Powered by Gowling WLG, one of the world’s leading law firms, “Accelerating Business”, explores the challenges and opportunities facing businesses and business leaders in today’s global landscape.
Each episode, we shine a spotlight on the change-makers, industry disruptors and transformational businesses and their leaders who are reshaping the way we work, live, and play.
This podcast is for anyone interested in better understanding those forces that are impacting economic activity, whether regionally or globally, through the voices of the business, educational and government leaders that are driving and responding to them. Brought to you by one of the world’s leading sector-focused advisory firms, Gowling WLG.
Episode 10: Shift Your Career Mindset with George McGehrin, President of The McGehrin Group
Managing Partner, Louis Frapporti, sits down with George McGehrin, Executive Head-hunter and President, McGehrin Group, to discuss the importance of adapting your business and branding in the digital age, and the key fundamental mindsets for advancing your career.
Understanding Hamilton’s Innovation Park with Ty Shattuck, CEO, McMaster Innovation Park
Managing Partner, Louis Frapporti, sits down with Chief Executive Officer of McMaster Innovation Park, Ty Shattuck, to discuss Canada's premier research park, how it connects Hamilton's innovation ecosystem and the future vision of the park.
Connecting industry and academia with David Santi, Dean, Engineering Technology, Mohawk College
Managing Partner, Lou Frapporti, sits down with Dean of Engineering and Technology at Mohawk College, David Santi, to discuss how the design and development of Mohawk College’s Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation, has brought together both industry and academia in the constantly-changing world of health, energy and technology.
Building Relationships and Facing Challenges with Chris Murray, City Manager of Toronto
Chris Murray is the former City Manager of Hamilton and is now in the same role with the City of Toronto. He is a city planner by trade, a relationship builder, and a problem solver. Perhaps most notable of his accomplishments, Chris played an intricate role in the completion of the Red Hill Valley Parkway. In this episode, Chris dives into how he solves problems and builds relationships – and discusses how mentorship and education have shaped and will continue to shape, the professional he is in today.
The Persistence in Leadership, Moving an Organization Forward with HHS CEO, Rob MacIsaac
Rob MacIsaac is a distinguished public servant, business leader and currently the President and CEO of Hamilton Health Sciences. Rob sits down with Louis Frapporti to discuss how his past experiences have contributed to his current role at HHS. From his time as the Mayor of Burlington to President of Mohawk College to Lead Chair at Metrolinx, Rob has led with the ambition to leave every organization a little better than he found it.
Rethinking the Law Firm and Investing in Client Relationships with Louis Frapporti, Gowling WLG
Few lawyers are revitalizing the traditional law firm model quite like Louis Frapporti. Through collaborative partnerships with key institutions, Gowling WLG Hamilton is changing the way lawyers provide value to their clients and approach the way they practice. Lou is an experienced and charismatic litigator; his thought leadership on the legal profession will captivate you as guest interviewer, Jordan Furlong, provokes Lou’s excitement for the future of his firm and the legal profession at large.