– Managing Partner
As Managing Partner, Blake oversees Keen’s overall success in areas including service offerings, process, strategy and key client development.
Blake is a veteran of the IT staffing market in Canada with a broad range of experience both on the agency and corporate sides of the business. Blake started his career in the 90s as one of the original Canadian members of a large U.S.-based IT staffing firm in Canada. Blake progressed from an IT Recruiter to one of Canada’s top Senior Account Executives for the company, leading the growth of their Canadian operations.
Through his years of experience on the front lines in the staffing industry, Blake provides leadership and demonstrable results in building the key elements of differentiation that Keen delivers.
Prior to joining Keen, Blake provided consulting services to one of Canada’s largest retailers, Canadian Tire. In this role, he oversaw the development of a renewed structure, process and delivery model for IT Consulting and contract services in their Canadian operations.
Blake holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Biology from the University of Western Ontario.