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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.
Chief Medical Correspondent, CNN; Multiple Award-Winning Journalist, Author and Neurosurgeon
Millions of loyal viewers follow and know him as Dr. Sanjay Gupta, the multiple Emmy-award winning Chief Medical Correspondent for CNN, and as their go-to authority for major developments in medicine, personal health and health care. He is a dedicated, global journalist and is passionate about inspiring Americans to lead healthier, more active lives. His devotion to reporting from war zones and natural disasters, as well as on a range of medical and scientific topics, has distinguished him as an integral reporter for audiences worldwide.
Multiple Award-Winning Journalist and News Anchor; Host of Anderson Cooper 360; Bestselling Author of Dispatches from the Edge
Committed to going beyond sensational headlines to provide depth and insight in today's media, Anderson Cooper's fresh and fearless reporting has established him as one of the most recognized and trusted names in news. As a CNN anchor and host of Anderson Cooper 360, Cooper captivates audiences with the human side of events around the world and their impact on lives near and far.
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.
Former White House Press Secretary
Before the former White House Press Secretary made his mark as one of the most recognized staffers in the Trump administration, Sean Spicer built a decades-long career in Republican politics, witnessing and shaping the inner workings of Washington, DC, from every vantage point--as a House of Representatives communicator, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, Republican National Committee chief strategist, top advisor to presidential campaigns, and, of course, White House spokesman. Few in Washington are as well-equipped as Sean to pull back the curtain and dissect what’s really happening in the nation’s capital.
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
Renowned Political Leader, National Security Expert, Human Rights Advocate and Islam Reformist; Author of the International Bestseller, Infidel
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a former Muslim, has gained an international following speaking and writing about what she believes to be the inherently violent nature of Islam and its subjugation and abuse of women. Named one of TIME Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” of 2005, one of the Glamour Heroes of 2005 and Reader’s Digest‘s European of the Year for 2005, Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a true and sincere advocate to the fight against violence to women and young girls.fee range: $40,000 - $60,000
Founder of Because I Said I Would
Alex Sheen is the Founder of because I said I would, the international social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. Sparked by the loss of his father, Alex began sending promise cards to anyone who requested them at no cost. Since his father’s passing on September 4th, 2012, because I said I would has sent over 3.1M promise cards to over 150 countries. Alex’s commitment to the betterment of humanity has inspired millions around the world. The story of his promises have been shared virally throughout social media and international news. Alex’s promises include: Walking 245 miles across the entire state of Ohio in under 10 days to fulfill a promise to the three Cleveland women who were held captive for 10 years. Committing to vo ...
Wall Street Journal and Amazon Best-selling Business Author, Built For Growth; Harvard Business Review Press and Senior Fellow: UC Berkeley-Haas Schoo ...
John Danner is a thought leader, Wall Street Journal and Amazon bestselling author, trusted adviser and respected teacher at the intersection of leadership, innovation, strategy and entrepreneurship. For over four decades, John has helped senior business, nonprofit and government executives around the world navigate rapidly changing environments like high tech, healthcare, energy, financial services, and consumer products. He is a professor at both UC Berkeley and Princeton, co-author of Amazon bestseller The Other ‘F’ Word: How Smart Leaders, Teams, and Entrepreneurs Put Failure To Work, and founder of TED U[niversity].
Wall Street Journal and Amazon Best-selling Business Author, Built For Growth; Founder, Rosetta and Rosemark Capital; Princeton University Lecturer, H ...
Fascinated by the question of what motivates people to act as they do in a commercial context, he built Rosetta into the largest privately held digital marketing firm in the world. At Rosetta, Chris and his colleagues translated insights about customer motivation into personalized sales and marketing techniques designed to accelerate growth. In 2011, Chris sold Rosetta to the Publicis Group for a record $575M and now teaches the growth techniques he developed at Rosetta to students at Princeton in one of the University’s most popular courses, High Tech Entrepreneurship. He also applies these growth approaches in selecting and helping to drive the enterprise value of companies he and his partners invest in at Rosemark Capital, the private equity firm he founded.
Host of MSNBC’s Changing America; President & CEO, Voto Latino; Emmy Nominated MSNBC Contributor; Pioneering Thought Leader on Diversity and Demogra ...
Lauded as one the most influential American Latinos under 40 and as among the top Latinas in Government and Politics, Maria Teresa (Petersen) Kumar is the founding Executive Director of Voto Latino, a leading national civic engagement organization targeting acculturated American Latino youth. Maria Teresa’s expertise and intimate understanding of the Latino population and culture within the U.S. has made her an invaluable resource – not only to political movements, but to the business community as well.fee range: $15,000 - $25,000