Topic: Corporate Culture & Governance

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 4 Videos: 7

Mike Abrashoff

Former Commander, USS Benfold and Author, It's Your Ship

Mike Abrashoff took command of USS Benfold - nearly the worst performing ship in the Navy and 12 months later it was the best ship in the fleet, using the very same crew. How? Mike changed his leadership style and the ship’s culture.

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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: 6 Books: 2 Videos: 5

Sandy Asch

Learn From The Expert Who Taught The San Diego Zoo to ROAR

Sandy Asch has helped 30,000 leaders in 350+ companies in 50 countries and 6 languages to win best place to work awards, navigate mergers, and embrace change.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 6 Videos: 12

Jason Barger

Author "Thermostat Cultures" and Inspiring TEDx and SHRM National Speaker

Jason is dynamic, funny, and a phenomenal storyteller! Perfect for groups looking to cut through distractions and re-engage people around authentic leadership, growing an engaged culture & vision. National SHRM speaker, TEDx & global leadership speaker. Latest book "Thermostat Cultures" has been a big hit globally!

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Howard Behar

Former President of Starbucks Coffee Company North America and Starbucks Coffee International

Howard believes people over profits - Behar starts with the idea that if you regard employees and customers as human beings, everything else will take care of itself. If you engage your staff as partners (not assets or labor costs), they will achieve results beyond what is thought possible.

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Keynotes: 11 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Tony Brigmon

Ambassador of FUN

Tony Brigmon was the face of Southwest Airlines as their "Ambassador of Fun" both internally to employees, and externally to civic and service groups. Southwest focused on fun because fun created serious results, and Tony brings those fun best-practices and ideas to every event that he speaks to.

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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: 5 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Eric Chester

The go-to expert on finding, engaging & keeping great employees who deliver "on fire" performance!

Eric Chester is a trusted source in the global dialogue on workplace culture, employee engagement, and the emerging workforce. He helps business leaders attract, develop and retain top talent that delivers "on fire" performance.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 4 Videos: 8

Geoff Colvin

Bestselling Author and Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune Magazine Helping Leaders Respond to Disruptive Trends Impacting Business

Geoff Colvin is Fortune magazines senior editor-at-large. He speaks on critical trends, news impacting business and economic climate. He is focused on managing, leading and competing in disruptive times. He is also the author of, Talent is Overrated, Humans are Underrated.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 3 Videos: 3

Christine Comaford

Neuroscience-Based Leadership Coach; Predictable Revenue, Passionate Teams, and Profitable Growth

New York Times bestselling author, leadership and culture coach Christine Comaford helps leaders navigate growth and change. Christine is sought after for providing proven strategies to shift executive behavior to create more positive outcomes, enroll and align teams in times of change, profoundly increase sales, product offerings, and company value. 

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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: 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: 3 Books: 3 Videos: 2

Chester Elton

#1 Bestselling Business Author, Organizational Culture, Employee Engagement and Teamwork Expert

Chester's most requested keynote is on culture and managing change, based on his #1 bestselling book All In: How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results, but he also frequently speaks on employee engagement, leadership, generational issues in the workplace, high performing teams, and recognition.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 2 Videos: 4

Galen Emanuele

Keynote Speaker & Team Culture Expert

Galen is an international speaker who teaches teams and organizations how to use the improv concept of "Yes, And" to create a profound shift in how people communicate and show up in business. Galen's content resonates with professionals at every level-- from the CEO to the front line.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 0

Andy Fastow

Former CFO of Enron

Enron’s former CFO will make observations about how the ambiguity and complexity of laws and regulations breeds opportunity for problematic decisions and will discuss what questions corporate directors and management should ask in order to ensure that their companies not only follow the rules, but uphold the principles behind them.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Tom Flick

Former NFL Quarterback | Authority on Leadership, Leading Change & Accelerating Performance

Authority on leadership, Tom has helped organizations such as Google, Starbucks, Boeing, and others, to develop leaders, lead change, increase teamwork, and accelerate performance. Tom draws on his leadership experience in the NFL; his extensive work in corporate America, providing actionable solutions; and his work with, Dr. John Kotter.

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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: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Michelle Gielan

Positive Communication Expert

Michelle Gielan, a national CBS News anchor turned UPenn positive psychology researcher, is the bestselling author of Broadcasting Happiness. She is partnered with Arianna Huffington to research how transformative stories fuel success.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 3 Videos: 1

Adrian Gostick

#1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestselling Author

Adrian's most requested keynote is on culture and managing change, based on his #1 bestselling book All In: How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results, but he also frequently speaks on employee engagement, leadership, generational issues in the workplace, high-performing teamwork and recognition.

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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: 1 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Umar Hameed

Expert at Changing Human Behavior with Neuroscience

Have you wondered what separates A-players from the B-players in an organization? B-players do a good job but their mindset blocks them from achieve greatness. Umar shows you to breakthrough any mindset issue so you become highly effective. Imagine the impact on your organization if you had more A-players.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Ryan Jenkins

Speaker, Trainer, Author, Next Generation Expert

Ryan has been speaking professionally as a Millennial and Generation Z keynote speaker for over six years for clients big and small, nationally and internationally.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 1

Soren Kaplan, Ph.D.

Disruptive Innovation & Change Expert & Author of WSJ Bestseller Leapfrogging

Expert in disruptive innovation and change. Hands on experience working with some of the world's leading companies combined with teaching at Copenhagen Business School, writing for FastCompany, and receiving the 2014 Best Business Book in the International Book Awards for his WSJ besteller, Leapfrogging.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Ron Kaufman

Founder & Chairman of UP! Your Service, New York Times Bestselling Author of Uplifting Service

In today’s economy, customer expectations in every industry are rising. What was once considered a perk, bonus or plus is now a promise clients expect – and even demand. Packed with powerful principles and proven techniques, Ron Kaufman will educate, motivate and inspire your team.

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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: 6

Jenn Lim

CEO & Chief Happiness Officer of Delivering Happiness, Culture Book Creator and Consultant at Zappos

Jenn will captivate your audience by demonstrating how culture is a powerful model for achieving success, strengthening your competitive advantage & how concentrating on the happiness creates sustainability. We will equip you with the data-driven, science-backed information necessary to make a compelling case to reexamine your organization’s culture.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 3 Videos: 4

Doug Lipp

International Consultant, Eight-time Author

Candid. Passionate. Relevant. Doug Lipp is on a crusade to help organizations strengthen their corporate culture, boost business performance, and unapologetically, have fun while doing it.

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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: 5 Videos: 3

Dr. Will Miller

Comedian and Authority on Stress Reduction and Life Balance

Outstanding Keynote speaker & trainer on Emotional Wellbeing, Coping with Change & Life-Span Development. A Psychotherapist & Health Psychologist with extensive media experience. Former headline comedian & TV personality (Nick-at-Nite, NBC), Teaches graduate students at Purdue University on ethics & social media. Best-selling co-author of Refrigerator Rights

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Keynotes: 15 Books: 3 Videos: 2

Jacob Morgan

Best-Selling Author, Keynote Speaker, & Futurist

Jacob is a globally recognized keynote speaker, best-selling author, and futurist. He literally wrote the book on the future of work and employee experience.

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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: 1 Videos: 3

Robert Richman

Expert on Employee Culture

Robert Richman is the author of the Culture Blueprint a systematic guide to building the high-performance workplace. He was a manager and culture strategist at Zappos.com and co-founded Zappos Insights, an innovative program focused on educating companies on the secrets behind its game-changing employee culture.

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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: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 5

Eric Saperston

Captivating Keynote Speaker Inspires People to Produce Extraordinary Results

"What It Takes To Be Extraordinary" Eric's keynote address talks about his journey cold-calling the most powerful people in the world and taking them out for coffee. His presentation explores the common traits, motivating factors and core beliefs which enable everyday people to produce extraordinary lives.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Nick Sarillo

"Purpose-Driven Culture," Entrepreneur, and Author

CEO Nick Sarillo shares real-life ideas, strategies and processes that can turn any small business into a successful, high-performance organization. Nick’s restaurants serve as a great example of how living your company’s purpose and values creates a world-class culture achieving award-winning customer service, higher margins and an engaged, productive workforce.

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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: 1 Books: 3 Videos: 1

Kim Malone Scott

Co-founder and CEO of Radical Candor, Author

Kim Scott is the co-founder and CEO of Radical Candor, Inc which builds software tools for managers. She is the author of a book called Radical Candor: How To Be a Kickass Boss without Losing your Humanity, to be published by St Martin’s Press next year.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 3 Videos: 0

Geoff Smart

#1 Thought leader on the #1 Topic in Business.

Geoff is Chairman & Founder of ghSMART.  He founded the leadership consulting firm in 1995. 

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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: 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: 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: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Darren Woodson

Former NFL Football Player, Analyst

Three-time Super Bowl champion and five-time Pro Bowl selection Darren Woodson joined ESPN as an NFL analyst in 2005. He appears on NFL Live and SportsCenter, as well as other ESPN platforms throughout the year.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Teri Yanovitch

Former Disney Institute Speaker & Corporate Culture Trainer

Teri Yanovitch is a full-time speaker, author, and facilitator. Her passion is helping organizations create a culture of service excellence. Her background experience began with the Hertz Corporation in Seattle Washington.

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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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Keynotes: 6 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Jason Young

Author and Trainer on High Performance Cultures

Jason Young has been called a “rare breed” when it comes to developing leaders and customer service initiatives. As a former senior-level manager at Southwest Airlines, Jason learned the value of a successful workplace culture.

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