John Williamson

John Williamson is the founding partner for “drive for life” an innovative driver training program that utilizes state of the art simulation technology to deliver training in reducing collision incidents amongst experienced drivers. This training has the ability to modify driving behaviours and improve an individual’s decision making; thus, creating thinking drivers who are more engaged in their driving environment.

Prior to founding “drive for life” John Williamson was co-founder of Futurus Management Inc a Toronto based consulting practice. Previous to Futurus, John was a Partner and National Director at Deloitte & Touche. Beyond his management responsibilities with the firm, John has experience in the High Tech sector and with fast growing companies. John has been an advisor to The Board of Innovator’s Alliance (an alliance of CEO’s of Ontario’s fastest growing companies) and was a key contributor to their business plan.

Prior to joining Deloitte & Touche in 1997, John spent 16 years at Procter & Gamble. With a proven track record of exceeding business expectations, he developed a reputation as an empowering leader who built strong, results-oriented organizations. Leadership roles at Procter & Gamble included General Manager in Canada of the Health & Beauty Care and Food & Beverage Divisions; Category Manager for Laundry Detergents Eastern Europe; and Marketing Director Czech and Slovak Republics.

John has Board experience with various industry associations and charity organizations. He has been recognized by Big Brothers of Metropolitan Toronto as an outstanding contributor and is also a member of the Board of Directors of SHIP.