Ashley Konson is president and managing partner of Global Brand Leaders Inc. His passion is helping clients and students discover and apply cutting-edge thinking and the best practices of brand leaders from around the globe for growing brands and businesses. Ashley has worked in senior and executive-level marketing positions in the United States, Canada and South Africa, with Nestle, The Walt Disney Company, Imax Ltd. and Holt Renfrew.
He is the author and instructor for the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA Designing Brand Experiences program, and course director for the MBA & MMKG Brand Management programs at the Schulich School of Business at York University. He is also visiting faculty at the S. P. Jain School of Global Management based in Dubai, Singapore and Sydney, Australia. Ashley has been recognized frequently for “teaching excellence” and is a two-time winner of the prestigious Seymour Schulich MBA Teaching Excellence Award for which he has been nominated nine times.
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