Announcing digital marketing pioneer GaryVee in latest wave of top-tier speakers

C2 Editorial Team
Announcing digital marketing pioneer GaryVee in latest wave of top-tier speakers

A marketing master, renowned design strategist, boutique hotel pioneer, Vimeo CEO, award-winning journalist, health and wellness expert, AI ethicist and more comprise the latest exciting wave of esteemed speakers who will share their unique insights and expertise at C2 Montréal 2020, May 27-29.

This inspiring new group of top thinkers and doers joins already announced literary legend Margaret Atwood, entrepreneurial titan Mark Cuban, Twitter trailblazer Jack Dorsey, head of the Facebook App Fidji Simo, Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman  and medical doctor Laurent Duvernay-Tardif and many more.

Without further ado, it’s our great pleasure to announce the following new additions to the C2 2020 speaker lineup:


Gary Vaynerchuk | Speaker at the C2 Montréal 2020 business conference

Gary Vaynerchuk

Entrepreneur, Chairman, VaynerX & CEO, VaynerMedia

Serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist and five-time New York Times best-selling author Gary Vaynerchuk, a.k.a. GaryVee, is a digital marketing pioneer who helps businesses find and leverage their strengths. Energized and engaging in equal measure, Gary upends marketing conventions with his bold, no-holds-barred approach, outside-thinker’s vision and social media mastery, inspiring millions along the way. He is the Chairman of communications parent company VaynerX, CEO and Co-Founder of VaynerMedia (a full-service digital agency serving Fortune 500 clients), and an early investor in companies such as Twitter, Tumblr, Venmo and Uber.


Anjali Sud | Speaker at the C2 Montréal 2020 business conference

Anjali Sud

CEO, Vimeo

Anjali leads a global team of over 600 individuals dedicated to empowering creators and businesses with the tools to tell their stories. Anjali has been named to Fortune‘s “40 under 40,” Adweek‘s “Power List” and The Hollywood Reporter‘s “Next Gen Under 35.”


Christiane Germain | Speaker at the C2 Montréal 2020 business conference

Christiane Germain

Co-Founder and Co-President, Germain Hôtels

Christiane Germain oversees operations and marketing for Germain Hôtels, which currently operates 18 establishments in seven Canadian provinces. Dynamic, tenacious and intuitive, her entrepreneurial talents have been honoured numerous times by Canada’s business and tourism communities.


Alain Sylvain | Speaker at the C2 Montréal 2020 business conference

Alain Sylvain

Founder and CEO, Sylvain Labs

Design strategist Alain Sylvain helps A-list companies such as Google, American Express, Airbnb, Spotify, Samsung and BlackRock identify and optimize the potential of their business, products and brands through science and whimsy.


Andrea Kremer | Interviewer at the C2 Montréal 2020 business conference

Andrea Kremer

Award-winning journalist

Sports journalist Andrea Kremer is one of the most accomplished and respected voices in the industry today. Currently, she serves as Chief Correspondent for the NFL Network, correspondent for HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel and co-host of We Need to Talk, the first-ever all-female nationally televised sports show on CBS. She will be interviewing the NFL Offensive Lineman, Graduate in Medicine Laurent Duvernay-Tardif.


Andy Puddicombe | Speaker at the C2 Montréal 2020 business conference

Andy Puddicombe

Co-Founder, Headspace

Andy Puddicombe is on a mission to improve health and happiness around the world through meditation using the Headspace app, which currently reaches a worldwide community of nearly 60 million members in 190 countries.


Sandra Wachter | Speaker at the C2 Montréal 2020 business conference

Prof. Sandra Wachter

Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford

Prof. Sandra Wachter specializes in technology and data protection law as well as human rights online and medical law. Her current research focuses on the legal and ethical implications of AI, big data and robotics as well as profiling, algorithmic bias and fairness, governmental surveillance and predictive policing.


David Carroll

Associate Professor of Media Design, Parsons School of Design, The New School

David Carroll is known for legally challenging Cambridge Analytica and related companies in the U.K. courts in order to recapture his 2016 voter profile using European data protection law, and was featured in the Netflix documentary The Great Hack (2019).


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