Keynote Speaker

"Creating a Culture of Innovation"
"Can Canada Compete?"
"How to Succeed by Failing"
"Women in Business: Playing a Man's Game"

Linda Sims brings 20 years of business broadcasting experience to enhance your strategic organizational events.

From more than a decade on CBC's premier business program, VENTURE, to her years as business anchor on CTV's Canada AM, and CTV Newsnet, and now as host of the morning program, 'The Street', on BNN – Business News Network; Linda has reported extensively on key business issues here in Canada, and around the world.

She has traveled throughout Canada, the U.S., and beyond, to report on the emergence of globalization, free trade, and the rising might of Asia. She has watched Canadian companies deal with all of that, as well as the massive changes technology continues to bring. She has conducted more than 500 interviews with market leaders, innovators, economists, top CEO's and public figures, such as Bill Gates, Richard Branson, Conrad Black, Belinda Stronach, and Clive Beddoe. Her work has earned her a Gemini award for broadcasting excellence.

Linda goes beyond the headlines, to provide context for the often confusing events of the day. With a treasure chest of experience and anecdotes, she cuts through the business buzzwords, and provides presentations that are informative, insightful, thought-provoking, and entertaining. Her wide experience and consummate performance skills have allowed her to play an important role at corporate events, including:

Host/MC, and moderator, for Awards dinners, conferences and strategic retreats, anchor for multi-media presentations, Keynote Speaker for topics such as "Creating a Culture of Innovation", "Can Canada Compete?", "How to Succeed by Failing", and "Womenin Business: Playing a Man's Game"

Her past clients have included some of Canada's leading corporations, including CIBC, RBC Financial, Hoffman LaRoche Canada, Ernst & Young, IBM Canada, and Manulife Financial.

Engaging performer; seasoned business analyst; Linda Sims delivers the straight goods: intelligence, polish, and charm, to any event.