Virtual business speakers and keynote speaking is continuing to be alive and well in 2021. While in-person events virtually disappeared in 2020 (pun intended!), online conferences and workshops flourished. Audience members discovered the benefits of virtual talks as they were able to get more interactive and interpersonal with their favorite keynote speakers in online chat rooms and virtual Q&As.
If your company is looking for a great virtual keynote speaker expert to get you started in 2021 (virtually or in-person), consider some of these top Canadian virtual keynote speakers for 2021. These top 10 keynote speaking experts of 2021 can help you and your team go to the next level in teamwork, storytelling, motivation, entrepreneurship, resilience, sports stars, emotional intelligence, and diversity and inclusion.
1. Nick Nurse – NBA Coach of the Year and Raptors Coach & Virtual Motivation Speaker
Nick Nurse is the Head Coach of the Toronto Raptors, the 2019 NBA champions. He led the Raptors to the NBA Championship. A wonderful storyteller and motivator. An award winning speaker and coach would be a great addition to your next event.
2. Karina LeBlanc – Olympian and Virtual motivator in Chief
Karina is a retired Olympic bronze medalist and professional athlete who has the distinguished honor of being one of the longest serving soccer players for Canada. With a prestigious career that spanned almost 18 years at the international level, she participated in 5 FIFA World Cups and two Olympic Games, winning an Olympic medal, and making her and her team household names. Karina’s career path takes her around the globe both in person and digitally, where she participates in global leadership initiatives and delivers motivational keynote addresses, speaking to diverse audiences.
3. Stephen Poloz – Economist & Former Head of the Bank of Canada & Virtual Speaker
Stephen Poloz is a widely recognized economist with nearly 40 years of experience in financial markets, forecasting, and economic policy, including 35 years in the public sector. Stephen Poloz was the 9th Governor of the Bank of Canada, Canada’s central bank. Stephen was Governor of the Bank for seven years after having previously spent 14 years there during 1981-95 occupying a range of increasingly senior positions.
4. Jennifer Moss – Virtual Happiness & Resiliency Guru
Jennifer Moss is the Cofounder of Plasticity Labs, researcher, and bestselling author of “Unlocking Happiness at Work” and Virtual Keynote Speaker. She is considered a workplace culture expert and thought leader on the topic of happiness and emotional intelligence. Jennifer has appeared in Inc., Fortune, TechCrunch, Psychology Today and she regularly contributes to Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Huffington Post.
5. Dr Gillian Mandich – Virtual Happiness Expert
Dr. Mandich is passionate about research. She is the founder of The International Happiness Institute of Health Science Research and is a part of the Meant2Prevent research team at SickKids. She appears regularly in the media on shows such as The Social, Marilyn Denis, Breakfast Television, The Morning Show, and CBC; is a graduate Student Innovation Scholar Program at the Richard Ivey School of Business Pierre L. Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship and World Discoveries; the co-lead investigator of The Canadian Happiness At Work Study; and has given two TEDx talks: “The Surprising Truth About Happiness” at TEDx Yorkville, and “The Two Things You Need To Know To Be Happier Today” at TEDx Windsor.
6. Dr Sean Hayes – Covid meltdown “Why are you and your team still exhausted”?
Dr. Hayes is a Clinical Psychologist with 25+ years of experience consulting nationally and globally with executives, management, and teams in the Healthcare & Pharmaceutical, Higher Education, Information Technology, Multimedia, Not-for-Profit, and Aerospace sectors. He is an engaging and dynamic public speaker, trainer, and expert workshop facilitator and is a published author. His balanced and objective style effectively engages all stakeholders regarding sensitive issues to facilitate effective behavioural change.
7. Ann Douglas – Parenting during the Pandemic
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.
In 2004, she was a main character in The Discovery Channel documentary mini-series that was filmed on Mt. Everest titled “Ultimate Survival: Everest” and continued to make history by conducting her research while on the upper reaches of the mountain. This body of work that was continued during her successful bid in 2005 has become widely known as “Sport Psychology: Science in the Death Zone.”
9. Jack Armstrong – The voice of the Toronto Raptors & Virtual Leadership Speaker
Beyond basketball, it’s the 56 year-old Irishman’s family experience that help shape his view of the world. Raised in the Brooklyn, NY along with his three brothers, Jack lost his father when he was just seven. Later in life when Jack and his wife Dena found out they couldn’t have children of their own they decide to adopt three young boys. Through their adoption experience, they learned that there was a disproportionate amount of African American children in the foster care system and decided to welcome three young black boys into their homes and hearts.
10. Eddie LeMoine – Accelerating your sales performance in the Virtual world.
Eddie LeMoine a Canadian-born international author, keynote speaker, seminar leader and corporate trainer, he specializes in leadership, employee engagement, stress management, safety and the psychology of success. Through his inspiring stories, great sense of humor and genuine care for people, Eddie easily connects with-and motivates-audiences all over the world. Eddie’s unprecedented success is due to his powerful ability to close the gap between business results and personal development. He inspires greatness in corporations by inspiring greatness in individuals.
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