Founder and Host of The Business Leadership Podcast
Edwin hosts a series of amazing guests on his award-winning podcast, The Business Leadership Podcast.
As the host of The Business Leadership Podcast & Live series, Edwin interviews many influential business leaders, subject matter experts and change makers in North America about best practices and lessons learned to build a brand, creating high-performance teams and innovating an entire industry.
In 2018, the podcast was rated Top 10 Global Business Podcasts from the Podcast Awards and received the Podcast of the Year at the Notable Awards. Previously, the podcast received Silver for Best Podcast in the Business Category at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards.
Edwin is also a successful entrepreneur. He is the Chief Product Officer & cofounder at Slingshot VoIP, a telecommunications business provider specializing in cloud solutions including next-generation cognitive and machine learning services.
Edwin is actively involved in the startup ecosystem in Canada. He is a key leader at Startup Canada, providing mentorship and advisory services to businesses of all stages. He was the host of Startup Canada's popular Twitter chat, #StartupChats, which has over 2 billion impressions. Edwin also organizes and facilitates TechStars Startup Weekend events for 100+ participants.
How did you get started?
Looking for a growth strategy for my tech startup.
What's the most exciting thing that’s happened since launching your company?
Getting recognization and winning awards, such as Notable's Podcast of the Year.
What's the biggest roadblock you’ve faced running your company?
Finding the right partners to work with.
What do you wish you knew at the beginning?
How to effectively interview people.
What is your favourite spot in Toronto?
Grange Park and the AGO.