• About Alex Rascanu

    Strategist. Community builder. Leadership and career planning speaker.

    Alex manages a government-funded training grants program, organizes initiatives focused on community needs, and speaks on leadership and career planning.

    Current activities:
    - program lead at the employment services agency The Career Foundation

    - creator of the How to Reach Your Potential project, consisting of 100 interviews with leaders who inspire me

    - co-organizer of the Experience Ghana photography, textile art and fashion exhibition, coming up on February 17, 2018

    - board of directors member at Sunnybrook Creche

    - member of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada, Civic Action, Toronto Regional Board of Trade, Vaughan Chamber of Commerce, and Lawrence Park Ratepayers' Association

    Past experience:
    - communications and community outreach lead for a federal Member of Parliament;
    - elected representative on the governing council of Canada's largest university;

    - global consumer insights analyst for the world's largest snacks manufacturer;

    - marketing lead for Canada's largest inbound marketing agency;
    - marketing lead for high growth investment firm; and

    - new business development director for Canada's largest cancer treatment and research centre.


    Alex holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Toronto, and numerous training, marketing, and project management-related certifications.


    Connect with him on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Medium.

  • Speaking

    Recent speaking engagements include:

    Invite Alex Rascanu to speak

    Executive advisor. Community organizer. Leadership and career planning speaker.

    Alex delivers engaging presentations about career planning and organizational growth, with a special emphasis on leadership development, team engagement and performance management. As both a professional speaker and event organizer I understand how much effort it takes to find the right speaker and the impact that decision has on an event. Thank you for considering me for your event, I really appreciate it.


    Professional Speaking
    Alex is a thought provoking and engaging speaker. His style balances experience and research-based insights regarding leadership development, team engagement and performance management with a passionate delivery that keeps audiences engaged and pushes them to action.


    Internal Workshop and Training

    Interested in a career or organizational growth speaker for your internal workshop or training? I can share my experience and insights with your organization in a customized, interactive learning environment.


    Popular Topics include:

    • Career Advancement: Identify, Prepare For, and Enjoy Your Dream Job

    • Leadership: Develop Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization

    • Fail Forward: How to Turn Mistakes into Steps to Success

    • Team Engagement: Assess Strengths, Track Engagement, and Coach for Success

    • Performance Management: The Key to Evaluate, Drive and Accelerate Performance


    Book Alex as a speaker by using this contact form.

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