John Ruffolo: Fostering Self-Discipline

portrait of John Ruffolo
John Ruffolo is the Founder and Managing Partner of Maverix Private Equity, a private equity firm focused on technology-enabled growth and disruption investment strategies. As an active board member in the profit and not-for-profit sectors, John works with many leading innovative organizations including AI Partnerships Corp.,, Ether Capital, OneEleven, the David Suzuki Foundation, the CIBC Foundation, and the Royal Ontario Museum. Throughout his career, John continues to be recognized for his unparalleled contributions to the growth of the technology sector and expansive vision of Canada’s economy. For instance, in 2014, John was recognized as Canada’s #1 of the 100 Most Powerful Business People by Canadian Business Magazine (#3 in 2015) and was selected as one of Toronto’s 50 Most Influential People by Toronto Life (#16 in 2015, #40 in 2016, #26 in 2017). In 2018, John was honored with the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, making him a fifth Class Knight. John sits down with Scott to offer his perspectives on fostering self-discipline.