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Ian Sutcliffe - Sutcliffe & Associates, Management Consultants. Markham, ON, CA

Ian Sutcliffe Ian Sutcliffe

Partner | Sutcliffe & Associates, Management Consultants

Markham, ON, CANADA

Highly rated business speaker and entrepreneur who conects strategy to execution

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Biography

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Serial entrepreneur leading 4 successful start-ups from inception to exit. Business expert in governance, sales, marketing, finance, technology and operational experience.

Professional Strengths & Experience

• Exceptional speaker on how to get things done in business.
• Proven leader with ability to turn challenge and complexity into vision and direction
• Turnaround and performance improvement experience leading 4 companies
• Results oriented with consistent methodology in strategic planning, establishing direction, setting objectives, monitoring progress and measuring results
• Multinational experience in Canada, USA and Europe; some in Asia
• Experienced in US and Canadian public and private equity market financing,
• Experienced with large M&A transactions, business partnerships and channel strategies
• Team builder - Proven track record in hiring, training, motivating and developing employees
• Experienced as a board member and governing large programs
• Deep experience in all areas of technology enabled, outsourcing and online industry businesses

Leadership Summary

Sutcliffe & Associates, Management Consultants – Partner (1985 to Present)

Symcor
- M&A Executive (2008 - 2009)
- Program Executive (2006 to 2008)

Champion Solutions Group
- President, Managed Services (2004 to 2006)

BCS Global
- Vice Chairman and CEO (2003 to 2004)

BluePoint Data
- Chairman (2001 to 2006)
- CEO (2001 to 2002)

Mediconsult.com
- CEO - (2000 - 2001)
- President (1995 to 2000)

IBM Canada
- Consultant in Residence (1992 to 1995)

BDO Dunwoody - SVP Management Consulting 1988 to 1992)

Sutcliffe & Associates Management Consultants
- Partner (2009 to Present)
- Partner (1985 to 19988)

Coopers & Lybrand
- Senior Manager - IT Consulting (1983 to 1985)
- Manager - Computer Audit (1979 to 1983)

Board Activities
- Bluepoint - Director
- IBM Canada Advisory Board
- Numerous private & public boards

Education
- B. comm
- CA
- CISA
- Harvard Business School Board Governance

Industry Expertise (6)

Corporate Leadership Health Care - Services Financial Services Social Media Information Technology and Services Internet

Areas of Expertise (7)

Service Quality - Driving Satisfaction & Profitability Web 2.0 Strategies and Tactics That Work Linking Social Media and Profitability Effective Relationship Marketing for Technology Companies Marketing Performance - Be Where the Customer Is 7 Criteria for Successful Start Up Financing Selling Services From the Bottom Up

Accomplishments (5)

Diamond Pin - 500 Kilometer Out and Return - FAI - Soaring (personal)

Diamond Goal - 500 Kilometer Out and Return - FAI - Soaring (personal)

Gold Altitude - 3,000 Meters - FAI - Soaring (personal)

Silver Distance - 50 km Out - FAI - Soaring (personal)

- Silver Altitude - 1,000 meters
- Silver Duration - 5 hours
- Diamond Goal - 300 km

Gold Distance - 300 Kilometer Triangle - FAI - Soaring (personal)

Education (4)

University of British Columbia: B.Comm, Marketing and Finance 1980

Harvard Business School: Executive Program Completion, Board Governance 2010

Completed the Executive Education program on Board Governance and Effectiveness

Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC: Chartered Accountant, Audit, Taxation and Accounting 1982

Institute of internal Auditors: CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor, Computer Security and Audit 1985

Affiliations (8)

  • Institute Of Chartered Accountants
  • COPA - Canadian Owners & Pilots Association
  • SOSA Soaring Association of Southern Ontario
  • Belvedere Flying Club
  • Arbutus Club
  • The Olive Branch Church
  • Vancouver Club
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers Alumni Association

Style

Availability

  • Keynote
  • Workshop Leader

Fees

2000 to 10000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee
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