Brian Scudamore, Founder and CEO
Brian Scudamore is the Founder and CEO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK? a hyper growth brand dubbed one of the fastest growing companies in North America, Australia and now the United Kingdom.
After founding the company at the age of 18, Brian went on to franchise 1-800-GOT-JUNK? to over 150 locations across the United States and Canada. Today the popular service is poised for international expansion. Scudamore's leadership is widely recognized by the media and business community. 1-800-GOT-JUNK? has been featured in over 1,800 news stories including Fortune Magazine, CNN, Business Week and The Wall Street Journal.
A crowning media achievement was an appearance on the Oprah Winfrey Show in 2003. Brian also contributes a monthly column for Profit Magazine. In 2004, Brian was inducted into the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO) and previously served on the board of the Young Entrepreneurs' Organization (YEO). Scudamore was nominated for the Fortune Small Business Best Bosses Award and was a 2004 Finalist for Ernst and Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Today, 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, is ranked as the No. 1 - Best Company To Work For by BC Business Magazine. Brian continues to mentor young entrepreneurs as a part of Junior Achievement and the Canadian Youth Business Foundation. As a public speaker, Scudamore enjoys engaging both large audiences and small groups.
Brian was a featured speaker at the Fortune Small Business Magazine national conference in 2004. Brian also believes in personal and professional development and recently graduated from MIT's 3 year Birthing of Giants program.