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Jimmy Calano - 2016 Innovation Symposium

Jimmy Calano

Cofounder & Former CEO



Jimmy Calano is the cofounder and retired CEO of CareerTrack, an international training company. As one of the world’s largest purveyors of professional development programs, CareerTrack achieved market leadership with its affordable tuition fees, multimedia training formats and breakthrough marketing strategies. After presiding over the company for 13 years, he sold it to a multinational corporation.

Jimmy is past chair of the CU-Boulder Alumni Association Board, a former member of the CU Foundation Board, and a three-term member of the Leeds School of Business Board. He is also the author of the book, Make Your Move (John Wiley & Sons) and the coauthor of Real World 101 (Warner Books) and CareerTracking (Simon & Schuster). In Make Your Move, he draws on his vast experience in the self-development field to share thoughts on how to purposefully and enthusiastically achieve a fuller life.