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EY - Bryan Pearce

Bryan Pearce

EY Global Leader – Entrepreneurship

Bryan Pearce is EY Global Leader – Entrepreneurship, overseeing EY Entrepreneur Of The Year, the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. For more than 30 years, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries. This program culminates each June with the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year Forum and Award gala in Monaco. Bryan also leads EY’s global initiatives to help start-up companies accelerate their growth.

Bryan shares his knowledge of entrepreneurship, start-ups and venture financing as a commentator in the media, including Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, Inc., Portfolio.com and CBS. He also lectures on these topics at the university level and is a frequent conference speaker.

Bryan graduated from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, where he currently sits on the Ivey Business School Advisory Board, and is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant.