Sébastien Sasseville

Endurance Athlete | Motivational Speaker | Building Unstoppable Teams, Change Management and Leadership

Sébastien Sasseville helps leaders and organizations to build high-performing teams, to lead with purpose, to remain engaged, and win at the long game. One of the most accomplished endurance athletes in the world, his extraordinary accomplishments — which include summiting Mount Everest, the mythical Sahara race, running across Canada, and completing the toughest ultra-cycling event in the world — are made even more impressive by the fact that he lives with Type 1 Diabetes.


Having held diverse sales roles in several Fortune 500 companies, Sasseville marries his business experience with his extensive inspirational achievements to deliver dynamic messaging on leadership, teamwork, peak performance, resilience, purpose and motivation.


Always supported by breathtaking imagery and unique accomplishments and known for awe-inspiring stories, Sasseville has spoken to hundreds of audiences across North America for clients including RBC, Pfizer, Sobeys, Bell, SAP, L’Oréal, KPMG, and Hewitt.


Fully bilingual, Sasseville has been featured in media, including the CBC, TSN, The Huffington Post, CTV, Global TV, Radio-Canada, and countless newspapers.

Sébastien ran 7500 KM across Canada in 9 months. This is equivalent to 185 marathons!


Leading With Purpose To Foster Engagement And Performance

Sébastien Sasseville is an international leadership speaker. He delivers awe-inspiring talks supported by breathtaking imagery. This leadership keynote is the perfect fit for audiences and leaders looking for a mind-blowing inspirational story anchored in purpose, humility, and the desire to have a positive impact on the world.


Sébastien Sasseville led high-performing teams and empowered them to achieve top performance in the most challenging environments on the planet.  Get ready for a session loaded with tools to help leaders to create engagement, to lead with purpose, and to become inspiring leaders who drive extraordinary results.


This session is a defining moment for leaders looking to bring more humanity, love and cohesiveness in their practice. This action-packed keynote will supercharge your ambition and leave you with tools to lead your team to the highest levels of performance.


Sébastien Sasseville has spoken globally to thousands of leaders for clients such as SAP, Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oréal, Hewitt, Airbus, and KPMG.


Leaders Will Deepen Their Ability To:

  • Create engagement and inspire their teams.
  • Enable their teams to deliver their best work.
  • Create trust to improve performance.
  • Lead with purpose.
  • Be an inspiring leader.
  • Create other leaders and autonomous teams.
  • Build resilient teams.
  • Embody the mission and the vision of the organization.
  • Recognize leadership moments and act as a leader.
  • Show up in a position of service.
  • Recognize the importance of their role.
  • Realize their increase responsibility.
Team Spirit: Building And Leading Highly Engaged And High-Performing Teams

From mount Everest to the Race Across America, Sébastien Sasseville stresses that everything he has accomplished was a collective effort and success. In this awe-inspiring keynote supported by breathtaking audiovisuals, you will learn how to build, lead, and motivate high-performing teams.


This keynote is perfect for leaders and teams looking to become more cohesive to achieve extraordinary results in difficult environments. Sébastien Sasseville helps organizations to break silos for good by enabling them to unite around one shared goal, vision, and mission. 


In a team, every member is codependent and coresponsible. Leaders always serve the mission first. Leaders shouldn’t want to be successful, but rather, desire to be part of success. Loaded with fresh insights on how to drive results as a team, this keynote will supercharge your motivation and inspire you to set massive goals as a team.


Sébastien Sasseville has spoken globally for clients such as SAP, Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oréal, Hewitt, Airbus, and KPMG.


Key Takeaways:

  • How to create a mission more important than individual success.
  • How to create a climate of psychological safety within the team.
  • How to leverage everyone’s top strengths.
  • How to build empowered and autonomous teams to increase performance.
  • Sharing and transferring leadership to put the interests of the team first.
  • How to create ownership and accountability and use it to increase resilience.
  • How to create a strong emotional connection to the mission.
  • How to lead with humility and put your top strengths to the service of the team.
  • How to create and nurture trust to foster a safe environment where all team members can thrive.
From Mount Everest To The Sahara: A Tale of Adaptation

Sébastien Sasseville is an international motivational speaker on change, resilience, and transformation. He inspires organizations to leverage change to deliver extraordinary results, to change first to dictate the pace, and to transform themselves proactively to win.


From mount Everest to the Sahara, to the Race Across America, Sébastien had to adapt to survive and conquer. This motivational keynote on change is the perfect fit for organizations looking for an awe-inspiring session that will create a pivotal moment in their journey of transformation.


Supported by cinematic visuals, this high energy motivational keynote is packed with actionable insights to enable organizations to take a first step and to transform their culture. Sébastien Sasseville has spoken globally for clients such as SAP, Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oréal, Hewitt, Airbus, and KPMG.


Your Organization Will Be Inspired To:

  • Take a first step
  • Change first to win
  • Change often, change fast
  • Be in constant evolution to remain relevant
  • Understand the cost of inaction
  • Build a sense or urgency
  • Evolve their mindset
  • Embrace change to create performance
  • Start, and accept that we don’t have all the answers
  • Trust the journey
  • Let go of the fear of change
The Immersive Keynote Experience

Unique, spectacular, impactful.

Experience the environment and feel the thrill of reaching an impossible goal.


Sébastien Sasseville works with your team to create awe-inspiring immersive experiences. Elevate your meeting and deliver a one-of-a-kind experience to your audience they will talk about for years to come.


Customized projections and lighting, music score and more. This flabbergasting moment will inspire your organisation to set larger-than-life goals and overcome all obstacles.


The immersive keynote experience is designed for organizations and event planners looking to push the limits of creativity.  Best suited for larger stages and events, this breathtaking audiovisual experience combined with Sébastien’s powerful insights always leaves a jaw-dropping impression.


How It Works:

Any of Sebastien’s keynotes can be delivered in the Immersive Keynote Experience format. Sebastien’s top three topics are teamwork, leadership, and change. 


The magic happens before the event. Each keynote is customized, and Sebastien will work closely with your team to create the perfect messaging.


What You Are Getting:

  • A show director accompanying Sebastien to collaborate with your AV team.
  • Customization of the audiovisual materials to suit the venue.
  • A large bank of existing audiovisual material for quick turnaround.
  • Collaboration with your AV team in before the event.
  • Flexible options to suit your budget.
  • Arrival one or 2-days day in advance for rehearsal and technical tests.
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