Speaker Profiles

Diane Francis

Diane Francis


National Post

Diane Francis is a journalist, author, entrepreneur, and Editor-at Large at The National Post. She is also a regular contributor to the New York Post, Huffington Post, think tanks, and Newsweek. Her popular twitter feed on tech and corruption now has more than half a million followers around the world.

Diane is a Distinguished Professor at Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management, Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council in Washington DC in its Eurasia Section, Advisory Board member with the Hudson Institute’s Kleptocracy Initiative, Executive Committee member Canada-US Law Institute, and Adjunct Faculty with Singularity University in Silicon Valley.

Ms. Francis is an experienced and sought-after speaker on tech, geopolitics, business, politics and social trends. She is a corporate director and an advisor to several start-up companies in Silicon Valley, a software developer, and is working on two film projects with a Hollywood producer.

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