Award-Winning Entrepreneur | World-Renowned Visionary | Bold Leader
Named a ‘Leader of the Next Millennium’ by Equity Magazine, Dr. David Chalk continues to utilize his successes by inspiring others to catapult their lives to a higher level of motivation and accomplishment.
Born with severe acute dyslexia, the inability to recognize faces, and being told repeatedly throughout his childhood he would never amount to anything, David grew and sold his first million-dollar business by the age of 23. A one of a kind on many fronts, David is entirely self-taught and has created more than 20 companies in the fields of technology, education, construction, marketing, distribution, manufacturing and retail.
A knowledgeable and award-winning marketing and sales expert, David has been asked to lecture at many leading institutions including Stamford and Harvard Universities. He has also used his bold and unconventional business management and leadership skills to help recover businesses on the brink of bankruptcy and skyrocket companies to record-breaking sales.
A pioneer in the technology industry, having created Doppler Computers and Chalk Media Inc., David has also managed teams of 500 sales personnel and has coached sales teams in over 50 of North America’s largest companies including SunLife, Research in Motion (RIM), Best Buy, Staples, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Sony, and Samsung.
Among his many accolades, David has received an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Technology from the University of Fraser Valley, a YEO Entrepreneur of the Year Award, the Yahoo Award for Design Innovation, Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award, the Top 40 Under 40 Entrepreneur Award, Retail Councils Top Marketer Award, Top 100 Companies to Work For Award, and the BM Retail Award for Excellence in Managing.