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Scott Kress

Scott Kress

Summit Team Building
Oakville, ON

Scott is a highly accomplished leadership and team development trainer, author and keynote speaker.

He is the President of Summit Team Building and has created highly successful development programs for many of the Fortune 500 companies. Scott has only one goal; to assist teams, leaders, and individuals in reaching their peak performance. This is accomplished through combining the latest team and leadership theory with cutting edge experiential training to create one of the most effective training programs available today. Scott’s team and leadership development programs are custom designed to meet each client’s needs.

Years of experience: two undergraduate degrees and a Masters in Leadership and Training provide Scott with unique qualifications to design and deliver some of the most innovative corporate experiential based training available today.

Scott teaches Leadership and High Performance Team Development for some of the world’s leading educational institutions including the Rotman School of Management, the Odette School of Business, and the University of Edinburgh. Scott teaches in the Executive MBA, International Executive MBA, and MBA programs and has received several teaching awards including professor of the year.

Some of Scott’s programs focus on; Teambuilding, New Team Formation, High Performance Team Development, Leadership Development, Values and Mission Creation, Communication Enhancement, Change Management, and Process Improvement.

Additionally, Scott has gained great insight into the inner workings of leadership and high performance teams through over 25 years of leading climbing expeditions. He has guided and summitted peaks throughout the world. He is the 51st Canadian to summit Mount Everest and in December 2011 became one of less than 300 people worldwide to climb the 7 summits (the highest mountain on each of the 7 continents).

Through his dynamic background of education, training, experience, and adventure, Scott can help your teams and leaders reach the peak of their performance.

  • Participating in this year:

  • Keynote
    OPENING KEYNOTE DAY 3: Learning In Thin Air
    Thursday
    9:30 am to 10:30 am
    Cohen Ballroom
    Details