Gordon Pitts is a bestselling author, public speaker, and senior writer for The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business, focusing on management, entrepreneurship and family business. In 1989 he was a press fellow at Wolfson College, Cambridge University, during which time he wrote his first book, Storming the Fortress, a finalist for the National Business Book Award in 1990. He also has been a finalist for his three subsequent books: In the Blood: Battles to Succeed in Canada’s Family Businesses, Kings of Convergence: The Fight for Control of Canada’s Media, and The Codfathers: Lessons of the Atlantic Business Elite. Gordon Pitts and his wife live in Toronto.
Festivals: 2009 (spring)