Bryan Pearce
I have been privileged to lead many EY programs and initiatives that advise, guide and recognize some of the world’s greatest entrepreneurs, including EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ and EY Velocity.

Bryan Pearce

Former EY Global Entrepreneurship and Start-ups Leader

Helping entrepreneurs add value to businesses, connect with each other and make the world a better place. Passionate about traveling and building lasting relationships with people around the world.

As the former EY Global Entrepreneurship & Start-ups Leader, Bryan was responsible for growing EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™, a globally prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. Bryan has also developed and driven other global initiatives to help start-up companies accelerate their growth, including by co-founding EY Velocity − a detailed web portal providing a variety of resources to help accelerate the growth of start-up and scale-up companies. 

Bryan has spent his career advising, guiding and recognizing innovation-driven high-growth entrepreneurs in the US and internationally. His experience extends to growth strategies, accessing capital, transactions and alliances and entrepreneurial community building.

Bryan has co-authored Daring to Compete, a book on the “EY 7 Drivers of Growth” brought to life with illustrations from EY Entrepreneur Of The Year country and world winners. 

Bryan holds an HBA (Honor’s Business Administration) from Ivey Business School at Western University (Canada).

How Bryan is building a better working world

“I believe in the power of entrepreneurs to change our world for the better with their innovation, grit and determination to succeed; it is great to work with fantastic teams at EY who are co-creators of this important legacy.”