Speakers

  • Valerie Jarrett

    Former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama

    Valerie B. Jarrett was the longest serving Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama throughout the President’s two terms in office.

     
  • Mitch Joel

    Bestselling Author & Founder, Six Pixels Group

    When brands like Google, Starbucks, Shopify and GE want to leverage technology to better connect with their consumers, they call Mitch Joel.

     
  • Whitney Johnson

    Recognized as one of the 50 leading business thinkers in the world (Thinkers50), Whitney Johnson is an expert on disruptive innovation and personal disruption; specifically, a framework which she codifies in the critically acclaimed book Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work and in her latest book Build an “A” Team: Play To Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Learning Curve.

     
  • Avinash Kaushik

    Digital Marketing Evangelist, Google

    Avinash Kaushik is the Digital Marketing Evangelist for Google and the co Founder of Market Motive Inc.

     
  • Guy Kawasaki

    NYT Bestselling Author

    Guy Kawasaki is the co-founder of Alltop.com, an “online magazine rack” of popular topics on the web, and a founding partner at Garage Technology Ventures. He is also a columnist for the Open Forum of American Express.

     
  • Katty Kay

    Lead Anchor, BBC World News America

    Katty Kay is the lead anchor for BBC’s World News America where she covers the full gamut of American and global affairs – reporting on US elections, the White House, Congress, Wall Street, global economies, and world trouble spots.

     
  • Jim Kouzes

    Bestselling Author & Professor

    Jim Kouzes is the co-author with Barry Posner of the award-winning and bestselling book, The Leadership Challenge, with over 1.8 million copies sold.

     
  • Amanda Lang

    Anchor, Bloomberg TV Canada & Bestselling Author

    Amanda Lang has a front-row seat to the world’s daily top stories in business, politics, and economics as an anchor and producer for two weekly shows at Bloomberg Television Canada, called Bloomberg North with Amanda Lang.

     
  • Danielle LaPorte

    Bestselling Author of The Desire Map

    Danielle LaPorte is the creator of The Desire Map: A Guide To Creating Goals With Soul — the book that turned into a day planner system, a top iTunes app, and an international workshop program.

     
  • Patrick Lencioni

    NYT Bestselling Author

    Patrick Lencioni is the founder and president of The Table Group, a firm dedicated to providing organizations with ideas, products and services that improve teamwork, clarity and employee engagement.

     
  • Max Lenderman

    Bestselling Author, Brand New World

    A pioneer in the field of experiential marketing, Max Lenderman encourages businesses to look beyond traditional communication to get customers interacting with and living their brands.

     
  • Charlene Li

    Founder & CEO of Altimeter Group

    Charlene is the Founder and CEO of Altimeter Group and the author of the New York Times bestseller, Open Leadership.