David Usher is a musician, entrepreneur, and keynote speaker who has sold more than 1.4 million albums and toured the world. When not making music, David uses technology to build new and unique businesses. His company, CloudID Creativity Labs, engages in a range of activities, from building web platforms to creative consulting for companies like Cirque du Soleil and Deloitte. David is the founding director of Amnesty International’s Artists for Amnesty, and he sits on the advisory board of McGill University’s Institute for the Public Life of Art and Ideas.
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