A Silicon Valley icon rides the second wave of C2 2020 speakers

C2 Editorial Team
A Silicon Valley icon rides the second wave of C2 2020 speakers
What happens when a social media pioneer, a heavy-hitting finance whiz, an award-winning South African comedian, a global talent power player, a self-reliant neighbourhood designer and a rapidly rising filmmaker get together for three days of inspiration and collaboration in one of the most creativity-driven cities on the planet? C2 Montréal 2020, that’s what.

Joining already announced literary titan Margaret Atwood, NFL offensive lineman and medical doctor Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, head of the Facebook App Fidji Simo and more, we’re pleased to introduce this dynamic second wave of C2 2020 speakers:


Jack Dorsey

CEO and Co-Founder, Twitter & CEO, Chairman and Co-Founder, Square

The numbers speak for themselves: there are approximately 330 million monthly active Twitter users, and they send roughly 500 million tweets each day. Square, for its part, is used by more than 30 million businesses to track sales and facilitate credit card payments.

Patrick Pichette

(in conversation with Jack Dorsey)

General Partner, Inovia Capital and Twitter Board Member

Patrick has been at the top levels of companies like Google, McKinsey and Bell Canada — helping solve for growth. He’s now helping founders build powerhouse global brands.

Kagiso Lediga


The South African comedian, actor, writer and film director has taken it upon himself to try to make his troubled nation laugh, creating pioneering comedic TV series like the two-time International Emmy-nominated Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola.

Lynsey Eaton

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Estate Five Media, LLC

In just two years, boutique talent agency Estate Five has gone from startup to a global power player representing over 50 diverse creators including Instagram stars Diet Prada, Alyssa Coscarelli and Ashley Stark Kenner.

James Ehrlich

Founder, ReGen Villages Holding & EIR, Stanford University School of Medicine & Faculty, Singularity University & Senior Fellow, NASA Ames Research Center

Around the world, ReGen Villages Holding builds sustainable, self-reliant neighbourhood ecosystems that power and feed themselves.

Martin Villeneuve


Martin has collaborated with Cirque du Soleil on shows such as Zumanity, and Corteo, directed episodes of the television series Real Detective for Netflix, and been nominated for several awards for his own feature films.

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You’ll want to tweet all about it!

Don’t miss your chance to catch Jack Dorsey et al in action at C2 Montréal, May 27-29, 2020.



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