Vancouver October 26, 2017


Below you'll find the biographies for each of our speakers, along with what you'll learn at their talk. You can find out when each speaker takes the stage on our agenda page.

Vice President Joe Biden

47th Vice President of the United States


Amanda Lang

Anchor, Bloomberg TV Canada and Bestselling Author

Innovation & Change
What You Will Learn
  • How to become more creative, more innovative and more effective as a leader.
  • Why learning to tolerate, and then embrace discomfort is the foundation for change and an important tool for success.
  • How great leaders bake in a culture of innovation, while others fail at it.
  • Why innovation is the solution to the enormous challenge that Canada faces in its productivity gap.

Welby Altidor

Executive Creative Director formerly with Cirque du Soleil and Author

Creativity & Collaboration
What You Will Learn
  • How to foster a more collaborative corporate culture.
  • Why we should seek feedback early - essentially scheduling failure - to improve.
  • How to make a more profound impact and inspire and motivate others to do the same.
  • Why we have to give everyone a voice, and collaborate to access an idea's full potential.

Dr. Tasha Eurich

New York Times Bestselling Author, Organizational Psychologist and Researcher

Self-Awareness & Performance
What You Will Learn
  • Why we don't know ourselves as well as we think, and more importantly, what to do about it.
  • The surprising myths and unseen obstacles to self-awareness.
  • Battle tested tools to improve your work performance, leadership skills, and interpersonal relationships.
  • Why self-awareness is the meta-skill of the 21st century.

Vince Molinaro

New York Times Bestselling Author and Leadership Expert

Engagement & Accountability
What You Will Learn

  • How to be a more deliberate and purposeful leader.
  • How to learn to tackle the hard work that is holding you back.
  • How to build a strong leadership culture in your company.

You can find a complete list of our past speakers on our main site.