John Stix – Entrepreneur – Leader – I’m In Speaker
John Stix is an “I’m In™” transformation specialist. Having been a part of helping multiple organizations and their people, starting with company he co-founded, Fibernetics – the 5th largest Telecom company in Canada – through a holistic shift in culture, strategy and values based actions, he has honed the skills to masterfully shift mentalities, actions and organizations. John credits his significant personal transformation with enabling him to lead his company through this necessary change.
John’s success with workplace culture and helping others discover the same journey for themselves, has lead him to consulting and speaking across the world. While continuing to lead his organization and build several others, John has delivered keynote speeches at venues from private insurance firms to a group on behalf of the White House.
As co-founder of one of Canada’s largest telecom and internet companies Fibernetics, John has lead an international team by example and empowerment. He witnessed the positive change that occurred within his own company when he decided to focus on unity, teamwork, empathy, happiness and gratitude. After introducing his “I’M IN™” corporate initiative, John received the Best Employer Branding award in 2015 from the Canadian Human Resources Association and was also a finalist for Leader of the Year.
As an entrepreneur, John has been a visionary, thought leader and mentor taking start-ups to enterprise level organizations and figuring out innovative ways to keep all employees highly engaged, through all stages of growth and transformation. John’s latest venture as president of KidsWifi, is allowing him to transform the way parents view the internet and to protect kids globally while online. Recently, John participated with 150 leaders from around the world, that took part in the completion of the world’s first declaration to protect children in the digital era. John was fortunate to personally meet Pope Francis upon him signing the declaration.
John’s plan to deeply care and empower employees and allow them to be their true selves, not only translated into a passion, but to happiness. Happiness then led to productivity and productivity led to the results.
His casual, engaging and thought provoking delivery allows him to connect with all audiences. John is known to receive standing ovations from some of the trickiest audiences out there.