Scott Kress and Peak Performance

Listen, chat with, learn and get inspired by Scott at the Power of the Road online conference, April 7 to 11, 2014.

Scott is a highly accomplished leadership and team development trainer and an international keynote speaker. He’s the President of Summit  Team Building and has created highly successful development programs for many of the Fortune 500 companies.  Scott has only one goal; to assist teams, leaders, and individuals in reaching their peak performance.  This is accomplished through combining the latest team and leadership theory with cutting edge experiential training to create one of the most effective training programs available today.  Scott’s team and leadership development programs are custom designed to meet each client’s needs.

Scott is the 51st Canadian to summit Everest and the 17th Canadian and one of less than 300 people worldwide to climb the 7 summits (the highest peak on each of the 7 continents).

Scott KressYears of experience, two undergraduate degrees and a Masters in Leadership and Training provide Scott with unique qualifications to design and deliver some of the most innovative corporate experiential based training available today.

Scott has taught Leadership and Organizational Change for the Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto), the Odette School of Business (University of Windsor), and the University of Edinburgh Business School. Scott teaches in the Executive MBA, International Executive MBA, and MBA programs and has been voted professor of the year two times.

Some of Scott’s programs focus on; Teambuilding, New Team Formation, High Performance Team Development, Leadership Development, Values and Mission Creation, Communication Enhancement, Change Management, and Process Improvement.

Scott has also gained great insight into the inner workings of leadership and teams through over 25 years of leading climbing expeditions. He has guided and summitted peaks throughout N. America, S. America, Africa and the Himalayas. Scott is the 51st Canadian to summit Mount Everest and has climbed 7 of the 7 summits (the highest peak on each of the 7 continents).

Through his dynamic background of education, training, experience, and adventure, Scott helps teams and leaders reach the peak of their performance.

Follow Scott Kress’ journey from his first moves on the rock face to the top of the world, Mount Everest in Learning in Thin Air. By rising to the challenge of change and continuous improvement, Scott demonstrates how the lessons of life in the mountains are directly applicable to any and all personal and professional challenges.


Healer, author, and motorcycle aficionado Liz Jansen combines her artistic mediums to create stories that inspire readers to embark on their own journey of self-discovery. No helmet or jacket required.

2 Comments on “Scott Kress and Peak Performance

  1. Wow what a guy! My hat is off to Scott Kress, and his incredible climbing accomplishments. Thanks for his story Liz.

    • You’re welcome Mary. He’s got many amazing stories. And in April, he’s off to the Arctic and the north pole with a group of veterans.


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