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Chief Ideas Curator, Curious Mind Group of Companies
Leah Costello is an event host, writer, and media commentator based in West Vancouver. In 2010 she founded the Curious Mind Group of Companies with the goal of enriching the world through the cross-pollination of ideas.
CMG is the creator of the Bon Mot Book Club; Canada’s pre-eminent dinner series featuring international thought-leaders on topics including business, economics, politics, policy, innovation, spirituality & current affairs. Past speakers have included Michael Lewis, Conrad Black, Malcolm Gladwell, Niall Ferguson, Steve Levitt, Daniel Yergin, Nassim Taleb, Mark Steyn, Bjorn Lomborg, Ehud Barak, Peter Diamandis, Clay Christensen, Craig Venter, John Cleese, Kofi Annan and numerous others.
CMG now curates and produces over 100 events per year including a popular Books Sandwiched In lunch series featuring popular authors, Art of War conversations with entrepreneurs sharing their stories, ideas excursions to national & international destinations, policy summits, and event partnerships with organizations including the Economist magazine and Moses Znaimer’s ideacity.
Leah is often found discussing ideas on radio, television, & in the print media, as well as through her blog at www.leahcostello.com.