Innovation and Creativity Speakers

Sometimes we need a little prompt to uncover new and innovative ways of thinking and acting. Unexpected ideas and novel tools can re-energize a workplace, increase productivity, and catapult your team towards success. Our experts will help you dig deep and step outside the routines!

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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Ann Douglas

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 publ...

Jon Duschinsky, French, Change Speaker, Fundraiser, Profile Image

Jon Duschinsky

At the age of 21, Jon Duschinsky co-founded the Cascaid agency in the UK. He later became head of fundraising for France's largest AIDS o...

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 eve...

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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...

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...

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...

Cameron Hughes, Canadian Professional Sports Entertainer, Sports Speaker, Profile Image

Cameron Hughes

In 1994, Cameron Hughes got up out of his seat at an Ottawa Senators game and spontaneously pumped up the fans into an inspired frenzy. W...

Paul Huschilt, Entertainment and Comedy Speaker, Storyteller, Profile Image

Paul Huschilt

A Professional Speaker and an Actor and a Satirizer rolled into an unusual ball of corporate messaging and humour. With Paul you can expe...

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...

Darrell Keezer

He’s humorous, but doesn’t fancy himself a comic. He’s a tech expert, but won’t stand before you speaking in code. Darrell’s a ...

Cathal Kelly

Cathal Kelly is a sports columnist for The Globe and Mail. Cathal won the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour in 2019 for his chil...

Michael Kerr, Communication Speaker, Business Speaker, Profile Image

Michael Kerr

Michael Kerr is an international business speaker, humorist, trainer, author and one of North America's leading authorities on creating h...

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 li...

Dr. Gillian Mandich

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

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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 co...

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...

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...

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 we earn our l...

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...

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 fac...

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...

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 te...

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 s...

Kimberley Seldon, Entrepreneurship Speaker, Broadcast Personality, Profile Image

Kimberley Seldon

Kimberley Seldon is a vibrant presence in the world of design, enjoying an international reputation as a designer, journalist, keynote sp...

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 expe...

Randy Taylor, Communication Speaker, Human Potential, Profile Image

Randy Taylor

Randy Taylor exemplifies what is possible. His story is remarkable. His ability to make others believe in their own potential is his sign...

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...

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 readers...

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 works ...

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...