James Maynard

Virtual/Online - (Global)
Accepting Clients
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James Maynard, a seasoned strategist and growth advisor based in Canada, specializes in coaching executives in transition, crafting their professional narratives, and designing fulfilling career paths. With an extensive background spanning three decades in executive leadership within the technology and telecommunications sectors, James is passionate about helping individuals reimagine and redesign their lives. As a disruptor in the industry, James leverages his expertise in disruptive innovation, transformative business models, and scaling global technology companies to guide clients through the intricacies of career shifts. James brings a wealth of practical experience to his coaching practice. Internationally acknowledged as an expert in innovation, investment, and commercialization ecosystems, James served as the CEO of Wavefront, a national Center of Excellence with international impact. Under his leadership, Wavefront played a vital role in nurturing entrepreneurial endeavours, making him a valuable mentor for those seeking to design a purpose-driven life. James, a regular contributor to the Globe and Mail and a sought-after speaker on innovation, received the IEEE Canada R. H. Tanner Industry Leadership Award in 2013. James combines strategic insight with a commitment to continuous learning to empower individuals in designing lives rich in purpose and fulfillment.

Coaching Types

Business & Entrepreneurship Career Transition Retirement

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Group Sizes Available

Corporate Team Engagement (10 or less) Individual