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Keynotes: 8 Books: 4 Videos: 6

Afterburner, Inc.

Business Experts on Flawless Execution

We believe Elite Military professionals’ experience with execution, leadership, communication, teamwork & discipline empower individuals, teams and organizations to optimize performance while pursuing and achieving a culture of excellence.Afterburner’s keynotes, team building seminars and training programs utilize the Flawless Execution methodology to attain that objective - Flawless Execution!

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 5 Videos: 4

Shawn Achor

Former Harvard Professor, Positive Psychology Expert

Shawn Achor is New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Advantage and Before Happiness. His TED talk is one of the most popular, with over 11 million views. He has lectured or researched at over a third of the Fortune 100 and in 50 countries.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Paul Allen

Ancestry.com Founder, Tech Entrepreneur, and Global Strengths Evangelist

Ancestry Founder turned Strengths Evangelist, Paul Allen is helping ignite a movement focused on unlocking the unique strengths of every person.  In an engaging & customized presentation, your organization will be moved to see the transformative power of learning, living, and loving their strengths.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 7

Simon J. Anderson

Futurist | International Keynote Speaker & Consultant | Award-Winning Author

Simon J. Anderson uses his "3A Thinking" approach to help leaders be more future resilient. He shows them how to pay Attention to how fast the world is changing, Anticipate some of the possibilities these changes might create, and lastly, take Action to turn those possibilities into opportunities.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Mark Barden

Author and Brand Expert, Partner at eatbigfish.

Do you need to do more with less? Challenger the status quo? Get more bang for your buck? Mark Barden is an expert on how to challenge in a market, transform your constraints into inventive opportunities and embed the strong internal culture you need to succeed.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 1

Rick Barrera

Author of "Overpromise and Overdeliver"

Rick Barrera is a nationally acclaimed speaker, marketing consultant and author known throughout the Fortune 500 for his extraordinary speaking ability and his unique approach to brand building.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 15 Videos: 5

Chip Bell

Best-Selling Author of Take Their Breath Away & Wired and Dangerous

Chip Bell has helped many Fortune 100 companies dramatically enhance their bottom lines through innovative customer-centric strategies that address the needs of today’s picky, fickle, and vocal customers. Global Gurus 2018 ranked him the #2 keynote speaker in the world on customer service.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 6 Videos: 5

Rohit Bhargava

Marketing Expert, Professor, Bestselling Author

Rohit Bhargava is a trend curator and storyteller who has dedicated his career to helping brands and leaders be more influential and believable by embracing their humanity and personality. He is the author best-selling business books on wide ranging topics including business trends to Wall Street Journal bestseller, "Likeonomics."

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 2 Videos: 4

Michael Houlihan & Bonnie Harvey

Founders of Barefoot Wines

We started Barefoot, the world's #1 wine brand, in a laundry room with no money and no knowledge of the wine business. We disrupted our industry in spite of huge resistance. Your people will leave entertained and anxious to try out the lessons we learned on their own businesses.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 3 Videos: 6

Daniel Burrus

Innovation Expert, Technology Futurist & Business Strategist

Daniel Burrus is considered one of the World’s Leading Futurists on Global Trends and Innovation. The New York Times has referred to him as one of the top three business gurus in the highest demand as a speaker.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Gabor George Burt

Business Tranformationist, Innovation Pioneer, Founder of the Slingshot Framework

Gabor George Burt is the global authority on re-imagining boundaries and author of the book Slingshot. A mastermind of innovation, creativity and strategy, Gabor enables individuals and organizations to overstep perceived limitations and to carve out successful growth strategies. His Slingshot Framework is at the forefront of global innovation.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 6 Videos: 5

Joe Calloway

Expert on Business Performance & Improvement

Joe is the perfect match for successful companies and top performers who want to sustain success, grow their businesses, and take performance to the next level. He's great with leaders, owners, and entrepreneurs.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 4 Videos: 12

Jim Carroll

Futurist, Trends & Innovation Expert

Jim is acknowledged as one of the world’s leading global futurists, trends and innovation experts with a massive global blue chip client list. He has a track record of inspiring organizations to re-frame the opportunity for innovation in the context of significant, trans-formative change.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 3 Videos: 3

Dorie Clark

Branding Expert

Dorie Clark is an Adjunct Professor of Business Administration at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the author of Reinventing You and Stand Out.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 5 Videos: 2

Cheryl Cran

Future of Work & Change Leadership Expert

Cheryl is a dynamic inspirational keynote speaker who focuses on future of work and change leadership. She gives you strategies, with high energy/dynamic delivery and will provide your audiences with the tools, ideas and strategies to make the changes needed to thrive in today's fast paced reality.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Katrina Cravy

Emmy Award-Winning TV Personality

With more than 20 years of experience on-camera as a consumer reporter, news anchor, and talk show host, Katrina has now started her own company as a motivational speaker and media training consultant. She has great stories to tell and will help you be a better storyteller too.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 5 Videos: 2

Dave Crenshaw

Author, Speaker and Business Coach

Dave Crenshaw is the master of building productive leaders. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. He has written four books including The Myth of Multitasking which was published in six languages. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have received millions of views.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Hil Davis

Expert on NextGen Disruption/Customer Engagement, Founder of BeautyKind & J.Hilburn

Hil Davis understands the conversion of the offline and online world. He can help companies understand how and where the disruption happens or how to integrate this into your company. In short, he can help companies think and quantify how to bridge and manage this online/offline change.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 5 Videos: 4

Kathy Dempsey, CSP

Voted Top 5 Speaker 2014 and 2013, Award Winning Author and Speaker

Kathy Dempsey award winning Author and Keynote Speaker was the 1st Healthcare worker diagnosed with HIV. Voted Top 5 Speaker 2014 and 2013. Powerful!

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Dr. Mark DeVolder

The Change Specialist

Dr. Mark DeVolder is recognized as one of today's original thinkers and motivators on transitions. His high-energy, content-rich and humor-filled presentations teach people how to be bold, flexible and innovative in face of constant change.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 3 Videos: 4

James Dion

Retail Consultant, Psychologist, and Author

James Dion is founder and president of Chicago-based Dionco Inc. and an internationally known Retail Speaker, Retail Consultant, and Best-Selling Author.  

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 3 Videos: 4

Maddy Dychtwald

National Authority on Women, Aging, & Marketplace Trends

Maddy Dychtwald is a nationally recognized author and leading expert on the changing demographic trends shaping the marketplace, the workplace, and our lives. She has also emerged as an authority on the economic ascent of women and its impact on various industries, including financial services, health care, and consumer marketing.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Johnny Cupcakes

Millennial Entrepreneur, Founder of Johnny Cupcakes

If you want to inspire cult-like brand loyalty, the kind that involves mile long queues and permanent tattoos, Johnny Earle is your speaker!

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Bryan Eisenberg

New York Times Bestselling Author on Customer Experience, Using Data and Buyer Legends

Bryan has spent the last two decades helping companies from Google, HP, GE, Marketo and businesses of smaller size improve their bottom line by focusing on helping their customers buy.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Susan Ershler

History-Making Mountain Climber, Business Executive, International Speaker and Bestselling Author

In her popular keynotes, Susan shares her Project ∙ Prepare ∙ Persevere® methodology, which can transform any business organization into a dynamic force for revenue growth. Having risen through the ranks to corporate leadership, Susan keenly appreciates the challenges business professionals experience at every stage in their careers.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Ryan Estis

Culture, Leadership, Business Performance Expert

Ryan Estis helps companies and individual contributors embrace change and achieve breakthrough performance. Each live event blends original research with compelling stories that move participants to take action. Ryan has 20 years of business experience working with the world’s best brands to initiate change, inspire innovation and deliver growth.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 4 Videos: 2

Keith Ferrazzi

#1 NY Times Bestselling Author of Who's Got Your Back and Never Eat Alone

As founder/CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, Keith Ferrazzi works to transform old behaviors that block global organizations from reaching strategic goals into new behaviors that increase shareholder value. Building on the correlation of positive relationships to business success, Ferrazzi 's collaborative coaching and motivation of key constituencies achieves desired business outcomes.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 6

John Foley

Former Lead Solo Pilot of the Blue Angels

John is the former lead solo pilot of the Blue Angels, a Sloan Fellow at Stanford School of Business and an expert in the how of high performance teams. His exciting, rare journey inspires awe, triggering individuals to take action and rethink what they believe is possible.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 8 Videos: 8

Dr. Jackie Freiberg

Thought Leader and International Best-Selling Author

For over 27 years, Jackie has been on a mission to expose the unconventional, business-best practices of globally admired leaders. Concrete Examples • Entertaining Stories • Valuable Takeaways. Just a few reasons why clients in every part of the world invite Jackie Freiberg to be their featured speaker.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 8 Videos: 6

Kevin Freiberg

Co-Author of 7 Award Winning Books

President of San Diego Consulting Group, Inc., a speaking and consulting firm dedicated to equipping leaders for a world of change. For over 20 years, Kevin has been profiling revolutionary business leaders to provide road maps that help clients create their own revolutionary strategies for growth.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 5

Zack Friedman

Founder/CEO, Make Lemonade; Forbes Columnist; Wall Street & White House Alum

Zack Friedman writes the #1 entrepreneurship, personal finance and investing column for Forbes, and is Founder & CEO of Make Lemonade, a leading online financial company. Zack has worked as an investor on Wall Street and at The White House. Zack also holds degrees from Harvard and Wharton Business School.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Garry Golden

Academically-Trained Futurist, Emerging Trends Analyst, and Block-Chain Technology Guru

Garry is an expert on emerging trends and a blockchain tech guru.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 3 Videos: 4

Dr. Rick Goodman

Speaker Author and Entrepreneur on Leadership, Engagement and Business Growth

Dr. Rick Goodman is a thought leader and is one of the most sought after keynote speakers on leadership, engagement and business growth. He is famous for helping organizations, corporations and individuals with systems, strategies and solutions that increase engagement resulting in increased profits and productivity creating happier employees!

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 3 Videos: 3

Steve Goreham

Speaker/Author/Researcher Environment, Business, and Public Policy

Effective communicator in the corporate board room, lecture hall, and on the debate panel regarding the environment, energy, climate change, weather trends, corporate environmental policy, and future trends.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 5

Matt Granados

Top Rated Speaker | Trainer | Author | Entrepreneur

Matt spent years searching for a system that could help him “handle” his life but was unable to find anything that really worked. In true entrepreneurial spirit, Matt developed his own system – the LP – that he saw produce major results or himself, his employees, and his family.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Robert E. Hall

Relational Leadership: An Intentional Approach for Making Relationships a Strategic Priority

In a world of relational divide, distrust and disengagement, Robert is the recognized leader in making productive relationships a strategic priority. Whether focusing on employees, management, and/or shareholders/donors -- Robert uses compelling stories, recent research and pithy examples to inspire and instruct all levels on what he calls Relational Leadership.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 3 Videos: 7

Troy Hazard

Street-smart business leader, bestselling author, franchise expert, and founder of 12 companies

There are few situations in the business world that Troy Hazard has not experienced and survived – from massive financial loss to stunning success. As a serial entrepreneur who has founded and nurtured twelve businesses, Troy has been as consultant to some of the world's leading brands.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 4 Videos: 2

Sally Hogshead

Expert on How to Fascinate

Your personality has a unique advantage. Once you understand this advantage, people are more likely to listen to you, remember you, and admire you.

Use your Advantages and you’ll fascinate anyone in 9 seconds.

Other tests measure how you see the world.

This one measures how the world sees you.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 0

Richard Hokenson

Expert in Implications of Demographics for Economies and Investments

 

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 0 Videos: 6

Gary Hoover

Business Thought Leader, Entrepreneur, Innovator

No one is more widely read and knows more about businesses and different industries than Gary Hoover. He understands innovation and entrepreneurship. He is a dynamic speaker.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 6 Videos: 1

Rich Horwath

New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author on strategy

The #1 most valued skill in business people today is strategic thinking. But only 23 percent of managers are strategic. Rich Horwath presents a simple framework for all business people to live strategically to reach their full potential.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Ken Hughes

World’s Leading Consumer & Shopper Behaviouralist

Ken Hughes is now acknowledged as the world’s leading Consumer and Shopper Behaviouralist and a ‘must-see’ performer.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 4

AmyK Hutchens

Speaker. Author. Trainer. Business Strategist.

As a Keynote Speaker and Think Tank facilitator, AmyK focuses exclusively on the critical thinking skills and behaviors required for your brilliant leadership, innovation, culture and sales.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Charlie Rocket Jabaley

Influencer, Hip-Hop Mogul, Motivational Speaker, Athlete and Dreamer

Charlie Rocket inspires those around him. He’s lost 135 pounds. Became vegan. Ran 3 marathons. Reversed the growth of his brain tumor. Became an Ironman. Recently finished his nationally-known Dream Machine bike tour across America. Is currently on the cover of Runner’s World and secured partnership with Nike.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 6 Videos: 6

Jason Jennings

Authority on Leadership, Change, Growth & Innovation

Jason Jennings is a thought provoking, highly skilled communicator who delivers the goods when it comes to leading people and companies to their full potential in the areas of revenue growth, reinvention, speed, productivity, leadership and employee engagement.

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Keynotes: 9 Books: 4 Videos: 3

Daymond John

Founder and CEO of FUBU; Stars in business reality TV show, Shark Tank

A young entrepreneur, industry pioneer, highly regarded marketing expert and a man who has surpassed new heights of commercial and financial success are just a few ways people have described Daymond John.

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Keynotes: 9 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Diana Kander

NYT Best-selling Author, Entrepreneur, Forbes Contributor, a Senior Fellow at the Kauffman Foundation

Diana is a successful entrepreneur, having founded and sold a number of ventures, a Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Missouri and a Senior Fellow at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the largest non-profit in the world dedicated to entrepreneurship and education.

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 6 Videos: 4

Mary Kelly

Renowned Economist and Leadership Expert

Mary Kelly, PhD, CDR, US Navy (retired) is a nationally recognized and renowned economist and leadership expert specializing in improving business efficiency and maximizing available resources.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 14 Videos: 3

Craig Kielburger

Co-Founder Free The Children, Me to We and We Day

Craig Kielburger is an internationally acclaimed speaker, humanitarian, social entrepreneur and New York Times bestselling author. He is the co-founder of a family of organizations dedicated to shifting the world from ‘me’ to ‘we.’

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 4 Videos: 5

Scott Klososky

Technology Expert

A former CEO of three successful tech startup companies and principal at consulting firm Future Point of View, Scott Klososky specializes in seeing beyond the horizon of how technology is changing the world.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 6

Polly LaBarre

Author, Entrepreneur, Businesswoman and Professional Speaker

Polly LaBarre is the founding writer of Fast Company and the co-author of Mavericks at Work. Polly helps leaders create organizations that are fit for the future , helps change the way organizations do change and create cultures that unleash imagination, passion and initiative of everyone.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Isaac Lidsky

Eyes Wide Open

Isaac Lidsky has the ability to speak on several topics based on his life experiences including a retinal degenerative disease that lead to his progressive sight loss and blindness, entrepreneurship, leadership, teams & motivation. Side Note: Isaac played Weasel on NBC's Saved by the Bell.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 3 Videos: 2

Josh Linkner

Five-time Tech Entrepreneur; Bestselling Author; Professional Jazz Guitarist

Josh is the master of energizing and conceptual knowledge. He has been a CEO and been in the trenches. Instead of a ‘canned’ speech, Josh takes the time to learn about your organization, audience, and key objectives. His presentation will be on-point, relevant, and customized to your specific needs.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 13

Vikram Mansharamani

Global Trend-Watcher, Harvard University Lecturer, & Investor Author, Boombustology: Spotting Bubbles Before They Burst

Yale Lecturer, Harvard Senior Fellow . . . author, Boombustology . . . former global equities investor . . . how to anticipate future and navigate risk/uncertainty . . . learn to look at the world differently and connect the dots. Topics like global consumption, economic volatility, commodities, food, bubble-spotting

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Keynotes: 12 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Melinda Marcus

Award-winning Persuasion and Influence Expert Increases Your “Win Rate” with Proven Science of Influence Strategies

We have a speaker with a strong business background who delivers immediately actionable business strategies in an entertaining and thought-provoking way. Melinda Marcus is an award-winning communicator who shares scientific research that reveals how surprisingly small things can influence big business decisions. Our clients have been really impressed.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Cam Marston

Expert on the Generations

Cam Marston is the leading expert on the impact of generational change and its impact on the marketplace. He explains how generational characteristics and differences affect every aspect of business, including recruiting, retention, management, motivation and sales and marketing. Marston’s presentations are informative, engaging, humorous and tailored to his audience.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 3 Videos: 3

Kelly McDonald

Consumer Trends, Marketing and Sales Expert

Kelly McDonald is the creator of “How to Give Exceptional Customer Service,” the #1 selling business video series in the U.S. for over 3 years, Kelly is best known for her work in the areas of customer service.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 4 Videos: 6

Rita Gunther McGrath

Professor, Columbia Business School

Smart, fresh, funny and challenging - McGrath is a business speaker who challenges assumptions, makes complex concepts accessible and offers a window into how executives need to be thinking today if they want to remain relevant.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 1 Videos: 6

Greg McKeown

Best-selling Author "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less", CEO of THIS Inc, Young Global Leader

Speaks to people who have ever felt motion sickness instead of momentum or felt they were making a millimeter progress in a million directions. Offers a way of thinking for discerning what is essential, eliminating what is not, and removing obstacles in order to break through to the next level.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 0

Michael McQueen

Future trends analyst helping business stay ahead of the curve

Michael McQueen understands what it takes to thrive in a rapidly evolving world.. As a leading specialist in demographic shifts, change management and future trends, Michael features regularly as a commentator on TV and radio and has written four bestselling books. .

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 5 Videos: 4

Mike Michalowicz

Entrepreneur

By his 35th birthday Mike Michalowicz had founded & sold two multi-million dollar companies. Confident that he had the formula to success, he became an angel investor...and proceeded to lose his entire fortune.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 7 Videos: 5

Joseph A. Michelli, Ph.D.

Author, Speaker, Consultant

Dr. Joseph Michelli is an internationally sought-after public speaker, organizational consultant, and a #1 New York Times bestselling business author who has worked with and written about customer-centric organizations such as Starbucks, Zappos, UCLA Health System, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and Mercedes-Benz USA.

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Keynotes: 0 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Heather Monahan

Bestselling Author, Former Sales Executive

My mission is to empower women to run the world by showing them how to own their unique strengths to achieve success. From getting a first job, to getting THE job,

THE MONAHAN METHOD

shines light on steps women need to 
take to elevate themselves in business
and life.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 4 Videos: 12

Dambisa Moyo

International Economist & Author who Analyzes the Macroeconomy and Global Affairs

Dr. Moyo's work examines the interplay of international business and the global economy, while highlighting the key opportunities for investment; capitalizing on her rare ability to translate trends in markets, politics, regulatory matters and economics into their likely impact on global business.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 4 Videos: 1

Joe Navarro

Ex-FBI Agent, Author, and Internationally Recognized Expert on Nonverbal Communications

Communication is the key to success and nonverbal communications account for nearly 80% of that - Joe Navarro can help you to understand what others are really thinking and how to communicate more effectively.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Margaret A. Neale

Adams Distinguished Professor of Management

Professor Neale's research interests include bargaining and negotiation, distributed work groups, and team composition, learning, and performance. She is the author of over seventy articles on these topics and is a co-author of three books.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Phill Nosworthy

Catalyst for Leadership and Brand Transformation

Phill Nosworthy is a powerful catalyst for transformation, equipping leaders and brands with insights for making life and work meaningful in times of massive change.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Gerry OBrion

Speaker, Author, Executive

Gerry teaches billion dollar brand strategies that companies of any size and industry can use to build powerful differentiation to beat their competition and ignite word-of-mouth referrals, even with little to NO marketing budget. Your attendees will learn the power of "because" and how to leverage this in their messaging.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 6

Eddie Osterland

America's First Master Sommelier

For a unique "During Dinner" keynote, Eddie Osterland, America's 1st Master Sommelier will entertain your guests and/or clients with food and wine using and teaching strategies from his current book, "Power Entertaining: Secrets to Building Lasting Relationships, Hosting Unforgettable Events, and Closing Big Deals."

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 2 Videos: 1

Dale Partridge

Serial entrepreneur, Founder of Sevenly.org, expert in branding, marketing, & social media

Serial entrepreneur, Founder of Sevenly.org, expert in branding, marketing, and social media; featured on FOX News, NBC; in INC Magazine, Mashable, MSN Money, Forbes, the Los Angeles Times and on the cover of Entrepreneur Magazine; Author of the upcoming book People over Profit (2015)

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 2 Videos: 1

Bob Phibbs

The Retail Doctor and Retail Strategist

In 1994, Bob started his own consulting company, The Retail Doctor, with a mission to provide training and inspiration to small and medium sized independent businesses — and teach them how to successfully compete in today’s retail environment.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Christine Porath

Author of "Mastering Civility", a Manifesto for the Workplace

Christine Porath is an Associate Professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. She is also a consultant working with leading organizations to help them create a thriving workplace.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 6 Videos: 4

Vince Poscente

Motivational Keynote Speaker, Olympian, NY Times Bestselling Author

Vince Poscente is a blast of energy, a wellspring of innovative content and flat-out funny. He is an expert in helping people speed past obstacles towards extraordinary outcomes, while delivering an unforgettable experience with his engaging stories, Olympic music and videos.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 5 Videos: 4

Erik Qualman

Top Technology and Motivational Speaker, #1 Bestselling Author & Futurist

Often called a Digital Dale Carnegie, Erik Qualman is the author of multiple bestsellers including Socialnomics: How social media transforms the way we live and do business. He is the producer of the "Social Media Revolution" videos, the most-watched social media video series in the world.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 3 Videos: 1

Dr. Nido Qubein

Leadership Expert

Dr. Nido R. Qubein is an accomplished university president and a nationally recognized author, speaker, and leader. He is also chairman of Great Harvest Bread Company and serves on the boards of several national organizations.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Marc Randolph

Netflix Co-Founder, Executive Mentor, and Angel Investor.

Founder of Netflix. An inspiring and experienced speaker. Draws from nearly 4 decade as an entrepreneur, in order to inspire and entertain audiences ranging from Fortune 500 CEOs to students. Focuses on Innovation, Creativity, Disruption, and Entrepreneurship.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 4 Videos: 4

Dan Raviv

Washington Correspondent for i24 News; Veteran Correspondent

Dan Raviv is an American journalist. He is senior Washington correspondent for i24 News and a foreign affairs columnist for Newsday. Previously he was with CBS News as a national correspondent and was heard regularly on the CBS Radio Network, as well as reporting on television from dozens of countries.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 2

Sara Roberts

The Expert in Future-Proofing your Company and its Culture

Sara Roberts is a leading authority and hands-on expert on organizational transformation, culture, and building purpose-led companies. She's known for helping Fortune 500 company leaders to future-proof their organizations by building a culture that's their source for adaptability, flexibility, and ingenuity.

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 0 Videos: 6

Michael Rogers

The Practical Futurist

There are lots of futurists. Michael is a practical futurist with deep business and technology skills who is also a dynamic and entertaining speaker.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 4 Videos: 4

Tim Sanders

Technology Pioneer, New York Times Best-Selling Author

Former Chief Solutions Officer from Yahoo! New York Times bestselling author of 5 books. And a 5 year faculty member at the Global Institute of Leadership Development. The Financial Times referred to his innovation/collaboration insights as a “force multiplier.”

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Rod Santomassimo

Best-Selling Author. Consultant. Coach. Speaker. Innovator.

Rod is a entrepreneur, best-selling author and business coach who has built a business from the ashes of Great Recession to be a leading consulting and coaching organization throughout North America. He has develop principles in sales and personal marketing that propel his clients to earn 5X their industry peers.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 6 Videos: 1

Libby Sartain

Human Resources Thought Leader From Southwest Airlines and Yahoo

Libby’s keynote has an empowering message: HR can lead our organizations through the competitive marketplace by treating workers more like consumers and less like employees. Stories and strategies for the new world of work and what that means for HR in the future prepare audience for the impending brain drain.

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 7 Videos: 6

Jason Schenker

Top-Ranked Financial Forecaster, Economist, Futurist, Best-Selling Author, Bloomberg Columnist

Global economic, financial, and fururist thought leader. Bloomberg ranked #1 forecaster in 25 categories: oil and natural gas prices, industrial metals and gold prices, agricultural prices, U.S. jobs and Home Sales, the Euro, Pound, Ruble. Best-selling author and expert on economics, markets, elections, trade, blockchain, crypto, robots, and automation.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 5 Videos: 6

David Meerman Scott

Internationally-Acclaimed Author of Ten Books Real-Time Marketing & Social Sales Strategies That Work

Author 10 books on real-time business . . . the way people buy has changed . . . speed/agility win, not biggest budget. David’s low cost/no cost strategies and tactics help people build business, generate interest and establish new relationships in minutes – not months.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 4 Videos: 7

Peter Sheahan

Bestselling Author and World Renowned Speaker on Exploiting Business Trends and New Market Opportunities

Founder & Group CEO of Karrikins Group, Peter Sheahan is known internationally for his innovative business thinking and thought leadership. With staff in more than 23 cities across 7 countries, he knows firsthand the challenges of growing a business in these rapidly-changing times.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 4 Videos: 2

John Sileo

Cyber Security, Identity Theft & Human Hacking Expert

Are you familiar with the Anthem, Target and OPM data breaches? John Sileo's mission is to keep you from becoming the next disastrous cyber breach headline. John specializes in making security engaging and non-technical, so that it works.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 4 Videos: 6

Sam Silverstein

Accountability Movement, Workplace and Organizational Culture

Sam Silverstein is dedicated to empowering people to live accountable lives, transform the way they do business and create a more accountable world. He helps companies create an organizational culture that prioritizes and inspires accountability.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 5 Videos: 3

P.W. Singer

Futurist, Cybersecurity, Technology and National Security Expert

Described in the Wall Street Journal as "the premier futurist in the national-security environment," Dr. Singer is considered one of the world's leading experts on changes in 21st century warfare, and bestselling author of books on technology and cybersecurity. "Info-tainment" style

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 12 Videos: 7

Raj Sisodia

Best-selling author and founding leader of the Conscious Capitalism Movement

The world is changing and human beings are evolving rapidly. Business-as-usual will no longer work. Raj’s inspiring and original research shows that companies rooted in higher purpose and built on love and care outperform dramatically financially while creating many kinds of value for all stakeholders, including society and the planet.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 11

John Sitilides

Expert Speaker on Global Affairs & American Politics

John is a government affairs specialist and consultant to the Department of State, shares his insights into U.S. and global geopolitical trends, developments and strategies before high-stakes decision makers and opinion leaders at investor, business and government conferences, forums and events.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 3 Videos: 7

Terri Sjodin

Principal and founder of Sjodin Communications

Her unique specialization is advancing the persuasive presentation skills of professionals. Terri is a "high content" speaker - Her approach is fresh, real-world, and her style is sassy and practical and loaded with street-worthy ideas, methods, and tips.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 3 Videos: 2

Lisa Solomon

Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author, Professor of Innovation, Strategist to the Fortune 1000

An innovation strategist and leadership coach, Lisa Kay Solomon helps leaders develop the ability to build more expansive and creative futures through design-led tools, skills and behaviors. Lisa Kay Solomon believes we all have the capacity to be innovators.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 11 Videos: 2

Michael Solomon

Expert on Consumer Behavior

Michael’s mantra: We don’t buy products because of what they do. We buy them because of what they mean. Michael is passionate about the extraordinary world of the ordinary consumer. He brings humor and arresting visuals to his keynotes to show why we truly are what we buy.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 2 Videos: 7

Anders Sorman-Nilsson

Thinque Tank. Futurist. Innovation Strategist. Speaker.

Anders Sorman-Nilsson is a global futurist & founder of strategy think tank Thinque. He's strategic advisor to Fortune 500 execs.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Carol Spieckerman

Retail thought leader, speaker, trainer and advisor

Carol brings a rare combination of thought leadership and concrete tools and tactics, all of which are customized to the audience and aligned with event themes (no "canned" presentations or "pitches from the podium”). Carol is often lauded for her story-telling ability, energy, high-quality presentations, and in-depth knowledge of retail.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 6

Jon Steinberg

Former COO and President of Buzzfeed, CEO of Cheddar streaming video on Wall Street

Having led or worked with many of the major brands shaping millennial content consumption, Steinberg is the content and trends expert to turn to when it comes to understanding the next generation of consumers.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 8 Videos: 7

Scott Steinberg

Business Strategist, Innovation + Trend Expert, Technology Futurist

Award-winning professional speaker, bestselling expert on leadership/innovation. Author of Make Change Work for You: 10 Ways to Future-Proof Yourself, Fearlessly Innovate, and Succeed Despite Uncertainty. Leading futurist/trends expert: 600+ outlets from CNN to TIME. Fortune 500 calls "defining figure” and "top trendsetter to follow."

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Patrick J. Sweeney II

Fear Guru, Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Olympic-level athlete, Cancer Survivor

Innovation is a rarity; so is a speaker who is a combination of Tim Ferris and Richard Branson. A world-class athlete who applied sharable principles to business, dominating his field and changing lives. In more than 20 talks for Young President's Organization he's rated 9.7 out of 10. 

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 2

James Taylor

Entrepreneur, Author, Host and Inspirational Speaker

James Taylor is an in-demand keynote speaker and internationally recognized leader in business creativity and innovation. For over 20 years, he has been advising CEO’s, entrepreneurs, educators, governments, leaders, writers and rockstars on how to build innovative organizations, unlock creative potential, and increase productivity.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 3 Videos: 7

Bill Taylor

Co-founder of Fast Company; Author of Simply Brilliant, New Ways to Compete, Innovate & Lead

Bill Taylor has a passion for the ideas and practices that are reshaping how organizations compete, innovate, and win. As co-founder and founding editor of Fast Company, he shook up the business-magazine world and the world of business.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Michael Tchong

Trends+Innovation Speaker, Adjunct Professor Univ. of San Francisco and UC Berkeley

Michael has founded four startups and is a highly rated speaker who created Ubertrends to map the future and shows how leveraging these tectonic shifts can propel innovation and change trajectories.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 7

Eric Termuende

Speaker and Bestselling Author

Eric Termuende is on a mission to change the way we talk about work and get fulfillment from it. A bestselling author, speaker, and entrepreneur, Eric is co-founder of NoW Innovations.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Peter Thum

Entrepreneur. Social Venture Pioneer. Investor.

Peter Thum is a true pioneer who invented the model of connecting consumption and cause with Ethos Water in 2001. His ventures have generated over $14 million in donations to provide water, stop conflict and protect children and directly improved the lives of more than half a million people globally.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 7 Videos: 4

Bruce Tulgan

Founder & CEO, RainmakerThinking, Inc.

Bruce Tulgan is internationally recognized as the leading expert on young people in the workplace and one of the leading experts on leadership and management.

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Keynotes: 13 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Hannah Ubl

Associate and Speaker at BridgeWorks, LLC

Speaker, researcher, writer and consultant Hannah Ubl has entered the public speaking scene and is quickly becoming a powerful voice for her generation. She is a generational expert at BridgeWorks. As the youngest Millennial on the BridgeWorks team, she thrives on finding what motivates, forms and challenges her complex generation.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 4 Videos: 3

Jack Uldrich

World Renowned Futurist, Author, Expert on Change

Jack Uldrich speaks over 100 times a year to organizations, especially agriculture, education, energy, finance, retail, health care and manufacturing. He says creativity and action are more powerful and versatile than knowledge. He is energetic and full of thoughtful business and personal advice that will educate, entertain, and inspire audiences.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 1

Michael Vickers

Michael Vickers

Michael Vickers is a business performance coach who helps great companies and individuals increase the value they bring to their clients to become the Preferred Provider in the markets they serve. Michael has been spreading his message of excellence fas a business author, coach and speaker for over 20 years.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 5 Videos: 2

Vivek Wadhwa

Renowned Technology Entrepreneur & Academic

Called “Silicon Valley’s most provocative voice” for his ideas on technology trends, globalization, U.S. competitiveness, and the future, Vivek Wadhwa’s work puts him at the heart of where innovations are being developed that will change the very way in which we work and live.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Dan Waldschmidt

Keynote Speaker, Business Strategist and Ultrarunner

Dan empowers audiences with the focus, insight, and accountability they need to achieve their best results yet. His stories of ordinary humans achieving outrageous success will light a fire under each member of the audience to launch an extraordinary life of their own. 

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 6

Mike Walsh

Bestselling Author of FUTURETAINMENT & CEO of Innovation Research Lab Tomorrow

Mike designs companies for the 21st century. With an engaging blend of case studies, global perspectives and cutting-edge research, Mike’s original insights help business leaders understand and unleash their future potential.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 6 Videos: 5

Nicholas Webb

One of the World's Top Speakers on Healthcare, Innovation and Customer Experience

Nicholas will WOW your audience with an incredible journey through the future of innovation. Most importantly, your organization will get actionable insights on how to build a “future ready" enterprise.

  • Awarded 45 US Patents
  • Bestselling Author
  • CEO of Lassen Scientific, Inc.
  • WesternU Adjunct Professor and Director of Innovation

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 5 Videos: 3

Chris Westfall

Change the Conversation - with the US National Elevator Pitch Champion

In business, everyone wants to hear your 'elevator pitch' - why not learn how to create and deliver your story, with advice from the US National Elevator Pitch Champion? Maybe it's time to stop pitching, and start connecting - Chris can show you how!

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Amy Wilkinson

Lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and Author of The Creator’s Code

Amy Wilkinson is CEO and founder of Ingenuity, lecturer at Stan-ford Graduate School of Business and author of The Creator’s Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs. She advises executives and emerging leaders around the world on how to master the skills that underlie entrepreneurial success.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Alexandra Wilkis-Wilson

Entrepreneur, Author & Co-Founder of Gilt and GlamSquad

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson is the rare entrepreneur who is successful in virtually everything she has endeavored in her young but already seasoned career. Co-Founder of Gilt and GlamSquad, Wilson is the rare entrepreneur who is successful in virtually everything.

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Keynotes: 9 Books: 10 Videos: 4

Pat Williams

Senior Vice President of the NBA's Orlando Magic

Basketball Hall-of-Famer, father of 19 children, cancer survivor, over 55 completed marathons…and, now, author of 100 books. Orlando Magic founder and SVP Pat Williams has carved out a unique career and will share how leadership, teamwork and peak performance can make you a winner in even the most competitive business.

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 3 Videos: 8

Denise Lee Yohn

Brand-Building Expert

Blending a fresh perspective, twenty-five years of experience, and a talent for inspiring audiences, Denise Lee Yohn is a leading authority and sought-after speaker on building and positioning exceptional brands.

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