Leon Goren believes in purposeful leadership – the type that requires us to challenge the status quo, anticipate the future and be confident enough to step outside of our comfort zone to inspire and help those around us excel.
His 25 years of leadership experience underscores his unique impact on the way leaders lead, learn and live, and his ability to understand their needs and challenges.
As the owner and CEO of Presidents of Enterprising Organizations (PEO), Leon is dedicated to building communities of knowledgeable and respected business leaders by developing opportunities for shared insights and experience. PEO, under the leadership of Leon Goren, is recognized as a premier executive leadership advisory community that positively influences the way leaders lead, learn and live.
Leon is also Toronto Chair of TIGER 21, where he leverages his experience to develop exceptional leaders working with high net worth individuals and families.
As founder and CEO of justwhiteshirts.com in 1997, Leon became one of Canada’s first online success stories, recognized for bringing the dot com retail experience to Canadians through a combination of online, catalog, and bricks and mortar channels.
Leon is an authority on leadership and business strategy as he is consistently invited to address various business audiences, including the graduating classes of Chartered Accountants. His thought leadership is published in the CA Magazine, The National Post and The Globe and Mail.
Former member of the North York Athletic Club board of directors, Leon is on the Advisory Board of UMBRA and Timewyse Corp.
Leon is a CPA, CA. He is married with children and is active in sports, including triathlons and skiing.