Speakers 2012

C2 Montréal unites global trailblazers, business innovators, entrepreneurial icons, social game changers and a host of other engaging thought provocateurs at the top of their creative game. In taking the C2 stage, these world-renowned speakers representing a diverse array of industries have a common goal: to inspire creative solutions for commercial problems.

We’re not done yet. Even more exciting speakers are on tap to be announced in coming weeks, so keep your antennae tuned.
Francis Ford Coppola

Filmmaker, Storyteller and Businessman

Marc Chapman

Managing Partner, IBM Global Business Services (GBS)

Patrick Pichette

CFO, Google

Ian Schrager

Entrepreneur and CEO, Ian Schrager Company

Michael Eisner

Former CEO, Walt Disney Group

Lotfi EL-Ghandouri

Founder, Creative Society and The Hub Madrid

Daniel Lamarre

President and CEO, Cirque du Soleil

Winy Maas

Co-Founder and Principal Architect, MVRDV

Arianna Huffington

Editor-in-chief, AOL Huffington Post Media Group

Robert Wong

Executive Creative Director, Google Creative Lab

Robert Safian

Editor, Fast Company

Dr. Rex Jung

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, University of New Mexico

Carl Bass

CEO, Autodesk

Sakchin Bessette

Founder & Creative Director, Moment Factory

Bertrand Cesvet

Chairman, Sid Lee

Jennifer Yuh Nelson

Director, DreamWorks Animation

Jonah Lehrer

Contributing Editor, Wired Magazine

Deborah Dugan and the Sid Lee Boot Campers