Geoffrey Cann

MC / Host

Geoffrey Cann has been advising the Oil and Gas industry for over 30 years. Following an early career with Imperial Oil, he joined Deloitte, where he carried out several hundred consulting assignments around the world, and eventually led a number of businesses, services and industry programs. His clients have included Canada’s largest energy concerns, including Suncor, CNRL, Husky, Enbridge, and Encana, as well as international companies including Royal Dutch Shell, Korea National Oil Company, Santo s, and Origin Energy. Today, he specializes in digital innovation, produces a weekly article and podcast on digital issues in energy, teaches a 1 – 2 day management development seminar on digital oil and gas, and published his first book, Bits, Bytes and Ba rrels: The Digital Transformation of Oil and Gas, in January 2019. Geoffrey is the independent Director on the Board of a blockchain start up and is an advisor to several digital technology companies in such areas as artificial intelligence, blockchain, c loud computing, robotics and the internet of things. He lives in Sechelt BC with his spouse Marjorie. When he’s not on the road, he’s probably mountain biking around the Sunshine Coast. Geoffrey’s website, which has his blogs, podcast, speaking event cal endar, sample presentation videos, and detailed profile is at His blog is at: And his podcast is available on iTunes, Stitcher, YouTube and Spotify (look for Digital Oil and Gas).