Mike Lipkin (Semblanza)

Mike Lipkin is president of Environics/Lipkin, a global research and motivation company based in Toronto. He is also an international strategic coach, facilitator and catalyst for high performance.

Mike combines his learning from talking to a million people in forty-three countries with the insights from the Environics Social Values research to offer clients the best of all worlds: a powerful blend of ideas and principles that help them achieve remarkable results.

Mike was raised in South Africa and graduated from the University of Johannesburg with a Bachelor of Commerce.

He began his career with Colgate Palmolive as a brand manager. Mike then migrated to the advertising industry where he held senior account management positions at both Grey Advertising and Ogilvy & Mather. He founded Environics/Lipkin in 2001.

He has written nine bestsellingbooks on personal leadership and effectiveness.

He is renowned for his ability to blend humor with content that inspires people into action.

Mike coaches people from the best companies in the world on how to get, keep and build extraordinary client relationships. Mike’s clients include Wells Fargo, Deloitte, TD Bank, Scotiabank, GE, DHL, BMW and General Mills.