David Usher



David Usher is an artist, best selling author, entrepreneur and keynote speaker. As a musician he has sold more than 1.4 million albums and performed all over the world. He has had #1 singles singing in English, French and Thai.

When David is not making music, he is equally passionate about using technology to build new and interesting businesses.

His company, Cloudid Creativity Labs brings together artists, designers and programmers to work on a vast range of innovative projects, from building web platforms to creative consulting.

David sits on the advisory board of McGill University’s Institute for the Public Life of Art and Ideas and is the founding director of Amnesty International’s Artists for Amnesty.

David has a degree in political science from Simon Fraser University and writes about the impact of exponentiality and the second machine age on business and society at his site Human Metrics. David's new book on creativity and the creative process, Let the Elephants Run is out now. House of Anansi Press (english) Québec Amérique (french).