TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Breakfast of Champions in support of SickKids is pleased to welcome keynote speaker Kirstine Stewart, Twitter Canada Managing Director, and other prominent leaders from diverse industries. This fundraising event provides a unique opportunity for young professionals to network over the most important meal of the day with "champions" from various fields including business, law, media, sports, and technology, all before most people have even started their day. Twitter Canada's Kirstine Stewart will deliver a brief (but over 140 character) keynote address sharing her story of innovation, perseverance, and achievement, to inspire the young professionals in attendance.
WHEN: Friday, November 8, 2013, 7:30-9:30 am.
WHERE: Toronto Board of Trade, 77 Adelaide St W., Toronto
TICKETS: www.breakfastofchamps.ca ($75)
Media Passes: Please contact Liane Fong at [email protected] or 647.379.2031.
Other champions in attendance include: Steve Irvine, Director of Marketing of Facebook Canada, Mark Cohon, Commissioner of the Canadian Football League, Paul Godfrey, President and CEO of Postmedia Network Inc., Barbara Stymiest, Chair of Blackberry, Sarah Fulford, Editor-in-Chief of Toronto Life, and John Ruffolo, CEO of OMERS Ventures.
Twitter Canada's Kirstine Stewart delivering the keynote address
Prominent business leaders and notable individuals (see below) interacting with young professionals
About Breakfast of Champions in Support of SickKids:
At Breakfast of Champions, young professionals will have the opportunity to share breakfast with prominent champions from the community. Each champion will be assigned to a table with up to ten guests where they will be able to share their stories and advice, and connect with the young professionals in a casual and personal setting.
Proceeds from the event will be donated to SickKids Foundation to support the Division of Endocrinology.
Kirstine Stewart will be joined by the following Champions:
Tom Anselmi, Former COO of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
Jim Barker, GM of the Toronto Argonauts
Stephen Brooks, SVP Business Operations of the Toronto Blue Jays
Elena Cherney, Managing Editor of The Globe and Mail
Mark Cohon, Commissioner of the CFL
Matthew Corrin, Founder and CEO of Freshii
Dr. Dennis Daneman, Paediatrician-In-Chief at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
Chrystia Freeland, Author; Journalist; Liberal Party of Canada Candidate for Toronto Centre
Sarah Fulford, Editor-In-Chief of Toronto Life
Sabrina Geremia, Managing Director of Google Canada, Integrated Solutions
Paul Godfrey, President and CEO of Postmedia Network Inc.
Blake Hutcheson, CEO of Oxford Properties
Steve Irvine, Director of Marketing of Facebook Canada
Claude Lamoureux, Founding President and CEO of The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Dale Lastman, Chair of Goodmans LLP; Director of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment; Alternate NHL Governor and Alternate NBA Governor
Lisa Lisson, President of FedEx Canada
Rosemary McCarney, President and CEO of Plan Canada
Rob Prichard, Chair of Torys LLP; Chairman of BMO and Metrolinx
John Ruffolo, CEO of OMERS Ventures
Larry Rosen, Chairman and CEO of Harry Rosen
Andrew Steele, VP Strategy of TVO
Bonnie Stern, Food Personality; Cookbook Author; Columnist for the National Post
Barbara Stymiest, Chair of Blackberry
William Webb, EVP and Chief Investment Officer of Gluskin Sheff + Associates
SOURCE: Breakfast of Champions in Support of SickKids
For further information: