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Engaging with Thought Leaders

TRSM is deeply connected to business and community leaders across a wide range of industries. Each week, we welcome a variety of outstanding distinguished speakers to meet with students in class and at events. 

Here are some of the leaders who have visited TRSM recently.

June 21, 2017

Barb Atkin, Retired VP Fashion Direction, Holt Renfrew, spoke to Ted Rogers MBA students as part of the Global Issues Speaker Series.

The Right Honourable Paul Martin, Chief R. Stacey LaForme, JP Gladu and Dr. Steven Murphy

June 21, 2017

Will Poho, Owner and Former CEO, Moose Knuckles Canada Inc., spoke to Ted Rogers MBA students as part of the Global Issues Speaker Series.

June 20, 2017

Trish Hennessy, Founding Director, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, joined TRSM's Centre for Labour Management and Relations (CLMR) for "The 2018 Election...and a Good Jobs Strategy" event.

Amit Saini, President, National R&D, spoke to Ted Rogers MBA students as part of the Global Issues Speaker Series.

June 15, 2017

Jeffrey Kroeker, Founding Partner, Civis Law LLP, spoke to Ted Rogers MBA students as part of the Global Issues Speaker Series.

June 14, 2017

Bill Moir, Brand Manager, Tim Hortons, spoke to Ted Rogers MBA students as part of the Global Issues Speaker Series.

June 08, 2017

Susan Motkaluk, CEO, Southbridge Development Corporation, spoke to Ted Rogers MBA students as part of the Global Issues Speaker Series.

June 06, 2017

Janice Fukakusa, CAO and CFO of RBC, spoke to Ted Rogers MBA students.

May 09, 2017

The Right Honourable Paul Martin, Canada's 21st Prime Minister, joined TRSM for the Panel on Aboriginal Entrepreneurship.

Panel on Aboriginal Entrepreneurship. From left: Marci Ien, The Right Honourable Paul Martin, JP Gladu and Chief R. Stacey LaForme

May 09, 2017

Broadcast journalist Marci Ien moderated the Panel on Aboriginal Entrepreneurship featuring The Right Honourable Paul Martin, JP Gladu and Chief R. Stacey LaForme.

Chief R. Stacey LaForme, Chief, Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, joined TRSM for the Panel on Aboriginal Entrepreneurship.

JP Gladu, President & CEO, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB), joined TRSM for the Panel on Aboriginal Entrepreneurship.

April 24, 2017

The Honourable Anne McLellan, Chair of the Government of Canada's Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation, launched The Regulation of Cannabis: The Future of the Ethical and Regulatory Environment of Cannabis, a symposium hosted by the Ted Rogers Leadership Centre.

April 13, 2017

 

Heather Conway, Executive Vice-President of English Services, CBC, joined Ralph Lean's Law, Business, Politics – The Real World (LAW 722) class.

 

April 06, 2017

Julia Shin Doi (General Counsel and Secretary, Ryerson Board of Governors), Marni Dicker (Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Infrastructure Ontario), and Karyn Bradley (Managing Partner, Gowling WLG) joined Ralph Lean's Law, Business, Politics – The Real World (LAW 722) class for a lively Women in Law panel discussion.

 

April 06, 2017

Hockey legends Paul Henderson, Lanny McDonald, Darryl Sittler and Rick Vaive joined our International Sport Marketing class (MKT 829) for a special Maple Leafs Alumni Panel event.

From left to right: Darryl Sittler, Rick Vaive, Distinguished Counsel in Residence Ralph Lean, Professor Cheri Bradish, Lanny McDonald, and Paul Henderson.

April 03, 2017

Julia Hanigsberg, President & CEO, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, visited the Jim Pattison Ethical Leadership Education and Research Program for the Junior Fellows Executive Luncheon.

March 31, 2017

The Honourable Indira Naidoo-Harris, Minister of Status of Women and Minister Responsible for Early Years and Child Care, gave a keynote address at Ontario's Next Steps Towards Women's Economic Empowerment, a conference organized by the Centre for Labour Management Relations.

From left to right: Maurice Mazerolle, director of CLMR; Emanuela Heyninck, Commissioner, Pay Equity Office; Minister Indira Naidoo-Harris; Dean Steven Murphy

 

March 30, 2017

 

Bill Blair, Member of Parliament, Scarborough Southwest, and former Chief of Toronto Police, joined Ralph Lean's Law, Business, Politics – The Real World (LAW 722) class.

 

March 28, 2017

Ted Graham, Head of Open Innovation, General Motors, joined the School of Accounting & Finance Advisory Council Speaker Series for An Evening with Ted Graham.

March 23, 2017

 

Adrienne Batra, Editor-in-Chief, Toronto Sun and 24 Hours Toronto, joined Ralph Lean's Law, Business, Politics – The Real World (LAW 722) class.

 

March 23, 2017

Stephen LeDrew, Broadcaster, CP24 Live at Noon, joined Ralph Lean's Law, Business, Politics – The Real World (LAW 722) class.

March 16, 2017

 

Don Meehan, President, Newport Sports Management Inc., joined Ralph Lean's Law, Business, Politics – The Real World (LAW 722) class.

 

 

March 16, 2017

Lawrence Herman, Associate Counsel, Cassels Brock LLP, joined the Ryerson Economics and Management Science Course Union (EMSCU) for their NAFTA Speaker Night. 

March 09, 2017

 

Jeffrey Orridge, Commissioner, CFL, joined Ralph Lean's Law, Business, Politics – The Real World (LAW 722) class.

 

 

 

March 02, 2017

Mayor John Tory joined Ralph Lean's Law, Business, Politics – The Real World (LAW 722) class.

February 16, 2017

 

Kirstine Stewart, Chief Strategy Officer, Diply, joined Ralph Lean's Law, Business, Politics – The Real World (LAW 722) class.

 

 

February 09, 2017

 

Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown joined Ralph Lean's Law, Business, Politics – The Real World (LAW 722) class.

 

 

February 02, 2017

 

Julianna Greenspan joined Ralph Lean's Law, Business, Politics – The Real World (LAW 722) class.

 

December 01, 2016

The Honourable Brian V. Tobin, Vice Chair, BMO Capital Markets (Investment & Corporate Banking) joined Ralph Lean's Regulation, Government & Socially Responsible Management (MB/MT8108) class.

The Honourable Brian V. Tobin, Vice Chair, BMO Capital Markets, Investment & Corporate Banking, chats with Ted Rogers MBA students.

November 24, 2016

 

Mitchell Cohen, President, The Daniels Corporation, joined Ralph Lean's Regulation, Government & Socially Responsible Management (MB/MT8108) class.

 

 

November 17, 2016

Valerie Chort, VP Corporate Citizenship, RBC, joined Ralph Lean's Regulation, Government & Socially Responsible Management (MB/MT8108) class.

November 10, 2016

 

The Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, joined Ralph Lean's Regulation, Government & Socially Responsible Management (MB/MT8108) class.

 

 

 

November 03, 2016

 

Mark Shapiro, President & CEO, Toronto Blue Jays, joined Ralph Lean's Regulation, Government & Socially Responsible Management (MB/MT8108) class.

 

 

 

 

October 27, 2016

 

John Levy, Chairman & CEO, theScore Inc., joined Ralph Lean's Regulation, Government & Socially Responsible Management (MB/MT8108) class.

 

 

 

 

 

October 06, 2016

 

David MacNaughton, Canadian Ambassador to the United States, joined Ralph Lean's Regulation, Government & Socially Responsible Management (MB/MT8108) class.

 

 

 

 

September 29, 2016

 

Lisa Kimmel, President & CEO, Edelman Canada, joined Ralph Lean's Regulation, Government & Socially Responsible Management (MB/MT8108) class.

 

 

 

 

 

September 28, 2016

John Crow, the Former Bank of Canada Governor, joined us for An Evening with John Crow on September 28, 2016.