Jeff Adamson

Jeff Adamson

Co-Founder of Neo Financial & SkipTheDishes

Appears in 45 Episodes

The Future of Open Banking in Canada with Abraham Tachjian, Canada's Open Banking Lead

S02E01: Abraham Tachjian, Director of Digital Banking, PwCEpisode Title: Abraham Tachjian | Former Open Banking Lead to the Government of Canada“Consumers don’t care a...

E43: Erin Barton | Chief Development Officer, JA Canada | Fostering Entrepreneurship among Young Canadians

“Our teens today will find themselves in five or more really quite different careers over the course of their lifetime... how we equip youth with the skills to be able...

E42: Mike Murchison | CEO, Ada | The world of AI entrepreneurship: Navigating risks, embracing authenticity, and scaling up

“And that's what that's what entrepreneurship gives you. It gives you access to problems that are really hard to solve that, in my case, at least, for the kind of prob...

E41: Brett Colvin | CEO & Co-Founder, Goodlawyer | Revolutionizing legal services: Navigating legal education, innovation, and AI in the Canadian landscape

“There is so much unmet legal need within businesses of all sizes that I don't see AI as a threat, I see it as an opportunity to make legal more important and more val...

E40: Mark Harrison | Founder & Public Speaker, MH3 Collective | Pathways to entrepreneurial success: Relationships, risks, and data-driven decisions

“I think entrepreneurship is the profession of the future, and I think ‘entrepreneurial’ is the trait of the future.”—  Mark HarrisonIn this episode, Jeff sits down wi...

Dr. Mohamad Sawwaf | Founder & CEO, Manzil | Empowering financial inclusivity: Unleashing the potential of fintech in Canada

“This is the element of humanity and compassion and empathy of banking that we don't have today that really needs to come in.”— Dr. Mohamad SawwafJoin us on this episo...

Kirsten Gauthier | Founder & President, Public Office | Navigating creativity, entrepreneurship, and social impact

“I think specialization is really important. Do what you're really, really good at, be really well known for it, and then they will start giving you other things to do...

Connor Curran | Chief Laundry Officer, Local Laundry | Small business highlight: Building success through community, collaboration, and innovation

“We want to showcase that just because we're a small business doesn't mean we can't have a big impact.”—  Connor Curran Connor Curran started Local Laundry equipped wi...

Colin Deacon | Independent Senator, Senate of Canada | Innovation, competition, and financial empowerment: A path to a better Canada

“Problems are great things once they’re identified, and if there’s a willingness to address them. Because they alert you to a way to get better.” —  Senator Colin Deac...

Hanna Zaidi | Chief Compliance Officer, Wealthsimple | Banking on the future: Blending trust and innovation in the financial world

“We're in this position and in this space where we can do things differently than what incumbents do, because we have the opportunity to reimagine it.”—  Hanna ZaidiWi...

Ilya Brotzky | Founder & CEO, VanHack | Reshaping tech talent acquisition and fostering global connections

“Another thing the best companies are doing is just moving fast or being very clear in the interview process.”—  Ilya BrotzkyWhile working in Brazil, Ilya Brotzky join...

Karen Danudjaja | Co-Founder & CEO, Blume | Guiding your entrepreneurial path with a mindset of growth and resiliency

“The opportunity for me is like to look at the challenges as part of the fun of it, right? … How do you overcome those challenges in a way that pushes the business for...

Joe Parenteau | Co-Founder & CEO, Fable | Founding to scaling: Assembling teams and embracing challenges in entrepreneurship

“I loved being in the storm fighting fires and, and seeing the unbelievable potential that things have and, you know, trying to bring that to reality.”—  Joe Parenteau...

Michael Ryan | VP of Brand & Innovation, Kintec: Footwear + Orthotics | Embracing innovations to enhance life and performance

“This is a fluid landscape, whether it's how we manage our people or how we identify different markets, we've just understood the world is always changing.”—  Michael ...

Lesley-Anne Scorgie | Founder & Wealth Coach, MeVest | Revamping your money mindset: Cultivating financial confidence and self-love

“Of course make your debt reduction a priority, but over here you also need to start learning to love yourself enough to put money aside for your future. And that is a...

Darby Sieben | Chief Product Officer, Unbounce | Decoding the power of focussed messaging, landing pages, and product love in the AI era

“Brand trust is gonna be critical and it's always been critical, but in the age of AI, brand trust is gonna be critical.”—  Darby SiebenIn the late 1990s, Darby Sieben...

Russell Reimer | Founder & President, Manifesto Sport Management | Crafting gold medal-worthy narratives and captivating audiences

“Sport is a tool for social change that you can make [a] meaningful impact in communities, you can influence consumers.”—  Russell ReimerHaving produced for NBC during...

Ian Burns | President & CEO, Servus Credit Union | Exploring credit unions, financial empowerment, and open banking in Canada

“So there's been, I think this huge change in how Canadians sort of want and need to bank.”—  Ian BurnsEstablished in 1938, Servus Credit Union is a member-owned, comm...

Michele Guimond | VP of Marketing, MEC | Developing strong teams and community-driven brands

“I don't really view my own successes as my own. If I had one superpower, it's about hiring people that are smarter than me and let 'em fly, you know? Giving them the ...

Peter Furnish | VP at Starbucks, Cineplex; Virgin, Labatt, & The Walt Disney Company | The power of learning, collaboration, and competition—insights for building a successful career

“The other thing I would say too is it's important to celebrate decisions where you decided not to do something, that was maybe a great idea. So products you thought a...

David Luba | Co-Founder & Partnerships, veritree | The power of people and technology in restoring the planet

“So I think different employee engagement, consumer engagement, programs like that, there's value in that [it] makes people feel good and it also helps the planet.” — ...

Kendra Scurfield | Brand & Communications Director, Sunshine Village Ski & Snowboard Resort | The impact of family-owned businesses in fostering community

“And I think so much of my job is to be an advocate for winter sports, for winter, for snow business, and to encourage people in Alberta and elsewhere to get outside a...

Kristen Gale | Founder & CEO, THE TEN SPOT | Building a successful franchise model through consistency in brand and culture

“That naivety, as you say, is a bit of a superpower because if you don't know the way that something is typically done and you're just left to figure it out, then ther...

Ashley Graf | Head of North America Marketing, Squarespace | The future of entrepreneurship—how tech is empowering individuals to succeed

“Entrepreneurism took off, but [also] really reframed how people thought about being an entrepreneur and having a side business or a side hustle.”—  Ashley GrafWith an...

Jake Karls | Co-Founder & Chief Rainmaker, Mid-Day Squares | Unlocking success through transparency, vulnerability, and strength

“I realize that momentum is all based on direction. So you choose the way your direction and momentum will go.”— Jake KarlsWith his unique ability to create excitement...

Kathleen Polsinello | Managing Director & Partner, BCG | Preparing for the future with brand resilience, personalization, and cutting-edge strategies

“Digital transformation and climate and sustainability. These are the two biggest thrusts that are going to impact businesses all over the world and certainly in Canad...

P.J. Worsfold | Director of Ecommerce, JD Sports Canada | Personalizing the retail experience and building customer relationships

P.J. Worsfold, Director of Ecommerce at JD Sports, joins Jeff to talk about the importance of personalization and how it enables retailers to build better relationship...

Mike Gettis | Co-Founder & CEO, Kilne | Finding your path to action and creating successful consumer brands from scratch

“What I found in both is that you’ll be surprised who comes up with the next brilliant idea in the company. And letting that person [come] forward and allowing a littl...

Oren Eizenman | Partner, McKinsey & Company | Exploring the evolution of customer loyalty in Canada

“Loyalty is that perfect mix of art and science because it has to do with customer behavior, incentivizing people to behave in a different way, while also the extremel...

Ray Reddy | Co-Founder & CEO, Ritual | Strategies for product development, go-to-market, and acquisition in the era of digital transformation

“Our perspective was, if you're solving an important problem and delivering convenience then how beautiful the pixels of the app are don't really matter.”— Ray ReddyRa...

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