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Damian Pelliccione


CEO and Co-Founder of Revry
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Damian Pelliccione is the CEO and Co-Founder of Revry, the world’s first LGBTQ Global Content Streaming Network. With over 15 years of experience in the digital and new media world and as an avid speaker, passionate about supporting the LGBTQ community in both authentic representation and entrepreneurship, Damian has spoken at more than over 250 conferences and film festivals around the world.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / LGBTQ+ / Film & Television / Activism / College & University / Digital Marketing / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Generations & Demographics / Leadership / Marketing / Social Change & Issues / The Arts & Design

Neil Sahota


IBM Master Inventor, AI & Technology Expert, Author
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Neil Sahota (萨冠军) is an IBM Master Inventor, United Nations (UN) Advisor, Artificial Intelligence (AI) subject matter expert, Faculty at UC Irvine, and author of Own the A.I. Revolution. With 20+ years of business experience, he works with organizations to create next-generation products/solutions powered by emerging technology.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Future of Work / Business / Environment & Sustainability / Artificial Intelligence / Investing & Venture Capital / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Future Trends / Startup / Team Building / Innovation / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Aniyia Williams


Creator, Inventor, Tech Changemaker
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Aniyia Williams is a systempreneur, creator, inventor, tech changemaker, and investor. She is a principal on the Responsible Technology team at Omidyar Network, and works to help the tech world live up to its promise of changing lives for the better. She serves as Executive Director of Black & Brown Founders, co-founder of Zebras Unite, and founded and led the fashion tech company, Tinsel.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Black History Month / Business / Activism / Overcoming Adversity / Work Life Balance / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Fashion Design / Crowdfunding / Investing & Venture Capital / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Future Trends / Motivational / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Mark Levy


Employee Experience Pioneer, Globally Minded HR Leader
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Mark Levy is a seasoned globally-minded Employee Experience Leader who has chosen to work for big-hearted companies and focus on how he can unleash the talents and passions of a company’s employees. Mark was the pioneer of designing the Employee Experience at Airbnb and most recently at Allbirds, showing organizations what is possible when you empower employees and rethink HR.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Activism / Branding & Advertising / Future of Work / Business / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Startup / Team Building / Innovation / Leadership

Courtney Caldwell


Cofounder & CEO of ShearShare, Trailblazing and Award-Winning Tech Entrepreneur and Marketer
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Courtney Caldwell is the Cofounder & CEO of beauty-tech startup, ShearShare, the largest provider of on-demand salon and barbershop space rentals and the most affordable leases in the market. She is also an award-winning entrepreneur and tech founder and has spent two decades building winning teams in tech marketing.

Traveling From: Buffalo, New York, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Black History Month / Parenting / Business / Future of Work / Work Life Balance / College & University / Digital Marketing / Entrepreneurship / Gig Economy / Faith & Spirituality / Future Trends / Startup / Team Building / Health & Wellness / Innovation / Leadership / Marketing / Motivational / Technology

Liza Pavlakos


Internationally Renowned, Award-Winning Speaker on Resilience, Empowerment & Entrepreneurship, Author, Psychotherapist

Liza is the Founder of Mind Hub Directory, improving mental health is a passion and commitment for Liza and her team. She is a qualified psychotherapist, transformation executive coach, entrepreneur, storyteller, and keynote speaker, inspiring individuals to live their best possible life. Liza presents an impassioned and compelling story of true grit and resounding resilience. A story of overcoming impossible adversities, triumphing against all odds, and becoming a self-made, highly successful entrepreneur.

Traveling From: Melbourne, Australia

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Activism / Mental Health / Business / Overcoming Adversity / Management / Productivity / Entrepreneurship / Sales / Team Building / Health & Wellness / International / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues

Andrea Guendelman


Expansive Leadership Expert, CEO of Speak_
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Andrea Guendelman is a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur who specializes in Expansive Leadership—helping individuals and organizations unlock potential through openness. She is a leading force in creating platforms for minority professionals and the tech industry. Through her own experiences as a Harvard-trained corporate lawyer and an entrepreneur, she co-created Bevisiblelatinx, Wallbreakers, and most recently, Speak_.

Traveling From: Colorado, United States

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Professional Growth / Future of Work / Mental Health / College & University / Work Life Balance / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Faith & Spirituality / Startup / Future Trends / Team Building / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Max Lenderman


Visionary Marketing Strategist, Experiential Marketing Innovator, Author
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Max Lenderman has a pulse on the future so that you and your business can win today. As founder and chief creative officer, he is a pioneering authority on purpose-led brand building, experiential marketing, and large-scale advertising campaigns.

Traveling From: Colorado, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Activism / Branding & Advertising / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Blockchain & Web3 / Future Trends / Innovation / Marketing / Motivational / Social Change & Issues

Chante Harris


Global Climate Strategist, Operator & Investor
Chante Harris Featured Keynote Climate Tech Strategist

Chante Harris is a climate tech strategist and Co-Founder of Women of Color Collective in Sustainability (WOC/CS), a champion of social and finance innovation, and ACEEE Champion of Energy Efficiency. Throughout her career, she has successfully scaled nationwide campaigns, technologies, and ideas for the Obama Administration, Fortune 500 companies, and startups. Chante is at the helm of driving climate innovation and advancing the energy transition across cities.

Traveling From: New York, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Black History Month / College & University / Environment & Sustainability / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Investing & Venture Capital / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Future Trends / Startup / Innovation / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Mara Zepeda


Serial Social Entrepreneur, Co-Founder of Cola Love & Zebras Unite

Mara Zepeda is a co-founder of Cola Love, a catalytic community and economic development design studio in Columbia, South Carolina. She is also the Co-Founder of Zebras Unite, an international and intersectional hybrid cooperative and non-profit creating a more ethical, inclusive, collaborative, and sustainable approach to building businesses. She is a systempreneur and serial social entrepreneur and she speaks about and leads workshops on education, trust, social networks, and the future of business internationally.

Traveling From: South Carolina, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Business / Future of Work / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Journalist / Social Change & Issues

Aubrey Blanche-Sarellano


CEO of The Mathpath and VP of Equitable Operations at Culture Amp
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Aubrey Blanche-Sarellano is The Mathpath (Math Nerd + Empath), VP of Equitable Operations at Culture Amp, and a startup investor, and advisor. She questions, reimagines, and redesigns the systems that surround us to ensure that all people access equitable opportunities.

Traveling From: Sydney, Australia

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / LGBTQ+ / Future of Work / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Artificial Intelligence / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Investing & Venture Capital / Leadership / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Rodney Williams


Co-founder of SoLo Funds, Award Winning Techpreneur & Marketer
Rodney Williams Co-Founder of SoLo Funds Keynote Speaker

Rodney Williams is the Co-founder of SoLo Funds, the largest community finance platform and the US’s only Black-led Certified B Corp fintech grounded in the hope and mission to build a community that enables financial autonomy for all. Prior to SoLo, Rodney founded LISNR and led the company to over $40M in funding, numerous awards, and partnerships across retail and financial services. Rodney’s career started at Procter & Gamble in brand management where he was a critical catalyst in the company’s digital strategy and started in eCommerce & social media.

Traveling From: Los Angeles, California, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Customer Experience / Black History Month / Social Media / FinTech / Digital Marketing / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Innovation / Marketing / Technology

Lolita Taub


Latina GP at Ganas Ventures, Community-Driven Investor
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Lolita Taub is a GP at Ganas Ventures where she invests in pre-seed and seed community-driven companies in the US and Latin America. She is a woman of color with 13 years in tech, micro-influencer, an international keynote speaker, 2x TEDx speaker whose work in venture capital and tech has been recognized on Forbes, Inc.com, The Huffington Post and Entrepreneur.com among other publications.

Traveling From: San Diego, California, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Business / Future of Work / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Artificial Intelligence / Investing & Venture Capital / Emcees & Moderators / Startup / Technology

Sheena Allen


CEO & Founder of Capway (Youngest Female U.S. Digital Bank Owner), Entrepreneur, Author
Featured Sheena Allen Keynote Speaker Technology Entrepreneurship

Sheena Allen is an entrepreneur, author, speaker, and creative architect. She is the founder of Capway, a neobank for those who do not fit into the traditional banking system, which gave Sheena the title of the youngest female in America to own and operate a digital bank. Sheena has been featured in various documentaries and publications, including Inc Magazine and Forbes.

Traveling From: Georgia, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Black History Month / Business / FinTech / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Digital Marketing / Economics & Finance / Investing & Venture Capital / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Innovation / Marketing / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Harold Hughes


Bandwagon CEO, Tech Innovator, and Diverse Ventures Champion
Featured Harold Hughes Keynote Speaker CEO Founder Bandwagon Blockchain Technology Leadership

Harold Hughes is the founder & CEO of Bandwagon, a South Carolina-based live experience technology company. As a web3 builder and community leader, Harold published “A Kids Book About Blockchain” to help educate people “from 6 to 60” about the revolutionary technology that Bandwagon specializes in. Harold is also an active angel investor, primarily investing in women, people of color, and Black founder-led companies.

Traveling From: South Carolina, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Black History Month / Business / College & University / Crowdfunding / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Blockchain & Web3 / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Team Building / Innovation / Sports & Adventure / Technology

Madison Butler


DEI Truth Teller, HR Change Maker
Madison Butler Featured Speaker DEI Truth Teller, HR Change Maker

Madison Butler is a Black, queer woman, and a survivor. Her work is focused around designing spaces and creating scalable strategies to achieve psychological safety. An outspoken advocate for mental health, she is passionate about facilitating hard conversations through storytelling, data, and tough empathy, and removing stigma around trauma, and advisor for being “human at work”.

Traveling From: Texas, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / LGBTQ+ / Black History Month / Activism / Mental Health / Overcoming Adversity / Future of Work / Communication / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Management / Emcees & Moderators / Team Building / Social Change & Issues

Britteny Floyd-Mayo


The Trap Yoga Bae®, Wellness Expert
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Britteny Floyd-Mayo, affectionately known as “Yoga Bae”, is the mastermind behind one of the most diverse and inclusive wellness spaces across the globe. In her untouchable lane, she’s curated an innovative yoga experience designed to affirm lifestyles of wellness and total self-care.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Black History Month / Mental Health / Overcoming Adversity / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Health & Wellness / Leadership / Motivational

Ugwem Eneyo


Co-Founder & CEO of SHYFT Power Solutions
Featured Ugwem Eneyo Keynote Speaker SHYFT Power Solutions

Ugwem Eneyo is co-founder and CEO of SHYFT Power Solutions, specializing in the use of IoT software and big data to improve access to clean, reliable and affordable energy solutions in markets that struggle with grid resiliency. Ms. Eneyo explores how we use tech to create ‘grids of the future’ but particularly in emerging markets. She’s given talks on the nexus of energy and sustainable development to global thought leaders, including the World Bank.

Traveling From: Texas or California, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Black History Month / College & University / Environment & Sustainability / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Internet of Things (IoT) / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Leadership / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Kaitlin Maud


3x Tedx Speaker, Independent Researcher, Strategist, Brand & Marketing Consultant, Coach, Artist
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Kaitlin Maud is a renowned researcher, strategist, and TEDx speaker, known for empowering global brands like Beats by Dre, Nike, Taco Bell, and Google to navigate complex challenges. With dynamic presentations, Kaitlin captivates audiences worldwide, discussing personal branding, digital transformation, and cultural trends. Featured in Forbes, AdAge, and podcasts, Kaitlin is helping individuals and organizations unlock creativity and thrive in today’s fast-paced business landscape.

Traveling From: Austin, Texas, USA

Tags: Customer Experience / Branding & Advertising / Social Media / Digital Marketing / Future Trends / Innovation / Marketing

Misa Chien


TEDx Speaker, Authentic Leader, Serial Entrepreneur, CEO & Founder of The Authentic Asian and Autopilot Reviews
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Misa Chien, CEO & Founder of The Authentic Asian and Autopilot Reviews, is an authentic leader known for inspiring and helping people through positivity and transparency. Her exceptional leadership and entrepreneurial style make her a sought-after speaker, podcast host, and TV personality. She has been featured in Inc. Magazine’s 30 Under 30 Entrepreneurs, Forbes Women to Watch, and LinkedIn Top Voices. Misa has spoken at industry-leading events including CCW and TEDx.

Traveling From: Los Angeles, California, USA

Tags: Professional Growth / Branding & Advertising / Social Media / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Leadership / Marketing

Pierre Khawand


Author and Founder of People-OnTheGo
Featured Pierre Khawand Author and Founder Gravity Speakers

Pierre Khawand has more than twenty years of experience in the software industry. He has helped leaders develop the awareness and behaviors needed to focus on results and develop people in the midst of the information overload.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Change Management / Work Life Balance / Productivity / Leadership / Technology

Katty Kay


U.S. Special Correspondent for BBC Studios, Award-winning Journalist, Bestselling Author
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Katty Kay, U.S. Special Correspondent for BBC Studios, brings a fresh perspective to the reporting of American politics and global affairs. Katty’s insights reflect a global mindset that is a natural offshoot of having grown up in the Middle East and worked as a journalist in Europe, Africa, and Asia before coming to Washington in 1996.

Traveling From: Washington D.C., USA

Tags: Economics & Finance / Emcees & Moderators / Journalist / Leadership / Motivational / Politics & Policy

Shegun Otulana


Founder & CEO of Harmony Ventures Labs, Entrepreneur, Advisor, Mentor, and Investor
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Shegun Otulana is the Founder & CEO of Harmony Venture Labs (HVL), a venture studio launching a family of technology companies including Copysmith AI, where he also serves as CEO. He exited his last startup, TheraNest/Therapy Brands for $1.25b in 2021. Shegun mentors, advises and shares entrepreneurial insights and empowers the next generation of builders. As a seasoned entrepreneur and investor, Shegun contributes to boards like Venture for America and Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham.

Traveling From: Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Tags: Business / Artificial Intelligence / Investing & Venture Capital / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Team Building / Leadership / Technology

Erica Orange


EVP & COO of The Future Hunters, Futurist, Trend Analyst
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Erica Orange is Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of The Future Hunters, one of the world’s leading futurist consulting firms. She evaluates emerging social, technological, economic, political, demographic and environmental trends – and identifies the strategic implications of those trends for several of the most influential Fortune 500 companies, trade associations, and public sector clients.

Traveling From: New York, USA

Tags: Business / Future of Work / Environment & Sustainability / Artificial Intelligence / Economics & Finance / Blockchain & Web3 / Entrepreneurship / Future Trends / Generations & Demographics / Innovation / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Josh Linkner


2x NYT Bestselling Author, 5x Tech CEO, Innovator, Investor and Global Innovation Speaker
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Josh Linkner, who started his career as a jazz guitarist, has been the founder and CEO of five tech companies, which sold for a combined value of over $200 million. He is also a deeply experienced business leader, venture capitalist, top-rated keynote speaker, and author of four books which include the New York Times bestsellers: Disciplined Dreaming and The Road to Reinvention.

Traveling From: Michigan, USA

Tags: Business / Music / Internet of Things (IoT) / Investing & Venture Capital / Entrepreneurship / Innovation / Leadership / Technology

Jeannie Walters


Certified CX Professional, TEDx Speaker, LinkedIn Learning Instructor, Customer Experience Expert
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Jeannie Walters is an award-winning customer experience expert, international keynote speaker, and Founder of Experience Investigators. With Fortune 500 clients and global recognition, she’s a leading authority on improving employee and customer relationships. As a sought-after business coach, Jeannie has reached audiences worldwide, emphasizing proactivity for brand loyalty. Her insights have been featured in Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and more.

Traveling From: Chicago, IL, USA

Tags: Customer Experience / Branding & Advertising / Business / Communication / Digital Marketing / Sales / Leadership / Motivational

Chris Burry


Co-CEO of US Market Access & A3 Global Collider
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Chris is a serial entrepreneur with global experience. Since 2010, he has focused on bringing the lessons of Silicon Valley to entrepreneurs around the world. He is the co-founder of the US Market Access Center and the A3 Global Collider. Through USMAC, Chris has trained and mentored more than 1,000 startups from 25+ countries.

Traveling From: San Francisco, CA

Tags: Business / College & University / Communication / Investing & Venture Capital / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Technology

James Norman


Founder & CEO of Pilotly
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James Norman is a serial entrepreneur who at the age of 16 built his first online company. While previously he may have been known as a visionary in automotive product planning, over the past 10 years in the media and entertainment industry, he has become a thought leader in over-the-top media and consumer video consumption behaviors.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Big Data / Film & Television / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Team Building / Marketing / Technology

Keith Ferrazzi


Founder and CEO Ferrazzi Greenlight, Bestselling Author
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Keith Ferrazzi is a bestselling author, speaker, investor, philanthropist, and executive team coach who helps teams transform enterprises. As Founder and Chairman of Ferrazzi Greenlight, he coaches executive teams in top organizations to achieve extraordinary outcomes. He formerly served as CMO of Deloitte and Starwood Hotels.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Change Management / Future of Work / Business / Management / Productivity / Sales / Team Building / Leadership

Chris Baréz-Brown


Master of Transformation, Author
Chris Baréz-Brown Keynote Master of Transformation Author

Chris is a master of transformation. His unique energetic approach challenges businesses to embed a dynamic creative culture within their company ethos. Brands such as Nike, Coca-Cola, Diageo, Unilever, Sony, and WPP come back time and again as his results produce tangible returns on investment.

Traveling From: England, United Kingdom

Tags: Business / Activism / Work Life Balance / Emcees & Moderators / Innovation / International / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues

Michael Tchong


Professional Trend Forecaster, Speaker, Author
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A professional trend forecaster, speaker, and author, Michael speaks and writes about cracking the code of the future applying his unique framework of Ubertrends — massive waves that are reshaping global behavior.

Traveling From: San Francisco, CA

Tags: Big Data / Future of Work / Artificial Intelligence / Internet of Things (IoT) / Blockchain & Web3 / Future Trends / Innovation / Technology

Bill Taylor


Entrepreneur & Innovator, Co-founder of Fast Company, Bestselling Author
Featured Bill Taylor Co-founder Fast Company Keynote Speaker

Bill Taylor shows business leaders a path to go from now to next in a world filled with nonstop disruption. As a young entrepreneur, Bill co-founded Fast Company, the bold business magazine that redefined the genre and chronicled the tech-fueled revolution that transformed business and work.

Traveling From: Massachusetts, USA

Tags: Change Management / Future of Work / Business / Future Trends / Team Building / Innovation / Leadership / Technology

Kunbi Tinuoye


Founder of Urbangeekz, Award-Winning Journalist
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Kunbi Tinuoye is an award-winning British-born journalist and broadcaster based in the United States. She is the founder of UrbanGeekz, a groundbreaking video-centric African-American, Latinx, and multicultural digital news platform focused on technology, science, business, and startups.

Traveling From: Georgia, USA

Tags: Branding & Advertising / Digital Marketing / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Team Building / Journalist / Leadership / Marketing / Technology

Col. Nicole Malachowski


First Woman Thunderbird Pilot, Combat Veteran, Fighter Squadron Commander, White House Fellow & Adviser, and Indomitable Spirit
Featured Nicole Malachowski Keynote Speaker First Woman Thunderbird Pilot Overcoming Adversity

Col. Nicole Malachowski (USAF, Ret.) defies stereotypes. She was a jet fighter pilot, a combat veteran, and the first woman pilot on the Thunderbirds Air Demonstration Squadron. But her distinguished 21-year Air Force career came to an end when a devastating tick-borne illness left her unable to speak or walk for ten months leaving Nicole’s indomitable spirit to fight back against overwhelming odds and prevail.

Traveling From: Colorado, USA

Tags: Business / Change Management / Overcoming Adversity / Leadership / Motivational

Pauline Nguyen


Owner Of Red Lantern, The Spiritual Entrepreneur, Best-Selling Author, Award-Winning Businesswoman
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Pauline Nguyen is the owner of Red Lantern, the most awarded Vietnamese restaurant in the world. Pauline has achieved outstanding success as an entrepreneur, author, businesswoman, and acclaimed speaker with the unique ability to connect with her audience in a profound way, empowering them to change their story for a better future. She speaks and teaches from direct experience with a unique, dramatic cadence that literally has the audience hanging on every word.

Traveling From: Sydney, Australia

Tags: Overcoming Adversity / Business / Mental Health / Work Life Balance / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Entrepreneurship / Faith & Spirituality / Innovation / International / Leadership / Motivational

Rich Bracken


Internationally Acclaimed Thought Leader and Emotional Intelligence Expert, Host & Emcee, DJ
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Rich Bracken is an internationally acclaimed thought leader, a keynote speaker on emotional intelligence, a dynamic storyteller, and a consultant with 20+ years of experience in leadership and employee engagement. He inspires positive change through data, emotion, and case studies. With expertise in sales, marketing, and client service, Rich delivers empowering speeches worldwide. He has served Fortune 100 clients and featured in major media outlets. Renowned as a prominent keynote speaker.

Traveling From: Kansas City, MO, USA

Tags: Corporate Entertainment / Mental Health / Communication / Music / Work Life Balance / Management / Emcees & Moderators / Productivity / Sales / Team Building / Health & Wellness / Leadership / Marketing / Motivational

Matt Mayberry


Performance Expert, Former NFL Linebacker
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Matt Mayberry, a former NFL linebacker for the Chicago Bears, is currently one of the most-read columnists for Entrepreneur Magazine, as well as an acclaimed keynote speaker, author, and peak-performance strategist. Using a real-world approach, He specializes in maximizing the performance of organizations, teams, and individuals all over the world.

Traveling From: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Tags: Change Management / Overcoming Adversity / Business / Management / Sales / Team Building / Leadership / Motivational

Erin Sarofsky


Founder & Executive Creative Director of Sarofsky
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Erin Sarofsky is the Founder and Executive Creative Director of Sarofsky, her own design-driven production studio. Her work with a Who’s Who list of top-level marketing and entertainment industry executives has her collaborating on main titles for the Marvel blockbusters, among others.

Traveling From: Illinois, USA

Tags: Film & Television / Branding & Advertising / Digital Design / Emcees & Moderators / Team Building / The Arts & Design

Ryan Estis


Sales & Leadership, Business Growth & Performance Expert, Consultant, Certified Human Capital Strategist
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Ryan Estis is a top-performing sales professional and leader, keynote speaker, consultant, business growth & performance expert, and certified human capital strategist. As a former chief strategy officer of McCann Worldgroup, he brings a fresh perspective to business events. Ryan is known for his innovative ideas on leading change, improving sales effectiveness, and preparing for the future of work. He was recently recognized as one of “the best keynote speakers ever heard” by Meetings & Conventions magazine.

Traveling From: Minnesota, USA

Tags: Customer Experience / Future of Work / Business / Change Management / Sales / Leadership / Motivational

David Meerman Scott


Business Growth Strategist, Entrepreneur, VC Strategic Partner, Bestselling Author
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David Meerman Scott helps companies and organizations generate attention and grow business in a real-time world. He spotted the online content revolution in its infancy and wrote five books about it including The New Rules of Marketing & PR, the definitive book on the topic, translated into 29 languages. David’s ideas have captured the attention of respected firms and organizations all over the world – having spoken in over 40 countries and on all seven continents.

Traveling From: Massachusetts, USA

Tags: Branding & Advertising / Social Media / Digital Marketing / Sales / Future Trends / Marketing

Janine Shepherd


Author, Change Agent, Defiance Catalyst
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Janine Shepherd is an inspirational speaker and writer whose books have become classics in the survivor genre. A champion cross-country skier in training for the 1988 winter Olympics, Janine’s life changed forever when she was hit by a truck during a bicycle training ride in the Blue Mountains of Australia.

Traveling From: Wyoming, USA

Tags: Overcoming Adversity / Health & Wellness / Motivational / Sports & Adventure

Mark Sanborn


The President of Sanborn & Associates, Hall Of Fame Speaker, Leadership Strategist, Bestselling Author, Global Expert On Leadership & Customer Service
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Mark Sanborn is an international bestselling author and award-winning keynote speaker on leadership, customer service, business growth, and organizational performance. He has given over 3,000 presentations globally and authored eight best-selling books. Mark is the President of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., the Leadership Expert in Residence at High Point University, and a member of the Speaker Hall of Fame. Mark’s clients include top brands such as FedEx, Harley-Davidson, ESPN, GM, and IBM.

Traveling From: Denver, Colorado, USA

Tags: Customer Experience / Change Management / Future of Work / Business / Sales / Team Building / Leadership / Motivational

Leslie Maxie


Founder of Maxie Media Group, 1988 US Olympian, Entrepreneur, Strategist, Journalist, Host/MC, Media Trainer & Influencer
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Renowned 1988 US Olympian and media trailblazer, Leslie Maxie, shares her extraordinary life journey with global audiences. From her early days as a 15-year-old speaker addressing 15,000 people to her extensive media career with ESPN, Fox Sports, NBC, CBS, and more, Leslie crafts impactful speeches. Through captivating stories, she provokes thought, inspires action, and leaves a lasting impression, connecting deeply with the hearts and minds of her listeners.

Traveling From: New Jersey, USA

Tags: Professional Growth / Branding & Advertising / Communication / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Emcees & Moderators / Generations & Demographics / Journalist / Leadership / Motivational / Sports & Adventure

Yelitsa Jean-Charles


Founder & CEO of Healthy Roots Dolls
Yelitsa Jean-Charles Featured Keynote Speaker Healthy Roots Diversity Inclusion Entrepreneur

Yelitsa Jean-Charles founded Healthy Roots after recognizing a need for more diverse toys and representation in children’s publishing. She has been recognized as Essence’s 50 Founders to watch and frequently speaks about entrepreneurship, social justice, and cultural competency.

Traveling From: Detroit, MI, USA

Tags: Activism / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Social Change & Issues

Joel Bryant


THE Master of Ceremonies
Joel Bryant THE Master of Ceremonies, Host, and Moderator

Emceeing for over 20 years, Joel Bryant has literally been around the world, from private cruise ships in the South China Sea to the Seine in Paris to the beaches of Cancun, military bases in the Middle East, to all 50 US states and over 35 countries. He has hosted for the most intimate private parties to huge gatherings of Fortune 500 companies, from 20 people to 20,000. Joel’s known for his energy, his ability to roll with a live event and it’s potential changes and his humor, which he maintains on- and off-stage.

Traveling From: Palm Springs, CA, USA

Tags: Emcees & Moderators

Brian Banmiller


National Broadcast Journalist, Host of “Banmiller on Business”
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Brian Banmiller is a national business journalist and public speaker who has spent more than 40 years in the news industry, covering business, politics and the economy on television, radio and in print. Currently, his “Banmiller on Business” reports and speeches are delivered to an audience of millions nationwide.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Business / Global Economy / Communication / Artificial Intelligence / Internet of Things (IoT) / Emcees & Moderators / Journalist / Politics & Policy / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Marilyn Sherman


Certified Speaking Professional™ and Author
Featured Marilyn Sherman Certified Speaker Author Gravity Speakers

Marilyn Sherman is dedicated to training people to let go of obstacles and live and work with courage, commitment, and confidence. For the last 22 years, she has motivated audiences all over the country, and internationally with topics about hope, inspiration, and practical tools to implement immediately.

Traveling From: Nevada, USA

Tags: Change Management / Business / Communication / Sales / Leadership / Motivational

Denise Lee Yohn


Go-to Expert on Brand Leadership, Bestselling Author
Featured Denise Lee Yohn Marketing Bestselling Author Gravity Speakers

Denise Lee Yohn is the go-to expert on brand leadership for national media outlets, an in-demand speaker and consultant, and an influential writer, authoring the bestselling book What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles that Separate the Best from the Rest.

Traveling From: San Francisco, California, USA

Tags: Branding & Advertising / Business / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Sales / Team Building / Innovation / Leadership / Marketing

Amy E. Feldman


Media Personality Providing Legal Knowledge with Mom Energy, Attorney, Author
Amy E Feldman Speaker Attorney Author

An experienced lawyer. A lifelong learner. An expert in storytelling. Amy Feldman combines industry-leading legal information with mom energy. Her goal? To make the law accessible to everyone. In addition to frequent appearances on local Philadelphia-area television stations, Amy has been a curriculum contributor and blogger, focusing on the intersection of technology and children’s rights. She is the author of the new middle-grade book, Ezra Exposed.

Traveling From: Philadelphia, USA

Tags: Parenting / Law & Legal Affairs / College & University / Education / Emcees & Moderators / Social Change & Issues

Lynne Lancaster


Generation Expert, Co-founder of BridgeWorks, Best Selling Author, Communication Guru, Management Consultant
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Lynne Lancaster is a highly sought-after generational expert and keynote speaker who has dedicated her career to bridging the generational divide. With her original research, insights, humor, and practical tips, she helps organizations understand how to lead, manage, market, and communicate effectively in a multi-generational world. Lynne is a co-author of the best-seller “When Generations Collide”.

Traveling From: Sonoma, California, USA

Tags: Change Management / Business / Communication / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Management / Sales / Team Building / Generations & Demographics / Leadership

Marc Randolph


Netflix Co-Founder, Entrepreneur, Advisor, Bestselling Author, Executive Mentor & Angel Investor
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Marc Randolph is a veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneur, advisor, and investor. Although best known as the co-founder and first CEO of Netflix, Marc’s career as an entrepreneur spans more than four decades. He’s founded or co-founded six other successful startups, mentored rising entrepreneurs, and invested in numerous successful tech ventures. He is a frequent speaker at industry events, serving variously as a board member, mentor, or executive coach.

Traveling From: Santa Cruz, California, USA

Tags: Business / Entrepreneurship / Future Trends / Startup / Innovation / Leadership / Motivational / Technology

Jay Baer


Hall of Fame Speaker, Business Growth & Customer Experience Strategist, New York Times Best-Selling Author
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Jay Baer is a business growth strategist, a customer experience and digital marketing pioneer, advisor, analyst, a popular emcee and host of large events, a New York Times bestselling author of six books, and a hall of fame for professional speaking and word-of-mouth marketing. He founded the strategy and analysis firm Convince & Convert. Jay’s entertaining and engaging programs teach companies how to turn customer experience, customer service, and marketing into their biggest business growth advantage.

Traveling From: Indiana, USA

Tags: Customer Experience / Branding & Advertising / Business / Social Media / Digital Marketing / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Sales / Innovation / Marketing

Victoria Labalme


Internationally Acclaimed Inspirational Performing Artist
Featured Victoria Labalme

With over 20 years in the Performing Arts – from Broadway to comedy clubs to high-profile television to commercials including a Super Bowl spot – Victoria Labalme helps people perform at their highest levels by awakening their hidden genius.

Traveling From: New York, USA

Tags: Overcoming Adversity / Communication / Sales / Innovation / Leadership / Motivational

D’Lo


Actor, Comedian, Activist

​​D’Lo (he/they) is a queer/transgender Tamil-Sri Lankan-American actor/writer/comedian whose work range includes stand-up comedy, solo theater, plays, films and music production, poetry and spoken word. Rooted in social justice, D’Lo brings the fierce with the funny through his stories and stand-up comedy.

Traveling From: Los Angeles, California, USA

Tags: LGBTQ+ / Activism / Film & Television / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Social Change & Issues / The Arts & Design

Mark Coopersmith


Bestselling Author and Entrepreneur
Featured Mark Coopersmith

Mark Coopersmith is a bestselling author, entrepreneur, Fortune 500 executive, and educator. Mark has mentored hundreds of startup teams which have launched groundbreaking new ventures in sectors as varied as web services, consumer electronics, medical devices, internet-of-things, education, cleantech, fintech, and fashion.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Artificial Intelligence / Internet of Things (IoT) / Virtual & Augmented Reality / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Innovation / Leadership / Technology

Lars Schmidt


Founder of Amplify, Author, Writer, Host of the Redefining HR podcast

Lars Schmidt is the Founder of Amplify, an HR executive search and consulting firm that helps companies build progressive people teams and capabilities. He was named a Top 100 Influencer by HR Examiner and included in The Huffington Post’s Top 100 Most Social HR Experts on Twitter, and named a top 50 recruiting influencer by LinkedIn.

Traveling From: Virginia, USA

Tags: Future of Work / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Emcees & Moderators / Future Trends / Team Building / Technology

Guy Kawasaki


Chief Evangelist of Canva, Former Chief Evangelist of Apple, Bestselling Author
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Guy Kawasaki is a bestselling author, former chief evangelist of Apple, and a former trustee of the Wikimedia Foundation. Today, he is the chief evangelist of Canva (an online graphic design tool), brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz, and is also an executive fellow of the Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley).

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Business / Social Media / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Innovation / Leadership / Marketing / Technology

Kimberly Seals Allers


Advocate, Award-Winning Journalist, Author
Featured Kimberly Seals Allers Keynote Speaker Womens Issues Consultant Author

Kimberly Seals Allers is an award-winning journalist, author of five books, international speaker, strategist, and advocate for maternal and infant health. A former senior editor at Essence and writer at Fortune magazine, Kimberly is a leading commentator on birth, breastfeeding and motherhood and the intersection of race, policy, and culture.

Traveling From: New York, USA

Tags: Activism / Communication / Healthcare / Health & Wellness / Journalist / Social Change & Issues

Hilary Blair


Co-founder and CEO of ARTiculate: Real & Clear, Author, Leadership Coach, Communication Expert
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Hilary Blair, CEO of ARTiculate: Real&Clear, is a keynote speaker and a champion of human connection. Her expertise lies in communication excellence, self-awareness, and building confidence in leaders and teams. With a background in stage, film, and voice acting, she brings a unique blend of skills to her coaching and speaking engagements. Hilary has worked with renowned businesses globally, providing interactive, practical, and customizable solutions that invigorate communication skills for today’s workforce.

Traveling From: Denver, Colorado, USA

Tags: Communication / Management / Emcees & Moderators / Sales / Team Building / Leadership

Eric Byres


Leading Expert in SCADA, ICS, and IIoT Security
Featured Eric Byres Keynote Speaker

Eric Byres is an awarding winning expert in the field of SCADA/ICS and IIoT security. Experienced in controls engineering, security research and corporate management, he offers a unique blend of deep technical knowledge and practical business experience.

Traveling From: British Columbia, Canada

Tags: Cybersecurity / Internet of Things (IoT) / International / Technology

Alex Banayan


#1 International Bestselling Business Author, Leading Expert on Exponential Growth, Success, High-Performance, and Personal Development
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Alex Banayan, the youngest bestselling business author in American history, specializes in perseverance and exponential growth. He introduced the Third Door™ framework to global business conferences and corporate leadership teams, including Apple, Google, and Nike. His #1 international bestseller, “The Third Door,” decodes the mindset of success. Named in Forbes’ “30 Under 30” and Business Insider’s “Most Powerful People Under 30,” Banayan’s keynotes redefine possibilities, aiding individuals and Fortune 500 companies in innovative growth strategies worldwide.

Traveling From: Los Angeles, CA, USA

Tags: Business / Future of Work / Branding & Advertising / Economics & Finance / Management / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Sales / Team Building / Innovation / Leadership / Marketing / Motivational

Aaron Taylor Harvey


Creative Director at Spaces Of
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Aaron Taylor is the Creative Director at Spaces Of. Formerly Executive Creative Director of Environments at Airbnb, Aaron has a single motivation in life and at work. To bring curious humans into a physical space that opens their minds and challenges their assumptions to create fiction-free environments for communication, innovation, and whatever the 21st century has in store for “work.”

Traveling From: San Francisco, California, USA

Tags: Architecture / Future of Work / Future Trends / Innovation / The Arts & Design

Polly LaBarre


Cofounder & Editorial Director at Management Lab & The MIX, Authority on Leading Organizational Change, Co-Author of Mavericks at Work
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Polly LaBarre is the co-founder of Management Lab. Polly guides leaders to navigate change and respond creatively to organizational challenges. As a bestselling author, speaker, thinker, and advisor to top global organizations for 20 years, she helps make organizations resilient, innovative, and inspiring. Polly empowers leaders at all levels to make a significant impact and provides insights on important questions that will shape the future of organizations, and work.

Traveling From: Connecticut, USA

Tags: Business / Change Management / Management / Leadership / Motivational

Jill Sinclair


Founder Of Hustler Sophisticate Speaker Series, TEDx Speaker, Author, Executive Coach
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Jill Sinclair is an executive coach, author, TEDx & international keynote speaker who changes people’s lives by challenging their limits. Jill crafts her language and her message so she’s speaking to the core of what her audience needs. She Helps her audience to UNCOVER and OVERCOME their success blockers. Jill is the founder of Hustler Sophisticate Speaker Series and Business Bootcamps.

Traveling From: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Tags: Business / Overcoming Adversity / Communication / College & University / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Sales / Leadership / Motivational

Jennifer Cassetta


Keynote Speaker, Author, Wellness & High Performance Coach
Jennifer Cassetta Featured

Jennifer Cassetta is a nationally recognized speaker, empowerment coach, and self-defense expert. She has worked with tens of thousands of professional women around the country to help them unleash their inner badass. Equipped with her 3rd-degree black belt in HapKiDo, Master’s degree in Nutrition, and health coaching certification, she develops programming that helps women feel strong, safe, and powerful from the streets to the boardroom.

Traveling From: Santa Monica, CA, USA

Tags: Overcoming Adversity / College & University / Team Building / Health & Wellness / Leadership / Motivational

Rebecca Altamirano


Co-founder Tangelo Technologies, Author
Featured Rebecca Altamirano Keynote Speaker Activist Education Speaker

Rebecca Altamirano has dedicated her professional life to working within underrepresented communities to open up access to the culture of power. Her professional path has given her deep hands-on experience on working with the underserved and underrepresented. Many of these experiences she has shared as a co-author of “Be The Change: Reinventing Schools for Student Success”

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Business / Activism / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Education / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Motivational / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Maral Kalajian


CMO of Watty, Self-Made Marketer, Influencer
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Maral, also known as, ‘Maral from Twitter’, ‘Powerhouse’, ‘energy pack’ or ‘Curly’ is one of the most familiar faces in the Nordic tech scene. Maral is the CMO at Watty, one of the hottest startups in Europe. She is also the co-founder of Peppy Pals, an active ambassador for diversity in tech. Former StartupGrind chapter director and SUP46 Femtech co-organizer.

Traveling From: Stockholm, Sweden

Tags: Branding & Advertising / Social Media / Communication / Digital Marketing / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / International / Marketing / Technology

Erik Qualman


Technology, Digital Leadership & Transformation Expert, Entrepreneur, Futurist, and #1 Bestselling Author
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5x Bestselling Author, Digital Transformation & Leadership Expert, and Motivational Speaker, Erik Qualman, has performed in 55 countries and reached over 50 million people. He was voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind the Harry Potter series. He is a former sitting professor at MIT and Harvard’s edX labs and has received an honorary doctorate for his groundbreaking work.

Traveling From: Austin, Texas, USA

Tags: Customer Experience / Future of Work / Business / Social Media / Artificial Intelligence / Digital Marketing / Future Trends / Innovation / Leadership / Marketing / Motivational / Technology

Vish Chatterji


Executive Coach, Author and Yogi
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Vish Chatterji is an accomplished business leader turned executive coach with a twenty-year business track record spanning multiple industries. In parallel, he has studied and practiced yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda (mind-body medicine). Vish coaches business leaders enabling more of their greatness to show up at work.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Mental Health / Future of Work / Business / Change Management / Communication / Management / Emcees & Moderators / Faith & Spirituality / Health & Wellness / Innovation / Leadership / Motivational

Bob Woodward


Legendary Pulitzer Prize-Winning Investigative Journalist, Associate Editor at The Washington Post, and Bestselling Author
Bob Woodward Featured Keynote Speaker Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Author

No one else in political investigative journalism has the clout, respect, and reputation of Bob Woodward. He has a way of getting insiders to open up in ways that reveal an intimate yet sweeping portrayal of Washington and the political infighting, how we fight wars, the price of politics, how presidents lead, the homeland security efforts, and so much more.

Traveling From: Washington D.C., USA

Tags: Global Economy / Journalist / Politics & Policy

Roger Haskett


Engagement Expert, Author
Featured Roger Haskett

Roger Haskett helps to make meetings, organizations, and individuals be more engaging. In his award winning career as a speaker, actor, emcee and entrepreneur, Roger developed a unique formula for maximizing audience engagement and influencing employees, members, participants, and everyone he meets to be more engaged and authentic individuals.

Traveling From: British Columbia, Canada

Tags: Communication / Emcees & Moderators / Team Building / International / Motivational

Kwame Anku


Visionary CEO of Black Star Fund
Featured Kwame Anku Keynote Speaker Visionary Entrepreneur CEO of Black Star Fund

Kwame Anku is the CEO and Chairman of the Black Star Fund, an early-stage innovation fund. Kwame has worked extensively in business development and media marketing for over two decades, entering into the tech industry after being personally recruited by the late legendary rock star Prince to develop his mobile app, overseeing business and development teams on Africa, Asia, and the US.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Overcoming Adversity / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Investing & Venture Capital / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Faith & Spirituality / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Dawn Dickson


Serial Entrepreneur & Inventor
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Dawn Dickson is a serial entrepreneur and inventor with over 20 years of experience in technology, marketing, and business development. Her most recent ventures are Flat Out of Heels and PopCom. Dawn is a seasoned professional speaker, business advisor, and angel investor. She continues to be recognized as one of the nation’s top retail tech entrepreneurs.

Traveling From: Ghana, Africa

Tags: Business / College & University / Artificial Intelligence / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Crowdfunding / Blockchain & Web3 / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Team Building / Innovation / International / Leadership / Technology

Manny Faces


Award-Winning Journalist, Podcast Producer, Public Speaker, Consultant, Advocate for Hip Hop culture
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Michael “Manny Faces” Conforti is an award-winning journalist, podcast professional, public speaker and independent scholar. Much of his work focuses on advocating for the use of Hip Hop music and culture as a tool to improve lives, livelihoods and communities throughout the nation and the world, in areas including education, science and technology, health and wellness, politics and social justice, business and entrepreneurialism, the fine arts, spirituality and self-help, and more.

Traveling From: Georgia, USA

Tags: Music / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Innovation / Journalist / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues

Hollie McKay


Geopolitical Analyst & Journalist, War Reporter, Best-Selling Author, International Humanitarian, and Founder of McKay Global
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Hollie McKay is a renowned foreign correspondent, war crimes investigator, and keynote speaker. With 14+ years of experience as an investigative journalist for Fox News Digital, she focused on warfare, terrorism, and crimes against humanity. Her work covers global war zones, terrorism, and humanitarian crises. As a best-selling author and founder of McKay Global, she shapes geopolitical risk and social responsibility. Awarded and respected, she’s a leading authority in her field.

Traveling From: Washington D.C., USA

Tags: Overcoming Adversity / International / Journalist / Motivational / Politics & Policy / Social Change & Issues

Alex Sheen


5x TedEx Speaker, Founder of Because I Said I Would, Philanthropist, Social Entrepreneur & Innovator, Author, and Humanitarian
Alex Sheen Featured

As one of the world’s foremost experts on accountability and commitment, Alex is a five-time TEDxTalk speaker, author, podcast host, internationally-recognized humanitarian, social entrepreneur & innovator, author, and Founder of the because I said I would movement. His work, featured on shows like The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Steve Harvey Show, CNN, Fox News, and many other programs, inspires people to honor their commitments.

Traveling From: Lakewood, Ohio, USA

Tags: Activism / Overcoming Adversity / College & University / Education / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues

Scott Zimmer


Generational Expert, Gen X Speaker
Scott Zimmer is a Generational Expert on Workplace Culture

Scott Zimmer has over 20 years of experience delivering keynote speeches to audiences around the world. Scott has developed a uniquely personable style and uses insight, humor, and data to foster an environment where every generation feels valued and understood.

Traveling From: Minnesota, USA

Tags: Business / Communication / Team Building / Generations & Demographics

Sarita Maybin


Communication Expert, TEDx Speaker, Author, and Former University Dean
Sarita Maybin Keynote Speaker Productivity Communication Team Building

Sarita Maybin is a communication expert, author, TEDx speaker, and international keynote speaker with more than 20 years of experience providing audiences with strategies to stay positive, constructively confront tough communication situations, and work together better.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Communication / Management / Team Building / Motivational

Chris Barton


Founder and Creator of Shazam, Entrepreneur, Inventor, and Tech Investor
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Chris Barton is the Founder and Creator of Shazam. Chris’s creation of Shazam was nothing short of pure magic as it was far ahead of its time. Chris seeks to delight people by using technology to make seemingly impossible ideas come to life. In his speeches, Chris’s story and storytelling completely captivate audiences. He inspires people to make big things happen in their organizations – to create magic in defiance of the obstacles.

Traveling From: San Francisco, CA, USA

Tags: Customer Experience / Big Data / Business / Artificial Intelligence / Investing & Venture Capital / Entrepreneurship / Future Trends / Startup / Innovation / Leadership / Motivational / Technology

Dave Kerpen


Co-Founder & CEO of Apprentice and Remembering Live, Bestselling Author, Serial Entrepreneur
Dave Kerpen Founder and CEO Likeable Gravity Speakers

Dave is a serial entrepreneur, New York Times best-selling author, Co-Founder & CEO of both Apprentice and Remembering Live. He is also the Executive Chairman of Florence Health. Previously in his career, Dave was the Founder and Chairman of Likeable Local, as well as the chairman and co-founder of Likeable Media.

Traveling From: New York, USA

Tags: Business / Communication / Social Media / Entrepreneurship / Marketing

Mike Evans


Award Winning Author and Speaker

Mike has developed a unique perspective from 20+ years working alongside world-renowned thought leaders. He is a leading authority on unleashing personal and organizational accountability. Clients rely upon Mike’s solutions to accelerate change, shape their optimal culture, flawlessly execute key strategies, ignite leadership capacity at all Levels, amplify employee engagement, and cultivate peak performance.

Traveling From: Pennsylvania, USA

Tags: Business / Future of Work / Change Management / Communication / Healthcare / Management / Productivity / Entrepreneurship / Future Trends / Innovation / Leadership / Motivational

Daniel Burrus


Futurist Speaker, Business Strategist, Bestselling Author
Featured Daniel Burrus Keynote Speaker Gravity Speakers

Daniel Burrus is considered one of the world’s leading technology forecasters and innovation experts helping clients profit from technological, social and business forces that are converging to create enormous, untapped opportunities. The New York Times has referred to him as one of the top three business gurus in the highest demand as a speaker.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Business / Artificial Intelligence / Healthcare / Internet of Things (IoT) / Future Trends / Innovation / Leadership / Technology

Kati Schmidt


Director of International Business Operations at Course Hero
Banner Kati Schmidt Keynote Speaker Immigration Transatlantic Relationship

Kati Schmidt is passionate about female entrepreneurship and the transatlantic relationship. As an early former employee of Airbnb, Kati Schmidt worked on launching and scaling Airbnb’s operations in Europe, starting Airbnb’s public policy efforts globally and launching Airbnb Experiences.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Business / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Entrepreneurship / Gig Economy / Startup

Mazin Jamal


Founder & Executive Director at Holistic Underground
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Mazin Jamal is the founder of Holistic Underground: a leadership & organizational development agency for social movements & businesses. He honed his craft working with leaders and teams around the world. He has coached, consulted, and presented for executive leaders and teams from Apple, Google, Postmates, Atlassian, and more. He is also the creator of the PurposePlace™ Methodology.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: College & University / Communication / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Management / Emcees & Moderators / Team Building / Leadership / Social Change & Issues

Joseph Kopser


Speaker, Author, Investor, Innovation Expert

Joseph Kopser serves as an Executive-in-Residence at the McCombs School of Business. Prior to that his company, RideScout, was acquired by Mercedes. He served in the Army for 20 years after graduating from West Point and Harvard. He was recognized as a White House Champion of Change in clean energy and won the U.S. DOT Data Innovation Award. Co-author of, Catalyst, he is an advisor for CleanTX.

Traveling From: Texas, USA

Tags: Business / Future of Work / Change Management / Environment & Sustainability / College & University / Management / Emcees & Moderators / Productivity / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Team Building / Innovation / Leadership / Motivational / Politics & Policy / Technology

Adam Cheyer


Co-Founder and Former VP Engineering of Siri and Viv Labs
Adam Cheyer Featured

Adam Cheyer is a top technology speaker, AI expert, and entrepreneur. He co-founded Siri, which was acquired by Apple, and later co-founded Viv, which became the basis of the voice assistant Bixby on Samsung phones, TVs, watches, and more. He is also a founding member and first developer at Change.org, the world’s largest petition platform, with more than 300M members.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Business / Artificial Intelligence / Entrepreneurship / Future Trends / Innovation / Technology

Chris Bertish


Mavericks Champion, Guinness World Record Holder
Chris Bertish Featured

International Inspirational Speaker; Big Wave Surfing Mavericks Champion; Stand-Up Paddleboarding Guinness World Record Holder; Chris Bertish shifts boundaries, shatters perceptions and achieves what most people perceive impossible.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Overcoming Adversity / Change Management / Environment & Sustainability / Team Building / International / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues / Sports & Adventure

Dan Thurmon


Award-winning Hall of Fame Speaker, Best Selling Author, Peak Performance Coach, Work-Life Balance, Leadership, and Transformation Expert
Dan Thurmon Featured

Dan Thurmon is the founder and President of Motivation Works, a company that helps leaders and their organizations move confidently through change and transformation, so they become, achieve, and contribute MORE. Dan is a Hall of Fame Speaker, a teacher of peak performance, an author of impactful books, and a lifelong student of success, happiness, and achievement. He’s delivered thousands of presentations across six continents for audiences including world leaders, Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, and educators.

Traveling From: Atlanta, GA, USA

Tags: Business / Change Management / Mental Health / Work Life Balance / Emcees & Moderators / Sales / Leadership / Motivational

Steve Wozniak


“The Woz”, Co-Founder of Apple
Steve Wozniak Featured Keynote Speaker Apple Technology Creativity

A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for more than thirty years, Steve Wozniak has helped shape the computing industry with his design of Apple’s first line of products the Apple I and II. In 1976, Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer Inc. with Wozniak’s Apple I personal computer. Since then, Wozniak has received countless awards for his technological advancements and philanthropic endeavors and is also a published author and co-founded Woz U.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Artificial Intelligence / Internet of Things (IoT) / Blockchain & Web3 / Entrepreneurship / Future Trends / Innovation / Technology

Mariana Atencio


TEDx Speaker, Peabody Award-Winning Journalist, Bestselling Author, Entrepreneur, Inspiring Storyteller, and Host/Moderator
Mariana Atencio Featured

Mariana Atencio, a Peabody award-winning journalist, bestselling author, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, moderator, and event host, is on a mission to help people supercharge their careers, happiness, and workplace cultures by embracing the power of authenticity. Her renowned TEDx talk, “What Makes YOU Special?”, with over 23 million views, emphasizes the strength of individuality. Mariana’s impactful storytelling and keynotes inspire change, solidifying her as a prominent voice in media and advocacy.

Traveling From: Florida, USA

Tags: Professional Growth / Emcees & Moderators / Journalist / Leadership / Motivational

Chris Clews


Speaker, Author, Film/Stage Consultant, and '80s Pop Culture Guy
Chris Clews Featured

Chris Clews combines 22 years of marketing experience in a variety of industries with global brands and ad agencies with his unmatched passion for all things 80s to bring a fun, informative and unique presentation to your group.

Traveling From: Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

Tags: Communication / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Emcees & Moderators / Team Building / Leadership / Marketing / Motivational

Thomas Koulopoulos


Futurist and Bestselling Author
Featured Thomas Koulopoulos

Tom Koulopoulos is acknowledged as one of the industry’s leading futurists. He is the author of ten books and founder of Delphi Group, a 25-year-old Boston-based think tank, which was named one of the fastest growing private companies in the US by Inc. Magazine.

Traveling From: Massachusetts, USA

Tags: Business / Big Data / Cybersecurity / Internet of Things (IoT) / Future Trends / Generations & Demographics / Innovation / Leadership / Technology

Dr. Tina Opie


Chief Vision Officer at Opie Consulting Group, Professor, Author
Dr Tina Opie Featured Professor Author DEI

Whether as a keynote speaker or interactive workshop leader, Tina’s focus is on creating more diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplaces. Using her Shared Sisterhood framework and proven approaches for unearthing blind spots within individuals and organizations. Tina serves as a catalyst for new thinking and needed change.

Traveling From: Massachussets, USA

Tags: Communication / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Education / Emcees & Moderators / Team Building / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues

Phil Gwoke


Internationally Recognized Speaker, Generational Expert
Featured Phil Gwoke Motivated Professional Speaker Gravity Speakers

As an internationally recognized speaker, Phil has shared his wisdom and inspired audiences in 40 different states and four continents to over 100,000 people. He is a firm believer that with the proper motivation, training, and support system, members of any generation can become capable of remarkable accomplishments.

Traveling From: Minnesota, USA

Tags: Business / College & University / Communication / Management / Sales / Future Trends / Generations & Demographics / Motivational

Darren Woodson


Managing Principal at Cresa, Founder and CEO of CounterFind, 3x Super Bowl Champion, Former Dallas Cowboy and NFL Analyst at ESPN, Real Estate Partner
Darren Woodson Featured

Darren Woodson is the Managing Principal at Cresa, a Super Bowl Champion, Former Dallas Cowboy, and ESPN Analyst. After a successful 12-year career as the leading tackler for the Dallas Cowboys, Woodson understands the importance of embracing change, accepting criticism, and fostering healthy competition. Darren shares practical skills for building cultures of excellence. With his insights, audiences nationwide gain valuable tools for creating effective teams, cultivating exceptional business cultures, and finding joy in life.

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas, USA

Tags: Entrepreneurship / Team Building / Leadership / Motivational / Sports & Adventure

Kelly Charles-Collins


Award-Winning TEDx Speaker, Bankable Brand Strategist, Author, Mentor
Kelly Charles-Collins Featured

Kelly Charles-Collins, is a Keynote & Award-Winning TEDx Speaker, Speaker Mentor, Retired Law Partner & Trial Attorney, and Author. She’s sought-after authority specializing in courageous conversations, unconscious bias, and bystander intervention. As a transformative keynote speaker and mentor, Kelly has been featured in some of the biggest media publications and outlets including ABC, NBC, CBS, Time.com, Forbes, Fast Company, Authority Magazine, Women’s Wear Daily, Thrive Global and more.

Traveling From: Orlando, Florida, USA

Tags: Business / Communication / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Entrepreneurship / Leadership / Motivational

Akua Nyame-Mensah


ICF-Certified Executive coach, Leadership & Culture Advisor, Team Builder, Facilitator, Founder of ANM & Company
Akua Nyame-Mensah Featured

Akua Nyame-Mensah is the founder of ANM & Company which exists to build better leaders. Akua is an ICF-certified executive coach, leadership & culture advisor, team builder, Facilitator, and podcast host of Open Door Conversations. She worked, consulted in, and visited over 30 countries worldwide. With extensive international experience, including a pioneering role at Jumia Group, she seamlessly blends coaching with leadership psychology, neuroscience, and emotional intelligence research. She believes that business growth comes from personal growth.

Traveling From: Accra, Ghana

Tags: Professional Growth / Business / College & University / Communication / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Management / Productivity / Entrepreneurship / Team Building / International / Leadership / Motivational

Greg Schwem


Humorous Corporate Entertainer, Author
Greg Schwem Featured

Greg Schwem is more than just a business humor keynote speaker and sought after corporate emcee, Greg is also an author, nationally syndicated humor columnist for the Chicago Tribune, award-winning greeting card writer and creator of funnydadinc, voted one of the top Dad humor sites of 2016.

Traveling From: Illinois, USA

Tags: Corporate Entertainment / Business / Emcees & Moderators / Sales / Team Building / Marketing / Motivational

Amy Peck


Founder & CEO of EndeavorVR, Global Speaker on the Future of XR
Amy Peck, CEO & Founder of EndeavorVR

Amy Peck is the Founder & CEO of EndeavorXR, a leading global XR consulting firm working with Fortune 500 companies on XR, Metaverse, and Web 3.0 strategy and deployment. Amy is a recognized thought leader in the space and speaks globally on the future of XR. She is one of the world’s foremost strategists on immersive technology, Digital Twins, the Metaverse, Web 3.0, and Blockchain.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Healthcare / Artificial Intelligence / Blockchain & Web3 / Emcees & Moderators / Virtual & Augmented Reality / Future Trends / Innovation / Marketing / Technology

Ranbir Puar


TEDx Speaker, Writer, and Life Coach
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TEDx Speaker, writer, and life coach Ranbir Puar helps adults and children break free of their limiting beliefs by providing the tools to tap into their inner strength and silence their inner critics.

Traveling From: British Columbia, Canada

Tags: Business / Mental Health / Overcoming Adversity / Work Life Balance / Education / Productivity / Faith & Spirituality / Motivational / Social Change & Issues

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Dan Walters


California Current Events and Politics Expert, Journalist, Author
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Dan Walters has been a journalist for nearly 60 years and has written about California and its politics for a number of publications, including the Sacramento Bee and The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Walters frequently appears on CNN, Fox, and other networks, commenting about political developments in California.

Traveling From: Sacramento, California, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Economics & Finance / Emcees & Moderators / Journalist / Politics & Policy

Liza Pavlakos


Internationally Renowned, Award-Winning Speaker on Resilience, Empowerment & Entrepreneurship, Author, Psychotherapist

Liza is the Founder of Mind Hub Directory, improving mental health is a passion and commitment for Liza and her team. She is a qualified psychotherapist, transformation executive coach, entrepreneur, storyteller, and keynote speaker, inspiring individuals to live their best possible life. Liza presents an impassioned and compelling story of true grit and resounding resilience. A story of overcoming impossible adversities, triumphing against all odds, and becoming a self-made, highly successful entrepreneur.

Traveling From: Melbourne, Australia

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Activism / Mental Health / Business / Overcoming Adversity / Management / Productivity / Entrepreneurship / Sales / Team Building / Health & Wellness / International / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues

Britteny Floyd-Mayo


The Trap Yoga Bae®, Wellness Expert
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Britteny Floyd-Mayo, affectionately known as “Yoga Bae”, is the mastermind behind one of the most diverse and inclusive wellness spaces across the globe. In her untouchable lane, she’s curated an innovative yoga experience designed to affirm lifestyles of wellness and total self-care.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Black History Month / Mental Health / Overcoming Adversity / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Health & Wellness / Leadership / Motivational

Tye Caldwell


Visionary Founder of ShearShare, reshaping the beauty industry, Author, Educator, and Award-Winning Salon Owner with a Global Impact
Featured Tye Caldwell Keynote Speaker CEO CoFounder of ShearShare

Dr. Tye Caldwell is the Cofounder & Chief Strategy Officer of ShearShare. Recognized as a tech visionary and industry pioneer, Dr. Caldwell’s mission is to help beauty and barbering professionals around the world maximize their earnings potential. He has worked in beauty for 25 years as a master barber-stylist, educator, and small business coach, offering his 20+ years of industry knowledge as a proven roadmap.

Traveling From: Buffalo, New York, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Black History Month / Business / Future of Work / College & University / Work Life Balance / Entrepreneurship / Gig Economy / Faith & Spirituality / Startup / Future Trends / Team Building / Health & Wellness / Innovation / Leadership / Motivational / Technology

Shontavia Johnson


International Expert in Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property & Economic Development
Shontavia Johnson Featured Keynote Speaker Entrepreneurship Lawyer IP

Shontavia Johnson is an entrepreneurship and innovation expert who has helped hundreds of people build personal brands, businesses, and intellectual property portfolios. She is Associate VP for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Clemson University and Founder of the Brand and Business Company. An entrepreneur, creator, Liberty Fellow through Aspen Institute, and a Fulbright Specialist, Shontavia shares her message to audiences globally.

Traveling From: South Carolina, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Professional Growth / Black History Month / Business / Law & Legal Affairs / Branding & Advertising / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Education / Blockchain & Web3 / Emcees & Moderators / Faith & Spirituality / Innovation / Science

Neil Sahota


IBM Master Inventor, AI & Technology Expert, Author
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Neil Sahota (萨冠军) is an IBM Master Inventor, United Nations (UN) Advisor, Artificial Intelligence (AI) subject matter expert, Faculty at UC Irvine, and author of Own the A.I. Revolution. With 20+ years of business experience, he works with organizations to create next-generation products/solutions powered by emerging technology.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Future of Work / Business / Environment & Sustainability / Artificial Intelligence / Investing & Venture Capital / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Future Trends / Startup / Team Building / Innovation / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Mara Zepeda


Serial Social Entrepreneur, Co-Founder of Cola Love & Zebras Unite

Mara Zepeda is a co-founder of Cola Love, a catalytic community and economic development design studio in Columbia, South Carolina. She is also the Co-Founder of Zebras Unite, an international and intersectional hybrid cooperative and non-profit creating a more ethical, inclusive, collaborative, and sustainable approach to building businesses. She is a systempreneur and serial social entrepreneur and she speaks about and leads workshops on education, trust, social networks, and the future of business internationally.

Traveling From: South Carolina, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Business / Future of Work / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Journalist / Social Change & Issues

Arlan Hamilton


Founder Backstage Capital & Runner, Author, and Trailblazing Investor
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Arlan Hamilton is a remarkable entrepreneur who built a venture capital fund from the ground up, while homeless. She is the Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital, a VC firm dedicated to minimizing funding disparities in tech by investing in high-potential founders who are people of color, women, and/or LGBT.

Traveling From: Los Angeles, California, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Black History Month / LGBTQ+ / Overcoming Adversity / Business / Activism / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Investing & Venture Capital / Management / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Team Building / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Mark Levy


Employee Experience Pioneer, Globally Minded HR Leader
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Mark Levy is a seasoned globally-minded Employee Experience Leader who has chosen to work for big-hearted companies and focus on how he can unleash the talents and passions of a company’s employees. Mark was the pioneer of designing the Employee Experience at Airbnb and most recently at Allbirds, showing organizations what is possible when you empower employees and rethink HR.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Activism / Branding & Advertising / Future of Work / Business / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Startup / Team Building / Innovation / Leadership

Aniyia Williams


Creator, Inventor, Tech Changemaker
Featured Aniyia Williams Keynote Speaker Creator Investor Tech Changemaker

Aniyia Williams is a systempreneur, creator, inventor, tech changemaker, and investor. She is a principal on the Responsible Technology team at Omidyar Network, and works to help the tech world live up to its promise of changing lives for the better. She serves as Executive Director of Black & Brown Founders, co-founder of Zebras Unite, and founded and led the fashion tech company, Tinsel.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Black History Month / Business / Activism / Overcoming Adversity / Work Life Balance / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Fashion Design / Crowdfunding / Investing & Venture Capital / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Future Trends / Motivational / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Max Lenderman


Visionary Marketing Strategist, Experiential Marketing Innovator, Author
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Max Lenderman has a pulse on the future so that you and your business can win today. As founder and chief creative officer, he is a pioneering authority on purpose-led brand building, experiential marketing, and large-scale advertising campaigns.

Traveling From: Colorado, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Activism / Branding & Advertising / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Blockchain & Web3 / Future Trends / Innovation / Marketing / Motivational / Social Change & Issues

Ugwem Eneyo


Co-Founder & CEO of SHYFT Power Solutions
Featured Ugwem Eneyo Keynote Speaker SHYFT Power Solutions

Ugwem Eneyo is co-founder and CEO of SHYFT Power Solutions, specializing in the use of IoT software and big data to improve access to clean, reliable and affordable energy solutions in markets that struggle with grid resiliency. Ms. Eneyo explores how we use tech to create ‘grids of the future’ but particularly in emerging markets. She’s given talks on the nexus of energy and sustainable development to global thought leaders, including the World Bank.

Traveling From: Texas or California, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Black History Month / College & University / Environment & Sustainability / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Internet of Things (IoT) / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Leadership / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Candice Matthews Brackeen


Founder & CEO, Lightship Foundation, Entrepreneurial Visionary, Advocate for Diversity in Tech and Innovation
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Candice Matthews is a General Partner at Lightship Capital, where she finds and funds high growth, minority-led companies operating in underserved ecosystems throughout the Midwest. She is also Founder & CEO at Lightship Foundation, the inclusion-focused entrepreneur enrichment program guiding minority founders with instruction in product development, brand building, leveraging artificial intelligence for business and fundraising.

Traveling From: Ohio, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Black History Month / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Investing & Venture Capital / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup

Madison Butler


DEI Truth Teller, HR Change Maker
Madison Butler Featured Speaker DEI Truth Teller, HR Change Maker

Madison Butler is a Black, queer woman, and a survivor. Her work is focused around designing spaces and creating scalable strategies to achieve psychological safety. An outspoken advocate for mental health, she is passionate about facilitating hard conversations through storytelling, data, and tough empathy, and removing stigma around trauma, and advisor for being “human at work”.

Traveling From: Texas, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / LGBTQ+ / Black History Month / Activism / Mental Health / Overcoming Adversity / Future of Work / Communication / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Management / Emcees & Moderators / Team Building / Social Change & Issues

Dona Sarkar


Chief Troublemaker of Microsoft’s AI Extensibility Program, Author, BIPOC Woman in Tech Leader
Dona Sarkar Featured Microsoft Technology Keynote

Dona Sarkar is the Director of Tech for Microsoft Accessibility, a BIPOC woman in tech leader, Multi-published author, and Owner of the ethical luxury fashion brand Prima Dona Studios. She was recently named one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Productive People and Cosmopolitan magazine’s Businessperson of the Year.

Traveling From: Washington, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Mental Health / Future of Work / Communication / Work Life Balance / Artificial Intelligence / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Fashion Design / Blockchain & Web3 / Emcees & Moderators / Virtual & Augmented Reality / Future Trends / Innovation / Leadership / Motivational / Technology

Ivelyse Andino


Health Equity Pioneer, Founder of Radical Health, Commissioner on the NYC Commission on Gender Equity
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Ivelyse Andino is an Afro-Latina health equity innovator born and raised in The Bronx. She is the founder and CEO of Radical Health and a Commissioner on the New York City Commission on Gender Equity. In 2015 she founded the first Latina owned Public Benefit Corp in New York State.

Traveling From: New York, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Healthcare / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Health & Wellness / Motivational / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Aubrey Blanche-Sarellano


CEO of The Mathpath and VP of Equitable Operations at Culture Amp
Aubrey Blanche Featured Keynote Speaker Mathpath Diversity Inclusion Ecosystems

Aubrey Blanche-Sarellano is The Mathpath (Math Nerd + Empath), VP of Equitable Operations at Culture Amp, and a startup investor, and advisor. She questions, reimagines, and redesigns the systems that surround us to ensure that all people access equitable opportunities.

Traveling From: Sydney, Australia

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / LGBTQ+ / Future of Work / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Artificial Intelligence / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Investing & Venture Capital / Leadership / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Sheena Allen


CEO & Founder of Capway (Youngest Female U.S. Digital Bank Owner), Entrepreneur, Author
Featured Sheena Allen Keynote Speaker Technology Entrepreneurship

Sheena Allen is an entrepreneur, author, speaker, and creative architect. She is the founder of Capway, a neobank for those who do not fit into the traditional banking system, which gave Sheena the title of the youngest female in America to own and operate a digital bank. Sheena has been featured in various documentaries and publications, including Inc Magazine and Forbes.

Traveling From: Georgia, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Black History Month / Business / FinTech / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Digital Marketing / Economics & Finance / Investing & Venture Capital / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Innovation / Marketing / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Damian Pelliccione


CEO and Co-Founder of Revry
Damian Pelliccione Keynote Speaker CEO Revry

Damian Pelliccione is the CEO and Co-Founder of Revry, the world’s first LGBTQ Global Content Streaming Network. With over 15 years of experience in the digital and new media world and as an avid speaker, passionate about supporting the LGBTQ community in both authentic representation and entrepreneurship, Damian has spoken at more than over 250 conferences and film festivals around the world.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / LGBTQ+ / Film & Television / Activism / College & University / Digital Marketing / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Generations & Demographics / Leadership / Marketing / Social Change & Issues / The Arts & Design

Cheryl Campos


Co-founder & CEO of La Familia, Model, Actress
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Cheryl Campos is the co-founder and CEO of La Familia, a non-profit organization focused on closing the capital gap for Latine founders and funders. Previously, she was the Head of Venture Growth and Partnerships at Republic, an investment platform for founders to raise capital from both accredited and non-accredited investors. Cheryl is a recognized speaker and is passionate about the intersection of finance, technology, and social impact.

Traveling From: Palo Alto, California, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Business / Overcoming Adversity / FinTech / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Economics & Finance / Investing & Venture Capital / Blockchain & Web3 / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Social Change & Issues

Chante Harris


Global Climate Strategist, Operator & Investor
Chante Harris Featured Keynote Climate Tech Strategist

Chante Harris is a climate tech strategist and Co-Founder of Women of Color Collective in Sustainability (WOC/CS), a champion of social and finance innovation, and ACEEE Champion of Energy Efficiency. Throughout her career, she has successfully scaled nationwide campaigns, technologies, and ideas for the Obama Administration, Fortune 500 companies, and startups. Chante is at the helm of driving climate innovation and advancing the energy transition across cities.

Traveling From: New York, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Black History Month / College & University / Environment & Sustainability / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Investing & Venture Capital / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Future Trends / Startup / Innovation / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Diane Flynn


Leadership Coach, Entrepreneur, Author

Diane Flynn, an entrepreneur, author, and coach, stands out as a speaker for her deeply personal and transformative approach to empowering leaders. She shares invaluable insights cultivated through her journeys at Stanford, HBS, and as a successful business executive and entrepreneur. With an unwavering passion for nurturing strong leadership skills, particularly among women, Diane’s compelling narrative resonates on many levels. Her two acclaimed books and best-selling Udemy course on Growth Mindset, which boasts over 60,000 students, underscore her ability to connect with diverse audiences and effect positive change.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Business / Future of Work / Communication / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Management / Emcees & Moderators / Productivity / Team Building / Generations & Demographics / Leadership / Motivational

Mike Abrashoff


Former Commander, USS Benfold and Author, It’s Your Ship
Mike Abrashoff Featured Keynote Speaker Former Commander Author Leadership

Mike Abrashoff was the most-junior officer in the Pacific Fleet when he took command of the near-worst performing ship. Twelve months later, the USS Benfold was the best ship in the entire Navy – using the same crew. The story of that stunning transformation has lessons for every organization: leadership matters – and culture is everything.

Traveling From: Florida, USA

Tags: Business / Communication / Management / Productivity / Team Building / Leadership

Shawn DuBravac


Acclaimed Global Futurist, Trendcaster, NY Times Bestselling Author
Featured Shawn DuBravac Keynote Speaker Futurist Technology Business Author

Acclaimed global futurist, trendcaster, and best-selling author Dr. Shawn DuBravac sits at the nexus between innovation and disruption. DuBravac delivers pragmatic and provocative insights into the trends, technologies, and paradigms transforming business and society along with actionable strategies organizations in every industry can apply.

Traveling From: Washington, D.C., USA

Tags: Business / Future of Work / FinTech / Healthcare / Artificial Intelligence / Economics & Finance / Internet of Things (IoT) / Blockchain & Web3 / Virtual & Augmented Reality / Emcees & Moderators / Future Trends / Innovation / Technology

Scott Steinberg


Keynote Speaker, Bestselling Author, Strategic Consultant

A strategic adviser to CEOs and four-star generals, firms like IBM, PwC, and the US Dept. of Defense regularly seek his insight. As the CEO of BIZDEV: The International Association for Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, and management consulting + market research firm FutureProof Strategies, he helps partners stay one step ahead of emerging trends – and drive growth around them.

Traveling From: New York, NY

Tags: Change Management / Future of Work / Business / Management / Productivity / Sales / Future Trends / Innovation / Leadership / Technology

Josh Miller


Co-Founder & CEO of IDEAS xLab, 2x TEDx Speaker, Queer Changemaker, Soros Equality Fellow, Nonprofit Visionary Leader
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Josh Miller is a queer changemaker, public speaker, photographer, and outdoor explorer who believes that being visible and sharing our stories can shift culture and enhance people’s well-being. As a 2x TEDx speaker who has engaged Fortune 500 and international audiences from Colorado to Salzburg. He is the co-founder & CEO of IDEAS xLab, and was honored with the 2022 Nonprofit Visionary Leader Award from Louisville Business First.

Traveling From: Denver, Colorado, USA

Tags: LGBTQ+ / Change Management / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Entrepreneurship / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues / The Arts & Design

Victoria Labalme


Internationally Acclaimed Inspirational Performing Artist
Featured Victoria Labalme

With over 20 years in the Performing Arts – from Broadway to comedy clubs to high-profile television to commercials including a Super Bowl spot – Victoria Labalme helps people perform at their highest levels by awakening their hidden genius.

Traveling From: New York, USA

Tags: Overcoming Adversity / Communication / Sales / Innovation / Leadership / Motivational

Tonya M. Evans


Professor & Global Leader in Tech, IP, Crypto Innovation
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Professor Tonya M. Evans is a global leader, accomplished academic and administrator, and world-renowned speaker with over twenty years of experience in law, innovation, academia, and entrepreneurship. She writes, speaks and teaches primarily in the areas of intellectual property, blockchain and crypto assets, tech and innovation, information privacy, financial inclusion, and economic empowerment.

Traveling From: Pennsylvania, USA

Tags: Cryptocurrency / LGBTQ+ / Law & Legal Affairs / Business / Future of Work / College & University / Economics & Finance / Blockchain & Web3 / Emcees & Moderators / Startup / Future Trends / Innovation / Leadership / Politics & Policy / Technology

Kunbi Tinuoye


Founder of Urbangeekz, Award-Winning Journalist
Kunbi Tinuoye Keynote Speaker Moderator Emcee UrbanGeekz

Kunbi Tinuoye is an award-winning British-born journalist and broadcaster based in the United States. She is the founder of UrbanGeekz, a groundbreaking video-centric African-American, Latinx, and multicultural digital news platform focused on technology, science, business, and startups.

Traveling From: Georgia, USA

Tags: Branding & Advertising / Digital Marketing / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Team Building / Journalist / Leadership / Marketing / Technology

Mandy Antoniacci


Columnist, Author, Tech Entrepreneur
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A sought after voice of inspiration, Mandy is a columnist, founder, and prolific influencer. Her breadth of work in mind+body connection and unwavering optimism has earned her global attention and positioning alongside elite social leaders and sports figures around the world. Mandy now travels the globe inspiring resilience through her recent and personal triumph in mental and physical wellness.

Traveling From: New York, USA

Tags: Business / Activism / Mental Health / Overcoming Adversity / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Emcees & Moderators / Productivity / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Journalist / Motivational / Social Change & Issues / Sports & Adventure / Technology

David Goldsmith


Educator, Author, Leadership Expert
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David is the author of Paid to THINK: A Leader’s Toolkit for Redefining Your Future, a work for which he has earned comparisons to Peter Drucker, the father of modern-day management. Considered by some to be the “Thought Leaders’ Thought Leader”, he is known for replacing common leadership thinking with bold, proven, and sometimes counter-intuitive approaches to address leadership challenges and opportunities.

Traveling From: New York, USA

Tags: Big Data / Business / Artificial Intelligence / Internet of Things (IoT) / Management / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Future Trends / Innovation / Leadership / Technology

Melissa Harrison


CEO of Allée Creative, Trainer, Marketing Consultant, Business Strategist
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Melissa Harrison is the CEO and founder of Allée Creative, strategic content and experiential marketing agency in the Twin Cities. Melissa is a four-time recipient of the Hermes Creative Award and a nationally recognized speaker. In 2015, she was named one of 100 women to watch in the U.S. as part of the Inspirational Woman Project

Traveling From: Minnesota, USA

Tags: Communication / Social Media / Digital Marketing / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Marketing

Ryann Richardson


Founder, Political Activist, Miss Black America
Ryann Richardson Featured Keynote Speaker Miss Black America Activism Policy

Ryann Richardson made history when she became the 50th Anniversary Miss Black America. The tech marketer-turned-founder and Diversity & Inclusion advocate spent 10 years building brands and culture for companies spanning early-stage startups to billion-dollar “unicorns” to the Fortune500. Her work earned her a spot as the youngest honoree on Savoy Magazine’s list of Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America, and set her on the path to discovering her unique purpose as a champion for underrepresented voices.

Traveling From: New York, USA

Tags: Business / Activism / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Innovation / Motivational / Politics & Policy / Social Change & Issues

Jill Sinclair


Founder Of Hustler Sophisticate Speaker Series, TEDx Speaker, Author, Executive Coach
Jill Sinclair Featured

Jill Sinclair is an executive coach, author, TEDx & international keynote speaker who changes people’s lives by challenging their limits. Jill crafts her language and her message so she’s speaking to the core of what her audience needs. She Helps her audience to UNCOVER and OVERCOME their success blockers. Jill is the founder of Hustler Sophisticate Speaker Series and Business Bootcamps.

Traveling From: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Tags: Business / Overcoming Adversity / Communication / College & University / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Sales / Leadership / Motivational

Daymond John


Star of ABC’s Shark Tank
Daymond John Keynote Speaker Shark Tank

From his wildly successful role on ABC’s smash hit, Shark Tank, to his distinguished status as a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, Daymond John has become globally recognized for his relentless commitment to promoting and supporting entrepreneurs.

Traveling From: New York, NY

Tags: Business / Entrepreneurship / Leadership / Motivational

Diane Allen


Award-Winning International Flow State Speaker, Peak Performance Expert, TEDx Speaker, Thought Leader, Violinist
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Flow State Speaker & Violinist Diane Allen is an Award-Winning International Speaker, Peak Performance Expert, and thought leader who speaks on increasing the meaning, joy, and fulfillment in one’s work and life by accessing the flow state. Diane is best known for her experiential Keynotes, Training, and Coaching programs that go Beyond Engagement™. Her three-step Flow Strategy™ system empowers people to get into their flow state, be in their genius, and love their job & life.

Traveling From: Bend, Oregon, USA

Tags: Corporate Entertainment / Business / Mental Health / Communication / Work Life Balance / Music / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Team Building / Health & Wellness / Leadership / Motivational

Julian Newman


Founder and CEO of Culture Creative, Anthem Award Winning Diversity & Inclusion Leader, Author
Julian Newman Featured

Julian Newman is the founder and CEO of Culture Creative, an international award-winning leadership development and diversity & inclusion consulting firm. Julian is a certified and Anthem Award-winning Diversity & Inclusion leader based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. As a cultural intelligence strategist, author, and motivational speaker, Julian has spoken to more than 100,000 people nationally and internationally during the past 20 years.

Traveling From: Michigan, USA

Tags: Communication / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Emcees & Moderators / Team Building / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues

Steve Wozniak


“The Woz”, Co-Founder of Apple
Steve Wozniak Featured Keynote Speaker Apple Technology Creativity

A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for more than thirty years, Steve Wozniak has helped shape the computing industry with his design of Apple’s first line of products the Apple I and II. In 1976, Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer Inc. with Wozniak’s Apple I personal computer. Since then, Wozniak has received countless awards for his technological advancements and philanthropic endeavors and is also a published author and co-founded Woz U.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Artificial Intelligence / Internet of Things (IoT) / Blockchain & Web3 / Entrepreneurship / Future Trends / Innovation / Technology

Polly LaBarre


Cofounder & Editorial Director at Management Lab & The MIX, Authority on Leading Organizational Change, Co-Author of Mavericks at Work
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Polly LaBarre is the co-founder of Management Lab. Polly guides leaders to navigate change and respond creatively to organizational challenges. As a bestselling author, speaker, thinker, and advisor to top global organizations for 20 years, she helps make organizations resilient, innovative, and inspiring. Polly empowers leaders at all levels to make a significant impact and provides insights on important questions that will shape the future of organizations, and work.

Traveling From: Connecticut, USA

Tags: Business / Change Management / Management / Leadership / Motivational

Scott McArthur


The Business Sculptor
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Scott McArthur offers an unusual mix of experience, having worked as a research scientist, HR director, business consultant, rock musical producer, writer, keynote, and TEDx speaker. His delivery style, which he has developed across the sectors over 20 years, is humorous, well-crafted, inspiring, and direct.

Traveling From: Birmingham, UK

Tags: Professional Growth / Business / Future of Work / Change Management / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Artificial Intelligence / Emcees & Moderators / Team Building / Generations & Demographics / International / Leadership / Motivational / Science / Technology

John Sitilides


Geopolitical Strategist, Global Affairs, and American Politics Expert

John Sitilides, a Washington D.C. government affairs specialist and diplomacy consultant to the U.S. Department of State, shares his insights into the U.S. and global risk trends, international security flashpoints and geopolitical strategies. He explores the complex geopolitical decisions that impact markets in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, helping clients better understand and mitigate risk.

Traveling From: Washington D.C., USA

Tags: Global Economy / Environment & Sustainability / Economics & Finance / Emcees & Moderators / Politics & Policy

Keith Ferrazzi


Founder and CEO Ferrazzi Greenlight, Bestselling Author
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Keith Ferrazzi is a bestselling author, speaker, investor, philanthropist, and executive team coach who helps teams transform enterprises. As Founder and Chairman of Ferrazzi Greenlight, he coaches executive teams in top organizations to achieve extraordinary outcomes. He formerly served as CMO of Deloitte and Starwood Hotels.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Change Management / Future of Work / Business / Management / Productivity / Sales / Team Building / Leadership

Chris Clews


Speaker, Author, Film/Stage Consultant, and '80s Pop Culture Guy
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Chris Clews combines 22 years of marketing experience in a variety of industries with global brands and ad agencies with his unmatched passion for all things 80s to bring a fun, informative and unique presentation to your group.

Traveling From: Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

Tags: Communication / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Emcees & Moderators / Team Building / Leadership / Marketing / Motivational

Mark DeVolder


Expert on Change and Transformation, Award-Winning Speaker, Author
Mark DeVolder Featured

Three-time Top 25 Speaker Award recipient, change-consultant for the NASA Space Shuttle Program and transition-advisor for a $42 billion merger, Mark DeVolder distinguishes himself as a change management specialist and is one of today’s original thinkers on transitions.

Traveling From: British Columbia, Canada

Tags: Change Management / Overcoming Adversity / Business / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Management / Team Building / Generations & Demographics / Innovation / International / Leadership / Motivational

Dr. Natalie Stavas


Inspirational Boston Marathon Hero, International Humanitarian & Award-Winning Physician, Harvard Doctor, Mentor, Runner
Dr Natalie Stavas Featured

Dr. Natalie Stavas, a healer and educator, leads as Program Director for Child Protection Pediatrics at UC San Diego. Her heroic response during the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings earned recognition from President Obama and media outlets. She’s committed to preventing childhood violence and providing medical care in Haiti. Dr. Stavas conducts research on vulnerable children and COVID-19’s impact. Featured in Runner’s World and NY Times, she inspires with her remarkable journey.

Traveling From: San Diego, California, USA

Tags: Overcoming Adversity / Healthcare / Education / Health & Wellness / Motivational / Sports & Adventure

Tara Matamoros Carter


COO & Partner at Tangelo
Featured Tara Matamoros Carter COO Tangelo Keynote Speaker Strategy Technology

Tara Carter is a highly driven COO/Partner at Tangelo and a Partner at Backstage Capital, providing full circle guidance to startups and larger. She has over 25 years of experience in mentoring, growing and advising startups, investor relations, omni-channel marketing, business strategy, deep technology, and product development, diversity and inclusion, predictive analytics, data visualization, business intelligence, and activism.

Traveling From: Connecticut or New York, USA

Tags: Activism / Business / Cybersecurity / Artificial Intelligence / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Investing & Venture Capital / Blockchain & Web3 / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Marketing / Motivational / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Colette Carlson


Business Communication & Human Behavior Expert, Hall of Fame Speaker, Author
Colette Carlson Featured

Colette Carlson is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), an inductee into the CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame, and a top human behavior keynote speaker. With over 20 years of experience, she helps individuals make positive and lasting changes by teaching them the psychology, mindset, and skills required for success. Her personalized keynote programs focus on the power of connected conversations, using engaging content and humor. Colette’s trusted clients include Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, and the US Government.

Traveling From: Encinitas, CA, USA

Tags: Change Management / Communication / Work Life Balance / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Emcees & Moderators / Sales / Team Building / Leadership / Motivational

Troy Hazard


Franchise Expert, TV Host, Global Business Leader
Featured Troy Hazard Keynote Speaker Entrepreneur Business

The entrepreneurial genius, Troy Hazard, has founded and nurtured twelve businesses over two decades, has turned around businesses that were making enormous losses, and has consulted to countless successful companies including Goodyear, Baskin Robbins, Subway, Fisher & Paykel and many more.

Traveling From: Florida, USA

Tags: Change Management / Business / Global Economy / Communication / Management / Emcees & Moderators / Sales / Entrepreneurship / Team Building / Leadership / Motivational

Russell Ladson


Co-Founder of Drop, Creative Technologist
Featured Russell Ladson Keynote Speaker Creative Technologist

Russell Ladson is a creative technologist whose work sits at the intersection of emerging technologies, purposeful design, and visual art. His work investigates the use of emerging technologies like AR/VR (XR) to heighten the human-to-human experience through experimental concepts around information discovery in a post-smartphone world.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Activism / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Artificial Intelligence / Virtual & Augmented Reality / Emcees & Moderators / Future Trends / Startup / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Dr. Erica Miller


Inspirational Speaker, International Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur, Mental Health Professional, Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Dr. Erica Miller Featured

Dr. Miller has a long history as an inspirational speaker and engaging conversationalist. In all presentations, she shares her unique philosophy that encourages people to abandon their self-imposed limitations and pursue the lives they desire, leaving her audiences laughing, crying and full of hope. She shares five core beliefs that help people navigate life’s challenges and seize opportunities as they seek to realize their dreams.

Traveling From: Los Angeles, CA, USA

Tags: Mental Health / Overcoming Adversity / Health & Wellness / Motivational

Linda Nazareth


Economist, Futurist, Author
Featured Linda Nazareth Future of Work Economist Keynote Speaker

Linda Nazareth is an economist, a futurist and a respected authority on the future of work. As a newspaper columnist and an author, she knows how to frame things in ways that both educate and entertain, and as the Senior Fellow for Economics and Population Change at think-tank the Macdonald Laurier Institute she knows what she is talking about.

Traveling From: Toronto, Canada

Tags: Business / Global Economy / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Economics & Finance / Emcees & Moderators / Future Trends / Generations & Demographics / International / Leadership

Seth Mattison


CEO of FutureSight Labs, Thought Leader, Advisor, Author
Seth Mattison Featured

Seth Mattison is an Internationally renowned expert and author on workforce trends and business performance. As Founder & CEO of FutureSight Labs, Seth advises many of the world’s leading brands and organizations on the key shifts happening around talent management, change and innovation, leadership, and the future of work.

Traveling From: Los Angeles, CA, USA

Tags: Change Management / Future of Work / Business / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Team Building / Leadership

Johnny Quinn


U.S. Olympian, Author, Former Pro Football Player
Johnny Quinn Featured Bobsled Olympian

Olympic bobsledder Johnny Quinn is a highly sought-after speaker for businesses and organizations of all sizes. Known for his thought-provoking and action-packed speeches, Johnny has been featured on: ABC, BBC, CBS, CNN, ESPN, FOX, NBC, TIME, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal. Johnny’s newest book, “PUSH: Breaking Through The Barriers” ushers readers through the valleys of life to the thrills of rocketing down icy mountains at 80+ mph with no seat belts.

Traveling From: Texas, USA

Tags: Business / Change Management / Overcoming Adversity / Work Life Balance / Productivity / Emcees & Moderators / Leadership / Motivational / Sports & Adventure

Timothy Papandreou


Founder and CEO of Emerging Transport Advisors, Global Thought Leader On Emerging Technologies
Timothy Papandreou Featured

Timothy Papandreou is a global thought leader on emerging technologies, smart cities, and the future of work. As the Founder and CEO of Emerging Transport Advisors, Tim provides clarity and guidance to investors, companies, and governments on navigating disruptions. With experience from Google X and San Francisco MTA, Tim is a sought-after speaker and mentor in emerging tech spaces.

Traveling From: Los Angeles, USA

Tags: Business / Future of Work / Change Management / FinTech / Artificial Intelligence / Blockchain & Web3 / Management / Future Trends / Startup / Innovation / Leadership / Technology

Erik Qualman


Technology, Digital Leadership & Transformation Expert, Entrepreneur, Futurist, and #1 Bestselling Author
Erik Qualman Featured

5x Bestselling Author, Digital Transformation & Leadership Expert, and Motivational Speaker, Erik Qualman, has performed in 55 countries and reached over 50 million people. He was voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind the Harry Potter series. He is a former sitting professor at MIT and Harvard’s edX labs and has received an honorary doctorate for his groundbreaking work.

Traveling From: Austin, Texas, USA

Tags: Customer Experience / Future of Work / Business / Social Media / Artificial Intelligence / Digital Marketing / Future Trends / Innovation / Leadership / Marketing / Motivational / Technology

Barry Posner


Bestselling Author, Leadership Coach, Professor
Featured Barry Posner Business Keynote Speaker Workshop and Training Gravity Speakers

Barry Posner has received countless awards and has been ranked among the most recognized and influential Leadership Coaches, Most Influential HR thinkers, and among the top Leadership and Management Experts in the world.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Change Management / Business / Communication / Management / Productivity / Sales / Team Building / Leadership

Daniel Burrus


Futurist Speaker, Business Strategist, Bestselling Author
Featured Daniel Burrus Keynote Speaker Gravity Speakers

Daniel Burrus is considered one of the world’s leading technology forecasters and innovation experts helping clients profit from technological, social and business forces that are converging to create enormous, untapped opportunities. The New York Times has referred to him as one of the top three business gurus in the highest demand as a speaker.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Business / Artificial Intelligence / Healthcare / Internet of Things (IoT) / Future Trends / Innovation / Leadership / Technology

Dr. Kryss Shane


Leading LGBT+ Inclusion Expert, Educator, Consultant, Advocate, Professor & Lecturer, Author
Dr. Kryss Shane Featured

Dr. Kryss Shane, a renowned LGBT+ expert, boasts over 25 years of experience in guiding leaders globally. Featured in The New York Times, ABC News, and more, she specializes in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, helping businesses navigate these areas effectively. Holding a doctorate and multiple master’s degrees, Dr. Shane is an esteemed educator, serving at Columbia University and other institutions. Author of impactful books, including “The Medical Professional’s Guide to LGBT+ Inclusion,” she advocates for LGBT+ rights and inclusivity on various fronts.

Traveling From: New York, NY, USA

Tags: LGBTQ+ / Activism / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Education / Emcees & Moderators / Social Change & Issues

Jonas Koffler


NY Times Bestselling Author, Cofounder, Writer & Producer
Featured Jonas Koffler Keynote Speaker Author Writer Producer

Jonas is a New York Times bestselling author, entrepreneur, and storyteller, and an award-winning writer & producer of books, documentaries, and branded entertainment at storytelling boutique Koffler Pictures. Jonas regularly presents at conferences, organizations, and events on personal innovation and unconventional thinking, the future of work, creativity and learning, community building, wellness, and resilience.

Traveling From: Texas, USA

Tags: Overcoming Adversity / Film & Television / Future of Work / Activism / Mental Health / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Future Trends / Health & Wellness / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues

Jen Fry


Sports Geographer, Tech Founder, Sought-After Speaker and Educator, Founder & CEO of JenFryTalks and Hyreable
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Dr. Jen Fry (she/her) is a Sports Geographer, tech founder, and sought-after speaker and educator. She owns JenFryTalks, a social justice education firm that explores the intersection of conflict and DEI. Jen facilitates conversation and skill-building with organizations, leadership and C-suite groups, small and large teams, affinity groups, and more. She advises on best practices that create more equitable organizations, communities, and teams, where each person feels a sense of belonging.

Traveling From: Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Tags: Communication / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Education / Emcees & Moderators / Team Building / Leadership / Social Change & Issues / Sports & Adventure

Chris Baréz-Brown


Master of Transformation, Author
Chris Baréz-Brown Keynote Master of Transformation Author

Chris is a master of transformation. His unique energetic approach challenges businesses to embed a dynamic creative culture within their company ethos. Brands such as Nike, Coca-Cola, Diageo, Unilever, Sony, and WPP come back time and again as his results produce tangible returns on investment.

Traveling From: England, United Kingdom

Tags: Business / Activism / Work Life Balance / Emcees & Moderators / Innovation / International / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues

Erin Sarofsky


Founder & Executive Creative Director of Sarofsky
Featured Erin Sarofsky Keynote Speaker Creative Director

Erin Sarofsky is the Founder and Executive Creative Director of Sarofsky, her own design-driven production studio. Her work with a Who’s Who list of top-level marketing and entertainment industry executives has her collaborating on main titles for the Marvel blockbusters, among others.

Traveling From: Illinois, USA

Tags: Film & Television / Branding & Advertising / Digital Design / Emcees & Moderators / Team Building / The Arts & Design

Phil Gwoke


Internationally Recognized Speaker, Generational Expert
Featured Phil Gwoke Motivated Professional Speaker Gravity Speakers

As an internationally recognized speaker, Phil has shared his wisdom and inspired audiences in 40 different states and four continents to over 100,000 people. He is a firm believer that with the proper motivation, training, and support system, members of any generation can become capable of remarkable accomplishments.

Traveling From: Minnesota, USA

Tags: Business / College & University / Communication / Management / Sales / Future Trends / Generations & Demographics / Motivational

Kelly Campbell


Trauma-informed Leadership Expert, Author, Founder of Consciousness Leaders
Kelly Campbell Featured

A Trauma-Informed Leadership Coach to self-aware visionaries, Kelly L. Campbell’s work exists at the cross section of trauma integration and conscious leadership. They are an inspiring keynote speaker and host a popular podcast on conscious leadership. Kelly writes for Entrepreneur, has written for Forbes, and has been featured in Woman Entrepreneur and The Startup on Medium.

Traveling From: New York, USA

Tags: LGBTQ+ / Mental Health / Business / Overcoming Adversity / Work Life Balance / Communication / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Team Building / Health & Wellness / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues

Christie Pitts


Early Stage Investor, Operator, Activist & Inventor
Featured Christie Pitts Gravity Speakers Keynote Speaker CEO Co-Founder Backstage Studio

Christie Pitts is an investor, operator, and activist. Formerly VP of Operations at Mahmee and investor at Backstage Capital, she co-founded the VCs for Repro initiative, focused on the intersection of the economy and reproductive justice, and hosts the Moms at Work liveshow to build community, raise awareness, and advocate for better experiences for working moms.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Activism / Business / Communication / College & University / Healthcare / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Internet of Things (IoT) / Investing & Venture Capital / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Team Building / Health & Wellness / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Jessica Brown


Design Leader, Staff Product Designer at Faire, Former Director of UX at VICE
Featured Jessica Brown Director of UX VICE Keynote Speaker Design Gravity Exclusive

Jessica Brown is staff product designer at Faire. She previously led design and user research teams at Vice Media and Rent the Runway. Fascinated by the co-evolution of culture and technology, she loves leading teams to find simple design solutions to complex problems. Jessica speaks on executing redesigns at scale and common philosophies and practices guiding creative people of all disciplines. She has established design and research practices that brought users’ stories to the heart of the product.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Branding & Advertising / Communication / Digital Design / Startup / Marketing / Technology / The Arts & Design

Dr. Michelle Rozen


The Change Doctor
Dr. Michelle Rozen Featured

Dr. Michelle Rozen is a game-changing, revenue-building, performance-boosting change expert, and a highly respected authority on the psychology of change. She is a researcher, an author, and a frequent guest expert on the most prominent media networks. She is one of the most sought after change management motivational leadership speakers nationwide as well as internationally.

Traveling From: New York City, New York, USA

Tags: Change Management / Mental Health / Overcoming Adversity / Business / College & University / Communication / Productivity / Entrepreneurship / Sales / Innovation / Leadership / Motivational

Eric Byres


Leading Expert in SCADA, ICS, and IIoT Security
Featured Eric Byres Keynote Speaker

Eric Byres is an awarding winning expert in the field of SCADA/ICS and IIoT security. Experienced in controls engineering, security research and corporate management, he offers a unique blend of deep technical knowledge and practical business experience.

Traveling From: British Columbia, Canada

Tags: Cybersecurity / Internet of Things (IoT) / International / Technology

Kimberly Seals Allers


Advocate, Award-Winning Journalist, Author
Featured Kimberly Seals Allers Keynote Speaker Womens Issues Consultant Author

Kimberly Seals Allers is an award-winning journalist, author of five books, international speaker, strategist, and advocate for maternal and infant health. A former senior editor at Essence and writer at Fortune magazine, Kimberly is a leading commentator on birth, breastfeeding and motherhood and the intersection of race, policy, and culture.

Traveling From: New York, USA

Tags: Activism / Communication / Healthcare / Health & Wellness / Journalist / Social Change & Issues

Melinda Briana Epler


Founder & CEO of Empovia, Author on Allyship
Melinda Briana Epler Featured

Melinda Briana Epler, author of “How To Be An Ally”, has over 25 years of experience developing business innovation and inclusion strategies for startups, Fortune 500 companies, and global NGOs. As CEO of Empovia, Melinda currently works with the tech industry to solve diversity and inclusion together. Using her background in storytelling and large-scale culture change, she is a strategic advisor for tech companies, tech hubs, and governments around the world.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: LGBTQ+ / Future of Work / Activism / Mental Health / Communication / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Investing & Venture Capital / Emcees & Moderators / Startup / Team Building / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Maja Kazazic


Bosnian Genocide Survivor, Certified Empathy Coach, Mental Health Advocate, IT Professional, Below-knee Amputee
Maja Kazazic Featured

Maja Kazazic is a Bosnian genocide survivor, certified empathy coach & trainer, and an acclaimed inspirational speaker who shares her remarkable journey of resilience and triumph. As a Bosnian war survivor and an amputee, Maja’s journey of overcoming adversity has inspired audiences worldwide. Her powerful messages of resilience, determination, and finding hope in the face of challenges resonate deeply with listeners. Maja’s story of resilience and triumph has been featured in numerous publications and media outlets worldwide.

Traveling From: Tampa, Florida, USA

Tags: Overcoming Adversity / Mental Health / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Leadership / Motivational

Arian Simone


Co-Founder & CEO of Fearless Fund, Entrepreneur, Author

Arian Simone is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, investor, best-selling author, and international speaker. She is the Co-Founder and CEO of the Fearless Fund, the First Venture Capital Fund built for WOC by WOC. She has been recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the “100 Women of Impact”.

Traveling From: Georgia, USA

Tags: Business / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Investing & Venture Capital / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues

Akua Nyame-Mensah


ICF-Certified Executive coach, Leadership & Culture Advisor, Team Builder, Facilitator, Founder of ANM & Company
Akua Nyame-Mensah Featured

Akua Nyame-Mensah is the founder of ANM & Company which exists to build better leaders. Akua is an ICF-certified executive coach, leadership & culture advisor, team builder, Facilitator, and podcast host of Open Door Conversations. She worked, consulted in, and visited over 30 countries worldwide. With extensive international experience, including a pioneering role at Jumia Group, she seamlessly blends coaching with leadership psychology, neuroscience, and emotional intelligence research. She believes that business growth comes from personal growth.

Traveling From: Accra, Ghana

Tags: Professional Growth / Business / College & University / Communication / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Management / Productivity / Entrepreneurship / Team Building / International / Leadership / Motivational

Kaitlin Maud


3x Tedx Speaker, Independent Researcher, Strategist, Brand & Marketing Consultant, Coach, Artist
Kaitlin Maud Featured

Kaitlin Maud is a renowned researcher, strategist, and TEDx speaker, known for empowering global brands like Beats by Dre, Nike, Taco Bell, and Google to navigate complex challenges. With dynamic presentations, Kaitlin captivates audiences worldwide, discussing personal branding, digital transformation, and cultural trends. Featured in Forbes, AdAge, and podcasts, Kaitlin is helping individuals and organizations unlock creativity and thrive in today’s fast-paced business landscape.

Traveling From: Austin, Texas, USA

Tags: Customer Experience / Branding & Advertising / Social Media / Digital Marketing / Future Trends / Innovation / Marketing

Dave Knox


Brand Marketer, Venture Investor, Startup Advisor
Featured Dave Knox

As a brand marketer, venture investor, and startup advisor, Dave Knox bridges the worlds of the Fortune 500 and entrepreneurship and is widely recognized as an industry thought leader.

Traveling From: Cincinnati, OH

Tags: Branding & Advertising / Business / Digital Marketing / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Innovation / Marketing

Lynne Lancaster


Generation Expert, Co-founder of BridgeWorks, Best Selling Author, Communication Guru, Management Consultant
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Lynne Lancaster is a highly sought-after generational expert and keynote speaker who has dedicated her career to bridging the generational divide. With her original research, insights, humor, and practical tips, she helps organizations understand how to lead, manage, market, and communicate effectively in a multi-generational world. Lynne is a co-author of the best-seller “When Generations Collide”.

Traveling From: Sonoma, California, USA

Tags: Change Management / Business / Communication / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Management / Sales / Team Building / Generations & Demographics / Leadership

Adam Cheyer


Co-Founder and Former VP Engineering of Siri and Viv Labs
Adam Cheyer Featured

Adam Cheyer is a top technology speaker, AI expert, and entrepreneur. He co-founded Siri, which was acquired by Apple, and later co-founded Viv, which became the basis of the voice assistant Bixby on Samsung phones, TVs, watches, and more. He is also a founding member and first developer at Change.org, the world’s largest petition platform, with more than 300M members.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Business / Artificial Intelligence / Entrepreneurship / Future Trends / Innovation / Technology

Eric Termuende


Thought Catalyst, Team Builder, Future Proofer
Eric Termuende Featured

Eric Termuende is a globally-recognized thought leader, author, and keynote speaker on the future of work and building teams that thrive. Eric is helping leaders build incredible teams and tomorrow’s greatest places to work. His one-degree shift methodology enables leaders to build trust, remove friction, and create a culture of experimentation. Eric has delivered over 400 keynotes to organizations including IBM, The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Zoom, TD, BMO.

Traveling From: British Columbia, Canada

Tags: Future of Work / Business / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Future Trends / Team Building / Generations & Demographics / Leadership

Pierre Khawand


Author and Founder of People-OnTheGo
Featured Pierre Khawand Author and Founder Gravity Speakers

Pierre Khawand has more than twenty years of experience in the software industry. He has helped leaders develop the awareness and behaviors needed to focus on results and develop people in the midst of the information overload.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Change Management / Work Life Balance / Productivity / Leadership / Technology

Andrea Barrica


Co-Founder & CEO of O.school, Author
Andrea Barrica Author and Co-Founder and CEO of O.school

Andrea Barrica, author of Sex Tech Revolution, is CEO and Co-founder of O.school, a judgment-free multimedia platform to learn about sexuality and pleasure. Previously, Andrea co-founded accounting and tax platform, inDinero.com, where she led sales and operations. She also served as a venture partner and entrepreneur-in-residence at 500 Startups.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: LGBTQ+ / Activism / College & University / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Investing & Venture Capital / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Health & Wellness / Motivational / Social Change & Issues / Technology

Roger Haskett


Engagement Expert, Author
Featured Roger Haskett

Roger Haskett helps to make meetings, organizations, and individuals be more engaging. In his award winning career as a speaker, actor, emcee and entrepreneur, Roger developed a unique formula for maximizing audience engagement and influencing employees, members, participants, and everyone he meets to be more engaged and authentic individuals.

Traveling From: British Columbia, Canada

Tags: Communication / Emcees & Moderators / Team Building / International / Motivational

Mark Sanborn


The President of Sanborn & Associates, Hall Of Fame Speaker, Leadership Strategist, Bestselling Author, Global Expert On Leadership & Customer Service
Mark Sanborn Featured

Mark Sanborn is an international bestselling author and award-winning keynote speaker on leadership, customer service, business growth, and organizational performance. He has given over 3,000 presentations globally and authored eight best-selling books. Mark is the President of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., the Leadership Expert in Residence at High Point University, and a member of the Speaker Hall of Fame. Mark’s clients include top brands such as FedEx, Harley-Davidson, ESPN, GM, and IBM.

Traveling From: Denver, Colorado, USA

Tags: Customer Experience / Change Management / Future of Work / Business / Sales / Team Building / Leadership / Motivational

Hilary Blair


Co-founder and CEO of ARTiculate: Real & Clear, Author, Leadership Coach, Communication Expert
Hilary Blair Featured

Hilary Blair, CEO of ARTiculate: Real&Clear, is a keynote speaker and a champion of human connection. Her expertise lies in communication excellence, self-awareness, and building confidence in leaders and teams. With a background in stage, film, and voice acting, she brings a unique blend of skills to her coaching and speaking engagements. Hilary has worked with renowned businesses globally, providing interactive, practical, and customizable solutions that invigorate communication skills for today’s workforce.

Traveling From: Denver, Colorado, USA

Tags: Communication / Management / Emcees & Moderators / Sales / Team Building / Leadership

Michael Tchong


Professional Trend Forecaster, Speaker, Author
Michael Tchong Innovation Ubertrends Technology Gravity Speakers

A professional trend forecaster, speaker, and author, Michael speaks and writes about cracking the code of the future applying his unique framework of Ubertrends — massive waves that are reshaping global behavior.

Traveling From: San Francisco, CA

Tags: Big Data / Future of Work / Artificial Intelligence / Internet of Things (IoT) / Blockchain & Web3 / Future Trends / Innovation / Technology

Jeff Butler


Millennial Generation Expert and Technology Speaker
Featured Jeff Butler Keynote Speaker Generations Expert

Jeff Butler is a speaker, author, and international consultant who helps organizations improve their relationships with millennial employees. Unlike other experts on millennials, Jeff has been in the trenches of what it means to be a millennial and what it takes to retain and keep them engaged. You may have seen him on Forbes, USA Weekly, or on the TED stage.

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

Tags: Business / College & University / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Management / Emcees & Moderators / Future Trends / Team Building / Generations & Demographics / Leadership / Marketing / Technology

Col. Nicole Malachowski


First Woman Thunderbird Pilot, Combat Veteran, Fighter Squadron Commander, White House Fellow & Adviser, and Indomitable Spirit
Featured Nicole Malachowski Keynote Speaker First Woman Thunderbird Pilot Overcoming Adversity

Col. Nicole Malachowski (USAF, Ret.) defies stereotypes. She was a jet fighter pilot, a combat veteran, and the first woman pilot on the Thunderbirds Air Demonstration Squadron. But her distinguished 21-year Air Force career came to an end when a devastating tick-borne illness left her unable to speak or walk for ten months leaving Nicole’s indomitable spirit to fight back against overwhelming odds and prevail.

Traveling From: Colorado, USA

Tags: Business / Change Management / Overcoming Adversity / Leadership / Motivational

Joseph Kopser


Speaker, Author, Investor, Innovation Expert

Joseph Kopser serves as an Executive-in-Residence at the McCombs School of Business. Prior to that his company, RideScout, was acquired by Mercedes. He served in the Army for 20 years after graduating from West Point and Harvard. He was recognized as a White House Champion of Change in clean energy and won the U.S. DOT Data Innovation Award. Co-author of, Catalyst, he is an advisor for CleanTX.

Traveling From: Texas, USA

Tags: Business / Future of Work / Change Management / Environment & Sustainability / College & University / Management / Emcees & Moderators / Productivity / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Team Building / Innovation / Leadership / Motivational / Politics & Policy / Technology

Mike Evans


Award Winning Author and Speaker

Mike has developed a unique perspective from 20+ years working alongside world-renowned thought leaders. He is a leading authority on unleashing personal and organizational accountability. Clients rely upon Mike’s solutions to accelerate change, shape their optimal culture, flawlessly execute key strategies, ignite leadership capacity at all Levels, amplify employee engagement, and cultivate peak performance.

Traveling From: Pennsylvania, USA

Tags: Business / Future of Work / Change Management / Communication / Healthcare / Management / Productivity / Entrepreneurship / Future Trends / Innovation / Leadership / Motivational

Leslie Maxie


Founder of Maxie Media Group, 1988 US Olympian, Entrepreneur, Strategist, Journalist, Host/MC, Media Trainer & Influencer
Leslie Maxie Featured

Renowned 1988 US Olympian and media trailblazer, Leslie Maxie, shares her extraordinary life journey with global audiences. From her early days as a 15-year-old speaker addressing 15,000 people to her extensive media career with ESPN, Fox Sports, NBC, CBS, and more, Leslie crafts impactful speeches. Through captivating stories, she provokes thought, inspires action, and leaves a lasting impression, connecting deeply with the hearts and minds of her listeners.

Traveling From: New Jersey, USA

Tags: Professional Growth / Branding & Advertising / Communication / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Emcees & Moderators / Generations & Demographics / Journalist / Leadership / Motivational / Sports & Adventure

Matt Mayberry


Performance Expert, Former NFL Linebacker
Featured Matt Mayberry Former NFL Athlete Keynote Speaker Leadership Business

Matt Mayberry, a former NFL linebacker for the Chicago Bears, is currently one of the most-read columnists for Entrepreneur Magazine, as well as an acclaimed keynote speaker, author, and peak-performance strategist. Using a real-world approach, He specializes in maximizing the performance of organizations, teams, and individuals all over the world.

Traveling From: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Tags: Change Management / Overcoming Adversity / Business / Management / Sales / Team Building / Leadership / Motivational

Peter Sheahan


Founder & CEO of Karrikins Group, C-Suite Advisor, Thought Leader, Author
Peter Sheahan Featured

Peter Sheahan is the founder & Group CEO of Karrikins Group, a C-Suite Advisor, and a bestselling author. Sheahan is also known internationally for his innovative business thinking and thought leadership. With over 120 staff, in 24 cities, across nine countries, Sheahan knows firsthand the challenges of growing a business in these rapidly-changing times. He helps leading brands turn challenges into opportunities and disruption into growth.

Traveling From: Denver, Colorado, USA

Tags: Customer Experience / Business / Change Management / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Sales / Team Building / Leadership

Anne Cocquyt


CEO and founder of the GUILD, Serial Entrepreneur, and Super Connector in Silicon Valley

Anne Cocquyt, CEO and founder of the GUILD, is an inspirational speaker on entrepreneurship, innovation, and leadership. She speaks on how to start businesses, prototyping, building successful partnerships, and how to attract and retain winning diverse teams. She moderates and joins panels on gender bias in AI, product management, and technology trends, and teaches design-thinking workshops on building innovation ecosystems.

Traveling From: Oregon, USA

Tags: Business / Artificial Intelligence / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Investing & Venture Capital / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Health & Wellness / Innovation / Leadership / Technology

Milagros Phillips


The Race Healer
Milagros Phillips Keynote Speaker Race Healer Diversity Inclusion

Milagros Phillips designs strategic learning initiatives for clients seeking to enhance their diversity and inclusion programs by adding race literacy to their initiatives. With more than 25 years of experience in learning and development, Milagros has consulted with, designed and delivered customized programs across many industries and services, including financial/insurance, healthcare, higher education, and national and political leaders.

Traveling From: Maryland, USA

Tags: Activism / College & University / Communication / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Healthcare / Employee Experience & Human Resources / Education / Faith & Spirituality / Team Building / Motivational / Social Change & Issues

Greg Schwem


Humorous Corporate Entertainer, Author
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Greg Schwem is more than just a business humor keynote speaker and sought after corporate emcee, Greg is also an author, nationally syndicated humor columnist for the Chicago Tribune, award-winning greeting card writer and creator of funnydadinc, voted one of the top Dad humor sites of 2016.

Traveling From: Illinois, USA

Tags: Corporate Entertainment / Business / Emcees & Moderators / Sales / Team Building / Marketing / Motivational

Shegun Otulana


Founder & CEO of Harmony Ventures Labs, Entrepreneur, Advisor, Mentor, and Investor
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Shegun Otulana is the Founder & CEO of Harmony Venture Labs (HVL), a venture studio launching a family of technology companies including Copysmith AI, where he also serves as CEO. He exited his last startup, TheraNest/Therapy Brands for $1.25b in 2021. Shegun mentors, advises and shares entrepreneurial insights and empowers the next generation of builders. As a seasoned entrepreneur and investor, Shegun contributes to boards like Venture for America and Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham.

Traveling From: Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Tags: Business / Artificial Intelligence / Investing & Venture Capital / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Team Building / Leadership / Technology

David Meerman Scott


Business Growth Strategist, Entrepreneur, VC Strategic Partner, Bestselling Author
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David Meerman Scott helps companies and organizations generate attention and grow business in a real-time world. He spotted the online content revolution in its infancy and wrote five books about it including The New Rules of Marketing & PR, the definitive book on the topic, translated into 29 languages. David’s ideas have captured the attention of respected firms and organizations all over the world – having spoken in over 40 countries and on all seven continents.

Traveling From: Massachusetts, USA

Tags: Branding & Advertising / Social Media / Digital Marketing / Sales / Future Trends / Marketing

Roderick Jefferson


Author and Award Winning Global Sales Enablement Thought Leader
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For over twenty years, Roderick, has built award-winning sales enablement organizations within some of the world’s most successful Fortune 1,000 companies. Roderick has won numerous awards including a Sales Enablement Lifetime Achievement. He was also selected as a 2020 Sales and Marketing Influencer by LinkedIn and the 2015 Sales On-boarding Program of the Year by SiriusDecisions.

Traveling From: California, USA

Tags: Business / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) / Productivity / Emcees & Moderators / Sales / Generations & Demographics / Leadership / Motivational

Jones Loflin


Internationally Recognized Speaker, Author, Corporate Trainer
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Jones Loflin equips individuals and organizations with real tools to conquer today’s tsunami of work and life challenges. Jones’ innovative solutions on leadership, change, and time management has attracted the attention of organizations around the world.

Traveling From: North Carolina, USA

Tags: Change Management / Business / Work Life Balance / Communication / Productivity / Team Building / Leadership / Motivational

Rich Bracken


Internationally Acclaimed Thought Leader and Emotional Intelligence Expert, Host & Emcee, DJ
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Rich Bracken is an internationally acclaimed thought leader, a keynote speaker on emotional intelligence, a dynamic storyteller, and a consultant with 20+ years of experience in leadership and employee engagement. He inspires positive change through data, emotion, and case studies. With expertise in sales, marketing, and client service, Rich delivers empowering speeches worldwide. He has served Fortune 100 clients and featured in major media outlets. Renowned as a prominent keynote speaker.

Traveling From: Kansas City, MO, USA

Tags: Corporate Entertainment / Mental Health / Communication / Music / Work Life Balance / Management / Emcees & Moderators / Productivity / Sales / Team Building / Health & Wellness / Leadership / Marketing / Motivational

Hollie McKay


Geopolitical Analyst & Journalist, War Reporter, Best-Selling Author, International Humanitarian, and Founder of McKay Global
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Hollie McKay is a renowned foreign correspondent, war crimes investigator, and keynote speaker. With 14+ years of experience as an investigative journalist for Fox News Digital, she focused on warfare, terrorism, and crimes against humanity. Her work covers global war zones, terrorism, and humanitarian crises. As a best-selling author and founder of McKay Global, she shapes geopolitical risk and social responsibility. Awarded and respected, she’s a leading authority in her field.

Traveling From: Washington D.C., USA

Tags: Overcoming Adversity / International / Journalist / Motivational / Politics & Policy / Social Change & Issues