Roster Test

Have a look at some of the speakers we work with. Some are household names; others are industry experts who are at the top of their fields. In every case we vet them and get to know them and their content in a deep way. If interested in any of the speakers below or want even more ideas for your event, reach out to discuss.


Adam Davidson


Writer at The New Yorker

Alex Kenjeev


President of O’Leary Ventures


Alexandre Bilodeau


Two Time Olympic Gold Medalist, Freestyle Skiing


Andre-Phillipe Gagnon


World Renowned Impressionist and Performance Artist


Brian Wong


Founder and CEO of Kiip

Sunny Lenarduzzi


Founder of Be Your Own Boss


Hayley Wickenheiser


Most Decorated Female Canadian Hockey Player In History

Cabral Richards


Host and Producer, Cabbie Presents


Marc Randolph


Netflix Co-Founder

Ben Makuch


VICE News – National Security Reporter


Karina Leblanc


Soccer Star & UNICEF Ambassador

Mohamed Fahmy


Bestselling Author, The Marriott Cell

Shaun Majumder


Gemini Award-Winning Actor & Comedian

Jay and Dan


Acclaimed Sports Anchors


Roberta Bondar


First Canadian Woman In Space

Arlene Dickinson


CEO of Venture Communications

Daymond John


Founder & CEO of FUBU


Jessi Cruikshank


Host of Canada’s Smartest Person and The Goods

Jon Montgomery


Olympic Gold Medalist, Vancouver 2010

Bruce Croxon


Chairman, Round 13 Capital

David Chilton


Former Judge on CBC’s Dragon’s Den

Mark McMorris


Double Gold Medalist, X Games


Bill Walton


NBA Legend

Dambisa Moyo


Global Economist


Blake Masters


Superstar Musician & Activist


Chantal Kreviazuk


Superstar Musician & Activist

Ben Smith


Editor-In-Chief, BuzzFeed

Paul Bissonnette


Forward for the NHL’s Phoenix Coyotes

Sickboy Podcast


Hosts of 2015 Top Podcast – Sickboy

Ted Graham


Head of Open Innovation – General Motors

Kevin O’Leary


Chairman of O’Leary Funds


Dan Gardner


Bestselling Author of Superforecasting

Marc Kielburger


Co-Founder, Free The Children

Jacquie McNish


Senior Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal

Samantha Nutt


Founder, War Child Canada

Christine Sinclair


Captain of Canadian Women’s National Soccer Team

Scotty Bowman


Winningest Coach in NHL History

Alexandre Bilodeau


Two Time Olympic Gold Medalist, Freestyle Skiing

John Baird


Former Minister of Foreign Affairs

Terry O’Reilly


Host, Under The Influence

Trevor Linden


Vancouver Canucks Legend

Rick Hillier


Former Chief of Defence Staff, Canadian Forces


James Duthie


TSN Sportscaster – Host of NHL on TSN

Dr. Wade Davis


Explorer-In-Residence, National Geographic

Chantal Hebert


Member, At Issue Panel for CBC’s The National

Theo Fleury


Calgary Flames Icon

Katty Kay


Lead Anchor, BBC World News America

Harrison Browne


First Transgender Athlete To Play Professionally

Michael “Pinball” Clemons


CFL Hall of Famer

Bob Blumer


Creator and Host of Surreal Gourmet, Glutton for Punishment and World’s Weirdest Restaurants

Ann Makosinski


Google Global Science Fair Winner

Shawn Achor


Happiness Expert & Positive Psychology Researcher

Stephen Page



Michael Landsberg


Claim To Fame

Ross Simmonds


Claims to Fame


Shea Emry


All-Star CFL Linebacker

Ariel Garten


Founder of Muse the Brain Sensing Headband

Andrew Pelling


2017 TED Senior Fellow

Jeremie Saunders


Producer and Co-host of Sickboy Podcast

Melissa Sariffodeen


Co-Founder + CEO at Ladies Learning Code

Tamara Beatty


Voice Coach Consultant on NBC’s “The Voice”

Ben Nemtin


#1 New York Times Bestselling Author


Harley Pasternak


Celebrity Trainer To The Stars: Kanye West, Lady Gaga and many others

Craig Kielburger


Co-Founder, Free The Children

Jeffrey Simpson


National Affairs Columnist, Globe & Mail


Mike Abrashoff


Former Commander of the USS Benfold


Catriona Le May Doan


Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, Five-Time World Champion

Hal and Joanne


Founders & Hosts of BODYBREAK


Darrin Rose


Hilarious Canadian Stand-Up Comedian


Geroy Simon


CFL’s All-Time Leader in Receiving Yards

Kevin Weekes


Former NHL Goaltender and Stanley Cup Finalist


Andre-Phillipe Gagnon


World Renowned Impressionist and Performance Artist


Brent Butt


Celebrated Comedian


Kevin Breel


Author of ‘Boy Meets Depression’


Thomas Lawson


Former Chief of Defence Staff, Canadian Forces (2012-2015)


David Chaves


FBI Supervisory Special Agent


Peter Sheahan


Innovative Business Thinking & Behavior Change Expert


Erin Treloar


Founder and CEO of RAW Beauty Talks


Devon Brooks


Co-Founder of BLO


John Stix


Transformation Specialist


David Adjey


Star of ‘Restaurant Makeover’ and ‘The Opener’ on The Food Network


Sean Silcoff


Globe & Mail Business Reporter

Josh Dueck


X Games Gold Medalist


Nikolas Badminton


Futurist Speaker


Stephen Carter


Founder, QED Marketing


Shane Gibson


Thought Leader on Social Selling & Digital Marketing


Chantel Pettitclerc


Most Decorated Paralympian in Canadian History


James Altucher


Bestselling Author


Michelle Ray


Founder of Lead Yourself First Institute

Charlie Arnot


CEO, Center for Food Integrity


Colin Angus


First Person To Travel The World Solely On Human Power


Meaghan Mikkelson


3-Time Olympic Gold Medalist


Linda Duxbury


The Canadian Authority on Work-Life Balance

Frank O’Dea


Founder, Second Cup


Ryan Walter


Former Stanley Cup Champion

Dr. Sherry Cooper


Former Chief Economist, BMO Financial Group


Warren MacDonald


First Double Above-Knee Amputee To Summit Mt. Kilimanjaro


Victor Lucas


Creator, Executive Producer and Co-Host of EP Daily and Reviews on the Run


Julie Angus


First Woman To Row Across Atlantic Ocean From Mainland to Mainland

Mark DeVolder


“The Change Specialist”


Karyn Gordon


Understanding and Motivating Generation Y


Paul Nadeau


Hostage and Crisis Negotiator


Richard Peddie


Former President and CEO, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment


Dave Smart


Winningest Head Coach in Canadian College Basketball History


Andrew Haley


Decorated Paralympic Swimmer


Mary-Ann Kirkby


Award-Winning Journalist


The Buried Life


Stars of the Hit MTV Series “The Buried Life”


Linda Nazareth


Author, Economorphics: The Trends Turning Today into Tomorrow

Rob Carrick


Personal Finance Columnist, Globe & Mail

Zahra Ebrahim


Founder and Principal, archiTEXT