In module two of his interview with CATA National Leadership Council member, Hart Hillman, TELUS President & CEO, Darren Entwistle delves into behavioural innovation as a key to advancing Canada's competitive innovation nation.
Mr. Entwistle asks us to move from a technology mindset to a behavioural innovation mindset and to raise our risk appetite as we strive to be the best in the world.
He points to four key TELUS values: courage to innovate; passion for growth; embracing change and initiating opportunity; and, spirited teamwork.
Mr. Entwistle concludes with a focus on the power of diversity, an organizational must have in order to expand the universe of opportunities and drive competitive advantage.
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In module two of his interview with CATA National Leadership Council member, Hart Hillman, TELUS President & CEO, Darren Entwistle delves into behavioural innovation as a key to advancing Canada's competitive innovation nation....
Darren Entwistle’s Leadership Profile
Darren Entwistle is a Canadian businessman, currently president and chief executive officer of TELUS, a Canadian telecommunications company.
Entwistle joined TELUS in 2000 and shortly after initiated the company’s wireless and data growth strategy with the $6.6 billion purchase of Clearnet, one of the largest acquisitions in Canadian telecommunications history.
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Entwistle received a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from Concordia University, an MBA (Finance) from McGill University and a diploma in Network Engineering from the University of Toronto.
Before joining TELUS, Entwistle spent seven years as an executive at Cable & Wireless in the United Kingdom- including being named president in 1999. Under Entwistle’s decade-long incumbency as CEO, TELUS has nearly doubled in size, from $5.7 billion in annual revenue to $10.9 billion. He has spent 30 years in the telecommunications industry. Entwistle is on a number of boards, including the Canadian Council of Chief Executives, George Weston Limited and the Canadian Board Diversity Council. He has also sat on the boards of TD Bank Financial Group, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, and the Leading Edge Endowment Fund. Darren also served as Chair of the Royal Conservatory of Music’s Capital Campaign and was a Director for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games bid committee.
View full details of Mr. Entwistle’s Professional and Community Leadership Recognition Awards.
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