Speakers

  • Neil Pasricha

    New York Times Bestselling Author

    A Harvard MBA, New York Times bestselling author, award-winning blogger, and one of the most popular TED speakers in the world, Neil Pasricha is “a pied piper of happiness” who dazzles audiences with ideas that skyrocket happiness into the stratosphere.

     
  • Dr. JP Pawliw-Fry

    Leadership & Performance Expert

    Dr. JP Pawliw-Fry is an author and columnist, and a performance coach to Olympic athletes and business leaders.

     
  • Bryan Pearson

    President & CEO of LoyaltyOne

    With more than two decades experience developing meaningful customer relationships for some of the world’s leading companies, Bryan Pearson is an internationally recognized expert and author in the fields of enterprise loyalty and coalition marketing.

     
  • Tom Peters

    Bestselling Author of In Search of Excellence

    In 1982, with the publication of In Search of Excellence, Peters and Bob Waterman helped firms deal with a crushing competitive challenge to their primacy by urging them to get away from strategies based on just the numbers and re-focused on the basic drivers of all successful businesses throughout time: people, customers, values (culture), action-execution, and a perpetual selfrenewing entrepreneurial spirit.

     
  • Captain Phillips

    Inspiration for the Movie Captain Phillips

    For five days in April 2009, the world was glued to their TV screens as Captain Richard Phillips became the center of an extraordinary international drama when he was captured by Somali pirates who hijacked his ship, the first hijacking of a U.S. ship in more than 200 years.

     
  • Daniel H. Pink

    #1 Bestselling Author

    Daniel H. Pink is the author of five provocative books about the changing world of work, including the long-running New York Times bestseller, A Whole New Mind, and the #1 New York Times bestseller, Drive.

     
  • Dan Pontefract

    Author, Flat Army

    As Head of Learning & Collaboration at TELUS, Dan is responsible for the overarching learning, collaboration & leadership development strategy for the company.

     
  • Michael Port

    Bestselling Author & Entrepreneur

    Called a "marketing guru" by the Wall Street Journal, Michael Port has provided coaching and consulting services to over 20,000 business owners.

     
  • Gen. Colin Powell, USA (Ret.)

    65th United States Secretary of State

    For over fifty years, General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) has devoted his life to public service.

     
  • Neil Rackham

    Bestselling Author, SPIN Selling

    Neil Rackham is known throughout the world as a speaker, writer, and seminal thinker on sales and marketing issues. Three of his books have been on the New York Times best seller list, and his works have been translated into over 50 languages.

     
  • Tom Rath

    NYT Bestselling Author

    Tom Rath is a leading business thinker and one of the bestselling authors of the last decade. His first book, How Full Is Your Bucket?, was a #1 New York Times bestseller.

     
  • Robert Richman

    Bestselling Author

    Robert Richman is a culture strategist and was the co-creator of Zappos Insights, an innovative program focused on educating companies on the secrets behind Zappos’ amazing employee culture.