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Dani Reiss, CEO

Dani Reiss

CEO, Canada Goose

As the President and CEO, and Chairman of the Board at Canada Goose, Dani has transformed the small outerwear manufacturer founded by his grandfather in 1957, into a highly coveted performance luxury apparel brand that is known and loved around the world. Dani's passion for bringing Canada to the world has fueled the brand’s journey from the Canadian north to the streets of New York City, Tokyo, London, Paris, Berlin and more. Over the past three years, Dani has led the company’s evolution into direct-to-consumer retail, and in 2017 took the company public, hailed as one of the most successful IPOs in recent history. Today, Canada Goose products are available in 38 countries and the company employs more than 3,000 people worldwide.

An unwavering advocate for Made-in-Canada manufacturing, Dani has often been recognized for his passion, authenticity and global vision. In 2016, Dani was awarded the Order of Canada for his entrepreneurial success and charitable work in Canadian Arctic communities. Additionally, he has been named Marketer of the Year by the Canadian Marketing Association in 2013, Canada’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011 by Ernst & Young, and has received Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.  

Passionate about community, making a global impact and Canada’s North, Dani currently serves on the Board of Directors for Polar Bears International and Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation.