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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.
French philosopher; Bestselling Author; Filmmaker; Activist
Bernard-Henri Lévy is a French philosopher and one of the most esteemed and bestselling writers in Europe. He is the author of over 30 books, including works of philosophy, fiction, and biography. Lévy gained renown for his documentary film about the Bosnian conflict, Bosna!, in 1994. His most recent books include; “The Genius of Judaism,” New York Times bestseller “American Vertigo: Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville” and “Left in Dark Times: A Stand Against the New Barbarism.”
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.
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.
Two-Term Governor of New Mexico; Former Secretary of Energy; U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
He's as big a name in the political and global business arenas as anyone in the news today. Known for his wit, bi-partisan leadership, and common sense approaches for progress - hear from one of the leading strategists, troubleshooters, and innovators of our time.
President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Deputy Secretary of State (2011-2014); Under Secretary for Political Affairs (2008-2011); U.S. ...
Former Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns is America’s “secret diplomatic weapon” – the most distinguished and admired American diplomat of his generation.
Senior Media Advisor, Donald J. Trump for President; Founder, Parscale Strategy, LLC; Board Member, CloudCommerce, Inc.
Brad Parscale’s keen understanding of digital media put himself in an advantageous position, especially when he realized its huge potential before most organizations. As a country boy from Kansas, you wouldn’t expect him to become the Digital Director for the Donald J. Trump campaign or be responsible for building a campaign that raised more money through small-dollar donations than any Republican presidential candidate in history. Whether you know him as “Donald Trump’s Michael Bay,” “a secret weapon” or “the man with the viking beard” — Brad has redefined the way that campaigns are run and future elections are won.
Chairman & CEO, The McKeon Group
Howard Philip “Buck” McKeon was born September 9, 1938, in Los Angeles California. He is the eldest of five boys. Buck attended Brigham Young University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science. He married Patricia Kunz on August 25, 1962. They have six children, thirty-one grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. After the birth of his fourth child, Buck went into the western wear business with his father, Howard C. McKeon. Buck oversaw the procurement of a small business loan and the opening or their second store, Howard & Phil’s Western Wear. The family expanded the apparel chain to 63 stores across California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona, becoming then the largest western wear retailer in the country. Buck’s political career started with his election to the ...
16th Secretary of U.S. Department of Transportation (2009-2013); Former U.S. Congressman (1995-2009)
With an impeccable 36-year public service career, the Honorable Ray LaHood emerged as a key thought leader on major national policy issues such as transportation, infrastructure and bipartisan leadership. As one of two conservatives in President Barack Obama's first-term Cabinet, the Hon. Ray LaHood served as the 16th U.S. Secretary of Transportation and quickly became known throughout Washington as a bipartisan leader and skilled arbiter. Sec. LaHood's presentations will leave audiences inspired by his Midwest values, bipartisan approach and can-do spirit.
Vice Chairman, The Paulson Institute; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia (2007-09); Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Central As ...
Dr. Evan A. Feigenbaum is one of America’s leading experts on Asia. He is the former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia (2007-09), Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Central Asia (2006-07) and Member of the Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff responsible for East Asia (2001-06). With wide experience across the region, he focuses most heavily on China and India, geopolitics and economics, and the changing role of the United States across the Pacific. Feigenbaum is currently vice chairman of the Paulson Institute, established by former Treasury secretary and Goldman Sachs CEO Henry M. Paulson, Jr. His diverse career with Asia has spanned government service as a US diplomat, think tanks, the private sector, and three major regions of Asia: East, Central, and So ...