Gene Deszca

By: Geeq Corporation

A consultant and advisor in organizational change, Gene helps businesses and individuals effectively adapt to their evolving realities, enact strategies and change leadership. He has delivered developmental initiatives for middle and senior level managers in public and private sector organizations and mediated educational labor disputes. Gene’s interest in entrepreneurship has led to his involvement with a number of early stage firms. He has served on private sector advisory boards and was a member of a publicly traded board (Turbosonic) for 4 years, prior to its acquisition in 2013. He also served six years on the Board of Directors of the Society of Management Accountants of Canada, from 2005 – 2011.

Gene has published and/or presented more than 100 papers, cases, monographs and technical papers, as well as five books. In July 2017, he retired from his position as a Professor Emeritus of Wilfrid Laurier University. Gene’s current research interests are focused on the evolution of organizations under the stress of market and technical disruption, organizational change and transformation, and the effects of such factors on the people who work there. In addition, Gene has known Ric for over 20 years. This is what makes Gene the perfect addition to Geeq Corporation—he knows how to guide this particular organization and its leadership toward maximum positive disruption of the blockchain industry.

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