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.

Pamela Barnum, Trust Strategist and Nonverbal Communication Expert

Pamela Barnum

Pamela provides actionable strategies to help you negotiate, communicate, and build trust through intentional communication and body...

Paul Bates, Business and Economy Speaker, Management, Profile Image

Paul Bates

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

Stephen Bauld, Business and Economy Speaker, Supply Chain Management, Profile Image

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, Innovation and Thought Leaders Speaker, Profile Image

Andrew Bowerbank

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

Patrick Brown, Business and Economy Speaker, Asia Correspondent, Profile Image

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, Futurist and Technology Speaker, Profile Image

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, Business and Economy Speaker, Journalist, Profile Image

Frances Cairncross

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

Shawn Casemore, speaker, consultant, and executive advisor

Shawn Casemore

Shawn Casemore is a speaker, consultant, and executive advisor. He is the Founder of Casemore and Co Inc., a global consulting firm...

Donald Cooper, Business and Economy Speaker, Innovator, Profile Image

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, Business and Economy Speaker, Trends Expert, Profile Image

Patricia Croft

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

Erica Dhawan Professional Speaker

Erica Dhawan

Erica Dhawan is the world’s leading authority on 21st-century Collaboration and Connectional Intelligence. She challenges audiences and...

David Dodge, Business and Economy Speaker, Profile Image

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, Business and Economy Speaker, Policy Issues Expert, Profile Image

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...

Maddy Dychtwald, Change Speaker, Demographics Expert, Profile Image

Maddy Dychtwald

Maddy Dychtwald is an internationally recognized author, entrepreneur, business advisor and thought leader on how population aging,...

Mike Evans profile image

Mike Evans

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

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Mitch Fairrais

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

Richard Florida, Business and Economy Speaker, Economist, Profile Image

Richard Florida

Richard Florida is one of the world's leading public intellectuals on economic competitiveness, demographic trends, and cultural and...

David Foot, Business and Economy Speaker, Demographics Expert, Profile Image

David Foot, Ph. D.

Following his undergraduate degree in Australia and his doctorate in economics from Harvard University, Professor Foot’s research...

Ron Foxcroft Motivational Speaker

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...

Colleen Francis

Colleen is driven by a passion for sales - and results. A successful sales leader for over 20 years, she understands the particular...

Sam Geist, Business and Economy Speaker, Sales, Profile Image

Sam Geist

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

Howard Green, Virtual Business Analyst and Virtual Emcee

Howard Green

Howard Green is a three-time bestselling author and was one of the founding team at Business News Network (now BNN Bloomberg) where he...

Alison Griffiths, Business and Economy Speaker, Profile Image

Alison Griffiths

Alison Griffiths is an award winning financial journalist, bestselling author and experienced broadcaster. She brings to her work a...

Carla Guerrera Professional speaker

Carla Guerrera

Carla Guerrera is a globally recognized real estate and urban development professional. Carla combines the fields of real estate...

Jim Harris, Disruptive Innovation Keynote Speaker, Profile Image

Jim Harris

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

Salim Ismail, Virtual keynote speaker

Salim Ismail

Salim Ismail is a Canadian serial entrepreneur, angel investor, author, speaker, and technology strategist. He is the Founding...

Richard LeBlanc, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Corporate Governance, Profile Image

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, Business and Economy Speaker, Business Strategies, Profile Image

Peter Legge

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

Eddie LeMoine, Business and Economy Speaker, Keynote Speaker, Profile Image

Eddie LeMoine

Eddie LeMoine a Canadian-born international author, keynote speaker, seminar leader and corporate trainer, he specializes in...

Warren MacDonald, Adventure Speaker, Motivational Speaker, Profile Image

Warren MacDonald

Warren Macdonald's life's boundaries were redefined in April 1997 with his accident on North Queensland's (Australia) Hinchinbrook...

Alexander Manu, Innovation Speaker profile image

Alexander Manu

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

Dr. Beth McCharles

Dr. Beth McCharles is a leading Mental Performance Coach and dynamic speaker. Through an innovative and collaborative approach, Beth...

Dr. Grant McCracken

Canadian Grant McCracken is acknowledged as one of the world’s leading global futurists, trends and innovation experts with a massive...

Ann Medina, Communications Speaker, Profile Image

Ann Medina

Ann Medina grew up in New York City. She studied philosophy at Wellesley College, Harvard University and the University of Edinburgh...

Angela Mondou, Military and Business Leadership, Profile Image

Angela Mondou

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

Roger More, Business and Economy Speaker, Brand Management, Profile Image

Roger More

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

Professional Virtual Speaker Jennifer Moss

Jennifer Moss

Jennifer Moss is the Cofounder of Plasticity Labs, researcher and bestselling author of “Unlocking Happiness at Work” and Virtual...

Ben Mulroney

Ben has been working in television and radio for over 18 years: from the chatroom, to Canadian Idol and etalk, he has become a familiar...

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

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, Business and Economy Speaker, Leadership, Profile Image

Robert Murray

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

Ben Nemtin Motivational Speaker - impossible is possible.

Ben Nemtin

Ben Nemtin is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of What Do You Want to Do Before You Die? and a star of MTV’s highest rated show...

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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, Business and The Economy Speaker, Personal Finance, Profile Image

Suze Orman

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

Richard Pound, Business and Economy Speaker, International Advocate for Change, Profile Image

Richard Pound

With tenacity and unwavering resolve, Richard Pound is revitalizing global ethical standards one iconic institution at a...

Mario Rigby, Eco-Explorer and leadership speaker, virtual keynote speaker

Mario Rigby

Mario Rigby has always been driven to push the limits. Exploring his entrepreneurial and athletic ambitions since a young age,...

Mike Robitaille, Leadership, Business, Sales, Leadership Speaker

Mike Robitaille

Selling stuff is no longer enough. As internet transparency and social media organization shift power away from corporations,...

Jeff Rubin, Business and Economy Speaker, Economist and Energy Expert, Profile Image

Jeff Rubin

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

Marc Saltzman, Technology Speaker, Future Trends, Profile Image

Marc Saltzman

Marc discusses the latest gadgets, social media, video games, the Internet, etc. Gadgets can include products and services related to...

Jeffrey Simpson, Current Events Speaker, Globe & Mail Columnist, Profile Image

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, Envrionmentalist Speaker, Business Speaker, Profile Image

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, Business and Economy Speaker, Profile Image

David Ticoll

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

Brian Tobin, Business and Economics Speaker, Former Politican, Profile Image

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...

Michael Ungar, Professional Resiliency Speaker, Virtual Resiliency Speaker

Michael Ungar

Michael Ungar, Ph.D., is a Family Therapist and Professor of Social Work at Dalhousie University where he holds the Canada Research...

Bob Urichuck Sales, Management, Inspirational Speaker, Profile Image

Bob Urichuk

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

Tina Varughese, professional diversity and inclusion speaker

Tina Varughese

Tina is an Indo-Canadian daughter of first-generation East Indian parents, which allows her to find ‘the best of both worlds’ and shed...

Dr. Michael Walker, Business and Economy Speaker, Economist, Journalist, Profile Image

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, Business and Economy Speaker, Thought Leader, Profile Image

Nicholas Webb

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

Ken Wong, Business Economy Speaker, Marketing, Profile Image

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...