Josh Linkner

Josh Linkner, tech entrepreneur, author, professional speaker

Josh Linkner – who started his career as a jazz guitarist – personifies innovation, entrepreneurship, and breakthrough disruption. He has been the founder and CEO of five tech companies, which sold for a combined value of over $200 million.

Dr. Grant McCracken

Canadian Grant McCracken is acknowledged as one of the world’s leading global futurists, trends and innovation experts with a massive global blue chip client list. Grant McCracken looks at the places where culture and commerce, anthropology and economics meet. Through his highly-customized presentations, he provides audiences with a comprehensive―but incisive―review of contemporary culture, and strategies for managing it, for clients such as Microsoft, Philips, Coca-Cola, Bertelsmann, and Intel.

Darrell Keezer

He’s humorous, but doesn’t fancy himself a comic. He’s a tech expert, but won’t stand before you speaking in code. Darrell’s a digital marketer, but he won’t geek out with his talk or freak out the execs in the audience that simply want to sell more stuff.

Roberta Bondar

Roberta Bondar, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Astronaut, Profile Image

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.

Nicholas Webb

Nicholas Webb, Business and Economy Speaker, Thought Leader, Profile Image

Nicholas Webb is a highly regarded international business thought leader. As a Senior Partner at Lassen Scientific, Inc., Nicholas works with Fortune 500 companies throughout the world to help them lead their industries in innovation and strategy. Unlike many consultants, Nicholas is not a theorist. He has been awarded over 40 patents by The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for breakthrough technologies including one of the world’s smallest medical implants, as well as a wide range of industrial, consumer, and wearable technologies. Nicholas is known by many, as the “Innovation Evangelist.” He speaks around the world on the future of the economy, innovation, technology, leadership and healthcare.

Maude Barlow

Maude Barlow, Environmental Speaker, Blue Planet Project, Profile Image

Maude Barlow is the National Chairperson of The Council of Canadians, Canada’s largest citizen’s advocacy organization, as well as the co-founder of the Blue Planet Project, which works to stop commodification of the world’s water. She is a Director with the International Forum on Globalization, a San Francisco based research and education institution opposed to economic globalization.

Marc Saltzman

Marc Saltzman, Technology Speaker, Future Trends, Profile Image

Marc discusses the latest gadgets, social media, video games, the Internet, etc. Gadgets can include products and services related to televisions, home theatres, computers and accessories, digital photography, smartphones, GPS, mobile media players, e-book readers, and so on.

Kevin Knebl

Kevin Knebl, Business Economy Speaker, Technology, Digital, Profile Image

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.

Kerry Munro

Kerry Munro, Business Economy Speaker, Internet, Digital Marketer, Profile Image

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.

Jim Carroll

Jim Carroll, Futurist, Creativity and Innovation Speaker, Profile Image

Jim Carroll is acknowledged as one of the world’s leading global futurists, trends and innovation experts with a massive global blue chip client list. He helps transform growth-oriented organizations into high-velocity innovation heroes! Jim has developed a global reputation for his unique presentations, and the impact they can have in helping organizations confront future trends. Recently named by Business Week as a leading source for innovation and creativity insight, his observations are frequently covered in Fortune magazine’s innovation blog. As an author, columnist, media commentator, and consultant, Carroll has carefully studied the key strategies and leadership ideas that have permitted some organizations to achieve breakthrough innovations and absolutely compelling levels of creativity.