Kirby James

Kirby James

Facilitator, Educator, Coach


Kirby is passionate about enabling & inspiring businesses to achieve their potential. Kirby provides leadership that builds sustainable success.

As COO & Board Chair of HG Learning Solutions Kirby is part of a revolutionary initiative to bring dramatically increased value to online learning.

With certifications in Board Governance, Organizational Culture Assessments, a Master Black Belt in Lean Sigma, master instructor/facilitator and strategic change management, and a Master Black Belt (5th degree) of Taekwondo, Kirby is a powerful guide that can help positively transform your organization .

As an orator, facilitator and presenter, Kirby has addressed >25,000 over his career to wide acclaim as someone who creates extraordinary experiences.

Key skills: Keynote presentation, workshop facilitation, organization change, culture assessment, business development, performance management, networking, training, lean design, systems dynamics, neuroscience, martial arts

  • Advanced Program in Strategic Change Management

    University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

  • Fellow in Board Governance (FBG)

    Canadian Board Diversity Council

  • Organizational Dynamics

    MIT Sloan School of Management

  • MHSc (Masters in Health Science)

    University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine