Tom Dutta (Acting Executive Director)
Tom is a senior business leader, speaker and published author with more than 30 years experience helping build and grow companies in Canada and the USA. Tom brings leadership experience from the Financial Services, IT, TELCO, Not-For-Profit, and Health sectors. His career includes senior roles in many of Canada’s prestigious companies including President and CEO, and Chairman of the Board.
As Founder and CEO of KRE-AT™ Tom is the world’s only motive-based leadership expert. In concert with his business expertise, Tom's intense travel and study of the science behind success has enabled him to create a proven coaching and mentorship formula called The Way of the Quiet Warrior™. This dynamic program helps leaders manifest success by discovering purpose, taking action and living life their way.
Previously, Tom was General Manager with Ocean West Financial, Chief Operating Officer of the Annex Group, one of BC's fastest growing IT Professional Service firms. He was CEO with CRI Canada, a Division of AEGON - a supplier of software and financial services globally. At TELUS, one of Canada’s largest telecommunications companies, Tom held a dual role of Director, Customer Excellence and Director, Enterprise Marketing. VanTel Credit Union was his first executive role as Vice President, Sales Marketing and Operations and previously he held Management roles with Toronto Dominion Bank.
Tom has served on a number of industry boards and serves as Chairman of the Board for MDABC working to pioneer a change in the Mental Health model. In his work with Mackay CEO Forums, Tom Chair’s and mentors multiple CEO and Executive peer groups helping populate the world with better leaders.
Tom is married to his business partner, Anna, and together they have three children. Tom enjoys travel, experimenting with cooking and giving help to others achieve their life goals.