Chief Platform Officer at Canada's Smartest Company: Shopify.
Harley’s charm, wit and youthful entrepreneurial spirit brings a great energy to conferences and events across the country. His personal philosophy is about ‘the hustle’. Go hard, go fast, build the best and execute.
Host of CBC News Now
Ian Hanomansing brings a wealth of experience to his role as anchor of CBC News Network’s primetime coverage. Hanomansing’s roles have included that of reporter and occasional host with The National and the former host of CBC News Vancouver at Six, a one-hour newscast with a mix of local, national and international news. He also hosted Pacific Prime, CBC’s daily coverage of the Beijing Olympics and Canada Now, the half-hour national news show.
Man in Motion & Spinal Cord Research Advocate
Internationally revered and respected Rick Hansen showed the world that there is no obstacle that cannot be overcome.
Peter Hanson, MD
Renowned MD and author of The Joy of Stress
The Joy of Stress, which has been re-written, has sold over 1,000,000 copies worldwide. Dr. Hanson has done keynote speeches to hundreds of live audiences, from Fortune 500 corporations to business associations, as well as the general public. In promoting his books around the world, he has appeared on hundreds of live television shows in Europe, the US, Canada, and Australia, and New Zealand.
Kidnap Survivor, Bestselling Author and Humanitarian.
As Founder and Executive Director of The Global Enrichment Foundation (GEF), Amanda Lindhout has gained international acclaim for her work supporting development and aid in Somalia – the country where she once spent 460 days as a hostage. Her award-winning humanitarian work has provided aid and education to over 300,000 people living in the war-torn country. Amanda’s story of survival in the face of lost hope illustrates the remarkable strength of the human spirit.
Bruce Poon Tip
Founder and Owner of G Adventures & Bestselling Author
Bruce Poon Tip is the founder of G Adventures, the most successful travel adventure company in the world. He once turned down a $100 million offer to buy his business, so that he could continue to grow the company based on its core values: showing how community, culture & karma matter in business, and in engaging customers and your team. His book Looptail – how one company changed the world by reinventing business – became an international bestseller in the first week of its release.