Featured Keynotes:

Each session is personalized to ensure your group receives learning outcomes that fit your themes and objectives.

  • — Talk presented at TEDxBoulder in September 2013. 350,000+ views.
  • “I appreciate that you shared this story, Cam. This will help a lot of people going through the same thing that you did.” — Thicey A. Flo

Addiction to Recovery: A Gamer’s Story

Today 96% of youth play video games. This issue affects all areas of life including school grades, job retention, career aspirations, and even marriages. A video game addict for more than ten years, Cam shares his recovery story and how it saved his life.

Key Deliverables and Learning Outcomes:

  • using a “90 day detox” to reshape academic performance
  • useful information on addiction, and compulsive behavior
  • understanding your relationship with gaming and technology
  • the three types of replacement activities you need to find
  • how to spot the warning signs of addiction
  • managing stress in positive and healthy ways

  • — Talk presented at TEDxYouthFargo in July 2014. 850,000+ views.
  • — Perfect For: Students of all ages, Professionals.
  • “Cam, you really opened up my eyes.” — Alex Ritner

The Surprising Truth About Rejection

Rejection is a universal emotion we all experience. In this powerful talk, Cam shares his story of being rejected and bullied as a teen, which led to his struggle with depression for many years. Cam shares how he was able to turn his life around and overcome this situation.

Key Deliverables and Learning Outcomes:

  • how to use adversity for growth
  • how to overcome feelings of rejection
  • using vulnerability to be a better leader
  • the secret to finding your purpose
  • strategies to build confidence and self-esteem
  • how to break free from depression
  • how to find your passion

  • — Talk presented at the Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling.
  • — Perfect For: Addiction and Mental Health Professionals, Entrepreneurs.
  • “Best presentation of the day.” “This guy is cutting edge.”

The Power of One

You have a story to share, a unique experience or adversity you’ve faced that has the power to change the world. Learn how Cam went from video game addict of ten years, to leading the largest support community for video game addiction worldwide, redefining how we approach addiction and mental health for all.

Key Deliverables and Learning Outcomes:

  • marketing strategies to share your message
  • effective storytelling to grow your impact
  • how to stand out in a crowded market
  • the importance of vulnerability as a leader
  • how to grow a community of loyal fans
  • how to reach people who need your help

“Our students enjoyed the session and were able to connect with you. It’s a topic that would be valuable to present at many schools across the country. I really enjoyed your visit and I’d love to have you back.”
— Joshua Anchors, Léman Manhattan

“Cam’s hopeful message and practical steps to empowering oneself to overcome unhealthy habits and live a purposeful life, while stemming out of his work in gaming addiction, transcends into an array of topic areas where people are facing adversity.”
– Cara Yar Khan, UNICEF

“I wholeheartedly recommend Cam as a speaker as he is extremely professional in his approach, ensures his message will speak to his audience and is a very polished speaker and presenter. I am extremely confident that he can speak to any topic, relate to any audience and provide great results to any event organizers.”
– Jessica Collison, SHRM

Speaking Tour:


2/3: E-Mental Health Conference 2018 – Vancouver, BC
3/3: Amplified Soul Live – Los Angeles, CA
3/12: ACPA18 – Houston, TX
3/28: St Joseph’s College – Brisbane, AUS
5/1: Anglican Church Grammar School – Brisbane, AUS
5/6: McDonald International Academy – Toronto, ON
5/7: LifeSpeak – Toronto, ON
5/24: Permission to Think Freely – Calgary, AB
6/12: Spotlight 2018 – Anaheim, CA
6/21: Midwest Conference on Problem Gambling and Substance Abuse – Kansas City, MO
7/3: Summerland Camps – Santa Barbara, CA
7/11: San Diego Business Connectors – San Diego, CA
7/16: Summerland Camps – Santa Barbara, CA
8/1: E.P.I.C. Leadership Program – Iringa, Tanzania
8/30: The Cabin Treatment Facility – Chiang Mai, Thailand
9/27: The Cabin Treatment Facility – Chiang Mai, Thailand
10/17: Willumbilla State School – Willumbilla, Australia
10/17: Surat State School – Surat, Australia
10/18: Roma State College – Roma, Australia
10/18: Maranoa Medical Centre – Roma, Australia
10/23: Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling Conference – Mystic, CT
10/29: Kilvington Grammar School – Melbourne, Australia
11/6: Coomera Anglican College – Brisbane, Australia
11/7: City of Playford, Australia
11/13: Growing with Gratitude – Adelaide, Australia
11/17: FCM Conference, May Chidiac Foundation – Beirut, Lebanon
11/19: Notre Dame University – Beirut, Lebanon


3/1: Children’s Hospital Aid Society – Calgary, AB
4/25: Focus on the Future (Together) – Olympia, WA
6/1: Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling – Las Vegas, NV
10/14: East Meets West – San Francisco, CA
10/23: Poway United School District – San Diego, CA
10/24: High-Tech High Parents Night – San Diego, CA
10/31: Four Directions – Seattle, WA
11/1: Four Directions – Seattle, WA
11/4: Permission to Think Freely – Melbourne, AUS
11/9: Permission to Think Freely – Gold Coast, AUS
11/14: Permission to Think Freely – Sydney, AUS
11/18: Permission to Think Freely – Perth, AUS
11/30: Scotch College – Adelaide, AUS
12/1: Scotch College – Adelaide, AUS
12/2: Parent Night – Adelaide, AUS


4/20: Discovery 2016 – Toronto, ON
4/27: Union College – Lincoln, NB
5/5: Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling – Las Vegas, NV
10/22: Renew Youth Summit – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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