Dr. Lance Secretan - Creating Inspiring Organizations
Dr. Lance Secretan is one of the world's foremost thinkers about leadership and a renowned pioneer in innovative methods of inspiring people and organizations. The former CEO of a Fortune 100 company and an acclaimed business school professor, Lance Secretan works with a gifted worldwide faculty changing the lives of people and transforming companies and revolutionizing the way they think about leadership.
Katty Kay - Lead Anchor, BBC World News America
Katty Kay is lead anchor for BBC World News America & also the co-author of Womenomics: Write Your Own Rules for Success. Kay's keynotes appeal to audiences with serious interest in every aspect of our immensely complicated world - offering a candid look at America & the world through an international prism. Kay's global perspective helps audiences see through complex issues & in valuable context.
Vikram Mansharamani - Author of Boombustology
Yale lecturer Vikram Mansharamani, best-selling author of Boombustology, is an expert at helping audiences recognize & manage the risk of "bubble trouble." Avoiding complex market dynamicsm he uses a multiple-lens framework to provide insights & indispensable information. A regular commentator in financial media including Bloomberg, MarketWatch, CNBC & The Wall Street Journal among others.
Polly LaBarre - Business Leader & Best-Selling Author
Polly LaBarre is a co-founder of Fast Company magazine, best-selling author, speaker & television correspondent. Co-author of the best-selling book Mavericks at Work: Why the Most Original Minds in Business Win, she is also business & innovation correspondent for CNN where she produced regular segments on big ideas & best practices from the world of business and beyond.
Michael Treacy - Business Growth & Innovation Expert
Michael Treacy is an international expert on global growth, corporate strategy & business transformation. Bringing over 30 years of experience helping companies achieve market leadership, his ideas about customer value propositions & growth disciplines have helped companies across the globe reshape strategies, bolster competitive positions & dramatically improve top & bottom line performances.
Wendy Mesley - Award-Winning CBC Broadcast Journalist
Wendy Mesley is one of Canada's most recognized & respected broadcast journalists. Noted for her energy, tenacity & wit, she is regarded as one of the best interviewers in television. A provocative speaker, who addresses challenging issues with an edgy, entertaining & informative presentation style, Mesley is also an outstanding moderator, host, or master of ceremonies.
Trevor Linden - Former NHL All-Star & Olympian
Former NHL All-Star & Olympian Trevor Linden is one of the most refined & celebrated hockey players of all time. Widely respected in both the business & philanthropic worlds, Trevor’s presentations stress the importance of diplomatic leadership, teamwork, giving back as a motivational tool for success & offering practical ways to re-focus your energy on the things that matter most.
Geoff Colvin - Senior Editor-at-Large, FORTUNE Magazine
Geoff Colvin is an award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster & speaker on today's most significant business trends. His groundbreaking bestseller, Talent is Overrated, looks at the true factor that separates world-class performers from everyone else. Geoff is one of America's most respected commentators on leadership, globalization, wealth creation & the info-tech revolution.
Mike Abrashoff - Former Navy Commander & Author
An inspiring story of innovative leadership & organizational transformation, Mike Abrashoff took command of the worst-performing ship in the fleet and made it #1 by changing his leadership style and the culture - not the crew. Today, Mike challenges leaders at all levels to re-imagine their leadership thinking and create new ways to elevate individual, team and organizational performance.
Gail Vaz-Oxlade - Host of "Til Debt Do Us Part"
Gail Vaz-Oxlade is known to Canadians as the host of Slice TV's "Till Debt Do Us Part", "Princess" & her latest show "Money Moron." With her no-nonsense approach to finance, this money wizard can help the most desperate debt dodger get in touch with their inner scrooge. Gail Vaz-Oxlade has the expertise to give you the financial makeover of your dreams.
Scott Stratten - Expert in Un-Marketing
Scott Stratten is an expert in authentic, social & viral marketing, which he calls Un-Marketing. Stratten's passion is most evident when speaking on stage, preaching engagement. One of the most trusted & sought-after speakers on the subject of authentic marketing & author of the #1 bestselling book, UnMarketing: Stop Marketing. Start Engaging
Mike D'Urzo - Award-Winning Magician & Mentalist
Mike D’Urzo is an international award winning magician & mentalist whose magic has been featured on Canada’s Comedy Network, CTV, YTV, Rogers Television & Fuse TV in the United States. He has also performed at TIFF as well as prestigious gala events for some of Hollywood’s top celebrities. Winner of the 2012 & 2013 "Performer of the Year" award by Festivals & Events Ontario.