It’s a team effort delivering world-class training. Our core team starting from the top left: Adam Kreek (Delivery & Business Development), Rebecca Sterritt (Research & Business Development), Samantha Watkins (Social Media), Shani MacDougall (Executive Assistant), Hans Trupp (Executive Coaching and Workshop Design).

Why KreekSpeak?

A Management Consultant, Entrepreneur & Executive Coach Who Walks the Talk

Peak Performance. Shared Leadership. Managing Change. Reframing Failure. Mastering Health.  

Adam Kreek is a Management Consultant, Entrepreneur and Executive Coach. He teaches strategies and skills of leadership, high performance and perseverance to corporate and government teams and associations globally through keynotes, workshops and online seminars.

Adam has taught hundreds of thousands of people at organizations including Microsoft, General Electric, Mercedes-Benz, L’Oreal, Shell, Million Dollar Round Table, YPO, TEDx, General Mills and hundreds of others.  His infectious energy, authenticity and breadth of life experience allow him to connect effectively with audiences across sectors. Adam receives rave reviews from event organizers, executives teams and conference attendees at every event he attends.

Most importantly, Adam walks the talk. A two-time Olympian, Adam holds 60 international medals, including Olympic Gold, and multiple hall of fame inductions. While at Stanford University, completing his degree in Geotechnical Engineering and Hydrology, Adam helped to coach the Stanford Men’s Crew from their 17th place ranking to Silver Medalists at the IRA National Championships. In 2013, Adam made the first ever attempt to row unsupported across the Atlantic Ocean from Africa to America, the subject of the NBC Dateline Documentary, Capsized.

In addition to his training and speaking, Adam is a journalist with CBC Sports, writing on topics of health for peak performance, and also works with various not-for-profit organizations dedicated to bettering community health. Adam chairs the board of Cowichan Energy Alternatives, a low carbon start-up on Vancouver Island that specializes in biodiesel made from recycled vegetable oils, and community carbon credits.

Adam is a spokesperson for Whitehall Spirit Rowing Boats and Clubs, and an active volunteer with Power To Be, bettering the lives of disadvantaged and disabled youth through cutting-edge outdoor adventure programming. He is a Champion for the Canadian Mens Health Foundation, where he shares insights to better personal, family and community health, and a Big Brother, with Big Brothers and Big Sisters.  Adam has visited hundreds of schools across North America, instilling in the next generation the idea that “the secret to happy living is giving.

Adam sits on the board of Seattle-based Educational Non-profit OAR Northwest; he is a former Board Member of the Canadian Olympic Committee, the BC Biofuels Network, the Island Biodiesel Coop, and Clean Air Champions.

Adam holds a degree in Geotechnical Engineering and Hydrology from Stanford University, and is currently completing his Executive MBA at Queen’s University’s Smith School of Business. Adam lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife and three children.

PDF Biography: Adam Kreek Biography 2017

“You row an ocean by taking one stroke at a time. You build a business by solving one problem at a time. Make forward progress one inch at a time. Inch by inch. Repeat.”  – Adam Kreek