Jean David

Author, Creativity Consultant and Marketing Guru, Pioneer and Builder of the Cirque du Soleil

Jean David

Born in Quebec city, Jean David was a pioneering force in Cirque du Soleil where he served as marketing vice-president for 15 years (1984-1999). He is one of the original architects of Cirque du Soleil as described in The Blue Ocean Strategy.

Distinguished lecturer Jean David is a creativity and event-marketing consultant. Among his accomplishments, he fulfilled in 2006 a transitional mandate at the WYNN Las Vegas Hotel as Acting
Vice President Entertainment, Sales & Marketing.

He recently conducted an 18 months pre feasibility study in Mumbai, India for the ESSEL Group, leading a project of international resort and theme park dedicated to creativity (creative thinking

Those who know Jean David consider him a man of vision and passion as well as a strong-willed entrepreneur. His creativity and ability to act outside normal bounds are remarkable. Above all, he is a communications and idea man who has taken on the most daunting of challenges: understanding our environment and creating solutions to the issues confronting us. He is convinced we can no longer wait for others to act: we must act now. His ideas and insights about society and communications, and the role creativity can play in promoting change and innovations are capturing the imagination of business leaders.

Self-educated, in March 2005, he published Quel Cirque! Ma théorie générale de la réalité with Editions Un Monde Différent. The book deals with his experience with Cirque du Soleil. He describes his vision of society and boldly proposes holding a national brainstorming.

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    Cirque du Soleil, the incredible journey. Eccentric and tinged with humor, the conference is directly inspired by the incredible experience of Jean David in the Cirque du Soleil where he worked for 15 years, as marketing vice-president. Jean David deals extensively with leadership and reveals the innovative characteristics that have contributed to the success of Cirque du Soleil in the areas of marketing, management, creation and exportation.

    He invites us to apply in our daily those practices that contributed to the success of Cirque and it draws our attention especially on the role of creativity in our society and in our organizations.



    For the leaders of the 21st century! The ability for leaders to excel, to invent and succeed is now based on their ability and determination to allow the contribution of the creative potential of their staff. Jean David proposes to set up a path to innovation, an original creative exercise available to all employees.

    This project facilitates dramatically the education of their staff and provides a comprehensive taming approach to creativity. The Protocol of Innovation is equivalent to a real update of the corporate culture that has enabled the deployment of an innovation culture.


    In a time of creativity and innovation, discover the unique characteristics of a collective intelligence environment.

    Be aware of the incredible impact on the individuals who are part of it. Enjoy the benefits for a company or community of extending the reach of its resources and giving it access to new privileged data. A groundbreaking conference on creating a true collective intelligence environment, the next step in innovation. An intelligent environment that aims to be a counterweight to artificial intelligence.

    Presentation of the transformation process for a group within a company or for the citizens of a municipality. This environment of collective intelligence is nothing less than a new field of reference that is designed to be fully consistent with each individual within it and allows the group to maximize its objectives. Discover the future of innovation!


    To help us revise our business models, increase sales, excel at customer service and mobilize staff.

    Change is at the service of companies and organizations, managers and leaders must learn to master it for the benefit of the group. The force of change, to help us review our business models, to provoke a tremendous impact on sales, to excel in customer service, to update the corporate culture and especially mobilize all personnel in a common project.

    Jean David presents the force of change in a dynamic and original conference that takes us right into the 21st century. Jean presents new tools to use this strength in order to serve our organizations and give birth to a new style of leadership.

Really an excellent presentation, we couldn't think of a better way to launch our conference.
Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
A charming speaker with a sharp edge and an extraordinary story, in short, a true inspiration for all our people.
China International Performing Arts Fair
Great conference! David quickly won the audience. His expertise has been beneficial to the world of the camps. We would have taken more!
Association des Camps du Québec

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