Ian is a youth speaker, comedian and story teller, who has performed at schools, comedy clubs, festivals, theatres, events and concerts across Canada, United States and Central America. 

Ian has delivered presentations and workshops on these themes to thousands of students across Ontario. In addition to his work in schools, he has also joined forces with Toronto Raptors, NBA All-Star, Demar DeRozan's Foundation and the YMCA. He has been hosting a series of workshops for youth in the Demar DeRozan Foundation Summer Camp Program and creating comedy workshops for the YMCA's Newcomers Program. 

Combining his love for comedy and his passion for working with children and youth, to set the stage for student success.  Ian created a series of unique, eye-opening, laugh-out loud presentations and workshops focusing on the topics of inclusivity, mental health and wellness. 

His goal is to teach students how to positively transform problems into punchlines; discrimination into appreciation and build cooperative and respectful environments.    

Ian is a graduate of Ryerson University, Toronto and resides in Toronto with his beautiful wife and their 4 year-old daughter