Movement Builder

Malala Yousafzai, Prince Harry, Holly and Richard Branson
Spoken to over 1.5 million young people at over 132 stadium events

Marc Kielburger is a movement builder, a social entrepreneur and a legacy architect. For more than 30 years, he has helped companies, foundations and individuals bring purpose to life.

He has worked closely with major global brands like Microsoft, Unilever, Walgreens, and Allstate to help create positive social movements. He has helped prominent individuals like Oprah Winfrey, Richard Branson and Sheryl Sandberg develop and deliver inspirational legacy projects.

Along with Holly Branson from Virgin Group of Companies, and his brother Craig Kielburger, Marc co-authored the international bestselling book, WEconomy, a how-to book for individuals and companies wanting to embed purpose into the heart of their careers and businesses. In addition to WEconomy, Marc has authored 11 other books, including the New York Times bestseller Me to We, Finding Meaning in a Material World.

Working with Oprah Winfrey, Marc helped her develop and launch the O Ambassadors program, a multi-million dollar program that connected over one million North American youth at 2,000 different schools with their peers in developing countries.

A graduate of Harvard University with a degree in International Relations, Marc went on to receive a Rhodes Scholarship and completed a law degree from Oxford University. He has also received 10 honorary doctorates and degrees for his work in the fields of education and human rights.

Marc is a member of the Order of Canada and has been named Canada's Most Admired CEO in the public sector. He was also inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame.

As a motivational speaker, Marc has hosted more than 130 live events at major stadiums across Canada, the US and the UK. He welcomed more than 1.5 million live attendees. Special guests on stage through the years included inspirational speakers such as Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, President Mikhail Gorbachev and former United Nations Secretary-General Koffi Annan, as well as entertainment and sports icons including Magic Johnson, Selena Gomez and Natalie Portman. The events included primetime broadcasts watched by millions on ABC, CBS, CTV and Hulu.

Marc believes in the profound capacity of artificial intelligence to maximize the impact of purpose-driven companies, foundations, social enterprises and nonprofits. As a certified AI Coach, he and his team not only use AI for social entrepreneurship, enabling organizations to scale their efforts and maximize their impact as they strive to change the world, but also train individuals and organizations to do the same.

Currently, Marc is collaborating with BCG X and Realize the Dream to develop a custom AI education and coaching platform. This platform will not only enhance learning and application of AI across various sectors, but also accommodate diverse learning styles, supporting individuals with tailored educational experiences.

Elie Wiesel,
Nobel Peace Prize recipient and Author
Marc receiving the
Order of Canada
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Friends and supporters

Vice President Al Gore
Tom Wilson,
CEO of Allstate
Orlando Bloom,
Actor and Activist
Malala Yousafzai, Prince Harry, Holly and Richard Branson
Pete Carrol,
Coach of the Seattle Seahawks
Jesse Jackson, Acitivist

Learn more about Marc's brother Craig Kielburger by visting his website