Change Speakers

This world is far from static, and the ever-shifting business landscape can be complex. Our change experts are here to help you navigate through times of transition. Small businesses, national associations, and large corporations all face times of uncertainty. Often an outsider's perspective and support is exactly what is needed to bring clarity and direction as your organization moves forward.

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Jeff Adams, Sports Speaker, Olympian, Paralympian, Profile Image

Jeff Adams

This six-time Paralympian and six-time World Champion in wheelchair racing is living proof that focus, determination, and spirit are...

Jann Arden, Renowned Canadian Musician and Virtual Keynote Speaker

Jann Arden

Jann Arden can bring a hall full of people to tears through song, only to have them, moments later, rolling in the aisles from her...

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Sally Armstrong

Sally Armstrong has the gift of touching the emotions of her audience through her stories based on her travel to many remote parts of...

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...

Dov Baron, Motivational Speaker

Dov Baron

Dov Baron has been speaking internationally for over 30 years, he’s the man with a finger on the pulse of the evolving world of NextGen...

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...

Carole Bertuzzi Luciani, Change Speaker, Moodivator, Profile Image

Carole Bertuzzi Luciani

Carole Bertuzzi Luciani is a dynamic speaker with a unique style guaranteed to keep audiences engaged, enthused and energized. Luciani...

Eric Boles, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Leadership, Profile Image

Eric Boles

Eric Boles is the president of a training and development company dedicated to maximizing the human asset. Through assessment,...

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

Roberta Bondar

Dr. Roberta Bondar is a much sought-after speaker who makes exciting connections between how our brains adapt in space and how we can...

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...

Shaunna Burke, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Summit Mt. Everest, Profile Image

Shaunna Burke

Shaunna's passion for the mountains has led her to become the second Canadian woman in history to summit Mount Everest. This success on...

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...

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...

Bill Carr, Inspirational and Motivational Speaker, Profile Image

Bill Carr

Bill Carr is an actor, award winning satirist, writer, speaker and coach. For over twenty-­‐five years, Bill has been making people...

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...

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...

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...

Stress and Resiliency Virtual Speaker Paula Davis

Paula Davis

Paula Davis JD, MAPP, is the Founder and CEO of the Stress & Resilience Institute, a training and consulting firm that partners with...

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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...

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...

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...

Linda Edgecombe, Change Speaker, CSP, Hall of Fame, Profile Image

Linda Edgecombe

"My Promise is simple: to deliver programs that Create Powerful Shifts, Inspired, Energized and Accountable Professionals who show up...

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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,...

Tom Flick, Leadership and Change Speaker, Former NFL, Profile Image

Tom Flick

A dynamic and highly sought-after speaker, leadership expert Tom Flick has delivered over 3,000 presentations to a "who's-who" list of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Heather Greenwood Davis

Heather Greenwood Davis is a lawyer turned multiple award-winning journalist, travel columnist, freelance feature writer and blogger....

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...

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...

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...

Sharon Hampson, Change Speaker, Healthcare, Profile Image

Sharon Hampson

Sharon Hampson is a Member of the Order of Canada, and the recipient of many awards, including the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award, the...

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,...

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Sean Hayes

Dr. Hayes is a Clinical Psychologist with 25+ years of experience consulting nationally and globally with executives, management, and...

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...

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...

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

Kevin Knebl

Kevin Knebl is recognized as a LinkedIn expert and has trained hundreds of organizations and tens of thousands of individuals on the...

Stuart Knight, Change Speaker, The Art of Powerful Conversation, Profile Image

Stuart Knight

Stuart Knight is an award winning entrepreneur, critically acclaimed author, and hit producer. He has written, produced and starred in...

Scott Kress, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Leadership, Profile Image

Scott Kress

Scott Kress is a masterful storyteller, a leadership trainer, an Executive MBA Professor, an author and a life-long mountaineer. He is...

Dr. Janet Lapp, French Speaker, Change Speaker, Profile Image

Dr. Janet Lapp

Over 2,000 audiences around the world from Russia to Argentina to Hong Kong- clients such as IBM, AT&T, Allstate, New York Life,...

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...

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...

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...

Mike Lipkin, Change Speaker, Motivator, Profile Image

Mike Lipkin

Mike Lipkin is a Toronto-based speaker, author, motivator and persuasion coach who has worked in twenty-two countries with over...

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...

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...

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...

Dr. Gillian Mandich

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

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Alexander Manu

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

Ross McBride, Change Speaker, Communication, Profile Image

Ross McBride

Mr. McBride is the founder and president of a Canadian-based management consulting group. Eighteen years ago, Mr. McBride started The...

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...

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...

Marc Andre Morel, Leadership Speaker, Bilingual, Profile Image

Marc Andre Morel

We are destined to succeed. Life and Nature has prepared us for success! Get the most from your employees and your teams' potential by...

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...

Julia Moulden, Change Speaker, New Radicals, Profile Image

Julia Moulden

A powerful new idea is sweeping North America: that "doing good" can mean more than volunteering and philanthropy. That how...

Heather Moyse, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Olympic Gold Medalist, Profile Image

Heather Moyse

Heather Moyse left a wake of push-start records on tracks all over the world on her way to winning Canada's first ever Women's...

Cary Mullen, Olympic Spirit Speaker, Olympic and World Champion Skier, Profile Image

Cary Mullen

Cary Mullen, Olympian and World Cup Champion currently holds the World Downhill Speed Record for skiing 97 MPH (151 KMH) down the...

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...

Brian Orser, Sports Speaker, Figure Skater, Profile Image

Brian Orser

In addition to winning silver medals at the 1984 and 1988 Winter Olympics, Brain Orser is an eight time Canadian Figure Skating...

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...

Dr. David Posen, Health Wellness, Stress and Lifestyle Management Speaker, Profile Image

Dr. David Posen

Dr. David Posen graduated from the University of Toronto Medical School in 1967. He was involved in a research project in San...

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...

Tim Richardson, Change Speaker, Motivational Business Speaker, Profile Image

Tim Richardson

For 23 years, Tim Richardson has been President of Total Development Resources, Inc. and has been a full time presenter, trainer, and...

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,...

Joe Roberts, Change Speaker, The Skid Row CEO, Profile Image

Joe Roberts

Joe Roberts is an inspirational example of overcoming adversity and managing change. In 1989 he was living under a bridge as a homeless...

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,...

David Pelletier and Jamie Sale, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Olympians, Profile Image

Jamie Sale

It was the story that rocked the 2002 Winter Olympics and directed the world's gaze to figure skating. Canadian champions Jamie Salé...

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...

Ben Saunders, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Profile Image

Ben Saunders

Ben Saunders is a record-breaking long-distance skier with four North Pole expeditions under his belt. He is the youngest person to ski...

Natasha Sharma, Change Speaker, TEDx Speaker, Profile Image

Dr. Natasha Sharma

Dr. Natasha Sharma is an Author, TEDx Speaker, Emotional Fitness Expert, and TV/Media Personality. She is also the author of The...

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....

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Susan Stewart

Susan Stewart is a comedian, author, and speaker who shares the art and practice of seeing the lighter side of life. Susan is the...

Scott Stratten, Technology Speaker, Social Media Influencer, Profile Image

Scott Stratten

Scott Stratten is an expert in Viral, Social, and Authentic Marketing which he calls Un-Marketing: positioning yourself as a trusted...

Mike Tennant, Change Speaker, Persuasion, Advertising, Profile Image

Mike Tennant

A veteran of print and radio writing, Mike Tennant is known to thousands of CBC Radio listeners for his work as Ad Columnist on Definitel...

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...

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...

Jeff Tobe, Change Speaker, Communication Speaker, Profile Image

Jeff Tobe

Certified Speaking Professional, Jeff Tobe's credentials are impressive. Insider Magazine dubbed him "The Guru of Creativity" and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mike Walsh

Mike Walsh advises some of the world's leading brands and corporations on what's coming next in their industry. Author of the best...

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...

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...

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...

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

Samra Zafar

Samra Zafar is an award-winning international speaker, bestselling author, consultant, educator, and entrepreneur who advocates for...