Ed Burns

Ed Burns’ career has included senior positions as a Vice President with SNC Lavalin, and CEO of a Tier 1 supplier to leading corporations in the EMS sector, such as HP, Cisco, Qualcomm, Nokia, Motorola Celestica, Flextronics etc. Ed spent most of his career with Canadian Pacific Limited (CP), where he created and led the Management Services (MS) group, which became one of the largest internal operations performance improvement groups in North America, and has been a Business Operations Analyst at Black and Decker, and an Electronic Engineer with Philips Electronics in Europe. He is currently teaching Courses in BPM and Change Management at the School for Continuing Studies University of Toronto for experienced managers and professionals. In addition, as well as running his own online business, he is currently teaching MBA, IMBA, Master of Management and Master of Supply Chain Management programs in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Change Management, Information Technology, and Management of New Technology at Schulich School of Business.