Co-founder, Culture Connect
Don Rutherford is an international consultant with over 25 years of business experience in Canada and around 10 years in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Europe. He provides counsel and training in such areas as cross-cultural communication, multicultural teams, global business consulting, and executive coaching. Helping organizations and individuals succeed in the Canadian business context is an area of expertise.
Since co-founding Culture Connect in 1997, Don has worked with large, medium and small enterprises to help their employees work more successfully with people of other cultures, including pre-departure and group business programs across Canada and around the world. Prior to founding Culture Connect, Don worked in the technology sector for a decade. Don holds a B.A. Race & Ethnic Relations; co-authored Recruiting, Retaining and Promoting Culturally Different Employees (2007), and developed the American Management Association’s Managing a Multicultural Team Program.
Co-author of Cultural Detective Canada