Meet David Chalk
David Chalk is a business coach & consultant, keynote speaker and also a leader in technology for over 30 years. Award Winning Entrepreneur, Technology Futurist and Cyber Security Expert.
For most of the 80s, David Chalk was the face of Technology in Canada when he established the longest-running technology show called Dave Chalk's Computer Show. His approach has always been to empower people with the technical information they need to become more productive and to enhance their lives. Essentially, he bridges the gap between technology and practicality.
He also created the first open-line national radio show on the Corus Radio Network for computer education. By the mid-90s, David turned around a $150 million US Retailer (Ballard Computer) from Chapter 11. and started to appear on speaking tours for Microsoft when Bill Gates was not available.
David has received the Entrepreneur of the Year designation by the Young Entrepreneurs Organization. In 1997, he was selected as a Top 30 Entrepreneur by The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and in the same year founded Chalk Media, which he later sold to Research in Motion [Blackberry] for 23 million dollars.
A serial Entrepreneur David has launched more than 20 companies in the fields of technology, education, construction, marketing, distribution, manufacturing and retail, and is recognized as one of the world's most gifted minds.
Admiral Mike McConnell
Director NSA under Presidents, Bush /Clinton/Obama
Founder, CEO 1-800-GOT-JUNK™
Awards and Honor
- Top Marketer in Canada ~ Retail Council of Canada
- Finalist Governor General award
- YEO entrepreneur of the Year
- BIV 40 under 40 Entrepreneur award
- Doctorate Degre¯e in Technology
- World documentary Freddy award for education
- Top 100 companies to work for
- Harvard study on Corporate Culture
- Fastest Growing Companies ~ Doppler Super Stores
- Entrepreneur of the Year ~ Ernst & Young
- Equity Magazine ~ Leader for the Next Millennium
- American Marketing Association ~ for Web Design
- Television Telly Award for TV Production
- RIM award for top app of the Year
- Yahoo award for design innovation
- Courage to come back Award
- Bandon-Hall Excellence Award ~ in Education
- IBM Retail Award ~ Excellence in managing
- TV Guide – Best Of ~ Top 40 TV shows in Canada