Iconic Canadian Olympian, Hall of Fame track & field legend and business leader, Donovan Bailey, announced as keynote speaker for University of Toronto Entrepreneurship Week.
UTE Speaker Series: From the Track to the Boardroom with Donovan Bailey will be broadcast on March 9th from 12 pm to 1:30 pm EST. In this fireside chat, Bailey will be taking questions from the audience and talking about the parallels between competing in sport and business.
One of the greatest sprinters of all time, Hall of Fame track & field legend, Donovan Bailey, is a 3x world record holder, 2x Olympic champion and 3x world champion. He was named Track & Field News sprinter of the decade for his stellar 10-year career.
As CEO of Bailey Inc., Donovan has focused on investments and successful business ventures across the globe in the real estate, restaurant, and health and wellness industries for the past 25 years.
His accomplishments on the track and in the boardroom have helped Bailey develop a vast global network and led to his appointment as a board member, brand ambassador or spokesperson for a range of organizations and causes including: Adidas, Coca-Cola, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Canada, Alzheimer’s Research, Participaction, and the Humber River Hospital Foundation.
University of Toronto Entrepreneurship will welcome Bailey as the keynote speaker for 6th annual Entrepreneurship Week, taking place from March 7-10, 2022. The annual conference celebrates the positive impact that innovation and startup activity can have on our health, economy, and planet and is open to all – students, mentors, alumni, business leaders, investors and anyone else who wants to be inspired and learn why University of Toronto is THE place for entrepreneurship.