British adventurer, holder of several endurance records, first person to visit both North and South Poles by surface means and the first to cross Antarctica on foot. In May 2009, aged 65, he summitted Everest.
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Evangelist, international motivational speaker and NYTimes best-selling author, Nick Vujicic was born – without any medical explanation or warning – without arms and legs.
Gary Bailey has been a professional speaker for over 25 years, and was inducted into the speakers Hall of Fame (SA) in 2010.
Alex Sheen, CEO of Because I Said I Would, makes charitable promises: 245 miles walks for victims of sexual violence; volunteering each week at charities in 2014; delivering relief aid to Hurricane Sandy victims.
Aaron Dignan brings deep insights about the digital forces disrupting decades of tradition, changing the game for corporations. Consulting clients include GE, Pepsico, Ford, Virgin, Inbev.
Doc Hendley provides clean water and education in the world’s worst locations, like refugee camps for genocide victims in Darfur, or inside UN “no-go” zones, helping war-ravaged populations. He is a remarkable speaker.
Keynote speaker Sally Hogshead is the author of FASCINATE, teaching audiences how to persuade and captivate in a world with a 9 second attention span. From the moment she steps onstage, Sally Hogshead captivates the audience.
Shawn Achor will show you how to use the science of happiness and human potential to raise levels of engagement, productivity, creativity and happiness at work.
Marcus Buckingham is one of the world’s most requested business speakers. A tremendous resource for leaders, managers, and educators, his keynotes show the link between engaged employees and productivity, profit, and customer satisfaction.
Ram Charan is a highly sought after business adviser and keynote speaker, famous among senior executives for his uncanny ability to solve their toughest business problems. For more than 35 years, Dr. Charan has worked with top executives at some of the world’s most successful companies.
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?
Aimee Mullins is a truly remarkable lady. A record-breaker at the Paralympic Games in 1996, Aimee Mullins has built a career as a model, actor and advocate for women, sports and the next generation of prosthetics.
Charles Best leads DonorsChoose.org, a nonprofit organization that provides a simple way to address educational inequity. At DonorsChoose.org, public school teachers create classroom project requests and donors can choose the projects they want to support.
John’s identity was stolen out of his business and used to commit a series of crimes, including $300,000 worth of embezzlement. While the thief operated behind the safety of John’s identity, John and his business were held legally and financially responsible for the felonies committed. Forced to defend his innocence, John spent two stressful years and $12,000 on a criminal lawyer to keep from going to jail.
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.
Once one of the FBI’s Most Wanted because he hacked into 40 major corporations just for the challenge, Kevin is now a trusted security consultant to the Fortune 500 and governments worldwide.
Esther Perel is a Belgian psychotherapist notable for exploring the tension between the need for security (love, belonging and closeness) and the need for freedom (erotic desire, adventure and distance) in human relationships.
Perel promoted the concept of Erotic Intelligence in a best selling book (Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence) which was published in 2006 and since has been translated into 24 languages. A talk entitled The secret to desire in a long-term relationship which she gave at TED in February 2013 has received more than 6 million views on TED’s website as of June 2015.
Keith Ferrazzi was previously Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Sales at Starwood Hotels, where he oversaw marketing activities for global brands including Sheraton, Westin, The Luxury Collection, St. Regis, and W Hotels. Ferrazzi also served as Chief Marketing Officer for Deloitte Consulting, a leading global management consulting firm, where he developed and managed the industry’s first globally integrated marketing organization.
Founder of Endeavor, and named one of “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News and one of TIME’s 100 “Innovators for the 21st century,” Linda Rottenberg is considered among the world’s most dynamic experts on entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership. A frequent lecturer at Fortune 500 companies, Rottenberg is the subject of four case studies by Harvard Business School and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
John Cleese is an English actor, comedian, writer and film producer. In the late 1960s, he co-founded Monty Python, the comedy troupe responsible for the sketch show Monty Python’s Flying Circus and the four Monty Python films. In the mid-1970s, Cleese and his first wife, Connie Booth, co-wrote and starred in the British sitcom Fawlty Towers. Later, he co-starred in A Fish Called Wanda. He has also appeared in many other films, including two James Bond films, two Harry Potter films, and the last three Shrek films.