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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 ...
"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.
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 ...
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.
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
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.
Award-Winning Journalist; Author; Entrepreneur; Investor; Expert on the Science of Attention; Silicon Valley Insider
Through his unique experience and access as a leading technology writer/prognosticator, venture capitalist, and Silicon Valley insider, Ben has coached dozens of young startups, as well as Fortune 500 corporations, on how to get attention for their products and services, and how to stay ahead of the curve. Ben was named one of the top ten tech journalists in the world by Say Media, and named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2012. As the founder of Mashable and Octane AI , and bestselling author of Captivology, Parr is an expert in the science of capturing attention, why attention is the currency of the modern world, and that the people and brands who know how to command it are the ones who succeed.
Conservative Political Commentator; Television Host and Contributor
At 25-years-old, Tomi Lahren is the youngest political talk show host in history- and controversy is her specialty. She is best known for her signature “Final Thoughts” on everything from Beyoncé́ to President Obama and Hillary Clinton. Tomi has built a career around her social media presence. Last year the BBC News stated Lahren was “bigger than Trump on Facebook,” and she exceeded 575 million views in the last year alone. The conservative political commentator and TV personality can now be found on FOX News as a Television Contributor and Digital Talent. Her digital marketing, branding and social media expertise has not only put her on the map, but educates audiences on how to avoid missteps, create your authentic voice and drive meaningful interactions and relationships i ...
Emmy Award-Winning Anchor, Correspondent & Investigative Reporter for CNN; Contributor to CNN and Anderson Cooper 360
Since joining CNN in December 2004, Kaye has covered some of the top breaking news stories of the past decade, while at the same time providing in-depth investigative reports as a contributor to Anderson Cooper 360 and CNN.
Secretary of the U.S. Dept. of the Interior, 2006-2009; Former Two-Time Governor, U.S. Senator and Mayor; President, American Council of Life Insurers
The Honorable Dirk Kempthorne is recognized as a leader in directing transformational change at all levels of government and in the private sector. Drawing on his unique perspective as Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Governor, U.S. Senator, and Mayor, Kempthorne demonstrates how practical solutions can solve complex problems. Currently, he is president of the American Council of Life Insurers,leveraging his deft skill, astute insight, and unparalleled diplomacy to tackle the intricate issues now facing the industry and the public in this time of historic change. Kempthorne leads his audiences through the process of innovation and reform that were the hallmark of his 24 years in elected office and continue to distinguish his tenure at ACLI. Identified as one of the nation& ...
Foreign Affairs Correspondent, CNN; Former Moscow Bureau Chief, CNN; Former White House Correspondent (1991-1996), CNN
A top CNN news anchor and the foreign affairs correspondent for CNN, Jill Dougherty provides an unparalleled perspective on international issues and U.S. foreign policy. She has reported from more than 50 countries, including Afghanistan, Iraq and North Korea.
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.