Judi Hess


Judi Hess has been the CEO of Copperleaf since 2009. Under her leadership, Copperleaf made the Growth List of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies and the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 ranking. Previously, Hess was president of Creo Inc. until it was acquired by Eastman Kodak for just under US$1 billion in 2005. She was recently named BC Tech Person of the Year, and one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100.

FAVOURITE QUOTE: “We are formed by what we see.” – James Baldwin PET PEEVE: “Procrastinators.” BIGGEST LESSON: “Humans will always be the biggest challenge you will face as long as you remain within the laws of physics.” LOOKING AHEAD: “Become a better mentor of women leaders.”