Previously recognized as top 40 under 40, as well as CEO of the year, Green has been recognized for his accomplishments throughout his career. In 2017 Green was awarded the Innovation in Retail award by the University of Alberta. In 2018 he was awarded Breakout Retailer of the Year by Chain Store Age, and in 2018 Green was selected as The Entrepreneur of the Year, by Ernst and Young. In 2019 Canadian Business announced that between 2015-2019, INDOCHINO
was #1 fastest growing Canadian retailer, with sales globally, and 3rd fastest growing retailer in Canada, amongst retailers with revenues over $100M.
Prior to INDOCHINO
, Green founded and was Chief Executive Officer of SHOP.CA
, Canada's first multi-merchant marketplace, which is now owned by EMERGE COMMERCE
, which he leads as Chairman and major shareholder. Throughout his career, Drew has played key roles at companies that have created billions in shareholder value through leadership roles at DoubleClick (acquired by Google), SHOP.COM (acquired by Market America) and Flonetwork (acquired by DoubleClick).
As a dedicated mentor to Canadian entrepreneurs, Green is the founder, chairman, and or a shareholder in dozens of private Canadian companies that drive innovation and growth within direct to consumer, insurance, artificial intelligence, technology, real estate and non-profit. A sought after expert, Green has presented to hundreds of thousands, and been quoted in more than 3,000 news articles, globally.