Climber · Introduction - Tony van Marken Tony van Marken (52) is a successful businessman and avid adventurer and has established a reputation as an… · More outstanding motivational speaker. He has led or participated in over 30 high-altitude mountaineering expeditions on seven continents and has climbed numerous classic peaks around the world.
What I Do
Tony van Marken is a skilled and experienced businessman, investor, management consultant, & high-tech entrepreneur whose international experience extends to the United Kingdom, South Africa, Canada, and France. He is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of First Ascent Ventures in Toronto, Ontario.
Finalist - E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year (1998/99)
CVCA - E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year (1998/99)
Canadian Top 40 Under 40 (1998)
Summited Mt. Everest & all Seven Continental Summits of the World (2005)
Veteran Endurance Athlete - 65 High Altitude Summits (2001-2020)