Russell Hunter, National Director
Human Performance Institute Canada
For over 15 years, Russell has focused on helping leaders sustain high levels of performance in the face of increasing pressure and rapid change. As the National Director of the Human Performance Institute in Canada, Russell brings experience as a business leader, keynote speaker, facilitator, organizational development consultant, and executive coach. Prior to becoming National Director in Canada, he was the founder and CEO of Boldeye Solutions, marketing consulting fi rm with operations in Vancouver, Chicago, and London England.
Russell is the coauthor of Coaching for Engagement: Achieving Results Through Powerful Conversations and contributes to leading publications such as Fast Company, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and Canadian Business. He speaks regularly on the topics of leadership, executive resilience, and coaching for engagement at business conferences and association events worldwide.
As an accomplished Ironman triathlete, Russell continues to compete in races across North America and in Europe. In conjunction with his fellow triathletes he cofounded the IronChild Foundation in 2001, a registered charity providing mentoring and educational opportunities for children living with chronic Illnesses. Over the years, The Human Performance Institute’s client list has included an extraordinary cross section of elite athletes including Michelle Wie and Mark O’Meara in golf, Jim Courier and Monica Seles in tennis, Jim Harbaugh in football, Mike Richter and Eric Lindros in hockey, Grant Hill in basketball, Eddie Cheever, Jr. in race car driving, Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini in boxing, and Dan Jansen in speed skating.
The Human Performance Institute’s International headquarters is located in Orlando, Florida. Ground-breaking Corporate AthleteTM leadership solutions range from executive and on-site training courses to keynotes and train-the-trainer programs. Corporate clients include Dell, GlaxoSmithKline, Loblaws, Nexen, PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, Microsoft, and Westjet.