Invite Richard Branson to be a guest speaker, and meet the face, spirit, and entrepreneurial mastermind behind Virgin. Richard Branson has a unique vision, competitive style, and showy nature.
Gary Vaynerchuk : Visionary
Brought to you in partnership with CAA, Gary Vaynerchuk is the 35 year old “King of Social Media.” Vaynerchuk is one of the first Facebook users that maxed-out his friend limit, with over 17,000 requests pending. He also has close to a million followers on Twitter and was included in Business Week’s list of the top 20 people every entrepreneur should follow.
Harry Beckwith works with 23 Fortune 500 companies and is the branding consultant to the world’s premier brand consultancy. Ranked as one of the world’s Top 5 Speakers, Harry advises technology, pharmaceutical, financial and professional service clients on positioning, branding, customer retention, sales and communication strategies. He has been featured in Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Inc.
Mark Thompson : Virgin Unite
Mark Thompson is co-founder & CEO of Richard Branson’s Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship Hub for Virgin Unite, and Board of Directors of Best Buy, Korn Ferry, & Interwoven (HP).
Erik Wahl : Graffiti Artist
Erik Wahl is an artist. But how does Erik Wahl combine his worlds of graffiti art and business? How does he shift from being an artistic iconoclast to a salient keynote speaker for corporations? How is he in-demand as one of the most requested speakers in the world on the subjects of creativity, change, leadership and the psychology of performance?
John Caslione : Global Business Strategist
With a specific expertise in India and China, John Caslione provides hands-on experience with a keen focus on how US and European firms can develop strategies to succeed as they grow globally. His highly valued presentations are dynamic, information-packed, and sought after by CEOs and audiences from around the world seeking current, first-hand knowledge of global business markets.
Josh Linkner : Find Your Spark
Josh Linkner is one of the most successful tech entrepreneurs out there. But now he’s given himself a new mission: help businesses discover their creative mojo.
Daniel Burrus : Futurist
Daniel Burrus is considered one of the world’s leading technology speakers and business strategists. He is the founder and CEO of Burrus Research, a research and consulting firm that monitors global advancements in technology driven trends to help clients understand how technological, social and business forces are converging to create enormous untapped opportunities.
Richard St. John
Richard St. John can tell you what leads to everyone’s success. On the prestigious TED.com website, St. John’s talk is consistently in the top 20 “Most Viewed” (out of 1,000 talks) along with Bill Gates, Richard Dawkins, Tony Robbins, Stephen Hawking, and Malcolm Gladwell. His talk has also ranked highest in many TED categories, including “All Time Favorites,” “Most Inspirational,” “Funniest,” “Most Emailed,” and “Most Translated into other Languages.”
Bobby Hashemi : Business Growth
Bobby is a different type of dealmaker – with over 20 years’ experience in the consumer sector across three key aspects – as an entrepreneur who has built a leisure business from scratch into a well-known national brand, as an investor partner in an established private equity investment fund, and as an advisor in a major US investment bank.
Sir Terry Leahy : TESCO
Sir Terry Leahy is the man behind one of the most successful turn-arounds in retail history – bringing Tescos back from the dead. He wrote the recently published “Management in 10 Words.” Sir Terry Leahy encourages quality leadership throughout all ranks of an organization — and fills you in on how to get there.
Clayton Christensen : Harvard
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.
Michael Bergdahl : Walmart
Michael Bergdahl was employed at Wal-Mart’s world headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas as the Director of “People,” working side-by-side with one of America’s most iconic business tycoons; Wal-Mart’s Founder and CEO, Sam Walton.
Tim Sanders : Business Speaker
Tim Sanders is one of the most prolific keynote speakers today. A rare hybrid of business leadership speaker, motivational speaker, and people skills guru, his research, passion, and ability to move audiences to action sets him apart as the people-centric business expert.