Alexander Blass

Alexander Blass

One of today’s most acclaimed social entrepreneurs and innovators, Alexander Blass is a visionary who has improved and inspired countless lives across the globe. He invented and launched person-to-person charitable giving on the Internet, a revolutionary technology adopted in dozens of countries around the world. Blass is most famous for is leaving a high ranking position at a venture capital firm to make a real difference in our world and the lives of other people. After getting tired of seeing countless stories in the news of good people in need, he decided to do something about it. Read more

Andrea Beaulieu

Andrea Beaulieu

Andrea has successfully run her business as an inspired coach, consultant and communication artist for the past 27 years, fulfilled her dream to be a singer and stage performer, and as a single mom, raised her son to be a leader in his life. Her experiences dealing with such issues as growing up with alcoholism, abuse and low self-esteem make her message of hope and inspiration to others that much deeper. She believes that no matter what has happened in your life, you are enough – more than enough – you are brilliant! She is a living example of how to not let the past stop you from shining in your life or at work.

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Andy Boynton

Andy Boynton

 

Andy Boynton is Dean of Boston College’s Carroll School of Management, one of the world’s leading business schools, the author of several books and co-creator of DeepDive™, the world’s leading methodology for helping executives harness the power of teams to significantly improve problem-solving speed, innovation and results. Prior to joining Boston College, Boynton was a professor of strategy at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland for 10 years. Boynton wrote his latest book, The Idea Hunter: How to Find the Best Ideas and Make them Happen (Jossey-Bass) with co-authors Bill Fischer and William Bole. His previous books include Virtuoso Teams: Lessons from Teams That Changed Their Worlds (Financial Times-Prentice Hall) and Invented Here: Maximizing Your Organization’s Internal Growth and Profitability (Harvard Business School Press). In addition to his publishing career and role as Dean of the Carroll School of Management, Boynton has over twenty years of experience speaking and designing powerful executive education sessions and seminars for firms around the world. He is often utilized by organizations looking to build more innovative and effective teams. Read more

Charles P. Garcia

Charles P. Garcia

Supercharging audiences with positive energy, Charles P. Garcia provides invaluable takeaways for individuals, which will help them break through their perceived limitations and pursue extraordinary success. Speaking from true experience Garcia has a life story that is both eclectic and inspiring. He grew up in the Republic of Panama, graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy, founded an investment banking firm that grew from three people into 60 offices in 7 countries and serves as one of the youngest members of a Fortune 500 board, among other accomplishments. Read more

Chip Bell

Chip Bell

Chip Bell has helped many Fortune 100 companies dramatically enhance their bottom lines and marketplace reputation through innovative customer-centric strategies that address the needs of today’s picky, fickle, vocal and “all about me” customers. Dr. Bell reveals the best practices from the organizations leading the customer loyalty charge, giving audiences powerful cutting-edge ideas and unique strategies they can put into practice the minute they leave his keynote. Bell’s impact on audiences is nothing short of extraordinary: over 80% of the groups who hear him bring him back. Read more

Clyde Fessler

Clyde Fessler

Clyde Fessler, an expert in branding and product positioning, breathed new life into Harley-Davidson, making the once-maligned motorcyle company a household name. In his position as vice president of business development for Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Fessler spent over 20 years building one of the most famous brands in the world. He played an integral role in the company’s dramatic turnaround, providing creative strategies, clever positioning and hard work. Fessler shares his strategies for changing consumer minds and motivates audiences to a renewed level of achievement. Read more

Danny White

Danny White

• Former Dallas Cowboys Quarterback
• Dallas Cowboy from 1976 to 1989
• Former Utah Blaze and Arizona Rattlers Head Coach/GM

Danny White joined the Dallas Cowboys and the NFL in 1976. White’s leadership skills as a quarterback were evident when he broke the Dallas Cowboys’ single-season touchdown passing record (29 TDs) in his first year as a starter (1980). The Cowboys went to the playoffs five times, and won three NFC East titles with White taking the snaps. He ended his career as the team’s most accurate passer, setting Cowboys’ single-season records for completions (334) and touchdown passes (29). He still holds eight Cowboys’ records. Read more

David Goldsmith

David Goldsmith

In today’s economy, people are increasingly looking for answers, and they’re not seeing the same value in generic presentations of the past. They want someone to help them identify their challenges and to provide solutions to them. Leadership and management expert David Goldsmith is a consultant, advisor, NYU professor, speaker, telecast host, and author of more than 500 published articles on topics such as strategy, technology, new product development, marketing, customer service, innovation, and forecasting to name a few. He is co-founder and President of MetaMatrix Consulting Group LLC based in Syracuse, NY. Read more

David Morey

David Morey

Right now is one of the toughest environment in business history. 95% of start-up businesses fail by their 10th year, as do 80% of corporate products. Consumer research shows unprecedented distrust, cynicism and even anger. For all companies, these are remarkably topsy-turvy times. David Morey, one of America’s most sought after speakers, brings alive the insurgent strategies that helped him develop twelve winning presidential campaigns on four continents, including that of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. Read more

David Rivkin

David Rivkin

Attorney David B. Rivkin, Jr. has studied the U.S. Constitution and related historical documents with scholarly rigor, and has authored incisive commentary on the critical constitutional issues of our day. Now in private practice, Rivkin’s lengthy career has been distinguished by service in the White House during two presidential terms, in both the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Energy. He is a well-known writer and media commentator on matters of constitutional and international law, as well as on foreign and defense policy. Read more