Ricardo is an entrepreneur and catalyst, celebrated for his creativity in business, and commitment to his community. Today he is the Co-Founder and Head of Operation Design at Wedge15, a brand strategy and momentum builder, that your agent of change. Ricardo is also a TEDx speaker sought after for his expertise on branding, entrepreneurship and as a leader in the Black community.
He has been featured on CTV’s The Social, The Huffington Post, CFRB News Talk Radio, CHML AM900, Women of Influence, Chatelaine Magazine & Rogers TV "Start Something BIG". He is also a frequent commentator on radio and on New York-based media outlet HuffPost LIVE, and was featured in the best-selling book "The In-Credibility Factor" by Teresa Kruze.
In 2010 he launched the Black In Canada a website that profiles Black excellence in Canada. in 2014 he was recognized his work and received the prestigious "Men of Honour" Award from the Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA). In 2015 he received the "Entrepreneur Of The Year" award from the Black Canadian's Awards.
Ricardo is a certified PMP, CSP and studied fine art and business at the University of Windsor and OCAD.
His artwork is on display here: SaatchiArt.com/RicardoMcRae