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Leadership Speaker; Former Google and Facebook Marketer; Truth Teller; Best-selling Author of Lean Out
Marissa Orr is a former Google & Facebook executive, bestselling author, and leadership speaker. Spending 15 years working at today’s top tech giants, she has conducted talks for thousands of people in the US, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, at companies and universities such as Google, Twitter, Pace University, New School, American Express, and more. Originally from Miami, Orr received her Master’s degree in Decision and Information Sciences from the University of Florida. Her best-selling book, Lean Out, The Truth About Women, Power, & the Workplace, was released by HarperCollins Leadership in June of 2019. Featured in Forbes, Fox, Yahoo! Finance, and CNBC, Lean Out is not simply a retort to Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In, but a revolutionary path forward with the power to chan ...
2018 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences
A globally recognized, revolutionary economist and policy entrepreneur, Paul Romer, is a co-recipient of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences and University Professor in Economics at NYU. He has spent his unparalleled career at the intersection of economics, innovation, technology, and urbanization, working to understand and analyze the world through an economist's lens in order to accelerate human progress. Paul’s compelling presentations will weave together his work as an economist, including the work on technological innovation that earned him his Nobel Prize, to address the most important macro trends and challenges facing globally minded leaders today. Audiences will receive an enthralling and sobering, yet optimistic case for why the best is yet to come and how the tren ...fee range: Inquire for Details
American Hero; Best-Selling Author
Scott O’Grady is a former United States Air Force Captain and Air Force fighter pilot who gained prominence after the June 2, 1995 Mrkonjic Grad incident, in which he ejected over Bosnia when his F-16C was shot down by a Bosnian Serb SA-6 while he was patrolling the no-fly zone. He survived for almost six days by eating leaves, grass, and ants and avoiding Serb patrols while trying to contact Magic, NATO’s airborne command center. He evaded capture and was rescued on June 8 by U.S. Marines. Scott served twelve years in the Air Force both active and reserve duty and continued to fly the F-16 three years after his rescue. O’Grady tells his incredible story of survival in his book, Return With Honor. In May 2007, he completed a master’s degree in biblical studies at Dallas Theol ...
CNN Political Commentator & Resident Fellow at Harvard University's Kennedy School
Alice Stewart is a CNN Political Commentator, veteran Senior Communications Advisor on numerous Republican presidential campaigns and an Emmy Award winning journalist. She regularly appears as a guest on State of the Union with Jake Tapper, Anderson Cooper 360, Erin Burnett Out Front and The Don Lemon Show. She is also a frequent guest on CNN International, discussing American politics and providing context for viewers across the globe. Stewart recently became a Resident Fellow at Harvard University's Institute of Politics Kennedy School to help students create a more holistic view of politics. Bringing a conservative perspective combined with years of high-level experience in media and politics, she is known for placing a high value on mutual respect and productive discourse in the politi ...
Bestselling Author, The Third Door; Forbes’ 30 Under 30; Business Insider’s Most Powerful People Under 30
Alex Banayan is the only nationally bestselling business author under 30 in America. His book The Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World’s Most Successful People Launched Their Careers has been translated into more than a dozen languages. Over the course of his unprecedented seven-year journey, Banayan interviewed the most innovative leaders of the past half-century, including Bill Gates, Lady Gaga, Larry King, Maya Angelou, Steve Wozniak, Jane Goodall, Jessica Alba, Quincy Jones, and more. The day before his freshman-year final exams, Banayan hacked The Price is Right, won a sailboat, sold it, and used the money to fund his larger-than-life adventure. Since then, Banayan has been named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list, Business Insider’s Most Powerful People Under 30, and ...
Bestselling author, The Future of Happiness; Co-founder of the Digital Wellness Collective; Member of the UN Global Happiness Council
Amy is dedicated to discovering how we can leverage the many technological advances, apps and gadgets, in a way that helps us be more productive, while keeping our sanity and boosting our happiness.
Co-Founder of Hello Fears, Social Entrepreneur & Creative Director
Born and raised in Caracas-Venezuela, Michelle Poler is a creative and passionate social entrepreneur, keynote speaker, fear-facer, and branding strategist. Michelle’s humorous and inspiring speaking style has been captivating audiences across the globe. With authentic storytelling, engaging visuals and her 100 Days Without Fear experience, Michelle will show you how to challenge your comfort zone to tap into your full potential.fee range: Under $15,000
Diversity & Inclusion Expert; Founder And Owner Of S.L. Robbins And Associates
Often called a "diversity expert," Steve readily admits that he doesn't know if that's the right title. Steve considers himself more an experienced student of human behavior. For him, issues of inclusion and diversity are fundamentally issues of human behavior in a world filled with human differences. His life experiences and academic background in communication science, social psychology and cognitive neuroscience are the foundation from which he crafts his talks and workshops. That foundation guides his work and allows him multiple perspectives that he brings to bear on issues of inclusion and diversity.fee range: $25,000 - $40,000
Bestselling author, Broadcasting Happiness: The Science of Igniting and Sustaining Positive Change; Executive Producer, The Happiness Advantage
Michelle Gielan has spent the past decade researching the link between happiness and success. She is the bestselling author of Broadcasting Happiness: The Science of Igniting and Sustaining Positive Change and was named one of the Top 10 authors on resilience by the Harvard Business Review. Michelle is an Executive Producer of “The Happiness Advantage” on PBS and a featured professor in Oprah’s Happiness course. She formerly served as anchor of The CBS Morning News, and her research has received attention from dozens of media outlets including The Washington Post, FORBES, and The New York Times.
Presidential Historian and Author, ABC News Contributor and Consultant on the Presidency, and President & CEO of the Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation
Having closely examined those decisions that have defined the modern American presidency and personally interviewed those who have shaped the course of history, Mark Updegrove delivers unique insight into how leadership displayed inside the Oval Office can be applied outside of it.fee range: $15, 000 - $30,000
World Golf Hall of Fame Class of 2019; Host of The Dennis Walters Golf Show ; Winner of the PGA of America Distinguished Service Award; Winner of the ...
World Golf Hall of Fame member Dennis Walters shares with you his remarkable and compelling story of one of the greatest comebacks in sports history. Come along for a forty-five year life journey which begins with Dennis lying paralyzed in a hospital bed at age 24 to him reaching the pinnacle of any golfers career-membership in the most exclusive club in golf, The World Golf Hall of Fame. Dennis is the only disabled athlete ever to be elected to a major sports Hall of Fame. It's a story your audience may not be familiar with, but it's one they will Never forget.fee range: Inquire for Details
Former NASA Astronaut; Columbia University Engineering Professor; Bestselling Author; Media & TV Personality
The first person to tweet from space and a four-time spacewalker on two missions to the Hubble Space Telescope, including the final Hubble servicing mission, which has been called the most dangerous and complex mission in space shuttle history, Mike Massimino uses humor and his unique storytelling ability to inspire audiences to identify the passion in their work, to use teamwork and innovation to solve problems, to provide leadership in the face of adversity, and to never give up when pursuing a goal.fee range: $25,000 - $35,000