Daniel Lamarre '22 Contributor Since 2022

Executive Vice-Chairman of the Board | Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group


Daniel Lamarre is a French Canadian and citizen of the world whose talent for leading creative companies became evident during his nearly two decades at Cirque du Soleil, during which he instigated and guided the astounding growth of one of the most inspiring firms on the planet. When he joined Cirque in 2001 as president of new ventures, the organization had two thousand employees and seven shows in performance. Five years later, Daniel became chief executive and, today, Cirque is well on its way to returning to its pre-pandemic peak of nearly five thousand employees and forty-four shows playing across five continents. Hometown: Montreal, Canada.

Thought Leadership By Daniel:

Learning from Creative Giants

During my two decades as president and chief executive officer of Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, I had...
By Daniel Lamarre | Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group

To Stimulate Creativity, Bring in New Talent

When I stepped in as president and CEO of Cirque du Soleil, I knew we needed something counterintuitive.
By Daniel Lamarre | Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group