Kenton Low is a senior executive with a successful track record of leadership in companies ranging from entrepreneurial ventures to two of the FORTUNE 50 most admired companies in the world.
Kenton is currently a Vice President for Metrie, North America’s largest supplier and manufacturer of solid wood and composite moulding. He is also an adjunct professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business. Prior positions include serving as Chief Marketing Officer for Ritchie Bros., President of New Media BC (now DigiBC), President and CEO of Robeez Footwear, President of Universal Studios Online, Corporate Chief Marketing Officer for Universal Studios and Executive Vice President for Vivendi’s portfolio of new media/ecommerce companies.
Kenton’s career also includes several years at the Walt Disney Company. He was a Vice President in Disney’s Internet Group, Disney Interactive and Walt Disney Imagineering. At Walt Disney Imagineering, he led international development and coordinated the activities of a multi-disciplinary team that resulted in approval to build Disneyland Hong Kong.
Before Disney, Kenton served in corporate planning and marketing roles at Nestlé USA and Clorox. Over the years, Kenton has taught strategic planning, marketing and customer service courses at universities and corporate training programs. He has also addressed conferences in Europe, Canada and the U.S. on topics ranging from revitalizing businesses to building memorable branded experiences.
Away from the business community, Kenton has served on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement, the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre and the Canadian Interactive Alliance. Before moving to Vancouver, Kenton served on the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank.
Kenton earned his undergraduate degree from the University of British Columbia and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.