Cam Tipping BPed., MBA leads IIBD’s engineering-intensive industry practice with a focus on strategic consultancy, strategy facilitation and conjoint market research.
Cam completed his undergraduate degree in Canada, graduating with distinction before obtaining his MBA from the Ivey Business School, again graduating with Dean’s Honors. Raised in Canada, Cam was a member of Canada’s National Speed Skating Team from 1973 to 1980. He represented Canada in several World Championships, competing in both North America and Europe. After completing his MBA he moved to Europe to develop his career in Strategic Marketing, working with the INSEAD Business School. In 1993, Cam founded the International Institute for Business Development (IIBD) to empower business managers and executives to develop market-driven strategies. Cam has pioneered the development of computer-based business simulations unique to IIBD, used to teach and develop strategy.
Cam has consulted with over 5000 business executives from more than 60 countries. Alongside teaching in-house executive courses, his consulting specialty is the development of market-driven strategies. Cam has instructed on MBA and Executive Courses at London Business School, Ivey Business School, IMD and others in Europe, Asia and North America. IIBD’s business simulation, SABRE, is used worldwide on MBA and Executive courses.
Ian Williamson has over 12 years’ experience in R & D in the natural gas, petrochemicals, and telecommunications industries. Since 2002 he has brought an engineering perspective to strategic and market-facing aspects of our clients’ needs.
At NOVA Corporation and TransCanada Pipelines, Ian developed and led research programs centred on the operation of a high-pressure natural gas test facility, specializing in flow meter performance and uncertainty analysis. He has authored ten published papers and led the development of an optical flow meter, which was the subject of three U.S. patents.
At Nortel Networks, he represented the customer service organization in the definition and development of Nortel’s next generation long haul fiber optic communications product, where the balance between market requirements and internal capabilities was critical.
Ian currently provides market research and instruction in strategic development, uncertainty, risk analysis, and portfolio management. He is the lead architectural designer for the SABRE simulations and iSIGHT conjoint analysis software, and is responsible for the development of tools to support strategic planning.
Stephen has developed a distinguished and pioneering career across three continents with broad ranging expertise in start-up, growth and academic environments. Stephen’s skills include quickly identifying client needs, fostering cooperation among internal and external stakeholders at all levels, translating concepts into action, and pushing for timely results. Out of the office, Stephen enjoys all the Pacific North West has to offer with his wife and two children Ava (9) and Conor (6).
Specialty: Strategic Marketing, Sales Force Effectiveness
Language: English, German, French, Spanish
Joe is a leading Executive Development Professional with over 20 years’ of experience. Joe has an MBA from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland, and a BA in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh.
Joe was previously a Principal with IMS Learning Solutions & Change Management, and prior to that was Managing Partner of Areks, where he was responsible for business activities in the US, Canada and Latin America.
Prior to joining Areks, Joe spent ten years with StratX, an international executive education organisation for which he was Managing Partner of the US office, and head of the firm’s global pharmaceutical industry practice.
With expertise is in the area of strategic marketing, sales force effectiveness, computer simulation technology and strategic planning, Joe has worked with many Fortune 500 companies across multiple sectors and levels of organization, in over 40 countries. He has developed and delivered programs to nearly 10,000 professionals in several languages.