprise, QuantumShift is not only an outstanding leadership development program – it has become an amazing peer network, made up of some of the top entrepreneurs in Canada. The QuantumShift Fellows network, a group that exceeds 300 across Canada, benefit from the opportunity to interact with prominent Canadian entrepreneurs from a wide variety of businesses from all across the country.

Visit kpmg.ca/quantumshift to learn more about the program and the nomination process.  Interested candidates can contact Paul Woolford or any member of the QuantumShift Leadership Committee for more information.

Introducing our national QuantumShift Leadership Committee

KPMG Enterprise is proud of its crown jewel program created for Canadian business owners and entrepreneurs – QuantumShift™.  For the past eight years, QuantumShift has evolved to become Ivey’s highest ranked executive development program as recognized by the Financial Times of New York.  With more than 300 Fellows of the program, it has become its own supportive network of leading businessmen and women building thriving Canadian enterprises and ventures.

As we fast approach the program’s 10th anniversary in 2013 – it is a pleasure to announce a new leadership team of KPMG Enterprise professionals armed to take this program forward to a new level.

Under the stewardship of Paul Woolford, Partner in our North York location, we’ve built a national committee of KPMG Enterprise professionals, many of who are QuantumShift Fellows.  Each member of this team brings firsthand experience and insight to the value and benefits this program offers to its participants. They stand ready to support your nomination process should you have interest in attending QuantumShift or answering any questions you might have.  Please join me in offering congratulations to our new QuantumShift Committee members.

  • Greater Toronto Area
    National Program Champion
    Paul Woolford, Partner
    KPMG Enterprise / North York
    416 228 7625
    [email protected] 
  • Honorary National
    QuantumShift Adviser
    David Cook, Partner
    KPMG Enterprise / GTA
    416 228 7095
    [email protected] 
  • Atlantic Canada
    Todd MacIntosh, Partner
    KPMG Enterprise / Fredericton
    506 453 7348
    [email protected] 
  • Quebec
    Pierre Ste. Marie, Partner
    KPMG Enterprise / Montreal
    514 840 2196
    [email protected] 
  • Eastern / Northern Ontario
    Denis Trottier, Partner
    KPMG Enterprise / Ottawa
    613 212 3649
    [email protected] 
  • Southwestern Ontario
    Mary Jo Fedy, Partner
    KPMG Enterprise / Waterloo
    519 747 8875
    [email protected] 
  • Saskatchewan
    Beverly Johnson, Partner
    KPMG Enterprise / Saskatoon
    306 934 6223
    [email protected] 
  • Manitoba
    Brad Klassen, Partner
    KPMG Enterprise / Winnipeg
    204 957 2288
    [email protected] 
  • Edmonton
    Sheldon Jacobs, Partner
    KPMG Enterprise / Edmonton
    780 429 7331
    [email protected] 
  • Calgary
    Dan Adams, Partner
    KPMG Enterprise / Calgary
    403 691 8035
    [email protected] 
  • Greater Vancouver Area
    Ron Rozen, Partner
    KPMG Enterprise / Burnaby
    604 527 3608
    [email protected] 
  • Interior British Columbia
    David Adams, Partner
    KPMG Enterprise / Vernon
    250 503 5307
    [email protected] 

Important Dates:

  • Nominations
    Sept 5 – Dec 5, 2011
  • QuantumShift
    May 6 – 11, 2012
  • Selected participants for QuantumShift 2012 will be notified the first week of March, 2012

Fellows Network

  • Fellows West Session (Calgary) November 4, 2011
  • Fellows East Session (Montreal) February 3, 2012
  • QuantumShift Fellows Annual Conference
    May 2 – 4, 2012

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