Vancouver October 23, 2018


Below you'll find the biographies for each of our speakers, along with what you'll learn at their talk. You can find out when each speaker takes the stage on our agenda page.


Former President & Chief Executive Officer, Boeing Commercial Airplanes and The Ford Motor Company

Strategy and Cultural Transformation
What You Will Learn
  • How to develop and communicate an inspiring vision that will unite and focus your people.
  • How to ensure accountability and collaboration by creating a safe environment for honest dialogue.
  • How to pave the path for outstanding execution through relentless implementation based on facts and data.


World-Renowned Business Advisor and Bestselling Author

Talent Development and Employee Engagement
What You Will Learn
  • Insight into how world-class companies find and nurture leadership talent.
  • How to bring the rigor that leaders apply to financial capital to their human capital.
  • Specific guidelines for assessing and improving your company's talent mastery capabilities.


Leading Innovation Expert and Bestselling Author

Team Building and Innovation
What You Will Learn
  • How to identify what your employees already know and what they need to learn.
  • How to apply a seven-step process for leading each person on your team up their learning curve.
  • How to keep your organization competitive in an unpredictable, rapidly changing business environment.


Management Professor at University of California, Berkeley and Bestselling Author

Performance and Productivity
What You Will Learn
  • "Seven Work Smarter Practices" that can be applied to maximize your own and your team's time and performance.
  • How you can work smarter instead of harder by selecting a few activities and applying intense targeted effort.
  • Key insights to allow you to assess your own performance and figure out your work strengths, as well as your weaknesses.


Leadership & Performance Expert and Bestselling Author

Mindfulness and Leadership
What You Will Learn
  • Why leadership development needs to start with the mind and how to get started.
  • The three core "mind" qualities leaders need today to engage and inspire their people.
  • Overview of the latest scientific research on the benefits of mindfulness, selflessness and compassion for leaders.

You can find a complete list of our past speakers on our main site.