Scott Kress is a masterful storyteller, a leadership trainer, an Executive MBA Professor, an author and a life-long mountaineer. He is one of the very few people in the world who has summited Mt Everest. In fact, he has climbed the highest peak on each of the 7 continents plus skied to the South Pole and the North Pole. A feat that few people in history have accomplished. Scott has been adventuring for over 25 years, and in his other life he is a leadership and team performance expert teaching at some of the world’s leading educational institutions. He is uniquely qualified to provide you with insights on how to scale your mountains in business and in life.
Ryan Rishaug is the Edmonton reporter for SportsCentre, TSN’s flagship news and information program.
Rishaug, who joined TSN in 2004, reports on the Edmonton Oilers and Eskimos, as well as other sports stories in the Edmonton area. In addition, Rishaug has covered numerous high-profile events for TSN including the Olympic Games, IIH World Junior Championship and Stanley Cup Final.
Widely acclaimed as the guru of Canadian boxing, Russ Anber has built his career as Canada’s most successful boxing analyst upon a solid foundation of coaching excellence at both the professional and amateur level. Anber has seen his fighters wear both World Championship belts as well as Championship Medals and is as likely to be found in the corner of a 12 year-old hopeful fighting in front of friends and family as he is before a capacity crowd in a sold-out arena.
Celebrated hockey legend Ron Ellis combined skill and sporting play throughout his 15 year NHL career. Playing his entire professional career for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Ellis has become one of the most respected individuals to ever wear the “blue and white’. Ellis totalled 350 regular season and playoff goals and was a key member of the Leafs’ 1966-1967 Stanley Cup winning squad.
In his distinguished 26 years of covering the wide world of sport, Rod Black has virtually done it all.
From the Blue Jays to the CFL, the Raptors to figure skating, the Stanley Cup Playoffs, tennis, golf, boxing, and of course the Olympics, Canada’s most versatile broadcaster has had a front row seat to observe and call all of sport’s major events.
Dr. Roberta Bondar is a much sought-after speaker who makes exciting connections between how our brains adapt in space and how we can adapt to constantly-changing business environments here on Earth. With innovative ideas about how to navigate in uncharted territory, she offers her abilities as a leader and visionary to corporations and organizations throughout North America. Dr. Bondar demonstrates the adaptive thinking necessary for changing perspectives in our contemporary world.