Business and Economy Speakers

Select from some of the world's leading business strategists and economic experts who translate research and trends into practical business advantages. Whether you are looking to update environmental standards, glean from current demographic trends, or hear economic insights, our experts will help develop your business as you navigate the new economy.

Click any of the speakers below for a full biography and program overview.

Paul Bates

Paul Bates is a Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA), Fellow of the Society of Management Accountants (FCMA) and Certified...

Stephen Bauld

Stephen Bauld is a public speaker on the international stage and co-author of The Municipal Procurement Handbook (two editions) and...

Andrew Bowerbank

Andrew Bowerbank is a respected authority on channel-to-market strategies for new technologies, systems and processes. Through his...

Patrick Brown

Patrick Brown, a giant in Canadian journalism, was appointed as Global TV's Beijing-based Asia Correspondent in the fall of 2011. He...

Daniel Burrus

Daniel Burrus is considered one of the World’s Leading Futurists on Global Trends and Innovation. The New York Times has referred to...

Frances Cairncross

Journalist Frances Cairncross is one of the UK's most respected economic commentators. Formerly Management Editor of the Economist, she...

Donald Cooper

Today's business owners and managers want to work with coaches who have actually done it, and done it well. Donald Cooper has done it!...

Patricia Croft

In 2010, notable economist and media commentator, Patricia Croft, retired as chief economist at RBC Global Asset Management. Patti...

David Dodge

David Dodge is currently the chancellor of Queen's University, and a former economics instructor at Queen's University, John Hopkins...

Don Drummond

After a brilliant career as a senior federal finance official and bank chief economist, in which he has been a force in shaping and...

Mike Evans

Mike has developed a unique perspective from 20+ years of working alongside a star studded list of world-renowned thought leaders,...

Mitch Fairrais

Mitch Fairrais is an expert in Leadership Development, Team Performance and Human Effectiveness. Mitch gets rave reviews as a keynote...

Ron Foxcroft

Resides in Burlington with wife Marie. Has 3 sons Steve, Dave and Ronnie. Over the last 10 months, Ron has been featured in the New...

Sam Geist

Sam Geist is no idle armchair philosopher; his insights stem from years of front-line business experience. He grew his single sporting...

Jim Harris

Jim Harris is a one of North America's foremost management consultants, authors and thinkers on disruptive innovation, leadership,...

Dr. Richard LeBlanc

Professor Leblanc is a tenured, award-winning teacher and researcher, consultant, lawyer and specialist on boards of directors. He is...

Peter Legge

Peter Legge is an inspiration to anyone who meets him! He lives his life dream as an internationally acclaimed professional speaker, a...

Alexander Manu

Alexander Manu is a strategic innovation practitioner, international lecturer and author. He works with executive teams in Fortune 500...

Angela Mondou

Angela Mondou is a marketing executive and leadership expert whose unconventional career has taken her from worldwide military...

Roger More

Dr. More advises companies on best strategies and brand management that will enable them to leapfrog the competition, move into new...

Kerry Munro

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...

Robert Murray

Robert Murray is a passionate storyteller and leadership mentor with more than twenty years of Senior Executive Business experience in...

Frank O’Dea

Frank O’Dea’s story of triumph over adversity in business and in his personal life inspires audiences around the world. Against all...

Suze Orman

Suze Orman is a bestselling author on personal finance, a financial advisor, and television personality who has given thousands of...

Jeff Rubin

Jeff Rubin is the former chief economist for CIBC World Markets and widely recognized for accurately predicted soaring oil prices back...

Jeffrey Simpson

Jeffrey Simpson, The Globe and Mail's national affairs columnist, has won all three of Canada's leading literary prizes -- the...

Dr. David Suzuki

David has received consistently high acclaim for his thirty years of award-winning work in broadcasting, explaining the complexities of...

David Ticoll

David Ticoll has been Executive Director of the Canadian Coalition for Tomorrow's Information & Communication Techonology Skills since...

Brian Tobin

One of the best orators in the country, The Hon. Brian Tobin inspires audiences with a vision for Canada, while at the same time giving...

Bob Urichuk

Bob Urichuck is a catalyst for constant improvement and a cultivator of human potential. His purpose is to inspire, educate and empower...

Dr. Michael Walker

Dr. Michael Walker is a Senior Fellow at The Fraser Institute and President of the Fraser Institute Foundation. From its inception...

Nicholas Webb

Nicholas Webb is a highly regarded international business thought leader. As a Senior Partner at Lassen Scientific, Inc., Nicholas...

Dr. Ken Wong

Ken Wong is an award-winning professor and frequently cited marketing authority. He is a Professor of Business, expert in marketing and...