Isadore Sharp, hotel executive (b at Toronto 8 Oct 1931). Sharp was educated at Forest Hill Collegiate Institute in Toronto and then attended Ryerson Institute. At Ryerson, Sharp received an honours in architecture in 1952 and a Silver Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Extra-Curricular Activitiy. Sharp entered the hotel industry in 1960 and by 1961 opened the first Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto. Four Seasons currently owns or operates 28 properties in a number of different countries, as well as 11 Regent hotels. In 1993 he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada and is the current chair and president of Four Seasons Hotels Inc and its operating company, Four Seasons Hotels Ltd.