Business Speaker Bio
Who is George Torok and what has he done?
Coauthor of, the National Bestseller, Secrets of Power Marketing
The book, Secrets of Power Marketing: Promote Brand You is the first guide to personal marketing for the
non-marketer. It is published in at least seven countries.
George Torok has written and published more than 300 articles in publications around the world. You can read many
of his articles at his online library Torok.com.
Specialist in Thinking and Communication skills
George Torok delivers programs on Presentation, Marketing and Innovation skills. He is licensed by Peter Urs Bender
to deliver programs on Presentations and Leadership.
Radio Show Host
Host and creator of the weekly radio show, Business in Motion, since Sept. 1995. He has interviewed over 400
George Torok works on both sides of the microphone. He has appeared as an expert guest on radio and TV across North
America. He has been the guest of many interviews for print articles. The media called him a "Citizen of the
Consultant, Coach and Conference speaker
As a keynote speaker he speaks to corporate and association audiences around the world. George Torok is the
founder and principal of "SpeechCoachforExecutives.com." He works with business professionals to help them
McMaster University Graduate, (1979)
He was an honours award-winning high school student. University was a different story. He was a less than stellar
student and graduate in economics, winning no awards for academic performance. He might have the shortest
explanation of supply and demand theory. Nevertheless George has been a proud supporter of the university. He is a
nominee to the Alumni Gallery of Distinction. And he is proud to be a special instructor in the MBA program at the
Michael DeGroot School of Business.
Corporate Manager (expat)
George Torok worked in corporate management for two decades across many industries. For example, he worked in fast
paced automotive, quality-minded power generation, detail oriented hospitality, agricultural machinery and
multi-faceted government. He has lived and understands different business perspectives.
George Torok was a founding member of the Burlington Sustainable Development committee. He ran for election as a
school trustee and served as a Block Parent. He has volunteered for many charitable and social organizations
including United Way, Junior Achievement...
George Torok has served on the national and local boards of CAPS, the Canadian Association of Professionals
Speakers. He has also served in various capacities and/or been an active member of the Chamber of Commerce; CPSA,
Canadian Professional Sales Association; CSAE, Canadian Society of Association Executives; and Toastmasters
George visited Paris, France when he was 18. He made his first journey around the world at the age of 20. He
visited more than 20 countries within 12 months and spent less than $4600. He learned to speak snippets of several
Among the many memorable moments: he was bitten by a rabid monkey in Benaraes, the Hindu holy city in India,
climbed the great pyramid of Cheops outside of Cairo, crossed into East Berlin at Checkpoint Charlie before the
Berlin wall fell, crossed the Nalabar desert of Australia, trekked in the Himalayan mountains of Nepal, and relaxed
on the beaches of Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Indonesia and Hawaii.
George Torok completed his first tri-a-tri triathlon in 2001, his first half-marathon in 2002 and his first full
marathon in May 2003. A marathon is 42 kilometers or 26 miles. In high school he was a struggling member of the
cross-country team, (aka Harrier team), and dropped out of his first six-mile race. Just like business -
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