- Learning Scientist; Mechanical Engineer; Healthcare Innovator; STEM Research Associate at WestEd
Gokul Krishnan, PhD, is a learning scientist, mechanical engineer, healthcare innovator, and STEM Research Associate at WestEd. He is the founder of Project [email protected] (Makerspace at Children's Hospital) and the creator of the "Maker Therapy" approach.Co-author, Mavericks at Work and Founding Member, Fast Company Magazine, Director, Management Lab & Co-founder, MIX (Management Innovation eXchange)
For nearly 20 years Polly LaBarre has worked to embolden and equip leaders in every realm of endeavor to make their organizations more resilient, innovative, inspiring, and accountable. As a founding member at Fast Company magazine, Polly helped to shape the remarkable success of a magazine that changed the way leaders at all levels think about wor ...fee range: $15,000 - $25,000"Father of Supply-Side Economics" and Inventor of the Laffer Curve; Founder and Chairman, Laffer Associates
Dr. Arthur B. Laffer is the founder and chairman of Laffer Associates, an economic research and consulting firm, as well as of Laffer Investments, an institutional investment management firm utilizing diverse investment strategies. Dr. Laffer's economic acumen and influence in triggering a world-wide tax-cutting movement in the 1980s have earned hi ...Former White House Speechwriter and Special Assistant to President Clinton; Partner, West Wing Writers
As foreign policy speechwriter and special assistant to President Bill Clinton, Vinca LaFleur accompanied the President to Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East, writing for audiences from heads of state to business leaders to young people at home and abroad. Today, she is a partner at West Wing Writers, a Washington DC-based speechwriti ...fee range: $10,000 & Under
- President, Langer Research Associates and Polling Director, ABC News
An insightful speaker with an engaging style, Gary Langer is founder and president of Langer Research Associates, a New York-based firm that designs, manages and analyzes survey research projects for corporate, media, foundation, association and academic clients. He directs news polling for the ABC News television network, surveys economic sentimen ...Managing Director of Civic Hall; Organizer of World's Largest Meetup Group; Youngest Girl Scout Council CEO; Selected Member of Mayor Bloomberg's Mayo ...
Jessica Lawrence Quinn is the Managing Director of Civic Hall, a one-of-a-kind collaborative community center in New York City that advanced the use of technology for the public good. Prior to joining Civic Hall, Jessica served as CEO of NY Tech Alliance, a non-profit organization supporting New York’s growing technology community, and she was th ...fee range: $10,000 & UnderSecretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2005-2009); U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator (2003-2005); Former Three-Te ...
A brilliant bipartisan statesman respected for his adroit leadership in both the private and public sectors, Michael Leavitt deftly illuminates the challenges and solutions of today's most pressing issues. Having served as Secretary of Health and Human Services, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, a three-term governor of Utah and chief ex ...Leading Expert on Corporate Strategy and Structure; Bestselling Author, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
Patrick Lencioni is founder and president of The Table Group, a firm dedicated to providing organizations with ideas, products and services that improve teamwork, clarity and employee engagement. Lencioni’s passion for organizations and teams is reflected in his writing, speaking and executive consulting. He is the author of eleven best-selling ...fee range: Inquire for Details
- Chairman of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1993-2001; Senior Advisor, The Carlyle Group
The 25th and longest-serving Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Arthur Levitt is widely hailed as the champion of the individual investor. Throughout his tenure at the Commission, Chairman Levitt worked to educate, empower, and protect America's investors - now more than 50 million strong. He created the Office ...Four-Time Olympic Medalist, World Champion and World Record Holder for Fastest 100m Relay Split in Swimming
Considered today as one of the most athletic and energetic personalities in the sport of swimming, Jason Lezak was virtually unknown in the swimming world in 1998, when he lit up the U.S. Nationals competition and won his first Nationals title in the 100 Freestyle. In 2000, Jason went on to win a gold and silver medal at the Sydney Olympic Games an ...Award-Winning Journalist; National Political Correspondent, National Public Radio; Political Contributor, Fox News Channel
Renowned for her in-depth reporting and insightful analysis, Mara Liasson is one of the most astute political observers of our age. She is the national political correspondent for National Public Radio (NPR), where her reports can be heard regularly on its award-winning newsmagazines All Things Considered and Morning Edition. Liasson provides exten ...fee range: $15,000 - $25,000American Journalist, Correspondent and Vice President for Current TV; Captor of North Korea
Laura Ling is the host and reporter on E! Investigates, a documentary series on the E! Network, which explores topics such as teen suicide and the challenges faced by military spouses. Prior to joining the E! Network Ling served as Vice President of Current TV's journalism department and created Current's weekly investigative documentary series Van ...