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Spotlight on LifeLabs CEO Charles Brown

Event Date: Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020
Event Time: 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Venue(s): The National Club (Live)
or Webcast to Your Home/Office
Presenter(s): Charles Brown, President and CEO of LifeLabs
Agenda: 7:30 - 8:00 AM: Registration/Networking
8:00 - 9:30 AM: Session
Event Sponsors:


Disruption is the new normal. Staying competitive and relevant in the face of disruption has never been more important in business than today. To future proof their organizations, best-in-class companies like LifeLabs are strengthening their change readiness and improving their ability to innovate. They are transforming their organization’s culture into a way of feeling, thinking and doing that drives improved business performance and sustains success.

Join us on January 29th as Charles Brown, CEO of Canadian-owned LifeLabs, shares his perspective on the drivers required to effectively shift culture. Charles has earned the reputation of being an effective agent of change over the years after successfully driving profitable growth through culture transformation and innovation across a range of rapidly changing industries. Charles will share how he has validated gut feelings about the organization’s readiness for change and actual ability to innovate. He’ll present the common factors that constrain and accelerate growth. Finally, he’ll impart his learnings and what has emerged as the secret sauce in his recipe for success.

Charles' presentation will be followed by a Q&A session.

By attending this presentation, you will learn how to:

  • Create alignment to achieve strategic imperatives
  • Improve change and transformation efforts
  • Accelerate growth through more effective innovation management




Charles Brown is President and CEO of LifeLabs, Canada’s largest medical laboratory and leading diagnostics and health technology provider. Since joining LifeLabs in 2018, Charles has worked to evolve LifeLabs into a commercially driven organization that brings customer-centred value to market that will improve health outcomes for Canadians.

As part of his leadership at LifeLabs, Charles has been developing a transformational growth strategy to reshape the company’s culture and focus while ensuring that LifeLabs continues to play a pivotal role in the health eco system. Charles has introduced new discipline and rigor to LifeLabs’ business processes, resulting in an improved patient experience, strengthened operations, and higher value innovation.

Before joining LifeLabs, Charles served as President of The Source, Canada’s largest consumer electronics and mobile retailer. Charles led The Source to impressive results and growth by building an exceptional customer experience.

Prior to leading the Source, Charles served as Executive Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Bell, where he led the delivery of Bell’s telecommunications at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. He brings more than 25 years of experience as an innovative technology leader, from entrepreneurial start-ups to large corporate entities, including serving as President and CEO of Wave Wireless and Chief Information Officer of Clearnet.

Charles’ passion for community service extends to various roles on Boards and Executive Committees. Currently, he serves as the Chair of Kids Help Phone, Canada’s only national 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous counseling service for youth. He is also a past member and long-time supporter of the United Way of Toronto and York Region’s Campaign Cabinet. Charles holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto and a Master of Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business at Western University.


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REGISTRATION FEES - Today through to Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Registration Type Rate
Member Registration $0.00 CDN + NO TAX
Member Guest Registration $75.00 CDN + HST 13%
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Non-Member Guest Registration $75.00 CDN + HST 13%
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Associate Member Guests $0.00 CDN + NO TAX
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