Juno nominated songwriter of the year, Rob Laidlaw has been a professional musician, producer and composer for over 25 years. He has produced and toured with countless artists for many major Canadian and U.S. acts. Rob brings his industry experience to the judges panel and looks forward to helping with this initiative.
An inspirational conversation with Theo Fleury: NHL Stanley Cup Champion, Olympic Gold Medalist, World Cup Junior Champion, Expert in The Field Of Relational Trauma. Theo Fleury is perhaps best known for his time on the ice but off the rink, his life was full of pain and trauma. Today, Theo is an inspiration to many. His best-selling books, Playing with Fire and Conversations with a Rattlesnake, encourage open sharing and provide practical tools that people seeking help can personally use. Theo has been awarded the Canadian Humanitarian Award and the Queen’s Jubilee Medallion. He is a Siksika Nation Honorary Chief and recipient of the Aboriginal Inspire Award
She is a well-known entrepreneur with a track record of architecting and mobilizing networks and organizations. Victoria has propelled Canada onto the global stage as an ‘Innovation Nation’ and is the first Canadian to receive the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion at Buckingham Palace on recommendation of the British Prime Minister. She is having an enduring impact and making a difference in Canada as the founder of Startup Canada, Women Entrepreneurs Canada, THRIVE Media, the Hope Fund and the Startup Nations (Globally)