Erica Ehm

Canadian Icon, Entrepreneur, Creator, Host & Moderator
Toronto, Ontario

What Erica is Passionate About

Courageous Leadership: Put Your Bold Face On 

Entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs will benefit from Erica’s inspiring keynote filled with strategies to empower and embolden her audience to reach their goals by thinking (and behaving) differently. Erica’s successful career as a trailblazing, award-winning entrepreneur provides the backdrop for compelling storytelling. Using real-life scenarios and memorable case studies, this talk helps to recognize behaviors that prevents us from reaching our potential. Audiences will walk away with practical, easy-to-implement solutions that can change their personal and professional trajectory. This talk can be tailored to a female audience.

Futureproofed! How to Stay a Step Ahead in a Changing World 

Change has never happened this fast before, and it will never be this slow again. For your business to survive and thrive today, you need to embrace innovation, get comfortable with creativity, and seize opportunities. Erica Ehm will share stories about businesses who embraced change and thrived and others who stuck with the status quo and paid the price. You’ll walk away with a new understanding about how to future proof your business with confidence in these challenging times.

Reinvention: The Only Thing Constant in Your Life is Change 

Now, more than ever, each of us will have several career changes. If you aren’t able to reinvent, you’re on your way to irrelevancy. Erica Ehm understands she is in a constant state of reinvention. She opens up about the difficult journey that requires us to learn, embrace innovation, and challenging the status quo.

How To Get What You Want 

Why do some people seem to get what they want, while others can’t? Erica Ehm challenges her audiences to change their attitudes and relationship with success in this energetic keynote about taking control of your future. With a mix of personal anecdotes and evidence-based research, Erica talks about creating the life you want by shifting into a success mindset.


Why You Need Erica

Erica Ehm is an entrepreneur, creator, and force for positive change.

Originally a MuchMusic television host, Erica’s is considered a pioneer in content marketing, social media and community building.

She is founder of the digital agency Ehm & Co, and the platform serving the Canadian mom market. Under Erica’s leadership over 15 years, her companies have earned over a dozen prestigious marketing and leadership awards, including a Governor General’s Innovation Award nomination. Since her company was acquired, Erica remains on the team as Chief Innovation Officer.

She is co-founder of The InsideOut Initiative, a non-profit community MEpowering youth to learn, live and work from the inside out.

Erica continues to expand her multimedia portfolio as an author, journalist, playwright, awarding-winning songwriter, and sought-after speaker in the leadership space.

She recently co-produced and hosts the podcast, Reinvention of the VJ and co-wrote the kids’ musical series Outta The Books.

Erica’s remarkable ability to reinvent, influence, create and lead with relentless positivity is what drives her.




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Why You Will Love Erica

Loved, my favorite. Best part of the day! Inspiring, relevant, excellent messages the audience needed to hear! Bring her back next year! RATED 4.7 OUT OF 5

Women's Health Research Symposium

Thank you for coming all the way to Ottawa to emcee Honouring Our Lifeblood. You brought so much life and energy to the evening, and your story touched all our hearts. I know our guests felt right at ease the minute you took the podium. It was such a pleasure to work with you. You’re truly an inspiration.

Ann Luu
Canadian Blood Services

I couldn’t have been more blown away with Erica’s timely and powerful presentation…I’m grateful that she has been so giving of her experiences and wisdom in order to continue blazing a trail of confidence and persistence in today’s entrepreneurial landscape.

Maria Locker
Founder & CEO, RevolutionHER

Erica – you are a seasoned pro and facilitated such an engaging session. I keep hearing rave reviews from so many people who joined us today. It was a first class launch party all around!!!!!

Ann Gomez
Founding President, Clear Concept Inc.

Erica was our Keynote Speaker for the first annual FemFolk Live event and was an expert panelist for our VIP Q&A session. Erica has exceptional stage presence, and she made a huge impact on the amazing women in attendance. She was an absolute pleasure to work with and helped make our first event a great success!

Crystal Rieck
CEO and Founder - The Rieck Group

Erica Ehm was absolutely remarkable moderating a panel on the timely topic of social entrepreneurism. Our guests walked away with a better understanding of how social activism can play a larger role in our lives and businesses.  Panels are sometimes hard to manage, but Erica’s intelligence, eloquence, and her ability to keep our guests engaged throughout was a real asset to our event.

Israel Bonds
Canada-Israel Securities Limited

Based on our event survey, your overall rating was a very good 9.1 for your session, the highest for our event.

A couple of comments that stood out:

“We need more forward thinkers like Erica for our chapter.”

“I did not know what to expect, and was pleasantly surprised”

“We loved having Erica speak to our chapter. Erica’s vibe was positive and upbeat with lots of energy!  Her presentation was thought provoking and interspersed with stories that connected with all in attendance.  As an added bonus, Erica was easy to work with.”

Donna Berrington
EO Winnipeg

On behalf of the Canadian Swim School Alliance, thank you so much Erica, for speaking to our 100+ members during our inaugural conference in November 2022! You made us all stop and reflect on our business and be curious and brave to reinvent ourselves. Your fresh, punchy, and entertaining delivery, connected with us all as we left to go back to our own industry. An important impact was left, and we are so thankful and energized as a result. Thank you again!

Lisa Murlock
Organizer, CCSA Conference 2022

Erica is an eloquent and professional emcee and facilitator. She truly understands the importance of personal connection among peers at an event, not just having speakers engage in a one-way conversation. Erica was extremely well prepared for her role and went above and beyond in audience participation and engagement through both pre-arranged dialogue and spontaneous questions! Erica facilitated a very touching wrap up discussion of the day’s events by engaging the audience in contributing best moments and left everyone very inspired.

Heather Odendaal
Co-Founder & CEO, WNorth

Erica is an outstanding moderator, and it’s been a pleasure to have her host both in-person and virtual events for the Rotman School. Her interviews with visiting thought leaders and CEOs have been insightful and sophisticated. Erica knows how to keep an audience engaged by using storytelling and humour and bringing out the best from her interviewees. She easily connects her conversations with larger trends, new ideas and timely subjects, providing audiences with practical learnings and memorable takeaways.

Brett Hendrie
Director, Strategic Events, Rotman School of Management

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