Speakers 2018

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.

Speaker snoop dogg
Snoop Dogg

International entertainment icon, Co-Founder of MERRY JANE, and Chairman of Leafs By Snoop

Speaker, Foteini Agrafioti
Dr. Foteini Agrafioti

Chief Science Officer, RBC, Head, Borealis AI

Interviewer, Noelle Acheson
Noelle Acheson

Editorial Producer, CoinDesk

Speaker dan ariely
Dan Ariely

Co-Founder and Chief Behavioural Scientist, BEworks

Speaker, Sakchin Bessette
Sakchin Bessette

Co-Founder and Executive Creative Director, Moment Factory

Speaker Alex Bodman
Alex Bodman

Global Creative Director, Spotify

Speaker, Diane Brady
Diane Brady

Journalist, author and media executive

Speaker Ted Chung
Ted Chung

Founder, Stampede Management & Cashmere Agency; Co-Founder and CEO, MERRY JANE; Strategic Advisor for Content Strategy, Canopy Growth

Speaker, Louis-Yves Cloutier
Louis-Yves Cloutier

President and Co-Founder, 360.Agency

Speaker Frank Cooper III
Frank Cooper III

Senior Managing Director and Global CMO, BlackRock

Speaker jim coulter
Jim Coulter

Co-CEO and Founding Partner, TPG

Speaker, Jean-Martin Fortier
Jean-Martin Fortier

Farmer, educator and author

speaker Ping Fu
Ping Fu

Executive Chairman, GelSight

Speaker Erik Gatenholm
Erik Gatenholm

Co-Founder and CEO, CELLINK

Speaker, Alan Gertner
Alan Gertner

Co-Founder, Tokyo Smoke & CEO, Hiku Brands

Speaker, Suzanne Gibbs Howard
Suzanne Gibbs Howard

Partner, IDEO; Founder and Dean, IDEO U

Speaker, Kelsey Halling
Kelsey Halling

Director of Sales, Thread

Speaker, Kyle J.J. Kemper
Kyle J.J. Kemper

Technologist, Strategist, Executive Director, Blockchain Association of Canada

Speaker David Jones
David Jones

Publications Manager, John Deere

Speaker Tunde Kehinde
Tunde Kehinde

Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Lidya

Speaker, Justin Kingsley
Justin Kingsley

Creative strategist and writer

Speaker Tom Klein
Tom Klein

Chief Marketing Officer, MailChimp

Speaker Tim Kobe
Tim Kobe

Founder and CEO, Eight Inc.

Speaker, Dominique Leclerc
Dominique Leclerc

Playwright, director and actor, Post Humains

Speaker, Eamon Leonard
Eamon Leonard

VP Marketing, Leadweb & VP Marketing, Timechain

Speaker Dr. Carl Marci
Dr. Carl Marci

Chief Neuroscientist, Nielsen

Speaker, Philippe Meunier
Philippe Meunier

Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder, Sid Lee

Speaker, Marie-Joëlle Parent
Marie-Joëlle Parent

Executive Producer, Journalist and Author

Speaker Dr. Noah Raford
Dr. Noah Raford

Chief Operating Officer, Futurist-in-Chief, Dubai Future Foundation

Speaker guto requena
Guto Requena

Founder and Creative Director, Estudio Guto Requena

Speaker, Andrew Revkin
Andrew Revkin

Strategic Advisor for Environmental and Science Journalism, National Geographic Society

Speaker, Siim Sikkut
Siim Sikkut

Government Chief Information Officer, Estonia

Speaker, John Stackhouse
John Stackhouse

Senior Vice-President, Office of the CEO, RBC

Speaker, Sean Stanleigh
Sean Stanleigh

‎Managing Editor, Globe Content Studio at The Globe and Mail

Dr. Robert Sutor
Dr. Robert Sutor

VP, IBM Q Strategy and Ecosystem, IBM Research

Speaker, Dawn Taketa Riordan
Dawn Taketa Riordan

Product Marketing Director,

Speaker, Iliana Oris Valiente
Iliana Oris Valiente

Managing Director and Global Blockchain Innovation Lead, Accenture & Founder, ColliderX

Speaker, Austin Wang
Austin Wang

Student and researcher