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MCs & Entertainers Speakers


When you book an MC or an entertaining speaker with us, you get someone who is well-known, sure. But what you also get—on top of a big draw, a recognizable face, and a load of buzz—is someone with a very real, very human, story to tell.


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Rick Mercer

Host of The Rick Mercer Report for 15 years | Author of Talking to Canadians and Rick Mercer Final Report

Rick Mercer chronicles, satirizes, and ultimately celebrates all that is great and irreverent about this country. A #1 bestselling author, Governor General’s Award-winner for  Lifetime Artistic Achievement, and “Canada’s Unofficial Opposition,” Mercer is a political satirist who knows exactly what matters to regular Canadians and what makes them laugh.  
Misha Glouberman

Negotiations Expert | Co-Author of The Chairs Are Where the People Go

As a negotiations expert who puts together participatory events, Misha Glouberman knows a thing or two about bringing people together. A gifted host and moderator, he has translated his skills into the age of virtual events, designing programs that foster engagement and connection among audiences despite the physical distance. His hands-on style, combined with a truly transformative presence, make every event Glouberman leads feel completely immersive.
Stephanie Mehta

CEO of Mansueto Ventures | Former Editor-in-Chief of Fast Company

 What makes the world’s most creative people—and companies—tick? The most qualified person to answer the question is Stephanie Mehta. As Editor-in-Chief of Fast Company—the influential magazine championing creativity, innovation, and thriving workplace cultures for a new generation of business— Mehta is the rare editor who talks to pure creatives and corporate leaders in equal measure. She draws on her decades in business journalism to show us how to inject imaginative thinking, entrepreneurial zeal, and unbridled innovation into everything we do.
James Ellroy

Acclaimed Author of The Black Dahlia, L.A. Confidential, American Tabloid, Perfidia, and This Storm

Self-described as the “Demon Dog” of American literature, James Ellroy is best known as the mind behind such legendary books as L.A. Confidential, The Black Dahlia, American Tabloid, and Perfidia. An unmatched raconteur, Ellroy’s talks explore his vision of California noir—in presentations that are bold, reflective, and hilarious. 
Negin Farsad

Social Justice Comedian, Director of The Muslims Are Coming!

Negin Farsad is at the forefront of social justice comedy—a field that she insists totally exists (or should). A TED Senior Fellow and author of How to Make White People Laugh, Farsad is one of few Iranian-American Muslim female filmmakers to use humor—ridiculous humor—to bridge the racial, religious, social, and immigrant gap. The Wall Street Journal calls her work “smart, funny, and fascinating.”
Anthony Wilson-Smith

CEO of Historica Canada | Former Editor-in-Chief at MacLean's

Not only is Anthony Wilson-Smith the President and Chief Executive Officer of Historica Canada—known for their iconic Heritage Minutes—he also has a storied, award-winning career in journalism that’s led him to report in more than 35 countries. Much of his career as a journalist was spent with Maclean’s, including serving as Editor-in Chief.