- Founder and Executive Chairman, Room to Read; Award-Winning Author, Leaving Microsoft to Change the World
John J. Wood is the founder and board co-chair of Room to Read. An organization that believes World Change Starts with Educated Children, Room to Read seeks to transform the lives of millions of children in developing countries by focusing on literacy and gender equalityin education. At age 35, John left an executive career track at Microsoft to fo ...fee range: $25,000 - $40,000Dynamic keynote speaker, leadership effectiveness expert, and peak performance coach
Bill Wooditch built Wooditch Enterprises, a $100 million company from the ground up from the foundation of the philosophy he lives to this day: “To receive value, you first have to give value.” Bill’s message is undeniably great, and it has elevated him to an iconic status that can be evidenced by his numerous television and radio appearances ...Principal, Morgan Wright Strategies; Recognized Expert on International Cyber Security and U.S. Law Enforcement
Morgan Wright is an internationally recognized expert on cybersecurity strategy, cyberterrorism, identity theft and privacy. His landmark testimony before Congress on Healthcare.gov changed how the government collected personally identifiable information. He has made hundreds of appearances on national news, radio, print and web, and has spoken to ...Expert on Corporate Culture, Sales Training & Business Motivation
With talents that established him as a Fortune 500 leader and professional stand-up comedian, Garrison Wynn, CSP, fuses comic timing and research to deliver motivational business expertise. For 20 years, he has given keynote presentations to clients (such as American Express, Wells Fargo, Oracle and NASA) at corporate and association events. He is ...
- Editor in Chief, The Christian Science Monitor; Veteran Journalist of International News, Digital Pioneer
A thoughtful international voice as a journalist and news analyst, John Yemma is the Editor in Chief of TheChristian Science Monitor. Over the years, the Monitor has won seven Pulitzer prizes and has built a vibrantteam of news correspondents stationed in cities around the world. As a digital pioneer to the news industry, John Yemma led theMonitor- ...Founder and Chairman, IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates; Renowned Expert on Global Politics, Economy and Energy
Dr. Daniel Yergin is Chairman of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates, CNBC's Global Energy Expert, a Pulitzer Prize winner, and a highly respected authority on international politics, economics and energy. He is also a recipient of the United States Energy Award for "lifelong achievements in energy and the promotion of international understand ...Former San Francisco 49ers Quarterback; NFL Hall of Fame Inductee; Founder and Chairman, Forever Young Foundation
As an NFL Hall of Fame inductee and the highest-rated quarterback in NFL history, Steve Young is celebrated as one of the greatest football players of all time. His 15-year football career includes such stellar achievements as Super Bowl XXIX Most Valuable Player (MVP), NFL MVP in 1992 and 1994, and seven consecutive Pro Bowl appearances. Now, the ...Acclaimed Author, Culturetopia- The Ultimate High Performance Workplace; Renowned Leadership and Customer Service Expert; Former Southwest Airlines Co ...
Author, speaker and consultant Jason Young has been called a "rare breed" when it comes to developing leaders, teams and customer service initiatives. As a former senior-level manager at Southwest Airlines, Jason learned the value of a successful workplace culture. During his 10-years with the airline consistently rated No. 1 in customer service an ...
- Fellow of Economics and Director of the China Growth Centre, University of Oxford; Globally-Recognized Authority on China and the Chinese Economy
Considered one of the world's foremost experts on the Chinese economy, Dr. Linda Yueh is Director of the China Growth Centre at Oxford University, focusing on economic and legal/institutional issues of importance to China and the world. Dr. Yueh's extraordinary expertise centers on economic growth and development, globalization, emerging markets an ..."Banker to the Poor;" Founder and Managing Director, Grameen Bank; Nobel Peace Prize and U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom Winner
What if you could harness the power of the free market to solve the problems of poverty, hunger, and inequality To some, it sounds impossible. But Dr. Muhammad Yunus is doing exactly that. As founder of Grameen Bank, Dr. Yunus pioneered microcredit, the innovative banking program that provides the poor " primarily women " with small loans they use ...Nine-time Emmy Award Winning Journalist; Executive Producer and Host, On the Case with Paula Zahn
A 30-year news veteran, Paula Zahn is widely regarded as one of broadcast journalism's most incisive, intelligent and engaging figures. Throughout her remarkable career, she has interviewed countless dignitaries and newsmakers from the worlds of politics, sports, entertainment and business, including four U.S. Presidents, numerous foreign leaders, ...Conductor, Boston Philharmonic Orchestra; Celebrated Leadership and Performance Expert
Hailed by Tom Peters as "the hottest property on the business guru circuit" and by 60 Minutes as "the Energizer Bunny of Classical Music," Benjamin Zander engages passionately with orchestras and audiences the world over, enticing people to go beyond their customary barriers to accomplish truly extraordinary results.