Jim Rush, Ph.D.
After more than 30 years in both the corporate and academic worlds, Jim is an authentic change management and business transformation expert. As Managing Director and Chief Learning Office at Marsh, he helped senior executives develop innovative strategic initiatives and clearly articulate them to the company’s 25,000 employees. As Senior Vice President and Executive Director of the Bank of Montreal’s Institute for Learning, a highly-regarded corporate university, he helped colleagues hone their strategy development skills in a classroom environment.
On the academic side, Jim was a faculty member and Chair of the flagship MBA program at the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario, as well as a faculty member and Director of the Price Waterhouse Business School. Always mindful of the publish-or-perish dictum, Jim is the author of three books, a contributor to seven others and has written more than 30 B-school teaching cases.
Jim and his wife Claudia, an artist, are the parents of four.