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Medicine's future? There's an app for that! Daniel Kraft's talks offer a fast-paced look at the next few years of innovations in medicine, powered by new tools, tests and apps that bring diagnostic information right to the patient's bedside. Daniel Kraft is a physician-scientist, inventor and innovator. He chairs the FutureMed program at Singularity University, exploring the impact and potential of rapidly developing technologies as applied to health and medicine.
James Chung is a speaker on demographic change and consumer trends. He's the President of Reach Advisors, a strategy and research firm focused on emerging shifts in the consumer landscape. James serves some of the nation’s largest and most innovative organizations involved in sectors such as tourism and resorts, museums and culture, community development, and healthy living.
Adrian Gostick is the author of several bestselling books with on corporate culture, including the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller The Carrot Principle . He also wrote the bestsellers The Integrity Advantage and The 24-Carrot Manager . His research on employee engagement has been called a “must read for modern-day managers” by Larry King of CNN, “fascinating,” by Fortune magazine and “admirable and startling” by the Wall Street Journal.
Famous for finding the Titanic, Dr. Ballard is the president and founder of the Institute for Exploration at Mystic Aquarium. Led by Ballard, this institute is focused on the development of a suite of remotely-operated vehicles created specifically to conduct deep-water archaeological excavation. Ballard has conducted more than 100 deep-sea expeditions during his career and is the recipient of numerous professional awards including the National Geographic Society's prestigious Hubbard Medal and the National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Jeff Ma, MIT standout, card counter, and best-known as the subject of the best-selling book Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of How Six MIT Students Took Vegas for Millions, and as portrayed in the hit movie 21. Ma shows companies how to harness the power of numbers to make better bottom line business decisions; decisions that, often, are the difference between winning and losing.
Frans Johansson is an author, speaker, and entrepreneur. His recent bestselling book, The Medici Effect, was named one of the top-10 best business books of 2004 by Amazon.com, the innovation book of the year by several other organizations and has so far been translated into 17 languages. In this remarkable book, Frans looks at how individuals, teams and organizations can create an explosion of groundbreaking innovations by combining ideas and concepts from different fields, cultures, and industries.
Brian Tracy's goal is to help you achieve your personal and business goals faster and easier than you ever imagined. He speaks to corporate and public audiences on the subjects of Personal and Professional Development, including the executives and staff of many of America's largest corporations. His exciting talks and seminars on Leadership, Selling, Self-Esteem, Goals, Strategy, Creativity and Success Psychology bring about immediate changes and long-term results.
Chief Economist Diane Swonk is one of the most quoted economists in the financial press. She is seen regularly on national and international television and her commentary can be read in top financial news publications throughout the world. With more than 20 years experience in financial services, Diane has proved to be an invaluable resource for policymakers and business leaders from Washington to Tokyo.
Business Communication Expert & New York Times Bestselling Author Joseph Grenny has taught and advised more than one hundred thousand leaders on every major continent from the boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies to the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. He has advised CEOs and senior executives on more than a dozen major change initiatives—receiving credit from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics' President as a key factor in helping the organization win the $200 billion Joint Strike Fighter program.
Mike Eruzione served as the captain that led the 1980 United States Olympic Hockey Team to its Gold Medal victory at Lake Placid. The highlight of the games for Mike was his winning goal against the Soviet Union in the games that stunned the world. For the past several years, Mike has traveled throughout the United States for major corporation and organizations as a motivational speaker and spokesperson.
Clayton Christensen is the Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, with a joint appointment in the Technology & Operations Management and General Management faculty groups. Clayton Christensen's research and teaching interests center on the management issues related to the development and commercialization of technological and business model innovation. Specific areas of focus include developing organizational capabilities and finding new markets for new technologies.
Few individuals choose to walk away at the height of their corporate career to dedicate their life to a social cause. At age 35, John Wood did just that, quitting his position as Microsoft's Director of Business Development for the Greater China Region in order to found Room to Read. He has never looked back.
Michael Beschloss has written nine books on American Presidents. The New York Times Book Review has called him “clearly the most widely recognized Presidential historian in the nation.” Newsweek has called him “the nation’s leading Presidential historian.” The International Herald Tribune has called him “a national treasure.”
Larry Csonka and power running became synonymous in the NFL of the 1970's. As a player with the powerhouse Miami Dolphins he charged so tenaciously through defenses that his name became a household word and his nickname, Zonk, became a new American verb. From 1971-1973, he led theDolphins to three Super Bowl appearances, earning All-Pro and Pro Bowl honors along the way.
Comedian and Impressionist Steve Bridges has been doing his right-on impression of President Bush for audiences across the nation. And while he’s not really the president, most people are hard pressed to tell them apart. He's also the country's most talented Bill Clinton and Arnold Schwarzenegger impersonator.
Roxanne Emmerich has the astonishing ability to create profound change. Her client list includes the top-performing firms in the country-and those that are wildly committed to being on that list. One of her books, "Profit-Growth Banking," is often referred to as the "bible of successful banking." As a result of her record-breaking careers in both banking and brokerage, she is regularly asked to share her strategies with colleagues at industry conferences. Years later, Sales and Marketing Management magazine named her one of the 12 most requested speakers in the nation for her ability to create immediate and profound transformations. Her unique approach blends kick-butt marketing, enlightened, no-excuses leadership development, profit-rich sales strategies, and iron-clad templates and systems. She presents this mixture to leaders, then teaches them how to create "employees on fire." The result? CEOs say, "It's a miracle!"
Rohit Talwar is an award winning speaker, entrepreneur, specialist advisor and strategic change agent. He was nominated as one the top ten global future thinkers by the UK’s Independent newspaper. He is the founder of the think tanks Fast Future and Global Futures and Foresight. Rohit spends his time traveling the world researching the ideas that will shape the future and meeting the people and organizations behind them. Rohit has a particular interest in the evolution of China, India, the emerging economies and the future of travel. He has just completed major global studies on the Future of China’s Economy – The Path to 2020 and the Future of Travel and Tourism in the Middle East.
Tim Sanders is the author of the New York Times' best sellers Love Is The Killer App: How to Win Business and Influence Friends, Saving the World at Work and The Likeability Factor. Tim's keynotes explore the measurable aspects of likeability, including levels of friendliness, relevance, empathy, and realness and how you can improve your life by increasing your likeability factor.
Dewitt Jones is one of America’s top professional photographers. Twenty years with National Geographic photographing stories around the globe has earned him the reputation as a world-class photojournalist. As a motion picture director, two of Dewitt’s films were nominated for Academy Awards. In the business community, Dewitt’s work is also well known. He rose to the forefront of creative marketing by photographing national advertising campaigns for organizations such as Dewar’s Scotch, Canon, and United Airlines.
Focused solely on helping people from all walks of life reshape their vision of what’s possible, no one is better respected in the area of human potential than Mark Victor Hansen. Creating powerful change in thousands of organizations and millions of individuals worldwide for over 30 years, Mark Victor Hansen delivers proven messages of possibility, opportunity and action.
Keith Ferrazzi is the world’s foremost expert in relationships, bringing 20 years of research and experience to the art and science of business relationship development. His signature focus on success through relationships – a deeply energizing passion – has fueled his own rise to prominence. Both Forbes and Inc. have called him one of the world's most "connected" individuals.
Jim "Murph" Murphy, founder of Afterburner, Inc. has a unique and powerful mix of leadership skills in both the military and business worlds. After graduating from the University of Kentucky, Murph joined the U.S. Air Force where he learned to fly the F-15.
Recently named one of the top “50 Best Minds on Leadership” by Leadership Excellence Magazine, keynote speaker Dr. Kevin Freiberg is among the most influential voices on the speaking circuit today. He is also among a select group of thought leaders working with Collective IQ, the top corporate venture advisor and platform in the world, to bring growth and innovation to their clients. Kevin Freiberg has made a career out of understanding the core values and unconventional strategies used by world-class leaders. His book NUTS! was hailed by the Financial Times as one of the top five global business books of the year.
Dr. Oren Harari brings provocative, new perspectives on competitive advantage, organizational change, and transformational leadership.
He's best know as "The Carrot Guy" and Chester Elton's message on employee engagement and employee recognition keynotes will change the way you do business. Chester Elton is the co-author (with Convention Connection speaker Adrian Gostick ) of the critically acclaimed, best-selling Carrot business book series including New York Times best-seller The Carrot Principle . As a recognition consultant, Chester Elton speaks to audiences on the power of effective, strategic employee recognition.