Peter Katz, a Juno Award- and Canadian Screen Award-nominated singer-songwriter, has been hailed as “a thunderbolt for the soul” by many of his fans and speaking clients. Fluently bilingual in English and French, he is a master at creating experiential environments that inspire connection and foster a shared vision where one may have not existed before. His “conversational choreographies” are designed with the purpose of encouraging employees to harness a renewed energy to the importance of their work that ties more deeply to their own values. He frames much of his keynotes around his devotion to service, using it as a springboard to convey an underlying message that trusting in process will lead to amazing outcomes.
Katz has cultivated a unique perspective on what it means to be truly connected to your work and clients over his 15-year career touring and speaking globally. He has crafted stories and strategies that are rising above the noise and truly helping leaders and employees at every level create new opportunities for connection and elevation.
A four-time TEDx fellow, Katz has delivered highly customized “keynote concerts” to numerous companies and organizations across various industries, including Bell, Johnson & Johnson, Xerox, Royal Lepage, American Express, Sick Kids Hospital, Sun Life, Mars, Trillium Health, and Royal Bank. His in-person events have been praised as “transformational,” and he is recognized as a pioneer in creating highly engaging virtual experiences. Katz has performed for over 150,000 people virtually from his state-of-the-art broadcast studio, including being invited to address the House of Commons of Canada.
As an acclaimed musician, Katz is beloved in his home country of Canada and has inspired many with his songs. CBC radio host Tom Power has praised his music as “one of the most heartfelt, beautiful, and vulnerable records of the year, an astonishing record.” Katz’s music has been streamed over 30 million times, and his music videos have over 26 million views on YouTube, with his cover of Beyonce’s “Halo” garnering over 20 million views alone. His music is regularly featured in films and on television, including CBC Television’s 2016 Rio Olympics/Paralympics coverage.