Leerom Segal

Leerom Segal

Leerom Segal was born in Israel, moved to Canada at age 8, started his first company at age 12, sold his first business at age 14, and was the CTO of publicly traded Motion Works Group by age 16.  In 1997, at the age of 17, Leerom co-founded and became CEO of Klick Inc. with high school friend, Aaron Goldstein and former boss, Peter Cordy.

Klick Inc. is the world’s largest independent digital health agency, which is focused on developing engaging digital experiences rooted in strategic and marketing insights, creative thinking and technological expertise.  Klick partners with leading healthcare companies to create digital solutions that educate and engage industry professionals, healthcare providers and patients about life-saving treatments.

Leerom’s leadership as President and CEO should be measured by his results.

Klick has been growing profitably for 15 years and has been continually recognized as one of Canada’s 50 best managed companies, 50 best employers and 50 fastest growing tech companies.  Klick is also a Branham top 10 healthcare IT company and named by the World Economic Forum as a Global Growth Company to watch.

Beyond his pursuit of growth for Klick, Leerom is proudest of his commitment to community involvement.  Leerom fully embraces every opportunity for community service by proving to be a dedicated and vital member of the causes he gets behind; including the Brazilian Ball, Artbound, Six Points Venture Fund, True Patriot Love and White Knight, to name a few.  Most recently, Leerom helped Artbound and Free the Children establish the first all girls’ high-school in Kenya.

At Klick, Leerom instituted the Klick it Forward program which rewards hard-working employees with money to donate to the charities of their choice.  Through this program employees are able to make donations to the following charities:  Plan Canada’s Gifts of Hope, Kiva, David Suzuki recommended – Less, and the I’m Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation.  So far, through the Klick it Forward program, in-kind donations and employee support, Klick has been able to donate more than $1.4 million.

Klick was also responsible for spearheading much of the ePatient movement, including orchestrating the development of the Digital Patient Bill of Rights.

In 2011 Leerom was named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40.  He continuously receives recognition for being a successful young entrepreneur, as well as for being the youngest ever CEO of a Profit 100 company.

Leerom is an active member of the Clinton Global Initiative and the Young President’s Organization (YPO).  Leerom is an active member of the Clinton Global Initiative and the Young President’s Organization (YPO).  Additionally, he is a regular conference participant with TED (TED, TEDMED and TEDGlobal) and the World Economic Forum.

Outside of work and philanthropy, Leerom’s passions include travelling, photography, Muay Thai and MMA, as well as many extreme sports such as:  skiing, dirt biking, surfing and climbing, most recently at Everest.

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