Leading Questions

Leading Questions is a series of interviews with successful leaders conducted by Tim Redpath. It’s driven by curiosity about leaders and the practice of leadership. Tim Redpath is a leadership coach who also runs CEO peer groups within the TEC community.

Kevin Ford

CEO, Calian

Kevin Ford is the CEO of Calian and was named Ottawa’s CEO of the Year in 2017. Calian offers services ranging from providing health care to military bases, to supplying communications systems to space agencies. The company has enjoyed 67 consecutive profitable quarters. Prior to joining Calian, Kevin worked in professional services for over 30 […] Read more

Jeff Hunt

President, OSEG Sports

Jeff Hunt is the president of OSEG Sports. He acquired the Ottawa 67’s in 1998 and quickly turned them into one of Canada’s most successful junior hockey franchises. That success was cited by the Canadian Football League as an important factor in its decision to award an expansion franchise to Ottawa. The Ottawa REDBLACKS has […] Read more

Bruce Linton

Chairman and CEO, Canopy Growth

Bruce Linton is the founder, chairman and CEO of Canopy Growth – the first cannabis producing company in North America to be listed on a major stock exchange. To date the company has enjoyed market support for capital raises of over $625 million including a $245 million investment by Fortune 500 beverage company, Constellation Brands. […] Read more

Linda Eagen

President & CEO, Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation

Linda Eagen is president and CEO of the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation. Her dream is to change the cancer experience for families in her community – families like her own. Linda’s involvement with the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation began in 2004, first volunteering on the Board of Directors, then transitioning into Campaign Director, before becoming […] Read more

Senator Vern White

Senate of Canada

Vern White was Chief of Police of the Ottawa Police Service from 2007 to 2012. Previously he led the Durham Regional Police Service and spent 24 years with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. As an RCMP Officer he served many of Canada’s remote northern communities. His MA in Conflict Analysis and Management research focused on […] Read more

Steve Kanellakos

City Manager, City of Ottawa

Steve Kanellakos is City Manager of Canada’s Capital, Ottawa. The organization has an annual budget of almost $3.5bn and some 17,000 employees that serve the City’s one million residents. He began his career at the Gloucester Police Department in 1985 and took increasingly senior roles through the City’s amalgamation process and beyond. In 2015, he […] Read more

Eli Fathi

CEO MindBridge Analytics Inc

Eli Fathi is a serial entrepreneur with several successful exits in launching innovative technology companies in North America that serve a global customer base. He has founded or co-founded companies that currently employ over 300 people and have generated over $500 million in salaries and net benefits to the economy. Eli is passionate about personal growth, […] Read more

Tracey Clark

Founder & CEO, Bridgehead Coffee

Tracey Clark is the founder and CEO of Bridgehead Coffee. Since 2000 she has grown it to become Ottawa’s largest independent coffee company, with 19 coffeehouses, employing over 300 people. Dropping out of university, she developed her leadership skills with the Ritz Restaurant Group, before backpacking through Nicaragua and exploring her interest in social justice […] Read more

Paul Guindon

CEO, Commissionaires Ottawa

Paul Guindon is a distinguished veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces and CEO of Commissionaires Ottawa. Paul served in the Royal Canadian Navy for almost 33 years including two deployments in a theatre of conflict. In 2004, he transitioned to civilian life becoming the CEO of Commissionaires Ottawa, which has tripled in size under his leadership. […] Read more

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