Speakers / Types: CEOs | Business Leaders
CEOs and Business Speakers
Business today can be both challenging and inspiring. Our CEOs and top business leaders draw on their years of real-world experience to help you strengthen your organization and surpass your competition.
“Dragon” on CBC’s Dragons’ Den | Tech Entrepreneur
The newest “dragon” to join CBC’s hit show Dragons’ Den, Lane Merrifield is one of Canada’s leading tech entrepreneurs. He is the founder of Club Penguin, the largest children’s online social network. At age 28, he sold it to Disney for $350 millio...
"Dragon", CBC's Dragons’ Den | Co-Founder & President, Clearbanc
Tech titan Michele Romanow is an engineer and a serial entrepreneur who started five companies before her 33rd birthday. A “Dragon” on CBC’s hit show Dragons’ Den, Romanow is the co-founder of Clearbanc, which will invest $1 billion in startups in 2019...
Founder of DAVIDsTEA and Mad Radish | Retail Visionary and Branding Expert
David Segal is an entrepreneur and retail thought-leader. He is best known for bringing radical innovation to a 5,000 year old product category with the launch of DAVIDsTEA, the company he co-founded in 2008. Segal takes audiences through the entrepreneurial j...
International Expert on Leveraging Business Trends and New Market Opportunities
Peter Sheahan is internationally known for his innovative business thinking and thought leadership. A highly successful entrepreneur, he is the founder and CEO of Karrikins Group, a multi-million-dollar consulting practice which attracts clients such as Apple,...
CEO and Founder, The 7 Virtues | Social Entrepreneur
Barb Stegemann first launched her perfume company, The 7 Virtues, in her garage, armed with only a dream to help war-ridden nations rebuild. Just eight years later, it is now an award-winning social enterprise — supporting suppliers in countries such as Afgh...
Tech Entrepreneur | Founder, OMX
Nicole Verkindt is passionate about leveraging the talents of entrepreneurs and innovation. Named “Canada’s Woman Entrepreneur of the Year” by StartUp Canada in 2017, Verkindt has a knack for finding industry gaps and building innovative plat...
W. Brett Wilson
CBC TV “Dragon Emeritus” | Celebrated Entrepreneur | Philanthropist
Brett Wilson is a celebrated Canadian entrepreneur, respected philanthropist, and the all-time leading deal maker on CBC’s hit TV show, Dragons’ Den. Within a penchant for investing in people rather than projects, Wilson is proof that it’s possible t...
Co-founder, Apple Computer | Chief Scientist, Fusion-io
Before laptops fit into briefcases, before iPads fit into purses, and before iPhones fit into back pockets, computers were as big as vending machines, and certainly not portable. In 1977, Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple (with Steve Jobs) changed all tha...