He has extensive International marketing experience developing customer acquisition and retention strategies for companies that include BlackBerry, Procter & Gamble, Amazon, Chapters and Points.com among many others. He has been a Board Member of the Internet Advertising Bureau of Canada, he sits on the Marketing Advisory Board of the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and in September 2010 he founded The Acquisition Agency, a digital marketing agency that specializes in customer acquisition.
A fully accredited specialist in orthopaedic physiotherapy, Laurie has been practising for more than 25 years. Her creative approaches to treatment have helped thousands of Canadians to decrease or alleviate their pain, and improve their functionality. A strong believer in teaching as a way of increasing one's own knowledge, Laurie has also been passionate about sharing the insights she has gained while treating patients. To this end, since 1987 she has developed and taught a wide variety of advanced continuing education courses for physiotherapists, kinesiologists, naturopaths, chiropractors, massage therapists and a broad range of other healthcare professionals worldwide. Laurie is also a gifted author and speaker whose regularly published columns, articles, newsletters, and other educational materials continue to inspire many people to focus on health, wellness and the pursuit of an active lifestyle in their day-to-day lives.
As a STOTT PILATES® Lead Instructor Trainer, Wayne has worked in the fitness industry for more than 15 years and is a recognized leader in his field. Based at the STOTT PILATES Corporate Training Center in Toronto, this high-energy Australian native is a featured performer in several award-winning workout videos and has traveled around the world to present workshops and teach the STOTT PILATES method. Wayne received his Bachelor of Occupational Therapy from the University of Queensland, Australia and holds a Masters of Science (Physiotherapy) from McMaster University, Canada. Wayne assists in the development and implementation of STOTT PILATES programs and workshops. He is certified to teach the STOTT PILATES Full Certification program and the STOTT PILATES Rehabilitation program and is sought-after internationally for private and professional instruction.
Sunjay was a founding Vice President of an e-learning company based in Toronto that has gone on to become a multimillion-dollar company. Prior to that position he worked as an engineer for a distribution company in New York. He served as a camp director for several years with a camp that focuses on developing leadership skills in students. He has also held positions with H&R Block and Bank of Montreal.
He started an international speaking business when he was 19; he wasn't even old enough to rent a car. This was particularly problematic when he would travel. As a speaker, Sunjay has travelled extensively and addressed in person well over 1,000,000 people around the world since 1995. In 2005, Sunjay became the youngest Canadian (and third youngest in the world) ever to earn his CSP (Certified Speaking Professional). The CSP is the highest internationally recognized designation that a speaker can aspire to achieve.
With his background, Sunjay offers a rare combination of both left and right brain activities to engage all audience members. Sunjay holds an undergraduate degree in Mathematical Engineering, a degree that after the first year of the program, 80% of the students failed out. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration. During his MBA, he took first prize in an international business case competition.
Always striving to achieve Sunjay has earned is Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, has run a full 26 mile (42km) marathon and has jumped out of a perfectly good plane (some call it skydiving). He has served as President of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers Toronto Chapter and President of his Engineering Discipline. He is a magician, a comedian, a professional actor, he can juggle and in university he was rated as one of the country's top debaters.
Sunjay is the author of The 10-80-10 Principle, The ABCs of Student Leadership, a contributing author for the book, Professionally Speaking. His new projects include learning to sing "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" in rounds … by himself.
Originally from Calgary and now living in Vancouver, Roman has been performing professionally for the past 25 years. He is one of only a handful of comedians to have performed at the prestigious Aspen's HBO Comedy Festival and Montreal's Just for Laughs Festival in the same year. In Hollywood he starred in the UPN Series Off Limits, and has been featured on NBC's Late Friday. He has appeared in the Feature Films Duets with Gwenyth Paltrow, and Happy Birthday with John Goodman. Roman hosted a talk show pilot produced by fellow Canadian David Steinberg, and appeared in a live sketch review show with Martin Short. Roman has appeared as a dramatic actor in television shows like Jeremiah, Outer Limits and Sliders.
Back home Roman recently guest hosted several episodes of CBC Radio's The Debaters and was featured in the TV series for the show. Roman's second Comedy Now special for CTV aired in 2011. Roman has appeared or starred in several Canadian TV series including CTV's Corner Gas, CBC's Made in Canada, CTV's The Holmes Show and on The Comedy Network's Just For Laughs Improv Championships and many more. For five years Roman starred in his own sketch comedy series on CTV and Spike TV called Comedy Inc. In 2004 Roman won a Leo Awards for his performance in CBC's Western Alienation Comedy Hour and has been nominated twice for a Gemini for performance in Comedy Inc. Roman hosted a Gala at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival on CBC and has performed two gala sets for The Halifax Comedy Festival also on CBC. Roman enjoys, water sports, raisins and some humans.