Our Speaker


David Saxby

A professional speaker, David has delivered over 2000 presentations across the globe. A catalyst to innovative thinking, clients David Saxby, President of Spark Communications, is highly regarded for assessing client’s challenges and helping them find unique opportunities to increase their productivity, grow their market, and their profit. Combining his in-the-trenches experience with multimedia, story, and humour, he delivers practical, thought-provoking, inspiring presentations that drive audiences to achieve unparalleled success. 

David has built 7 companies as an entrepreneur over the last 40 years. An award-winning Creative Director in the advertising industry, he is an expert in leading creative teams. David grew his first company from a one-person studio, through a major recession, to a million-dollar marketing firm, with a staff of 23 in two years. He has worked with a diverse range of industries, including IT, communications, land development real estate, construction, energy, transportation, manufacturing, professional practice, small business, and not-for-profits.

David is a founder, Past-President (Calgary Chapter), and a Past National Director of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers. David is the current President, of the largest Lions Club, in Calgary. A motorcycle enthusiast, he is Chair of the Motorcycle Ride for Dad, Calgary - a fundraising organization for prostate cancer research and awareness. 

Author of four books: Spark Innovative Marketing Strategies, The Digital Marketers Roadmap, Sales Gurus Speak Out, Customer Service Goldmine, The Spark Entrepreneur Financial Roadmap, and several ebooks and articles. He is also an artist, singer, and musician.