Richard D. Stromback is the founder of Stromback Global Advisors. He is a former professional hockey player, entrepreneur, investor and advisor. Stromback founded several successful ventures in the information technology and the clean technology space, most notably Web Group and Ecology Coatings. He currently serves on multiple boards and advisory boards and is a shareholder in many ventures. For the past 10 years, he has advised Fortune 1000 CEOs on business strategy, leadership development, market development and positioning within global spheres of influence. In this capacity, Mr. Stromback leverages his deep global relationships and knowledge of influential organizations and international markets to assist businesses with their global business interests.
Mr. Stromback’s repeated successes have been acknowledged by both the media and the global business community. His insight has been sought out by such publications as The Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal. His accomplishments as founder and CEO of Web Group were recognized by Inc. Magazine, which named Web Group the 189th fastest growing private company in the United States in the year 2002. In 2006 his leadership of Ecology Coatings garnered a Wall Street Journal Innovation Award and a Technology Pioneer Award from the World Economic Forum. In 2007, Stromback was named a Young Global Leader and in 2008, Crain’s Business listed him as one of the top 40 leaders under 40 years of age.
In 2012, The New Yorker Magazine dubbed Stromback “Ultimate Davos” due to his extensive network of influential relationships, many of which attend the annual meeting of the world’s elite in Davos, Switzerland. He has been profiled in Harvard Business Review and cited in the world’s leading business publications as one the best connected people. Mr. Stromback has used his extensive network to bring together visionary leaders to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges including the Ecology Summit with Sir Richard Branson and Tony Blair on Necker Island. His 40th birthday party received media coverage for its excess and attendees alike. Billionaires, royalty, political figures, and leaders from the corporate and financial worlds were in attendance. In international elite circles he is recognized as an expert in relationship building and influence.
Stromback holds a Bachelor of Computer Science Degree from Brandon University in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. He also completed Harvard Kennedy School’s invitation only program in Global Leadership and Public Policy.
Harvard Business Review ( https://hbr.org/2015/01/99-of-networking-is-a-waste-of-time )
The New Yorker ( http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2012/03/05/magic-mountain )
Speaking: NHL Alumni – Reinvent Yourself ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjdIPjOl7dc )
- Entrepreneurship ● Relationship Building ● Business Strategy ●Market Development
- Reinventing Yourself ● Positioning within Spheres of Influence ● Leadership
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