Ben Saunders is a record-breaking long-distance skier with four North Pole expeditions under his belt. He is the youngest person to ski solo to the North Pole and holds the record for the longest solo Arctic journey by a Briton. Since 2001, Saunders has skied more than 2,500km (1,500 miles) in the high Arctic and is currently preparing for three groundbreaking expeditions between 2009 and 2012.
They don’t call her “The Mother of All” for nothing. Ann Douglas has been Canada’s go-to guide to all things parenting since the publication of her now-classic The Mother of All Pregnancy Books over a decade ago. And with the publication of her most book, Parenting Through the Storm, she has established herself as a passionate advocate for mental health and wellbeing.
Andrew Bowerbank is a respected authority on channel-to-market strategies for new technologies, systems and processes. Through his current work with The Innovation Fund, Mr. Bowerbank acts as Special Advisor to industry leaders developing new and innovative solutions for the global marketplace and supports trade and investment opportunities across North America, Europe and Asia. He is also a Council member at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and a member of the BRE Global Standing Panel of Experts (UK).
Alexander Manu is a strategic innovation practitioner, international lecturer and author. He works with executive teams in Fortune 500 companies and lectures around the world on innovation, imagination, change agents and strategic foresight. He is a Senior Partner and Chief Imaginator at InnoSpa International Partners, teaches “Innovation, Foresight and Business Design” at the Rotman School of Management, is a Professor at the Ontario College of Art and Design and in Toronto and a visiting lecturer at the Wallace McCain Institute.
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