Grant is originally from Australia and holds a master’s degree from Sydney University. He has a history of founding and operating successful businesses in both Australia and Canada. Working with Flight Centre International, Grant built a successful wholesale arm that was copied worldwide as well as an inhouse ticket consolidation division with a $30 million turnover by year three. In Canada, Grant founded Drum Café Alberta leading corporate team building sessions for Top 500 Companies. He also established Canmore Wine Merchants, a landmark boutique retail wine store.
After graduating from OCAD in Toronto, Jim soon ended up in Sydney, Australia cutting his teeth with a publicly listed POS and e-commerce software company managing a team of developers and designers that grew from 5 to over 90 in less than two years. From there he moved on to co-found what would become a globally recognized and multi-award-winning digital marketing agency, Aura Interactive. Fifteen years later Canada was calling and Jim ended up in Kimberley where he had family. After a few years back in the digital marketing space Jim and Grant had numerous opportunities to work together, which ultimately led to the founding of eTrikes Canada.