Juno Award-Winning Musician | Creativity Expert
David Usher is a creative tour de force. As the front man of the internationally acclaimed rock band Moist, and as a solo artist, David has sold more than 1.4 million albums, won countless awards—including five Junos—and performed at sold-out venues around the world. Believing that creativity and creative success is a learnable skill that anyone can master, his unique and dynamic presentations employ music and video to show audiences the steps they can take to stimulate the creative process at home and at work.
When David is not making music, he is equally passionate about his other life, as a Geek. David is the founding director of the Human Impact Lab at Concordia University. The Lab works at the intersection of Art Technology and Data engaging artists, designers and game developers to work on big data social impact issues such as climate change, artificial intelligence and the Second Machine Age.
David has a degree in political science from Simon Fraser University and his bestselling book on creativity and innovation, Let the Elephants Run: Unlock Your Creativity and Change Everything, is out now.