Business Management and Organization Speakers

Our business management gurus help make complex business issues clear.  Whether it’s managing through uncertain times, teamwork, diversity or healthy workplaces, our diverse roster of speakers know what it takes to lead, succeed, and bring a strong vision to dynamic organizations.

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

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 Management...

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 Leade...

Lisa Bentley, Professional Speaker, Ironman Triathlete

Lisa Bentley

Lisa raced for 20 years as a professional triathlete. In the course of her career, she has won 11 IRONMAN races, 11 IRONMAN 70.3 races (1...

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 curren...

Michael Bungay Stanier, Business and Leadership Speaker

Michael Bungay Stanier

Michael and his company Box of Crayons have worked with organizations around the world to help them do more of the stuff that matters…a...

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 hi...

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 h...

Scott Campbell, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Employee Engagement, Profile Image

Scott Campbell

Scott Campbell is a highly successful speaker, consultant, and author. Over the last twenty years, he has consulted with and coached lead...

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

Jim Carroll

Jim Carroll is acknowledged as one of the world's leading global futurists, trends and innovation experts with a massive global blue chip...

David Chilton

David Chilton

David Chilton, the author of Canada's all-time bestselling book, The Wealthy Barber has now released his second book The Wealthy Barber R...

Scott Christopher, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Profile Image

Scott Christopher

Scott Christopher is co-author of the best-selling The Levity Effect: Why It Pays to Lighten Up, the upcoming People People: How To Thriv...

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! Wi...

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 Cro...

Tom Deans, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Succession Planning, Profile Image

Tom Deans

Combining humor with his experience as president of a family-owned multinational corporation, Tom Deans' best-selling book, Every Family'...

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Dr. Mark DeVolder

Mark DeVolder is an award-winning consultant, author and highly sought after international speaker. Dr. DeVolder has engaged and delighte...

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 Univ...

Ken Dychtwald, Futurist, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Profile Image

Ken Dychtwald

Over the past 40 years, Dr. Ken Dychtwald has emerged as North America’s foremost visionary and original thinker regarding the lifestyl...

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Mike Evans

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

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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 spe...

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 tech...

Ron Foxcroft, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Fox 40 Whistle, Profile Image

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 York ...

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 go...

Hamlin Grange, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Diversity, Profile Image

Hamlin Grange

Hamlin Grange is a prime example of the Canadian Immigrant Story. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, he immigrated to Canada at the age of 10 and...

Risha Grant, Diversity, Inclusion speaker, virtual keynote speaker

Risha Grant

Motivated by her passion to correct societal isms like racism, sexism, classism and plain old stupidism, it is Risha's personal mission t...

Dr. David Greenberg, Physician and Healthcare Expert, Business Management Speaker, Profile Image

Dr. David Greenberg

Dr. David Greenberg is currently on staff at St. Joseph's Health Centre where he plays a leadership role in the areas of Family medicine,...

Jamie Gruman, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Positive Organizational Psychology, Profile Image

Jamie Gruman

Jamie Gruman earned his Ph.D. in the Applied Social Psychology Program at the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada, where he speciali...

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 develop...

Merge Gupta Sunderji, Leadership Speaker, Author, Profile Image

Merge Gupta Sunderji

A professional speaker, author and radio commentator, Merge Gupta-Sunderji gives people specific and practical tools to achieve leadershi...

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, innova...

Catherine Kaputa, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Profile image

Catherine Kaputa

From Madison Avenue, to Corporate America, to the halls of academia, Catherine Kaputa has perfected her ability to market products, place...

Doug Keeley, Business and Economy Speaker, Leadership Expert, Profile Image

Doug Keeley

Doug Keeley is a globally recognized communicator and trainer; a master storyteller, musician, and self-professed “leadership junkie”...

Darrell Kopke, Business and Organizaation Speaker, Lululemon Athletica, Profile Image

Darrell Kopke

Darrell Kopke is a member of the group of founders of lululemon athletica. From 2001, until the sale of the company to a private equity i...

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 als...

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 leadership, ...

Josh Linkner, tech entrepreneur, author, professional speaker

Josh Linkner

Josh Linkner – who started his career as a jazz guitarist – personifies innovation, entrepreneurship, and breakthrough disruption. He...

Douglas Lipp, Business and Economy Speaker, Leadership and Customer Service Expert, Profile Image

Doug Lipp

What is the magic of Disney? Join Doug Lipp as he takes you on an entertaining and insightful journey, "behind the scenes," to discover b...

Duncan Macpherson, Business and Economy Speaker, Pareto Systems, Profile Image

Duncan MacPherson

Duncan is the CEO of Pareto Systems, an industry leading business development firm dedicated to the elite professionals and companies wit...

Tim Magwood, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Profile Image

Tim Magwood

Tim is a creative, collaborative and passionate leader. A colleague describes him as a "lightning rod in driving positive change." Tim ha...

Dr. Gillian Mandich

Virtual Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gillian Mandich has a PhD from Western University in Health Science, specializing in Health Promotion. Her p...

Dr. Grant McCracken

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

David Meier, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Profile Image

David Meier

David Meier is an internationally recognized authority on Lean Manufacturing and The Toyota Production System (TPS). David is the co-auth...

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 operations...

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 marke...

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 Key...

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 te...

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 Fo...

Toni Newman, French Speaker, Business, Entrepreneur, Innovator, Profile Image

Toni Newman

Toni Newman is a professional innovation catalyst - a talented communicator dedicated to helping people create more opportunities for suc...

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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 o...

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Mario Pilozzi

Get an insider’s perspective on one of Canada’s most successful business transformations, Wal-Mart Canada. Who better to provide this...

Dan Pontefract, Leadership Speaker Headshot

Dan Pontefract

Dan is the best-selling author of three books: OPEN TO THINK: Slow Down, Think Creatively, and Make Better Decisions (2018), THE PURPOSE ...

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 time. Richard...

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, traditional...

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 in...

Robin Sharma, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Leadership, Profile Image

Robin Sharma

In this rapidly changing, information-crazed age, the currency of success is people --effective, innovative and vital people. Expectation...

Sami-Jo Small, Sports, Hockey, Olympics Motivational Speaker

Sami Jo Small

Sami Jo Small grew up on the outdoor hockey rinks of Winnipeg, MB. Her passion for the game was honed in the boys' minor hockey system. A...

Kathleen Taylor, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Global Executive, Profile Image

Kathleen Taylor

As a global executive, Kathleen Taylor attributes her business success to an unyielding customer focus, strong core values, constant inno...

Mark Thompson, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Senior Marketing Executive, Profile Image

Mark Thompson

Based on the business classic "Built to Last" that sold over one million copies, Thompson reveals the tools of the world's most successfu...

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 20...

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 t...

Masai Ujiri, Professional Sports Speaker, Virtual Motivational Speaker, Toronto Raptors President

Masai Ujiri

Masai Ujiri is in his seventh season as President of the Toronto Raptors, leading the team to the most successful period in franchise his...

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 p...

Chantal Vallée, sports speaker, head coach Windsor Lancers Women's Basketball, Profile Image

Chantal Vallee

Chantal Vallée is the Head Coach of the University of two-time Canadian University Champion Windsor Lancers Women's Basketball. She h...

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 in ...

Suzy Welch, Leadership Speaker, Business Journalist, Profile Image

Suzy Welch

Suzy Welch is an author, commentator, and business journalist. The weekly column, The Welch Way, she writes with her husband, Jack Welch,...

Andrew Winston, Environmental Speaker, Profile Image

Andrew Winston

Andrew Winston strategizes with leading companies on using environmental thinking to drive growth. He has consulted with start-ups and Fo...

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 b...

Samra Zafar, Virtual Keynote Speaker, Diversity and Inclusion Speaker, Mental Health Speaker

Samra Zafar

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