George Khalife

“My Mission is to share my experiences, connect with people and bring about positive change”

Let’s Grab Coffee

George Khalife

George Khalife is a sales & marketing professional with a background in finance and the DNA of an entrepreneur. 

At just 26 years old, George became the Vice President of Capital Formation at the Toronto Stock Exchange tasked with starting up the office in Chicago helping U.S. companies in the Midwest go public in Canada. Previous to that, George was the Director of Business Development for Sampford Advisors – Canada’s #1 mid-market Tech M&A firm and served as the Head of Marketing for one of Canada’s most innovative financial technology startups, By day, he works with entrepreneurs, and by night he becomes one himself.


Interviewed By

Ideas into Action
with Hamza Khan

Humans 2.0
with Mark Metry

Small Consistent Action 
with Sam Demma

The Daily Grind
with Colin Morgan

Featured In

Public Speaker

George was the keynote speaker at IEEE’s annual Canadian Student Congress (the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity) and has hosted sales workshops at universities such as University of Ottawa, University of Toronto, and Ryerson University. George has also spoken on several panels covering topics that relate to entrepreneurship, finance, leadership, career, self-development, and sales/marketing.

Speaking Collaborations

Host of Let’s Grab Coffee

Let’s Grab Coffee is a podcast that seeks to interview successful individuals in different industries to uncover their personal /professional stories and highlight lessons they’ve acquired along the way. View all episodes here, previous guests include:


“George has an energy that is electric. His passion for helping people and building a network of big hearted, purpose driven friends is outstanding.”
Alan Smithson CEO at MetaVRse & Mentor at Techstars
“George was visible in class and brought enthusiasm, energy, and hard work
every day to class and was keen on participating in insightful dialogue.”
Nour El KadriExecutive Leader & Professor at University of Ottawa
“George’s attitude, aptitude, and EQ are of the charts for his age and I have
confidence he will succeed in any endeavor he pursues.”
Richard RohanVP Global Sales at TMX Group
“George excels in his ability to have empathy for people and has his audiences
perspective in mind when asking each and every single question. I hope to be
as good as him one day”
Mark MetryHost of Top 100 Podcast Humans 2.0
“George is a motivator and a leader who puts people first. A constant
professional, George can be counted on to educate, motivate and lead.”
Paul NadeauFormer Police Detectice & Keynote Speaker
“George is a rockstar! Loved collaborating with him on his podcast. It’s funny
because he was supposed to interview me, but his insights and experience were
so intriguing that I think the podcast would have been more interesting if I
interviewed him!”
Shawn KanungoEntrepreneur & Keynote Speaker
“George is an exceptional young man! He is not only bright, articulate and
extremely hard-working, but also highly empathetic and wise beyond his years.
Mariam AscanAccount Manager at Sales Talent Agency
“George is a visionary leader. I highly recommend him and his ability to make a
strong impact in any organization.”
Cassy AiteCo-Founder & CEO at Desk Nibbles
“I’ve been following and absorbing George’s content for a few months now and
have to say it’s made a huge impact on my career and how I’ve decided to build
my personal brand.”
Curtis HamiltonElite Training & Development Strategist
“I’ve never been so inspired by someone who went to the same school as me.
Thank you for being so accessible and sharing your tips and keys to success. It
is rare these days!”
Ramata BaMaster of Science at HEC Montreal
“One of the highlights of 2018 was connecting with you, having the chance to
attend the uOttawa Sales Society event you spoke at, and getting inspired to
take action through your Instagram stories. Thank you for being a great one.”
Camila BousquetMarketing & Community Growth at GenM
“It’s amazing seeing a huge influencer like you opening your schedule up for a
student. Definitely noted your words of wisdom and am taking some steps I
hadn’t thought of before.
Arjun CheemaFinance Student at Telfer School of Management

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