Publisher, Canadian Business & PROFIT Magazines
Chronicling the experiences of Canada’s leading entrepreneurs and fastest-growing companies is what Ian Portsmouth, Publisher of PROFIT and Canadian Business magazines, does every day. In his high-calibre, informative presentations he uses real-life examples and anecdotes from PROFIT’s annual study of Canada’s 500 Fastest-Growing Companies to deliver practical and proven ideas for improving your products, processes, and profits. His message resonates not only with business owners, but anyone who is responsible for the bottom line. Portsmouth’s business expertise also makes him the perfect choice as an emcee for business functions and awards events.
Portsmouth joined PROFIT in 1995 as a writer on entrepreneurship and business management, and was named editor of the magazine in 2002. In 2014, he became the Publisher of PROFIT and Canadian Business. He has been recognized by the National Magazine Awards Foundation for his business writing on four occasions, and is widely recognized as an insightful commentator on small business issues, entrepreneurship and business growth strategy.