Founder & CEO BECAUZ LLC
Ian McKelvie is an internationally recognized leadership expert, consultant and speaker. He thrives on challenges and inspires others to bring their best as he helps guide organizations culturally, behaviorally and strategically. Blending rich perspectives from a life shaped on four continents with an intense entrepreneurial mind, Ian is a catalyst who harnesses organizational strategy and leadership development to accelerate tangible, measureable results.
Ian’s perspective on business leadership was shaped by his more than two decades in marketing and finance. His leadership roles for Fortune 500 Firms including IBM and Xerox gave him in-the-trenches experience setting strategy and coaching teams to deliver exceptional results. As an entrepreneur, Ian has developed and led three successful start-ups.
A sought after speaker, Ian has delivered high-impact presentations to global audiences of all sizes for firms including Microsoft, Avanade, Point B, The Gates Foundation and Siemens. He consistently wins praise for his dynamic stage presence, his ability to connect with audiences and to deliver practical, relevant content that inspires action. His wealth of business experience combined with his conversational style makes him a powerful speaker on topics as diverse as leadership, business excellence, organizational culture and change management.
Ian received a BBA with a concentration in Finance and his MBA equivalent from Simon Fraser University in Canada. He is a recipient of Inc. Magazine’s prestigious Marketing Masters award.