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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.
Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour
America’s First African-American Female Combat Pilot
Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour went from beat cop to United States Marine Corps combat pilot in three years, flying over the deserts of Iraq. As America’s first African-American female combat pilot, she realized that many people wanted to create breakthroughs in their own lives, they just didn’t know how.
Inspirational and Motivational Speaker
Scott Burrows’ unforgettable story of turning a paralyzing setback into a powerful comeback through a clear Vision, a determined Mindset and unstoppable Grit inspires audiences to overcome challenges and put goals into action.
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.
Renowned Visionary of the Age Wave and Longevity in America
Dr. Ken Dychtwald has emerged as North America’s foremost visionary and original thinker regarding the lifestyle, marketing, health care, and workforce implications of the age wave. During his career, Ken has addressed more than two million people worldwide in his speeches to corporate, association, social service, and government groups.
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.
Diversity & Inclusion Speaker, Author and Advisor
Joe combines artful storytelling with the latest research and science to successfully illustrate the importance of diversity and inclusion. His work is not about tolerance, sensitivity, or compliance — it’s about letting the dog off the leash.
#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.
Educator and Founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation
Erin Gruwell is a teacher, an author, and the founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation. By fostering an educational philosophy that values and promotes diversity, Erin transformed her students’ lives.
Author of The Click Moment: Seizing Opportunity in an Unpredictable World
Frans Johansson is the bestselling author of The Medici Effect and The Click Moment. He has spoken to audiences worldwide about intersectional innovation and success, and has founded a software startup, a healthcare firm, and a hedge fund. He is the founder and CEO of The Medici Group. (50 words)
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.
Lead Anchor, BBC World News America and Bestselling Author
Washington, D.C.-based BBC World News America anchor Katty Kay brings a fresh and global perspective to the reporting of American politics and global affairs. When she’s not busy making sense of the news, Katty writes bestselling books on women and confidence - helping them turn thoughts into action.
Co-author, Mavericks at Work; Co-founder, Management Lab; Founding Writer, Fast Company
All change goes against the rules. Polly LaBarre arms leaders with a Maverick Manual to hack the status quo and ramp up originality, invention and game-changing disruption. She inspires people to engage and reimagine the challenges they face, become fearless experimenters, and rethink the work of leadership.
First Woman Thunderbird Pilot, Combat Veteran, Fighter Squadron Commander, White House Fellow & Adviser
Col. Nicole Malachowski (USAF, Ret.) was a jet fighter pilot, but her story is much more than that. The combat veteran and first-ever female Thunderbird pilot lost her distinguished 21-year career to devastating tick-borne illnesses. Nicole’s inspiring story of overcoming the odds inspires audiences to rethink their challenges and prevail
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.
Keynote, Author, Branding Expert, Social Media Enthusiast, Gen X and Y Evangelist
Karen is a motivational business speaker and Millennial evangelist who helps organizations and leaders cut through the generational stereotypes and get back to reality by leveraging their team’s strengths, enriching the work environment, and driving better results. Karen creates customized programs that have both an educational and an entertaining component.
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.
Ambassador of Opportunity, Personal Development, Dream Builder, and Inspirational Speaker
Originally from the impoverished African nation of Ghana, Albert Mensah has emerged to become an internationally-recognized motivational speaker, corporate consultant, and coach.
INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED AUTHOR, MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER, CAREER CONSULTANT, FOUNDER OF THE KAPLAN MOBRAY LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
Ultra High Energy and engaging speaker that teaches audiences tools they can use immediately to elevate their career all while having fun and a positively memorable experience
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)
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.
The Funny Rocket Scientist
Shayla Rivera is a former NASA Rocket Scientist turned Keynote Speaker, Stand-up Comedian and awareness expert with many Television credits. She inspires people from elementary school children to executives in major corporations by sharing what she has learned about awareness and taking risks. She travels worldwide entertaining our troops.
Critically acclaimed author, songwriter, and singer
Laurie Rubin, blind mezzo-soprano and author provides audiences with a "transformative experience" in which she encourages people to dig deep to realize their dreams through life stories and music.
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.
Lyn St. James
Retired Professional IndyCar Driver
Lyn St. James is a change agent, not just in sports, but someone who makes people think differently about themselves and about others. Her accomplishments on and off the track intrigue people and her style is engaging and inspiring.
Opens the Door to Successful Growth and Transformation!
Gain solutions on organizational transition resilience and career development from a results-driven, practicing c-suite executive. Keith pulls stories from his exceptional record of leading successful transformation initiatives in industries undergoing rapid change including technology, manufacturing, outsourced services, and grocery retail. Author of Good Is Not Enough and Corner Office Rules.
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- 49 Corporate Culture & Governance
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- 29 Diversity
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- 13 Networking
- 32 Productivity
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- 61 Thought Leader
- 4 Trust / Honesty
- 59 Work-life Balance