Michael Dadoun in Montreal

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Good leadership in a company shows – in the way employees work, how the staff communicates with each other, customers and clients, and the by quality of products and services delivered.

Good leadership is personification of good corporate culture.

Michael Dadoun while striving to achieve his goals understood that each one of his employees must feel they are an important part of his company. With this in mind Dadoun encouraged his staff to air their views and suggestions on all important matters including strategizing his company plans.

According to Michael Dadoun, success for a company is much more than a strong bottom line.

“A company must have in its kitty goods and products that add value to customers’ lives, while at the same time provide its employees a great working environment that nurture’s them to grow”.

He further goes on to say, “I want to create a positive work culture at all times, and not just during successful periods. Even during crises, chaos, and economic downturns the morale of my employees must remain high”.

His creation, Upclick, is a sterling example of what good leadership can achieve. Today Upclick is a payment solution platform that has made online payment acceptance easier than anytime before.

Michael Dadoun worked on his core values – that is to develop long term partnership with his clients while executing opportunistic projects. But he also knew that to succeed he must focus on the human element, his partners, employees and clients.

Best-in-breed companies have leaders that invest in the development of their employees.

“I stress on even mid and low performing employees”, says Michael Dadoun. “I believe in synergy that is created when all employees perform to the best of their ability”.

Dadoun walked the talk. In other words he represented his words with actions.


michael dadounMichael Dadoun is the dynamic CEO of Montreal, Canada based fast growing e-commerce solution provider UpClick. A learner of extensive knowledge and experience, Michael holds a computer engineering degree from Université de Montréal – Ecole polytechnique de Montréal and a Bachelor of Commerce ( B.Com) degree in International Finance from Université de Montréal – HEC Montréal. A dedicated professional, Michael is also the Board Director at Kutoto Inc and Lavasoft.

UpClick—A Brief History

Montreal based UpClick was founded in 2006 with Michael Dadoun as its Chief Executive Officer. The company initially started as a checkout solution provider and soon evolved into a full service ecommerce provider for digital media merchants.

Michael’s technical and professional expertise and solid skills in e-commerce, online marketing, start-ups, web analytics, SEM and PPC among others provided a solid vision and mission to the firm as it grew steadily with its optimized payment processing platform that generated higher conversion rates and average order value to its clients.

Michael Dadoun – A Leader Others Want to Follow

If you can become the leader you ought to be on the inside, you will be able to become the person you want on the outside. People will want to follow you. And when that happens, you’ll be able to tackle anything in this world—John Maxwell

Being a leader in a highly competitive and dynamic business environment is hugely different from what it was a couple of decades ago. It’s a complex working environment marked by rapid pace of globalization and fast changes.

Today the worth of a CEO is directly measured by the result produced by the organization. At the end of the day, you are as good (or bad) as your results. Effort put in by the leader is appreciated but it is his accomplishment that is counted.

UpClick under the able guidance of Michael Dadoun has become one of the highest converting ecommerce solution providers so far. A result oriented leader, Michael provides a crystal clear vision and sense of direction to his employees. This is of paramount importance as new age organizations providing ecommerce solution need a management that can comprehend market dynamics astutely and respond to market changes with dynamism.