Carol Simpson has worked in the IT field for over 30 years, managing departments with 60+ IT professionals and project budgets of $50M. Her career began in Vancouver as a programmer at IBM Canada and moved on to operate her own software development shop. She now runs Focus Professional Services and is one of a handful of individuals in Canada who has successfully placed and hired individuals with autism into full-time careers that afford them solid, middle-class lifestyles.Download this episode (right click and save)



At age 22, with no previous business experience, Adam left his day job to chase the dream of business ownership. He started out by peddling Gmail address’ by the bundle. Today, he leads a team of 30+, remote team members, runs 2 successful companies (is currently building 3, 4 & 5) and hosts The Steele Entrepreneur Show. When not working his face off, he can be found rolling on the Jiu Jitsu mats, tinkering in his garden or with his nose in a book. Adam’s mission is to share his experiences, past and present, with anyone audacious enough to want to be great.Download this episode (right click and save)



Widely known as “DA” and the owner of DA Top Talent. Doug has helped over 500 hundred business owners over the past 35 years. His passion is to provide world-class business advisory services for entrepreneurs and business owners and is dedicated to helping people achieve and succeed. DA has a world-class assessment system that helps identify potential problems in hiring and staffing. He uses world-class materials to help implement change and develop internal systems and offers ongoing mentoring to ensure new plans are implemented and followed through for as long as it takes to reach success.Download this episode (right click and save)



Casey A. Miller, President of 6 ½ Consulting has 15+ years of business experience including roles of CEO, VP Business Development, and VP Strategy. And he is on a mission: to create thriving workplaces, relationships, and communities where people value one another. In his business life, this means helping organizations create teams that thrive on healthy conflict, emotionally intelligent leadership, and shared purpose. An expert in strategy and leadership development, Casey is charismatic and energetic, lending his clients perspectives on execution, team building, and ultimately, how to create workplaces where employees are intrinsically motivated to come to work.Download this episode (right click and save)



Bob Neudecker is the founder and president of Ten5 CRM, which specializes in consulting, implementation and training for Salesforce.com and Zoho CRM, two of the most popular web-based CRM applications. Bob helps small businesses manage their sales, marketing and customer service using a CRM system as the hub to send highly targeted marketing campaigns, track customer communications and follow-ups, and gain visibility to make effective business decisions through accurate metrics and reporting. When not at his desk, Bob takes advantage of Vancouver’s easy access to skiing and water sports with his family, as well as kitesurfing at Squamish and tropical locales whenever possible.Download this episode (right click and save)



Zac Cohen is an experienced business leader focused on strategic planning and execution, corporate management, risk management, and operational efficiency. With nearly 10 years of start-up and tech experience – primarily in the compliance space – Zac has built and scaled companies by applying a proven people-systems approach of collaboration, ownership, best practices, and accountability. His passion remains technology and its ability to impact the world. Zac is currently the General Manager at (Truly you) Trulioo – a hyper-growth Vancouver start-up – solving global identity problems associated with international compliance obligations, including cross-border AML & KYC.Download this episode (right click and save)



Andy Tsai is the president and cofounder of Reflex Wireless. Andy received his degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of British Columbia in 2010, and cofounded ReFleX in 2011 to provide IoT devices and data analytic platforms for healthcare and industrial applications. With his leadership, ReFleX is currently offering wireless solutions for geriatric care, remote sleep monitoring and chronic illness management. His goal is to make small wireless medical sensors that will make healthcare more accessible and affordable to everyone in the world. Download this episode (right click and save)



Keith Roy has been selling real estate in Vancouver for over 10 years. Born in Vancouver and raised around BC, he graduated from high school at Vancouver College, holds a BA in political science from the University of Guelph and a post graduate diploma in Sales and Marketing from the Sauder School of Business at UBC. Keith has been featured in every major Canadian media outlet giving commentary on matters relating to the local and national real estate markets, trends in real estate sales, the City of Vancouver’s building code, house building and new construction. Keith recently started the Vancouver UnReal Estate Show – a podcast featuring interviews of real estate thought leaders and policy makers on housing issues facing our city.Download this episode (right click and save)



Annee Ngo is the founder and President of San Francisco-based startup ProtoHack – an organization dedicated to empowering the non-technical community with the tools and resources to solve big problems through technology. They offer events in over 20 cities across the globe including Milan, New Delhi, Dubai, and Sao Paolo. She’s a non-techie, law school drop out, part-time poker player, and BC Business’ 30 Under 30.Download this episode (right click and save)



Dr. Bijan Nasiri is a retired physician from Iran, an entrepreneur with over 2 decades of experience in project management and business consultation related to homelessness, addiction and HIV/AIDS. He now hosts a popular podcast called “Entrepreneur Roadmap” with more than 140 episodes, has interviewed well-known guest speakers from all over the world. Today he has taken on a role of teaching entrepreneurs, families and individuals on how to make an informed decision about the most important game in their life: Money game and how to demystify it, using universal simple language.Download this episode (right click and save)



He and his company, VanCity Life Coach Inc., are on a mission to “evolve the human experience…” Originally from the UK, Terry left a prosperous career in Marketing in order to seek genuine fulfillment of his own. Terry moved to Vancouver 6 years ago, and started blogging about his ideas on how people can navigate their lives into a healthier and happier direction. As his blog grew, he found himself connecting with people from around the globe seeking to fulfill the same emotional experience in life. Focused on this one desire we all have in common, Terry developed a fully comprehensive coaching program designed to help us find the fulfillment we’re all looking for in our lives, thus, VanCity Life Coach Inc., was born. Download this episode (right click and save)



Originally born in Singapore, Inthran moved to B.C at the age of 5. He graduated with a diploma in Business Management and a BBA in Human Resources Management in 2012 from Kwantlen Polytechnic University. He also ran his own small business during University, importing and reselling smartphones and tablets. Inthran is now an HR Manager at TPD, an international HR & Workforce Solutions company that provides tailored & scalable solutions to organizations that are experiencing growth, change or HR related problems. Specializing in HR Consulting, he partners with organizations to provide on demand solutions that help them save time, money and internal resources. Download this episode (right click and save)



Dean Sutton is a serial entrepreneur who started his first company at age 19, and has been building and investing in companies ever since. With a focus on high impact technology – he has founded, built and sold companies in the areas of security, nutrition, renewable energy, healthcare, media and finance. Currently he runs a venture foundry and investment company, focused on his leadership roles in Victory Square Health, Insight Diagnostics and BlockTech Ventures. He believes that entrepreneurs are the key to improving and changing our world, that we’re living through the most unique time in history, and that “inconsequential is unacceptable”.Download this episode (right click and save)



Brandon Roe is the founder of The WestEast Group, a firm that specializes in B2B tech but has also made millions of dollars over the past 17 years for clients in 43 industries, 8 countries and 3 languages. His work has been featured in media across the country including our very own Vancouver Sun. He is an Under 40 Business Person of the Year Finalist, a philanthropist and a self-professed code geek.Download this episode (right click and save)