The Quiet Crisis Forum - Video Preview
Special Event/Forum on Succession Implementation, Business Exit/Sale & Technological Disruption
About the Presenters
Dr. David Chalk
Dr. David Chalk is a futurist with a 25 year history of accurately predicting the interaction of humans and machines.
He is the founder of more than 15 successful companies including Doppler Computer Superstores, Chalk Media, Decision-Zone Cyber Defence Technology, Trees Matter, New Century Video Streaming, and CalmWear™ Compression Clothing for Autism, to name a few.
When David entered the US market, the Wall Street Journal ran a story of how he not only saved a 100 million dollar company (Ballard Computers) from going bankrupt but the speed of the turnaround was the fastest in history. As an expert on technology and disruptive innovation, David has been called upon by esteemed institutions Stanford University, Microsoft to Homeland Security for his knowledge and consultation.
David has won awards on innovation, retail marketing and leadership, including being a Finalist for the Governor General award for leadership in business and winning the Top Marketer in Canada from the Retail Council of Canada. He has worked in Artificial Intelligence at the highest levels and can unconditionally confirm that humans will always triumph over machine.
Today David is a founding Partner of Hume Chalk Consulting and is actively involved in guiding entrepreneurs to support their structure and systems and adapt to technological change.
Tana Plewes, MA
Tana Plewes designs and builds communication structures and practical systems that navigate the realities of people working together–behavioural economics. Tana holds a Masters Degree in Leadership from Royal Roads University and applies best practice models such as Lean Startup, Business Model Canvas, SCRUM/Agile, E-Myth Mastery and others.
Tana helps business leaders create 'workplaces that work for everyone', by pinpointing and overcoming Invisible Barriers to innovation and success. She brings a team of knowledge experts to facilitate the development of concrete scalable systems that transform how business is done with positive increases in worker satisfaction, productivity and profits.
Tana's clients have achieved unprecedented levels of engagement and operational effectiveness by implementing turnkey systems she's designed. Results include: Governor General's Award, BR&E International Award, BC Export Awards top finalist, top funded CFDC not-for-profit, and the signing of Canada's first Collaborative Agreement.
Tana is the author of The Possibility Process, co-founder of Hume Chalk Consulting, and a proven change agent in the area of business and behavioural economics.