Eric Termuende is a Director with Gen Y Inc., a Canadian startup company specializing in intergenerational dynamics and emerging talent. In addition to leading client-facing roles, Eric leads Gen Y Inc.'s "Emerging Talent Network" portfolio, where he is building Canada's largest and most impactful emerging talent network, with over 500 members across fields such as consulting, finance, media, academic and non-profits from coast to coast. His leadership in entrepreneurship is among several reasons why was invited to be a Canadian delegate participating in the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance, a global network of 400 high-potential entrepreneurs and innovators held in Sydney, Austria.
In recent years, Eric Termuende has been recognized as Top 30 Emerging Leader at the University of Calgary, where he represented over 30,000 undergraduates, oversaw an $18M annual operating budget and 55 full-time staff as his Students' Union Vice-President Operations and Finance. He's the Globe and Mail's youngest contributor to the Leadership Lab, Canada's leading thought leadership section on corporate and political affairs, with a monthly online viewership of 3.5M. Due to the calibre of the article, he received a letter of commendation from Prime Minister Harper, as he appreciated the actions that took place in the article. Eric co-authored discussion paper "Y Now: Why Canada’s Gen Y Workforce Matters and How You Can Engage Them" was published by the Conference Board of Canada, where Eric also leads seminars human capital and "future of work" leaders.
Eric is also a University of Calgary BComm alumnus, where he was selected as one of six Class Ambassadors to represent the graduating class of 2014. Following graduation, Eric was asked to be a founding member of the Haskayne Alumni Advisory Council where he still sits as a member.
Just recently Eric was brought on to the Global Shapers Community in Calgary, which operates through the World Economic Forum.