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Keynotes: 4 Books: 5 Videos: 2

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: 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: 1 Books: 11 Videos: 2

Dr. Robert Ballard

Deep Sea Explorer, Discovered Titanic Wreckage

“I grew up wanting to be Captain Nemo from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.” Best known for his 1985 discovery of the Titanic, Dr. Robert Ballard has succeeded in tracking down numerous other significant shipwrecks.

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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: 5 Books: 6 Videos: 11

Jason Barger

National SHRM Speaker, TEDx, newest book "Thermostat Cultures" resonating globally

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. Newest book "Thermostat Cultures" launched 11/17/16!

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 2 Videos: 4

Lisa Bodell

Futurist & Expert on SIMPLIFYING Innovation & Change Management

Lisa Bodell is an award-winning author and CEO of futurethink. As a futurist and expert on change management, she has helped thousands of senior leaders ignite innovation at Google, Pfizer, Lockheed Martin, and more.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Nadine Harris

Founder and CEO of Center for Youth Wellness

Dr. Burke Harris is Founder & CEO of Center for Youth Wellness as well as the founding physician & former Medical Director of CPMC Bayview Child Health Center. Harris’ healthcare practice focuses on a little-understood, yet very common factor in childhood that can profoundly impact adult-onset disease: trauma.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 2 Videos: 2

Larry Burns

Former General Motors VP of R&D, Mobility Consultant for Google Inc.

Lawrence D. "Larry" Burns is the former corporate vice president of Research and Development for General Motors. Burns oversaw GM's advanced technology, innovation programs, and corporate strategy. Within GM, he personally championed vehicle electrification, “connected” vehicles, fuelcells, bio-fuels, advanced batteries, autonomous driving, and a series of innovative concept vehicles.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 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: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Andy Cohen

Chief Assumption Officer

Andy Cohen help organizations challenge dangerous assumptions and turn them into life changing opportunities. His Assumpt! strategy break down the barriers standing in the way of personal and business success and provides sustainable tools for better decision making, thinking differently and change.

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Zubin Damania, MD

Innovative Founder of Turntable Health, YouTube Sensation ZDoggMD

Innovative Founder of Turntable Health, YouTube Sensation ZDoggMD (brings awareness to important health topics using parody music videos which receive millions of views)

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Stephanie Decker

Inspiring Mom: Lost Both Legs Saving Children From Tornado, Founder of the Stephanie Decker Foundation

Stephanie Decker is the inspiring mother who lost both legs saving her children during a tornado. She also founded the Stephanie Decker Foundation which helps children with missing limbs take part in sports camps.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Patti Dobrowolski

Visual Thinker + Change Activator

Visual goal setter Patti Dobrowolski captivates and inspires audiences using the business leadership tool of the future: Drawing Solutions.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 5

Amelia Rose Earhart

Around the World Pilot, TV Personality, President of Fly With Amelia Foundation

Single-Engine Aircraft Pilot Who Flew Around the World, President of Fly With Amelia Foundation, Namesake of the Original Amelia Mary Earhart

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 7 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: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 5

David Garibaldi

WORLD RENOWNED ARTIST

David Garibaldi is a world-renowned Performance Painter who creates life-size masterpieces all under 10 minutes.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Phil Hansen

Internationally-recognized Multimedia Artist, Author, Innovator

Phil Hansen is an international multi-media artist who explores new ways to overcome limitations with innovation and creativity.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 5 Videos: 5

Dr. Willie Jolley

Award-winning speaker and singer, best-selling author and media personality

There are many motivational speakers, and then there is the one, the only, the incomparable Dr. Willie Jolley. He has been described simultaneously as a world-class, award-winning speaker and singer, best-selling author and media personality.

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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: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 6

Jeff Kirschner

Litterati, Founder & CEO

Litterati is a community that's "crowdsource-cleaning" the planet - one piece at a time.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Nataly Kogan

Happiness Expert, Venture Capitalist and Successful Tech Entrepreneur

Nataly found that after reaching the highest corporate levels, she still wasn’t happy. Chasing achievement left her proud but unfulfilled, so she became inspired to figure out how to live a fuller, happier life. In the process, she found the answers each person needs to unlock maximum potential.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Janine Latus

Speaker on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Her NYT bestseller, If I Am Missing or Dead, is a heart-wrenching journey tracing the roots of her own and her sister's victimization. Both a call to break the cycle of abuse and a love letter to her sister, it is an unforgettable read and she is an unforgettable speaker.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Jessica Lawrence Quinn

Dynamic Tech Industry Leader, Writer, and Speaker

As Managing Director of Civic Hall, an organization in NYC advancing the use of technology for the public good, Jessica Lawrence Quinn is a highly visible and connected leader in the tech industry. She is a sought after speaker on the tech sector, the future of work, and organizational culture.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Monica Lewinsky

Social activist

Monica Lewinsky is a social activist, a global public speaker, a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and a consultant. She advocates for a safer social media environment and addresses such topics as digital resilience + reputation, privacy, cultivating compassion, overcoming shame and equality. 

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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: 7

Elizabeth Lombardo, Ph.D.

Renowned Psychologist, Best Selling Author, Success Coach

Success starts from within. Whether you want to have a healthy body, booming business, or flourishing relationships, the first step is to rewire your brain and cultivate your peak mindset. Dr. Lombardo teaches practical skills to make lasting transformations in your life.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 4 Videos: 1

Dr. James Maas

Nation's Top Sleep Educator And Award-Winning Professor

World famous sleep educator gives a dynamic program with incredible take-away value that constantly receives standing ovations. The information provided with audience interaction will increase daytime alertness, psychological mood, productivity, creativity, athletic prowess, general health and longevity

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 0 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: 5 Books: 4 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: 3 Books: 6 Videos: 2

Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP

Getting Grit - the Evidence Based Approach to Cultivating Passion, Perseverance and Purpose

Caroline Adams Miller is an internationally-known coach, author and speaker on the topic of grit, goal accomplishment and their connection with happiness. She is recognized as one of the world’s leaders on this research and how it can be applied to one’s life for maximum transformation and growth.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Dalia Mogahed

Research Director, Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

Dalia Mogahed teaches you how to make positive change and lead even when you face challenges to your ideas. She combines her own story of overcoming obstacles as a Muslim woman with cutting edge research to weave together an inspiring but practical message of empowerment.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 4 Videos: 1

Dr. Nick Morgan

One of America’s Top Communication Theorists and Coaches

Dr. Nick Morgan is one of America’s top communication theorists and coaches. He's an expert on storytelling, body language, presentation skills and charisma. He's written three books on communications and frequently appears on CNN as a commentator.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 4 Videos: 11

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: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Aimee Mullins

Groundbreaking Athlete, Fashion Icon, Actor, TED All-Star, and Design Innovator

Aimée Mullins revels in the continuous exploration of what is possible—both for herself and those whose lives she touches. Aimée has developed her own unique formula for creating the “invented life,” fashioned from her undeniably unique combination of life experiences.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Sonia Nazario

Social Journalist, Author, Humanitarian

Sonia Nazario is an award-winning journalist and humanitarian. Her personal story is the story of migration and of ganas (determination). Her articles and speeches move people to tears and end in standing ovations.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 2 Videos: 1

Kristin Neff

Human Development and Culture Program, Dept. of Educational Psychology, UT Austin

Kristin Neff got her Ph.D. at the University of California at Berkeley. During post-doctoral work she decided to research self-compassion. The scale she created to measure self-compassion was published in 2003 and is now being used by hundreds of researchers worldwide.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Roger Nierenberg

Symphony Conductor

Roger Nierenberg is the creator of The Music Paradigm. Mr. Nierenberg had lengthy tenures as the Music Director for the Stamford Symphony Orchestra in Connecticut, and the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra in Florida.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 4

John O'Leary

Author of On Fire: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life

In 1987, John was a curious nine-year-old boy. Playing with fire and gasoline, he created a massive explosion in his garage and was burned on 100% of his body. John was given one percent chance to survive.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 5

Nando Parrado

New York Times Bestselling Author, Rugby Legend, Hero and Inspiration for the Movie, Alive

His is a story that many will recognize, but few have an opportunity to hear first hand. Nando Parrado recounts the extraordinary tale of how he and 15 of his teammates survived for 72 brutal days after their plane crashed into the frozen Andes Mountains more than 40 years ago.

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Marlon Peterson

#BePrecedential

Marlon went from facing life in prison at 19-years old to being one of the preeminent voices in social and criminal justice. Just seven years since his release, he was named one of America's 100 most influential and inspiring leaders in the Black community by Ebony Magazine.

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Wayne Porter, PhD

CAPT, USN (ret)

Wayne is an internationally recognized strategic futurist who focuses on systemic and science-based perspectives of global trends and America's role in the 21st Century. He is a former Special Assistant for Strategy to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Amy Purdy

Survivor, Paralympic Medalist, NY Times Best Selling Author, Dancer

Featured TEDx speaker, survivor, World Class snowboarder, Best-selling author, Dancing With The Stars Finalist, Toured with Oprah, Superbowl Commercial, Founder of Adaptive Action Sports

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Dr. Kristen Race, PhD.

Neuroscientist & Mindfulness Expert

Kristen Race, Ph.D has created brain-based mindfulness programs used by businesses, schools and families worldwide. Her programs provide simple mindfulness strategies and tools that are designed to create resiliency towards stress. Her dynamic and accessible presentation style makes her a great fit for all audiences.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Richard Resnick

TED Speaker on the Impact of Genomics on Absolutely Everything, Serial Entrepreneur, and CEO

The Genomic Revolution - a whirlwind journey through our deepening understanding of the genome and its dizzying applications in medicine, agriculture, society, and in defining the very nature of what it means to be human. And beyond human.

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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: 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: 2

Janine Shepherd

A Broken Body isn't A Broken Person

Deepak Chopra calls Janine a Change Agent. Maria Shriver calls her an "Architect of Change." Her spellbinding, inspirational keynote blends the talent of a consummate storyteller with a message of resilience, defiance, acceptance and human potential.

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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: 2 Books: 2 Videos: 1

Gretchen Steidle

Co-Author, Devil Came on Horseback, and Founder of Global Grassroots

Gretchen is a producer of the documentary film and co-author of the memoir, "The Devil Came on Horseback: Bearing Witness to the Genocide in Darfur". She is the founder of Global Grassroots where she is pioneering work using mindfulness to advance social innovation for Africa's most vulnerable women.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 6 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: 3 Books: 3 Videos: 12

Leslie Morgan Steiner

New York Times Bestselling Author

Leslie Morgan Steiner is a master of engaging men and women in today's most important women's leadership issues -- parenthood, relationships, and work/family balance.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Marco Tempest

Cyber-illusionist, Tech innovator, Fellow MIT Media Lab

Cyber-illusionist, tech innovator & MIT Media Lab fellow, Marco presents cutting edge ideas and illusions in his keynote speeches and performances for all types of corporate and private audiences.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 2 Videos: 5

Erik Wahl

Motivational Artist

Erik is one of the most sought after speakers on the corporate lecture circuit on creativity and innovation. His keynote has been described as an "epic audience experience"He speaks over 100 times a year and his sought after graffiti artwork has raised millions of dollars for charity.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Stosh Walsh

Inviting Individuals and Organizations to Greater Courage

Most people and organizations see the world as it is and react. This impactful presentation redefines courage as an invitation to envision the world as it could be, then create it Stosh's presentations invite individuals and organizations to live with greater courage and create the best world they can envision.

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