- Inspiring Iraq War Veteran; Season 13 Winner, Dancing with the Stars; Popular Actor and Motivational Speaker
In March 2003, J.R. Martinez was an energetic, eager newly-minted soldier, deployed to Iraq to serve his country faithfully and fearlessly. On April 5, less than a month into his assignment, he was severely injured in a Humvee land-mine incident that burned over 40% of his body, left him in recovery for 34 months and subjected him to 33 different s ...Governor of New Mexico (2011-2018)
The first Hispanic female governor in American history, Susana Martinez has an inspiring personal story that proves the power and promise of the American Dream. As Martinez strongly believes, “En America, todo es posible!” Growing up along the nation’s southern border in a law enforcement family, Martinez became her county’s top crimin ...fee range: Inquire for DetailsCEO, maslansky + partners; Author, The Language of Trust: Selling Ideas in a World of Skeptics and Foremost Communications & Research Strategist
We live in a post-trust era, where the public is more skeptical than ever of institutions, their motives and their messages. In this environment, the rules for communicators have changed. Michael uses experience from more than a decade of research into the art and science of persuasion to counsel Fortune 500 corporations, industry associations, ...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 passio ...fee range: $25,000 - $35,000
- Most-Winning Female Volleyball Player in History; Olympic Gold Medalist, NCAA All-American and World Champion
Arguably one of the greatest female athletes in U.S. history, Misty May-Treanor has excelled her entire career. A volleyball All-American, World Champion and 2-time Olympic gold medalist (2004 & 2008), May-Treanor has not only competed at the highest levels of completion, but has dominated them. Combining her incredible physical talent with she ...Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation, Oxford University; Author, Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age; Founder, Ikarus Softw ...
Acclaimed for his ground-breaking research into the role of information in the networked economy, Mayer-Schönberger is a visionary thinker about information innovation and governance, data privacy, memory and forgetting in a digital age, electronic government, and"of course"big data. He is the Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at Oxf ...Inspirational Champion Athlete and ESPY Award Winner; Acclaimed Motivational Speaker and Author, No Excuses
Traffic jams, bills, bad weather, and work are things everyone complains about, but Kyle Maynard doesn't complain. Born without arms or legs below his elbows and knees, he excels as a champion athlete, motivational speaker, author, model, and entrepreneur. A 2004 ESPY award winner, Kyle has shared his incredible story of passion, determination and ...Workplace Innovator; Culture and Leadership Consultant; Former Chief Talent Officer, Netflix
Patty McCord brings the Silicon Valley concepts of fresh ideas and innovation and applies them to rethinking the way we work. She challenges norms and invites us to reconsider the idea of “best practices.”
- Senior Research Fellow, Harvard University
For more than 25 years, Jennifer McCrea has helped philanthropists, board members, and non-profit leaders think more creatively and strategically about ways to address some of the most pressing needs on the planet. Clients have included Acumen Fund, DonorsChoose.org, Council on Foreign Relations, Teach for America, Witness, Columbia University S ...fee range: Inquire for DetailsFormer Governor of North Carolina (2013 – 2017)
As governor of our nation’s 9th most populous state, Pat’s leadership skills helped accomplish successful tax reform, transportation reform, paying off debt owed to the federal government, teacher pay raises and a bond referendum to support universities, parks and the National Guard.Branding Expert, Generations in the Workplace Guru, Social Media Enthusiast, Humorous & Energetic Business Speaker
Karen McCullough, is a nationally known keynote speaker & virtual presenter who is an expert on change, generational opportunities and workplace trends. Karen is known for consistently delivering a WOW experience and have presented to over 1,000 top businesses and organizations across the US and Canada. All of her programs help organizations ad ...fee range: $10,000 - $15,000Diversity and Marketing Segmentation Expert; Acclaimed Author, How to Market to People Not Like You
Kelly McDonald is a nationally recognized marketing expert, with deep specialization in diversity marketing and business trends. She was named #1 on Successful Meetings magazine's list of "26 Hot Speakers". Kelly is the author of How to Market to People Not Like You and has been featured on CNBC, in BusinessWeek, on CNNMoney.com and on Sirius/XM Ra ...