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, a rapidly rising filmmaker and a renowned European comics artist 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 Google hardware design Ivy Ross and more, we’re pleased to introduce this dynamic second wave of C2 2020 speakers:
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.
(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.
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.
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.
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 has collaborated with Cirque du Soleil on shows such as Zumanity, KÀ and Corteo, directed episodes of the television series Real Detective for Netflix, and been nominated for several awards for his own feature films.
(in conversation with Martin Villeneuve)
The internationally renowned Belgian comics artist and scenographer has created genre-defining comics albums, designed metro stations in Paris and Brussels, collaborated on the conception of several films and much, much more.
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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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