noun. One who facilitates leadership experiences for Ariel. synonyms; thought leader, guide, guru.

Scotty Watson

Scotty Watson


Scotty brings his extensive experience in business, education, and the arts to his work as an Ariel facilitator. Before working with Ariel, he held key leadership positions in several financial institutions, including Chief Marketing Officer. Scotty provides a safe and secure place to explore and grow. He encourages his participants to embrace brave choices.

Training Experience

Scotty has delivered programs to business leaders across the continent, including: American Express, Labatt Brewing & Molson Brewing, TD Bank, Moen Faucets, Bayer, Manulife, M&M/Mars Bars, Fortune Financial, Merck Animal Health, and Janssen Ortho.

Teaching Experience

  • Improv and advanced sketch writing for The Second City NYC
  • Improv for Actors, University of Toronto
  • Master Teacher of improvisational theater, ANDTheatre Company
  • Taught professional actors in New York and Canada

Business Experience

  • Chief Marketing Officer, The Provident Loan Society
  • Managed multiple working groups at Burns Fry before joining BMO Nesbitt Burns as part of BMO Financial Group
  • Owns and operates his own marketing consulting agency, Scotty Watson Marketing

Performance Experience

  • Regular on Late Night with David Letterman
  • Off-Broadway, TV, and feature film actor
  • Alumnus of The Second City Canadian National Touring Company
  • Regular performer at the PIT (People’s Improv Theatre) in New York City

Education and Credentials

  • Lean Six Sigma certified
  • Attended the Content Marketing Institute
  • Alumnus of the CMO Club
  • Certified Master Teacher, ANDTheatre Company
  • BFA in Theatre and Communications, York University, Toronto