Sebastien Sasseville

Sebastien Sasseville

Quebec City, Quebec
Leadership, Team Work, Peak Performance and Resilience Expert, Athlete, Author
Sebastien Sasseville, a type 1 diabetes survivor since 2002, is a two-decade veteran of defying limits, boasting a remarkable record as an endurance athlete, bestselling author, and influential contributor. With a decade-long career in Fortune 500 sales, he leverages his profound global adventures into actionable business insights, captivating audiences with over 750 motivational keynotes across North America, Europe, and Asia, including a TEDx talk. His expertise in leadership, change, and teamwork has earned the trust of clients like L’Oréal, Hewitt, Airbus, Walmart, Amazon, and numerous other leading brands, igniting unwavering belief in organizations and catalyzing extraordinary results.
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Sebastien Sasseville helps leaders and organizations to build high-performing teams, to lead with purpose, to remain engaged, and win at the long game. One of the most accomplished endurance athletes in the world, his extraordinary accomplishments — which include summiting Mount Everest, the mythical Sahara race, running across Canada, and completing the toughest ultra-cycling event in the world — are made even more impressive by the fact that he lives with Type 1 Diabetes.

Sebastien Sasseville masterfully transforms lessons learned on his mind-blowing adventures around the globe into concrete, actionable and relatable business insights. Transformed by his achievements and already a veteran speaker with over 750 motivational keynotes delivered in North America, Europe and Asia, including a TEDx talk, Sébastien delivers dynamic messaging on leadership, change and teamwork.

Always supported by breathtaking imagery, unique accomplishments, and known for awe-inspiring stories, Sebastien Sasseville has spoken to hundreds of audiences across North America, for clients including RBC, Pfizer, Sobeys, Bell, SAP, L’Oréal, KPMG, and Hewitt.

Fully bilingual, Sasseville has been featured in media including the CBC, TSN, The Huffington Post, CTV, Global TV, Radio-Canada, and countless newspapers.

Through his awe-inspiring stories, Sébastien Sasseville helps organizations to build the unwavering belief that they can achieve extraordinary results.



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Sebastien Sasseville Topic Presentations

the mission - a leadership story

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  • Sebastien Sasseville led high-performing teams and empowered them to achieve top performance in the most challenging environments on the planet.  This session is loaded with tools to help leaders to create engagement, to lead with purpose, and to become inspiring leaders who drive extraordinary results.

    Sebastien Sasseville is an international leadership speaker known to deliver awe-inspiring talks supported by breathtaking imagery. He delivers a mind-blowing inspirational story anchored in purpose, humility, and the desire to have a positive impact on the world.

    This session is a defining moment for leaders looking to bring more humanity, love and cohesiveness in their practice. This action-packed keynote will also supercharge your ambition and leave you with concrete tools to lead your teams to the highest levels of performance.

    Sebastien Sasseville has spoken globally to thousands of leaders for clients such as SAP, Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oréal, Hewitt, Airbus, and KPMG.


    • Create engagement and inspire their teams.
    • Enable their teams to deliver their best work.
    • Create trust to improve performance.
    • Lead with purpose.
    • Be an inspiring leader.
    • Create other leaders and autonomous teams.
    • Build resilient teams.
    • Embody the mission and the vision of the organization.
    • Recognize leadership moments and act as a leader.
    • Show up in a position of service.
    • Recognize the importance of their role.
    • Realize their increase responsibility.

bees and eagles - how to assemble the perfect team to win

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  • Sebastien Sasseville helps organizations to create a collaborative culture to win.

    Everything Sebastien Sasseville has accomplished was a collective effort and success. In this awe-inspiring keynote supported by breathtaking audiovisuals, you will learn how to build, lead, and motivate high-performing teams.

    This keynote is perfect for leaders and teams looking to become more cohesive to achieve extraordinary results in difficult environments. Sebastien provides a fresh perspective on the century old challenges of the breaking silos in our organizations, and he enables organisations to unite around one shared goal, vision, and mission.

    In a team, every member is codependent and coresponsible. Loaded with actionable insights on how to better collaborate to drive results, this keynote will supercharge your motivation and inspire you to set massive goals, as a team.

    Sebastien Sasseville has spoken globally for clients such as SAP, Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oréal, Hewitt, Airbus, and KPMG.


    • How to create a mission more important than individual success.
    • How to create a climate of psychological safety within the team.
    • How to leverage everyone’s top strengths.
    • How to build empowered and autonomous teams to increase performance.
    • Sharing and transferring leadership to put the interests of the team first.
    • How to create ownership and accountability and use it to increase resilience.
    • How to create a strong emotional connection to the mission.
    • How to lead with humility and put your top strengths to the service of the team.
    • How to create and nurture trust to foster a safe environment where all team members can thrive.

from mt everest to the sahara - a tale of agility, transformation and resilience

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  • From mount Everest to the Sahara, to the Race Across America, Sébastien had to adapt to survive and conquer. Supported by cinematic visuals, this awe-inspiring keynote helps organisations and individuals to adopt an enthusiastic posture toward change.

    Endurance athletes like Sebastien Sasseville must continually adapt to new environments. The audience will be motivated by Sébastien’s mind blowing adventures and inspired to take a first step, to embrace change and to leverage it proactively to win.

    For a successful transformational journey, we must always remember why we seek to evolve. To stay relevant, to serve and to continue to bring value, we must accept to change to how, to continue to serve the why.

    Sebastien Sasseville has spoken globally for clients such as SAP, Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oréal, Hewitt, Airbus, and KPMG.


    • Take a first step
    • Change first to win
    • Change often, change fast
    • Be in constant evolution to remain relevant
    • Accept a part of imperfection during transformation and continue to move forward
    • Understand the cost of inaction
    • Build a sense or urgency
    • Evolve their mindset
    • Embrace change to create performance
    • Start, and accept that we don’t have all the answers
    • Trust the journey
    • Let go of the fear of change


    Change, agility, courage, consistency, adaptation, resilience, endurance

the immersive keynote experience

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  • Unique, spectacular, impactful.

    Experience the environment and feel the thrill of reaching an impossible goal.

    Customized projections and lighting, music score and more. Elevate your meeting and deliver a one-of-a-kind experience your audience will talk about for years to come.

    This flabbergasting experience will inspire your organisation to set larger-than-life goals and overcome all obstacles.

    The immersive keynote experience is designed for organizations and event planners looking to push the limits of creativity.  Best suited for larger stages and events, this breathtaking audiovisual experience combined with Sébastien’s powerful insights and awe-inspiring stories always leaves a jaw-dropping impression.


    • Any of Sebastien’s keynotes can be delivered in the Immersive Keynote Experience format. Sebastien’s top three topics are teamwork, leadership, and change.
    • The magic happens before the event. Each keynote is customized, and Sebastien will work closely with your team to create the perfect messaging.


    • A show director accompanying Sebastien to collaborate with your AV team.
    • Customization of the audiovisual materials to suit the venue.
    • A large bank of existing audiovisual material for quick turnaround.
    • Collaboration with your AV team in before the event.
    • Flexible options to suit your budget.
    • Arrival one or 2-days day in advance for rehearsal and technical tests.


Sébastien Sasseville’s conference inspired our leadership team at Airbus Canada in Mirabel, catalysing everyone’s potential to reach new heights. It was an unforgettable experience that propelled our organisation towards fresh horizons of success and innovation.


So many employees, too many to count, have approached me to share their excitement, inspiration and gratitude for the time you spent sharing your story. A perfect message at the perfect time, with authentic delivery and advice that can be actioned.


Galvanizing! Sebastien Sasseville gives a unique perspective and makes us rethink how we move towards our objectives.


A HUGE thank you from the ATS Team for the fantastic session that you delivered! We shared with you our brief, you delivered against that 100% with an engaging & emotional story – in your words you showed not only the capacity to lead but also the capacity to inspire.


You were quite a hit! The feedback we’ve received has been overwhelmingly positive. Your keynote resonated with the audience, and the leadership team in the room. The tie-in to the business priorities was exceptional.


Well above our expectations, mission accomplished! Thank you so much for a relatable, and an awe-inspiring talk.


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