Larry Bak is the president of Elevate, a Chicago-based experience design firm. He guides the company as it partners with some of the most respected brands in the world. He has worked with more than fifty Fortune 500 client accounts and developed some of their first digital marketing and advertising experiences.
SC Moatti is a technology visionary, venture capital investor, and bestselling author of mobilized, an insider’s guide to the business and future of connected technology. While working at Facebook, Trulia and Nokia, SC has built mobile products that are used today by billions of people -one of them received an Emmy nomination. Andrew Chen, one…
Laura Pennington left her job as an inner city teacher to pursue freelance writing full time. Since 2013, she’s built a six-figure freelancing empire and now teaches others to do the same.
Todd Sheldon is the Author of Turbulent Money, an Entrepreneur, a Trader, and a Speaker.
Michael Bungay Stanier is the Senior Partner of Box of Crayons, a company that helps organizations do less Good Work and more Great Work. Box of Crayons is best known for its coaching programs , which give busy managers practical tools to coach in 10 minutes or less. On the way to founding Box of…
Alejandro Badia, MD, FACS is an internationally renowned hand and upper extremity surgeon at Badia Hand to Shoulder Center in Doral, Florida. Dr. Badia graduated from Cornell University and completed his medical degree at NYU. He served as the worldwide president of ISSPORTH and co-founded the globally recognized Miami Anatomical Research and Training Center (M.A.R.C.)…
Dr. Martina Fuchs is the founder and CEO of Real Medicine Foundation (RMF), a non-profit organization providing humanitarian support and development to people in disaster- and poverty-stricken areas of the world. She brings a unique perspective to the aid and development community; that of a trained and practiced physician, specializing in pediatrics.
Samantha Strazanac is a young entrepreneur based in Raleigh, North Carolina (NC), USA who started her marketing firm as a way to legitimize her freelance services. When her business took off in less than 7 months and had replaced her full time job’s income, she knew it was time to pursue it as a career.
Laura Gmeinder, PHR is a leadership coach, business consultant and motivational speaker, a passion igniter who helps women make their mark in their business or the board room. Laura was honored as a In Business Magazine “40 Under 40” for her business savvy and civic contributions. Her expertise has been shared in media for outlets like Huffington Post, US News & World Report and WSJ MarketWatch.
Adele Cehrs is the CEO of the Epic PR Group, the author of SPIKE Your Brand ROI and a columnist for Inc. Magazine, and she has over 20 years’ experience in the PR and marketing industry. Adele served as strategist, corporate counsel and crisis-management advisor for clients like Lockheed Martin & Georgetown Cupcake, and she has media-trained numerous CEOs.