Michael Kerr is an international business speaker, humorist, trainer, author and one of North America’s leading authorities on creating healthier and more productive working environments. Michael’s presentations are known for their high energy, positive (“safe”) humour and practical ideas that audiences can put to work immediately. His third book, You Can’t Be Serious! Putting Humour to Work, has been called “the bible of humour in the workplace.”
A professional speaker, author and radio commentator, Merge Gupta-Sunderji gives people specific and practical tools to achieve leadership and communication success. Over 44,000 managers in eight countries have attended her fun, content-rich keynotes and facilitated workshops. A leader at one of Canada’s premier oil and gas companies and a Board leader at a Credit Union for a combined total of over seventeen years, Merge offers a unique blend of realism and humor that consistently engages and entertains her audiences!
Meg Soper is a keynote motivational humourist speaker who combines the skills of a premiere stand-up comic with the hands on experience in health care to provide motivational, inspirational entertainment for her audiences. Her experience as a stand up comic, operating room nurse and mother of two teenagers enable her to deliver a unique package of humorous anecdotes, and stress busting strategies for everyday living
Tim is a creative, collaborative and passionate leader. A colleague describes him as a “lightning rod in driving positive change.” Tim has the head of an entrepreneur, the heart of a coach, and the soul of a singer/songwriter. As a seasoned facilitator and presenter, he has brought value to over 10,000 participants.
Stuart Knight is an award winning entrepreneur, critically acclaimed author, and hit producer. He has written, produced and starred in live presentations that have been seen by over one million people and each year speaks internationally helping some of the world’s biggest companies reach new levels of success.
Renowned as one of pro football’s most electrifying players, Toronto Argonauts running back Michael “Pinball” Clemons was the CFL’s all-time all purpose yardage leader. However, it is his exceptional character, in addition to his outstanding athletic ability, which has made him the remarkable fan favourite he is throughout Canada. Pinball’s tireless community involvement and participation in countless charitable causes exemplify the qualities he possesses, which are so rarely found in today’s professional athletes. He has used his superb leadership and communication skills in his former roles of Coach and President of the Toronto Argonauts – and now as the CEO of the franchise. In September 2008, Clemons was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
Scott Stratten is an expert in Viral, Social, and Authentic Marketing which he calls Un-Marketing: positioning yourself as a trusted expert in front of your target market, so when they have a need, they choose you.
Formerly a music industry marketer, national sales training manager and a Professor at the Sheridan College School of Business, he ran his “UnAgency” for nearly a decade before focusing exclusively on speaking. He has helped companies like PepsiCo, Adobe, Red Cross, Cirque du Soleil and Fidelity Investments find their way through the viral/social media and relationship marketing landscape. He now has over 124,000 people follow his daily rantings on Twitter and was voted one of the top 5 social media influencers in the world on Forbes.com. It’s the only time he’s felt comfortable being compared to Ashton Kutcher, P Diddy and Justin Bieber.
Kevin Knebl is recognized as a LinkedIn expert and has trained hundreds of organizations and tens of thousands of individuals on the most effective uses of LinkedIn since 2003. Kevin also has more Recommendations (1200+) on his LinkedIn profile than anyone else in the world among over 150,000,000 LinkedIn users.
No one has built a larger digital media business in Canada than Kerry Munro. Having a keen sense as to how best connect consumers with technology Kerry is widely regarded as having turned Yahoo Canada into the most dominant digital business in the country and one of the best performing internet franchises on the planet. Through his innovation and leadership he created a model that is now being replicated by many of his competitors and peers in Canada and around the world.