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by Aram Melkoumov
Off the Record with Aram

Overnight success that took me 30 years (with Founder and Owner of Danby Appliances, Jim Estill)


Conversation highlights:

  • Jim’s philosophy on failing and doing market research
  • How Jim bought Danby Appliances
  • What to look for in hiring
  • Wealth philosophy - you don’t need that much money

About Jim Estill:

Jim is a Canadian technology entrepreneur, executive, and philanthropist.

He started his first computer distribution business from the trunk of his car while in university and grew that business to $2 Billion in sales.

He invested in, mentored and advised over 150 technology companies including Blackberry.

In addition, Jim was the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 Ontario winner and has received both the Order of Canada and Order of Ontario.



by Aram Melkoumov