DAVID WAITS Profitability

As founder of Waits Consulting Group, Inc., David Waits is a highly sought after consultant, speaker and author. As a proven expert in developing powerful initiatives that revolutionize culture, David helps his clients create a thriving organizational environment that facilitates rapid growth, innovative development and on-going profitability. He has worked with clients in all 50 states, including Quest Diagnostics, General Dynamics, Major League Baseball, Walmart, Walt Disney World and numerous other world-class organizations. For more information, visit www.DavidWaits.com. 

BLAIR WATSON Contributing Editor

After graduating from Seneca College’s Aviation and Flight Technology program in 1989, Blair flew aerial survey in several countries. Between 1996 and 2005, he worked in air traffic control training, airport operations and project management, airline instructional design, and technical writing. He then began a writing career, covering military and homeland security topics. Sadly, Blair passed away in 2014.


Chris Wildfoerster has three decades of experience in audio and controls industries building channels, driving strategic partnerships and developing go to market strategies in the commercial and professional AV markets. He is the Business Development Manager for Audio Solutions at Axis Communications.


Scott Wright is an Ottawa-based consultant who helps organizations that are concerned about the business risks related to today's rapid information sharing culture. He founded the Streetwise Security Zone, a collaborative web community for sharing news and information about security risks, and providing affordable security training and education for teams. Scott has over 20 years of experience with organizations such as Entrust, Hummingbird (now Open Text) and Mitel, as well as several Canadian government departments. He has an Engineering degree from the University of Waterloo, and an MBA from the University of Ottawa.

Sgt (Ret) TONY WYVER Security/Intelligence, Current Affairs

Tony served for more than 24 years in the Canadian Forces enjoying the fields of Meteorology and Intelligence. He worked in Canada with the Navy, Air Force and Army, and deployed to Europe and Cyprus, plus at sea on destroyers and supply ships. He retired as a Senior NCO and returned to school to become a Broadcast Journalist, gaining on-air radio and television news-writing experience. The Security sector called back and he held positions at various levels in the areas of Management, Quality Assurance and Client Services. Freelance writing allows him to write, utilizing his love of research, investigation, psychology, current affairs. He is proud of his family, Canada, and its rugged beauty.