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Sébastien Sasseville’s unique journey allows him to convey true, strong and thoughtful messages. Transformed by his achievements and already a veteran international speaker, Sébastien is passionate about the topics s of leadership, change management and teamwork.
Inspirational and Business Keynote Speaker
Sebastien holds a bachelor’s degree in communications, he is a TEDx speaker and he also spent the first 10 years of his career working for Fortune 500 companies. His biggest strength as a speaker is to build strong connections between the world of sports and business. Sasseville inspires and get his audiences to take the first step into action.
A JOURNEY PUNCTUATED WITH HARDSHIP
Sébastien Sasseville was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2002, the most severe form of diabetes. Sebastien vowed that the obstacle would never keep him from living life to the fullest, and today his story is a testament to how challenges can be turned into opportunities. Diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system attacks and destroys the insulin producing cells of the pancreas. It can occur at all ages, but usually does in children and young adults, causing them to be dependent on insulin for the rest of their life. As opposed to Type 2 diabetes, it cannot be prevented through nutrition, exercise and medication.
Inspirational speakers achieve and lead by example
In 2008, Sebastien Sasseville reached the summit of Mount Everest. He then completed six Ironman and the mythical Sahara race. In 2014, he faced the biggest challenge of his life: run across Canada from St. John’s, Newfoundland, to Vancouver: 7,200 km, or 170 marathons in nine months.
Inspirational speakers give and motivate
Sébastien Sasseville was at forefront of the 2008 Beijing Olympics Inspiration television commercial produced by Johnson & Johnson that aired throughout Canada. In 2012, he became the face of the Human Face of Big Data campaign, deployed globally by computer giant EMC Corporation. In 2014, he entered into a partnership with the Biotherm Homme brand as part of the Living Exceptionally campaign.