Lori Greiner started with one idea and turned it into a multi-million dollar international brand. She is now regarded as one of the most prolific inventors of retail products, having created over 400 products, and holds 120 U.S. and international patents. She is a star shark on the hit entrepreneurial business show, Shark Tank on ABC, where she invests in companies and helps turn dreams into a reality.
David McCandless is a London-based author, data-journalist and information designer, working across print, advertising, TV and web. His information design work has appeared in over forty publications internationally including The Guardian, Wired and Die Zeit.
Chris Brogan is a sought-after keynote speaker who has addressed crowds of thousands, been on the Dr Phil show, and once presented to a princess. Chris has consulted with companies you know like Disney, Microsoft, Coke, Titleist, Pepsico, Google, Motorola, and many more.
As Executive Vice President of Development & Acquisitions of The Trump Organization, Ms. Trump is charged with the domestic and global expansion of the company’s real estate interests. Ms. Trump directs all areas of the company’s real estate and hotel management platforms. She is involved in all decisions—large and small—from the acquisition phase to determining the interior selections for residences and hotel suites.
André Balazs is the President and CEO of André Balazs Properties that includes a portfolio of hotels across the United States and residences in New York, especially in New York City. Balazs was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Cornell University as a College Scholar and member of the Quill and Dagger society, and then earned a master’s degree in business and journalism from Columbia University.
Author of the groundbreaking bestsellers BANK 2.0 and Bank 3.0, Brett King is the founder and CEO of Moven, the first direct mobile bank in the US and the UK. Brett also runs a niche strategic advisory firm, User Strategy, where he is a strategic advisor to the world’s leading financial services organizations. Recently named “Innovator of the Year” by American Banker and Bank Technology News Magazines, Brett is a global thought leader in financial services and customer experience.
Fraud expert, Harvard MBA and bestselling author of “Liespotting,” Pamela Meyer reveals the deception epidemic plaguing our society. Meyer believes you should know everything a CIA operative knows about deception. She trains corporate executives on facial micro-expression reading, advanced interrogation techniques, body language analysis, and behavior elicitation techniques.
Daniel Kraft, M.D. is an NIH funded faculty member affiliated with Stanford. He was on clinical faculty with the UCSF pediatric bone marrow transplantation service and serves as the medicine track chair for Singularity University where he is also executive director for the FutureMed executive program.
Bill Nye the Science Guy, is an American science educator, comedian, television host, actor, writer, and scientist who began his career as a mechanical engineer at Boeing. He is best known as the host of the Disney/PBS children’s science show Bill Nye the Science Guy (1993–98) and for his many subsequent appearances in popular media as a science educator.
After 31 years on the marketing faculty – nine as chair – Bill Danko achieved emeritus status in 2007 at the School of Business, State University of New York at Albany. During his tenure, he studied consumer behavior, and in particular the topic of wealth formation. He is the co-author of The Millionaire Next Door, a research--based book about wealth in America that has been ranked as a bestseller by The New York Times for more than three years.
Mr. Alan R. Mulally served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Ford Motor Company from September 1, 2006 to July 1, 2014. Prior to joining Ford in September 2006, Mr. Mulally served as an Executive Vice President of The Boeing Company since August 2002. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Inc. from September 1998 to September 5, 2006 and from August 2002 to September 5, 2006, respectively.
Professor Clayton received his B.A. in economics, summa cum laude, from Brigham Young University and an M.Phil. in applied econometrics from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. He subsequently received an MBA with High Distinction from the Harvard Business School in 1979, graduating as a George F. Baker Scholar.
With over 20 years of experience transforming Fortune 50 companies and armed with a reputation as one of the most disruptive and effective advisors to business today, Andy Stefanovich believes companies must reorient their focus toward creativity and innovation in order to sustain strategic growth.
Bobbi Brown is a professional makeup artist and the founder and CCO of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. Brown has written eight books about makeup and beauty. As a successful makeup artist with access to everything in the market, Bobbi found nearly all products looked too artificial, making it impossible to create a gorgeous, no-makeup look. Bobbi’s big breakthrough was her first American Vogue cover. The image was shot by famed photographer Patrick Demarchelier and featured the soon-to-be-supermodel Naomi Campbell, made up by Bobbi Brown.
Recognized by ABC News, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The Times of London and Gartner as one of the world’s leading authorities on customer experience management and customer centricity transformation, Lior Arussy has developed a strategic framework to transform organizations from product to customer-centricity while increasing their profitability through differentiation.
Melanie Notkin uncovered the growing demographics of childless women and given them a voice. To celebrate modern aunthood, in 2008, she founded SAVVY AUNTIE®, the multiplatform lifestyle brand for cool aunts, great aunts, godmothers and all women who love kids. In 2014, Notkin introduced Otherhood, the modern, growing demographic of women who, despite their deepest yearnings, remain single and childless as their fertile years wane.
This intriguing man is nothing less than a business soothsayer in the world of professional speakers. Jason is the author of eight books, all of them bestsellers. I’d booked him, but had never met him. The grapevine in this business is small and well-trimmed. Four different clients had told me this man is the best business speaker in America.
Mark is the president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea lab for leadership development. He has written or co-authored eight books and is the creator of more than two dozen videos and audio training programs on leadership, change and customer service.