Darren Menabney

Darren Menabney

Critical and Analytical Skills
BS, Astronomy and Physics, University of Toronto
MBA, GLOBIS University


Mr. Menabney brings his expertise in the private sector, public sector, and academia to help individuals and organizations create value by collaborating and communicating more effectively, whether in-person, remotely, or across cultures. As Lead of Global Employee Engagement at Ricoh Co. Ltd., he heads initiatives to build stronger teams, create a global corporate culture, and boost collaboration among Ricoh’s 90,000 employees in over 65 countries. At GLOBIS, Mr. Menabney teaches courses on Business Presentation, Critical Thinking, Design Thinking, and Innovation Through Virtual Teams to international MBA students. Before moving to Tokyo in 2011, he spent over 20 years working for the Canadian federal government. His career there encompassed diplomacy, business development, and building public-private-academia partnerships in the Canadian innovation ecosystem. Mr. Menabney has been a TEDx speaker, teaches Storytelling and Design Thinking with IDEO U, and is a contributing writer for Forbes and Fast Company.

Faculty Message

Communicating your ideas and collaborating with others are critical to your success as a leader and business professional. My goal is to help you build your ability to communicate and collaborate effectively, clearly, and persuasively, to a global audience that is virtual or in-person. Find the uniqueness which you bring to how you communicate, strengthen that, and use it to persuade, inform, and inspire others to innovate and create value!