General Management, People Leadership
Rob LaJoie is the Managing Partner and leader of the consulting and implementation practices for Ideaction Inc. He is an experienced business leader, manager and practical innovator who applies the process of innovating to solve real business problems.
Rob’s expertise lies in the areas of team building, team deployment and team leadership in a wide variety of business environments. For 24 years, he has worked to frame, solve and deploy solutions to complex problems that impact individual, team and organizational performance in the service sector. This work has taken him around the world working on initiatives for banks, insurance companies, retailers, logistics companies, technology firms. Recently, he has been the acting director of innovation for the Business Development Bank of Canada, helping them build a culture of innovation while shaping and implementing multiple applied-innovation initiatives.
Rob holds undergraduate degrees in Science and Management Economics, both from the University of Guelph, an MBA from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and Executive Program certificates from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.