From Time's "Top 100" list to the Wall Street Journal's "The 50 Women to Watch," Sheila is one of the most requested finance and economics thought-leaders in the industry. She guided the FDIC and audiences crave her insights. Forbes touted her as the "second most powerful woman in the world."
Co-Founder, Diligence; Former Operations Officer for CIA; Co-host of the Travel Channel's America Declassified and World Access
With over 25 years experience as the CIA's operations officer and as the President and Co-Founder of Diligence LLC, Michael Baker uses his experience in intelligence, counter-terrorism, counter-narcotic and counterinsurgency operations to speak to audiences about how they can maximize their use of intelligence to minimize risk and maximize ...
Founder of Braigo Labs Inc. and the inventor of Braigo; Youngest Entrepreneur to Receive Venture Capital Funding
When not disrupting an industry, growing his company or pitching prospective clients, Shubham Banerjee can be found meeting his board, brainstorming with engineers or knocking on the doors of venture capitalists. Such is the life of Silicon Valley’s youngest entrepreneur.
As the eighth and current Countess of Carnarvon reigning, the real-life setting for Masterpiece's Downton Abbey, Lady Fiona Carnarvon was inspired to share the true story of Highclere Castle's conversion to a hospital during WWI. From diaries, letters and photos straight out of the Edwardian era, she produced Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey.
24th U.S. Secretary of Labor (2001 – 2009); Chair, Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Foundation
The Honorable Elaine Chao was the 24th U.S. Secretary of Labor who served from 2001-2009 and the first American woman of Asian descent to be appointed to a President’s Cabinet in our nation’s history. She is the longest tenured Secretary of Labor since World War II and widely recognized for accomplishments in a career spanning the public, ...
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 ...
Leader extraordinaire known for building HP into the largest technology company in the world; she became one of America's most visible and influential corporate leaders and one of the world's most distinguished business innovators. She is a thought-leader known for results.
Intellectually fearless and a perennial visionary, perhaps the foremost economic, social, environmental and political thinker in America today. Author of 14 best-selling books and an audience favorite for his illuminating and inspirational ideas.
Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; Former Deputy Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration
Scott Gottlieb, MD is a practicing physician and Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution dedicated to research and education on issues of government, politics, and economics.
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. He is a dedicated, global journalist and is passionate about inspiring Americans to lead healthier, more active lives.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali was born in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1969. The daughter of a political opponent of the Somali dictatorship, Ayaan Hirsi Ali grew up in exile, moving from Saudi Arabia to Ethiopia then Kenya. As a young child, she was subjected to female genital mutilation. As she grew up, she embraced Islam and strove to live as a devout Muslim. But ...
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.