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Chairman, the Paulson Institute; Secretary of the Treasury, 2006-2009; Former Chairman and CEO, Goldman Sachs
A visionary leader with an adept appreciation of the financial and business challenges facing the U.S. and the world, the Honorable Henry M. Paulson, Jr. is one of the most prominent and powerful voices on today’s political, environmental, and economic landscapes. With unrivaled experience and expertise, Paulson provides astute insights and shrewd analysis on complex, contemporary global issues. As Treasury Secretary, he expertly navigated one of the most tumultuous eras in U.S economic history, and as Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, he led the firm towards unprecedented, exponential growth. Currently, he is Founder and Chairman of the Paulson Institute, dedicated to fostering international engagement to address issues of global scope, with particular emphasis on sharing best pr ...
Distinguished World Leader, Powerful Visionary & Political Vanguard; 2012 Republican Presidential Candidate; Speaker of the U.S. House of Representati ...
Intellectually fearless and a perennial visionary, Newt Gingrich is perhaps the foremost economic, social, environmental and political thinker in America today. With a prolific four-decade long career in politics, Gingrich has served in some of the most highly respected positions in US government, including Speaker of the House. Beyond his remarkable political achievements, he is also an author of 14 best-selling books and an audience favorite for his illuminating and inspirational ideas.
"The Woz", Co-founder of Apple Computer, Inc., Chief Scientist at Primary Data, Best Selling Author of iWoz: From Computer Geek to Cult Icon
A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for the past three decades, Steve Wozniak revolutionized the personal computer industry as co-founder of Apple Computer. With its first line of Apple products – Macintosh, Apple I and Apple II, Wozniak and Steve Jobs brought computers to the hands of the mass market. Through the years, Wozniak has been involved in various business and philanthropic ventures; he currently serves as Chief Scientist for Primary Data and is a published author of a New York Times best-selling autobiography, iWoz: From Computer Geek to Cult Icon. A talented business speaker, Wozniak shares a once-in-a-lifetime success story with audiences globally by teaching the lessons of Apple to show that evolution is achieved from the ground up.
Technology & Media Entrepreneur; Owner of the Dallas Mavericks; HD Net/AXS TV Chairman & Co-Founder; Co-Star of ABC's Hit TV Show Shark Tank
Since the age of 12, Mark has been a natural businessman. Selling garbage bags door to door, the seed was planted early on for what would eventually become long-term success. After graduating from Indiana University - where he briefly owned the most popular bar in town - Mark moved to Dallas. After a dispute with an employer who wanted him to clean instead of closing an important sale, Mark created MicroSolutions, a computer consulting service. He went on to later sell MicroSolutions in 1990 to CompuServe. In 1995, Mark and long-time friend Todd Wagner came up with an internet based solution to not being able to listen to Hoosiers Basketball games out in Texas. That solution was Broadcast.com - streaming audio over the internet. In just four short years, Broadcast.com (then Audionet) would ...
Real Estate Mogul and Star of Shark Tank
Barbara Corcoran’s credits include straight D’s in high school and college and 20 jobs by the time she turned 23. It was her next job that would make her one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country: She borrowed $1,000 and quit her job as a waitress to start a tiny real estate company in New York City. Over the next 25 years Barbara would parlay that $1,000 loan into a $5 billion real estate business building the largest and best known brand in the business. In 2008, Barbara was asked by Mark Burnett to be an investor on his new show “Shark Tank” which is now in its 7th season and the number one show on Friday Night! Barbara has invested in 25 plus entrepreneurs over the last 6 years and loves helping each and every one succeed! Corcoran is the author of the national be ...
Founder and CEO, Herjavec Group; Entrepreneur; Star of Shark Tank
Robert Herjavec is one of North America’s most recognizable business leaders. Born in Eastern Europe, he arrived to North America on a boat with his parents after escaping Communism in the former Yugoslavia. From delivering newspapers, and waiting tables, to launching a computer company from his basement, his drive to achieve has led him to the fulfillment of a better life for himself and his family. A dynamic entrepreneur, Robert has built and sold several IT companies to major players such as AT&T. In 2003 Robert founded Herjavec Group, and it quickly became one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies, scaling from $400K in annual sales revenue to a run rate of $150 million. Today, Herjavec Group is recognized as a global leader in information security specializing in ...
President, The World Bank Group, 2007-2012; U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, 2005-2006; U.S. Trade Representative for President G.W. Bush, 2001-2005
The former President of the World Bank Group from 2007-2012, Trade Representative from 2001 to 2005, and Deputy Secretary of State from 2005 to 2006, Robert Zoellick is one of the world’s most distinguished authorities on the global economy, international finance and foreign policy. He is an s unrivaled in his depth and breadth of what makes global economies tic and how best to operate in an increasingly global market. Zoellick is a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, the Department of State’s highest honor, and continues his work as a top expert in finance and economics as the non-executive chairman of Alliance Bernstein, a leading global investment management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional investors, individual ...
2016 Presidential Candidate; Former Chairman and CEO, Hewlett-Packard (1999-2005); First Woman to Lead a Fortune 20 Company; Featured Contributor, CNB ...
As a true leader extraordinaire known for building Hewlett-Packard into the largest technology company in the world; Carly Fiorina became one of America’s most visible and influential corporate leaders and one of the world’s most distinguished business innovators. The same was true after her run for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in 2015. Fiorina once again captured national attention and was credited for changing the landscape of the Republican field, winning debates and fighting for conservative principles that lift people up.
Senior Editor-at-Large, FORTUNE magazine; Acclaimed Author/Commentator on Business & Economic Issues
Geoff Colvin’s regular column in FORTUNE magazine, his frequent cover stories for the publication, and his broadcasts on the CBS Radio Network have garnered him millions of eyes and ears who depend on and value his lucid insights on the issues driving change in business and the economy. One of the most respected voices in business journalism, Colvin helps organizations look ahead at the key issues impacting them today and provides leaders the perspective they need to make better decisions about the future of their business.fee range: $15,000 - $25,000
Chairman and CEO, Harper & Associates; 22nd Prime Minister of Canada (2006-2015)
The Right Honourable Stephen Harper led Canada through the world’s most complex geopolitical, economic and security challenges as the country’s 22nd Prime Minister. During his tenure in the world’s top forums such as the G-7 and G-20, NATO, and the United Nations, Prime Minister Harper was known for a frank, assertive leadership style defined by principled diplomacy, disciplined economic policy, a strong stance on international peace and security, and passionate defence of freedom and human dignity.
Founder & CEO of FUBU; Star of ABC’s Shark Tank; CEO of Shark Branding
Daymond John is the personification of the American Dream. From his humble beginning on the streets of New York, to a self-made multimillionaire with over $4 billion in global product sales, and a starring role on the ABC business reality TV show Shark Tank.fee range: $40,000 - $60,000
U.S. Ambassador to the People's Republic of China (2011-2014); Secretary of Commerce (2009-2011); Governor of Washington (1997-2005)
Often considered one of the top speakers for doing business in China, Ambassador Gary Locke has spent more than three decades working with – and in – China. He is recognized as one of the world’s foremost authorities on U.S.-China relations, global expansion, and business growth. Drawing on his vast experiences as U.S. Ambassador to China, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and two-term Governor of Washington, "the nation's most trade-dependent state ", Locke offers a wealth of knowledge on some of the most vital issues confronting America and the international community today.fee range: $40,000 - $60,000