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Often our team will hear from clients who are looking for speakers who are affiliated with major, global brands. Sometimes they want an expert with high-pressure, name-recognition experience, and sometimes they are looking for the buzz that a well-known brand, especially a brand that is hot at the moment, will bring to an event. 

Whatever the reason, it's clear that talent will huge brand affiliation is always a draw for audiences and therefore for meeting planners too. Leading Authorities represents an enormous roster of talented speakers who are affiliated with brands across industries including entertainment, technology, retail, luxury goods, hospitality, and more.

BIG BRAND SPEAKERS

Check out this comprehensive list of speakers with big brand affiliation and click on the brand names below to learn more about each individual speaker below:

  1. The NFL & Pepsicola North America
  2. PepsiCo
  3. Morgan Stanley
  4. Harley-Davidson Motor Company
  5. Ford Motor Company
  6. United Airlines
  7. Continental Airlines
  8. Starbucks, Albertson's, Haggen Food & Pharmacy, & Extended Stay Hotels
  9. Trader Joe's
  10. McDonalds
  11. Walmart
  12. Kellogg Company
  13. Buzzfeed & Cheddar
  14. Flywheel Sports, Gatorade, & Nike
  15. Twitter
  16. Facebook, SpaceX, & Google
  17. Yahoo!
  18. IBM
  19. Microsoft
  20. Google & Warby Parker
  21. Louis Vuitton
  22. Walt Disney World Company
  23. PARC Xerox
  24. P&G
  25. Axios
  26. Mirum 
  27. Honest Tea
  28. The Honest Company
  29. SolarCity
  30. Avon
  31. Zappos
  32. FUBU
  33. Dell

Keep reading to learn more about each of these big brand speakers and click on the links below to browse through each of their individual speaker profile pages and find out more about their speaking topics and expertise.

 

The NFL & PEPSICOLA NORTH AMERICA

DAWN HUDSON
Former Chief Marketing Officer at the National Football League (NFL) & Former President/CEO of Pepsi Cola North America
Dawn Hudson has led an impressive career spanning high-level posts in media, retail, consumer goods, consulting, and healthcare at some of the biggest corporations in the world including the NFL, PepsiCo, Lowe’s Home Improvement, Allergan, PF Chang’s, the LPGA, and NVIDIA. For her revolutionary work strengthening brands’ positioning and marketing, tapping into culture change as fuel for innovative business strategies, and championing inclusive leadership and diversity, Hudson has been recognized as the “Most Vital Leader in Tech, Media, and Marketing” by AdWeek—topping a list of 50 industry titans—and twice named as one of Fortune's annual “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” list. The legendary marketer known for such phrases as the “Joy of Cola” and the “Pepsi Challenge,” Dawn speaks with electricity about the power of marketing and product branding on an industry or organization. | See more on Dawn Hudson.

PepsiCo

DEBORAH ROSADO SHAW

SVP, Chief Global Diversity & Engagement Officer of PepsiCo & Award-Winning Entrepreneur

Deborah Rosado Shaw is a trusted advisor, strategist, and coach to some of the world’s best companies and organizations seeking to win against the ever-growing complexity of culture, talent engagement, diversity, and leadership. Using a unique and reliable transformational approach to building high performance teams and powering critical business objectives, Deborah has consistently produced game changing outcomes in a career that has spaned being a successful entrepreneur, corporate leader, sales executive, civic activist, and author. Before establishing the Rosado Shaw Group, LLC. in 2004, Deborah started, grew, and sold a multi million-dollar international merchandising company with customers, which included Costco, Federated, Publix, Walmart, and the Walt Disney Company. Most recently, she was PepsiCo’s SVP, Chief Global Diversity & Engagement, serving 260,000 associates in 200 countries and territories. She established what has been deemed “the most successful women’s leadership initiative to date” and founded the company’s Global Transformational Leadership Program, “successfully taking a company-wide conversation from one focused on inclusion to a broader dialogue about engagement of all employees with each other and with the world.” Declared a “leading and powerful voice” by iconic PepsiCo Chairman, Indra Nooyi, and described as “inspiring” by Oprah Winfrey, she was commended by President Bill Clinton for being “a testament to America’s free enterprise system.” | See more on Deborah Shaw.

MORGAN STANLEY

CARLA HARRIS
Vice Chairman, Global Wealth Management & Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley

As the first African American to join Morgan Stanley’s management committee, Carla Harris truly embodies a no-excuses persona. A well-established powerful voice in finance, Carla has practiced what she preaches for three decades. In talks, Carla energizes audiences with grace and humor as she espouses the evergreen wisdom known as “Carla’s Pearls," which she imparts on audiences globally. She is the author of two best-selling books, including Strategize To Win and Expect To Win. The recipient of numerous awards, including being named to Fortune's list of “The 50 Most Powerful Black Executives in Corporate America,” Harris was appointed by President Barack Obama to chair the National Women’s Business Council in 2013. | See more on Carla Harris.

Harley-Davidson MOTOR COMPANY

KEN SCHMIDT
Former Director of Communications at Harley Davidson

Ken Schmidt is widely known as one of the business world’s most outspoken and provocative thought leaders. He’s also viewed as a “turnaround king” for his work bringing struggling businesses back from the brink. He explains how to tap into the positive ways consumers respond to your brand and build a booming culture around that niche. In his talk on “Dominating the Marketplace,” Schmidt talks about the steps to developing a loyal corporate culture and fanatic customer base by using examples from his own life. | See more on Ken Schmidt.

Ford Motor Company

SHERYL CONNELLY

Manager of Global Trends & Futuring at Ford Motor Company

Sheryl Connelly has served as the in-house futurist for Ford Motor Company for over a decade. In this role, she identifies and analyzes global consumer trends to aide in the discussion of long-term planning and strategy across the entire company, including design, product development, and corporate strategy and help anticipate and predict the needs and desires of consumers. | See more on Sheryl Connelly

UNITED AIRLINES

JOSH EARNEST
Chief Communication Officer at United Airlines & Former White House Press Secretary

Josh Earnest is an outspoken and insightful voice on the biggest and most complex issues confronting lawmakers today. One of the most visible political figures of the last decade, he is highly sought-after for his experience-driven observations of the current political landscape, balanced observations, and candid insights. | See more on Josh Earnest.

Continental Airlines

Former Chairman and CEO of Continental Airlines
In the airline industry, few names inspire as much awe, admiration, and accolades as Gordon Bethune. At Continental Airlines, Bethune spearheaded one of the most dramatic corporate turnarounds in US history. When he joined the troubled carrier as president and COO, Continental consistently ranked last in every measurable performance metric, including on-time performance, customer complaints, and mishandled baggage. He became CEO nine months later and was elected chairman of the board of directors two years later. When he finished working his magic at Continental, the airline stood at the top of the heap, ranked by Fortune as the No. 1 “Most Admired Global Airline.” He speaks from a lifetime of experience and success in one of the world’s most complex businesses, and impresses audience with his unique brand of witty humor and management wisdom, on topics ranging from customer service and employee relations to motivation, and explains how “happiness” at every level is the unspoken key to success. | See more on Gordon Bethune.

Starbucks, ALBERTSON'S, HAGGEN FOOD & PHARMACY, & EXTENDED STAY HOTELS

JIM DONALD

CEO of Albertson's, Former CEO of Starbucks, Haggen Food & Pharmacy, & Extended Stay Hotels

Jim Donald has been called a “Turnaround King” for his ability to take flailing brands back from the edge of bankruptcy, and was named one of the Top 25 CEO's in the world. He has a new speech all about creating a culture that forever captures the excitement you feel on your first day of work in a new job. He talks about why “the biggest threat your company faces is from inside your four walls,” how to unlock untapped “gold mines” within your corporation, and how to build better attitudes and increased execution. | See more on Jim Donald.

Trader Joe’s

DOUG RAUCH
Former President of Trader Joe's


Doug Rauch was instrumental in growing Trader Joe’s from a small, nine-store chain in Southern California to a nationally-acclaimed retail success story and powerhouse with more than 340 stores in 30 states, and for his belief that culture is a company’s DNA—or the only thing a company has that can’t be copied or stolen, and the most important factor in success. A leading expert on marketing innovation and crafting singular corporate cultures, Doug shares important tenets of value-based leadership used to develop a commercially successful and ethically responsible business. In an energetic presentation filled with eye-opening case studies, he shows organizations how to focus their efforts on their core competencies in order to distinguish themselves from their competitors. He also talks about the practices like conscious capitalism and values-based leadership that he drew on to grow Trader Joe’s, and helps companies figure out what their cultural X factor is. | See more on Doug Rauch.

McDonald's

JAMES SKINNER

Former CEO of McDonald’s & Executive Chairman Walgreen Boots Alliance

As McDonald’s Corporation’s vice chairman and CEO, James (Jim) Skinner led a turnaround at the world’s largest food service retailer, leaving the company with the best financial performance in its history. He was one of the three architects of McDonald’s worldwide revitalization effort launched in 2003 and upon becoming CEO in 2004, he brought about nothing short of a “Golden Age for the Golden Arches,” according to Fortune. His greatest accomplishment, the “Plan to Win” strategy, managed to reversing falling profits. His strategy focused on improving existing locations rather than building more, and his top priorities were long-term sustainable growth, talent management, and leadership development. Due to this successful shift in strategy, Skinner and his team presided over increased sales, reinvented menus, modernized restaurants, and innovative new food offerings. Drawing from his 41 years with McDonald’s, he shares hard-won lessons and outlines his approach to strategy, focusing on his turnaround story, creating the buy-in necessary to successfully execute change, and leadership development. | See more on Jim Skinner.

Walmart

H. LEE SCOTT

Former President & CEO of Walmart

H. Lee Scott served as Walmart’s president and CEO from 2000 to 2009, the company’s third, following Sam Walton and David Glass. He is widely credited with reinvigorating Walmart’s mission and transforming it into a respected corporate leader on many of the major issues facing today’s increasingly complex world. During his tenure, the company emerged as the world’s largest retailer with more than 2.1 million associates and 7,390 retail operations in 16 markets around the world. The company earned the Fortune No. 1 spot six times between 1998 and 2008 and had sales of more than $405 billion in 2009. Scott addresses leadership, corporate culture, global business, innovation, supply chain management, sustainability, and social responsibility. | See more on H. Lee Scott.

Kellogg Company

CARLOS GUTIERREZ
Former CEO of Kellogg Company


Carlos Gutierrez is the former CEO of Kellogg Company, a former secretary of commerce, and the former vice chairman of Citigroup’s Institutional Clients Group. The son of Cuban immigrants who began his career selling cereal to small grocers in Mexico City, he rose to become the youngest CEO in Kellogg’s 100-year history. Gutierrez joined Kellogg in 1975, spending nearly 30 years with the company. He rose through the ranks, and his climb included years as executive vice president of Kelloggs’ Asia-Pacific. Faced with a global stagnation in cereal sales as CEO, he turned the company around by focusing on his “Volume to Value” strategy, allocating resources to higher-margin products. Having spent half his career in international markets, he also leveraged his Asia expertise to extend Kellogg’s reach and profitability. Fortune dubbed Gutierrez “The Man Who Fixed Kellogg,” and attributed his success to “taking the slick salesmanship, financial discipline, and marketing savvy that he learned in his youth and blending it with disarming charisma, steely resolve, and an utter lack of pretension that you wouldn’t expect in one so nattily dressed. He even makes golf shirts look debonair.”  He addresses global business, immigration reform, how politics and policy affect business, and our current political environment. | See more on Carlos Gutierrez.

BUZZFEED & CHEDDAR

JON STEINBERG

Former COO & President of Buzzfeed and Founder of Cheddar

Jon Steinberg is the former COO and president of Buzzfeed, where he grew the company from $0 to $60 million in annual revenue. He’s the current CEO of Cheddar, which was named one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies” of 2017. In his speeches, Jon talks about finding new growth opportunities, understanding new audiences (millennials in particular), and spotting consumer trends before they happen.  | See more on Jon Steinberg.

Flywheel Sports, GATORADE, & NIKE

SARAH ROBB O’HAGAN

CEO of Flywheel Sports & Former President of Gatorade, Nike, & Equinox Fitness

A disruption expert known for shaking up legacy products at big brands such as Nike and Gatorade, Sarah Robb O’Hagan is an executive, activist, entrepreneur, and currently the CEO of Flywheel Sports. She formerly served as the president of luxury health club, Equinox Fitness, the global president of Gatorade, a GM and marketing director at Nike, and the marketing director of the Virgin Entertainment Group. Drawing on her decades experience at some of the world’s most influential brands, she shares practical takeaways including how to make failure your fuel, discover your most competitive playing field, get out of line rather than always following conventional wisdom, and bring out the “extreme” in others. She’s known for transforming Gatorade from a declining sports drink company into a booming sports fuel company, and is the author of the new book, Extreme You. Twice named to the Forbes' “Most Powerful Women in Sports” list and described by the media as everything from “Superwoman undercover” to “The Pied Piper of potential,” Sarah speaks passionately about disrupting your own business from the inside out, and brings leadership experience to improve your team’s performance in the work place. If you have an upcoming event focusing on transforming your business from the inside out, collaborative innovation, or creating new growth runways, we encourage you to consider Sarah. | See more on Sarah Robb O'Hagan

TWITTER

ADAM SHARP

Former Head of News, Government, & Elections at Twitter

Adam Sharp was Twitter’s first Washington employee, tasked with growing the platform into the news powerhouse it is today. He was also the longest-serving member of Twitter’s global media partnerships team and the brand’s most visible spokesperson. He talks about the impact of technology on incumbent industries and how to take advantage of new media to stay relevant and get ahead.

Facebook, gOOGLE, & SpaceX

DEX TORRICKE-BARTON
Former Head of Communications at SpaceX, Executive Communications Manager at Facebook, & Executive at Google

Dex Torricke-Barton has managed communications for some of the most-influential and admired Silicon Valley leaders and corporations of our day. From 2012 to 2016, he led the executive communications team at Facebook and served as personal speechwriter for Mark Zuckerberg. He went on to join SpaceX as senior director of communications where he worked closely with Elon Musk. On stage, Dex expertly combines his experience working for some of the world’s most innovative and technology-driven brands with his passion for social innovation to help companies shift towards a 21st century business methodology. He takes audiences into Facebook’s boardroom, Musk’s open-concept cubicle, the famed Googleplex, and finally to the UN itself to share lessons on what it takes in today’s environment to build highly-effective internal teams, how to use storytelling in modern communications, and what to make of the steady transition from local to global that’s unfolded over the past decade. It’s fascinating to hear him talk about lessons learned from playing chess with Zuckerberg, or the intimidating, singular question asked by Musk in AN interview.  | See more on Dex Torricke-Barton.

Google

ALBERTO SAVOIA
Former Google Executive

Alberto Savoia is a successful practitioner, expert, coach, author, and speaker on the topic of high-yield innovation through experimentation. His area of focus and expertise is in helping already successful and established companies innovate like start-ups. He was Innovation Agitator at Google where he was the most requested speaker on the topic of Innovation. His prior responsibilities at Google included being the first Director of Engineering, where he led the group that launched Google's multi-billion-dollar AdWords. | See more on Alberto Savoia.

Yahoo!

SALIM ISMAIL

Former VP of Yahoo!

Salim Ismail is the best-selling author of the book, Exponential Organizations, a sought-after technology strategist, and a renowned entrepreneur with ties to Yahoo!, Google, and Singularity University. He is the former Head of Brickhouse, Yahoo’s internal ‘ideas factory’ where game-changing ideas were brought in, built, and launched and his last company, Angstro, was acquired by Google in August 2010. He consults with governments and the world’s top Fortune 500 companies on innovation and growth, and discusses the new breed of businesses scaling 10 times faster then established organizations. His work has been featured in premier media outlets like The New York TimesBloomberg, BusinessWeekFortuneForbesWIREDVogue, and the BBC.

IBM

PAUL ZIKOPOULOS
VP of Big Data & Cognitive Systems at IBM


A future trends, internet of things, and big data expert, Paul Zikopoulous is an award-winning speaker known for high-energy presentations. He specializes in making sense of the latest tech advances and developments—including legislation passing through Washington—for audiences with a wide variety of backgrounds and interests. Paul can speak to specific developments, like the repeal of net neutrality, as well as the latest disruptive technology trends at large and what they mean for you.

Microsoft

CHITRA ANAND
Former Head of Communications at Microsoft Canada

Chitra Anand is an award-winning communications and marketing executive as well as an acclaimed intrepreneurialism expert. With over 20 years experience in the technology industry, she has spent time as the head of communications for Microsoft Canada, director of marketing at TELUS Corporation, and director of operations at Open Text. She has keynoted several events, AGM’s, and conferences where her talks reveal how to foster the spirit of entrepreneurship within organisations, how to stay on the cutting edge of market trends, technology, and consumer behaviour. | Find out more about Chitra Anand.

GOOGLE & WARBY PARKER

ANJALI KUMAR
Former Google Executive & Former Head of Social Innovation at Warby Parker

Anjali Kumar is a former Google executive and the former Head of Social Innovation at Warby Parker. Now an Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School, she is as an advisor to prominent technology companies, luxury fashion brands, consumer products, and non-profits. She talks about “transforming the norm” using lessons from her time at two of the world’s most innovative companies.

Louis Vuitton

PAULINE BROWN
Former Chairman of North America for LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton

Pauline Brown is former chairman of North America for luxury goods powerhouse, LVMH (Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton), and a Harvard University professor. She talks about the breakthrough strategies that build consumer demand and loyalty, and explains why creating desirability should be a main focus in the age of Amazon. She also has a unique talk on “The Business of Aesthetics,” which explains why focusing on the way consumers experience your brand is the only way to win in today’s market. | Find out more about Pauline Brown.

WALT DISNEY WORLD COMPANY

DENNIS SNOW
20-Year Veteran of Walt Disney World & Customer Service Expert

Dennis Snow is a 20-year veteran of Disney and a customer service expert. At Disney, Snow launched a division that consulted with Fortune 500 companies including ExxonMobil, American Express, Nationwide, Johns Hopskins Medicine, and Coca Cola. Today, he helps organizations rethink customer experience, employee development, and leadership. Dennis is an enthusiastic and talented speaker who can seamlessly adjust his presentation for your specific business. | Find out more about Dennis Snow.

PARC Xerox

MIKE STEEP
Former SVP of Global Business Operations at PARC Xerox & Executive Director, Stanford Engineering Center for Disruptive Technology and Digital Cities
Disruptive technology is growing at an exponential rate, but few people know how to transform disruption into opportunity. Drawing on decades of experience driving innovation and leading operations at companies including Apple and Microsoft, Mike Steep shares strategies on how to leverage emerging technology into bottom line business opportunities. Steep formerly led PARC’s global business operations, where he helped companies including BMW, Google, and P&G leverage technology to deliver new products. Now, he heads up a center at Stanford devoted to understanding and predicting the effects of new technologies on society and businesses. Throughout his career, Mike has worked in the presence of industry legends including David Packard, Bill Gates, and Satya Nadella, witnessing first-hand some of the greatest breakthroughs and transformations within organizations and entire industries. His speech is a blend of insight and practical examples, and he has received rave reviews from high-level clients to date. Organizations that are focused on the question “What can I do now to get ahead of disruptive technologies?” should take a good look at Mike Steep. | Find out more about Mike Steep.

P&G

DUSTIN GARIS
Former Chief Troublemaker at Procter & Gamble 
Dustin Garis is a world-renowned brand innovator, consistently voted “the #1 event speaker.” Throughout his disruptive career at some of the world’s most respected companies, such as American Express, Procter & Gamble, The Coca-Cola Company, Ericsson, as well as many other Fortune 500s and entrepreneurial ventures, He's become known as “Chief Troublemaker” for his innovative approach to brand-building, customer experience, and change leadership. He leads transformational change across nearly all industries and regions of the globe. Dustin has an innovative approach to brand-building and corporate entrepreneurship that he shares with audiences. His deep insights and charismatic persona keep audiences captivated while helping organizations embark on the next frontier of innovation. | Find out more about Dustin Garis.

Axios

JIM VANDEHEI & MIKE ALLEN

Co-Founders of Axios 

Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen are the co-founders of the disruptive and innovative new media company, Axios, delivering quick, punchy news and insights on politics, business, media, and technology to a smart and highly-engaged audience. The company has already proved a disruptive force in the digital media space, specializing in high-quality news and analysis easily shared across social platforms by the country’s influential readers. An incredible political and new media speaking duo full of energy, Jim and Mike are completely plugged into the Washington scene and offer reporting on nitty gritty issues combined with anecdotes drawn from their personal relationships, as well as witty, up-to-the-minute presentations on current affairs and how to navigate the new digital media environment. For years, they worked at POLITICO, transforming it from a newcomer on Captiol Hill to the website and accompanying newsletter that all of Washington considered a “must-read." Together, these media entrepreneurs and highly-respected journalists cover the trends and personalities making waves on Capitol Hill. | See more on Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen

Honest Tea

SETH GOLDMAN

Co-Founder & TeaEO Emeritus of Honest Tea

Seth Goldman is TeaEO Emeritus and the co-founder of Honest Tea, which is one of the nation’s top-selling organic bottled tea and is carried in more than 100,000 outlets. It was repeatedly recognized as one of Inc. magazine’s fastest growing companies and has grown (organically) from five thermoses to well over 100 million bottles a year. In 2011, Coca-Cola purchased the company, making Honest Tea the first organic and Fair Trade brand in the world’s largest beverage distribution system. It was also recently ranked by The Huffington Post as one of the leading “Eight Revolutionary Socially Responsible Companies” and the Better World Shopping Guide called it one of the “Ten Best Companies on the Planet.” The company is a mission-driven innovator and continues to be recognized for its leadership, commitment to transparency, and unconventional marketing techniques. An entrepreneur and activist at heart, his most recent entrepreneurship venture has been taking the position of executive chairman of Beyond Meat, a start-up whose plant-based products aim to mimic the taste and protein value of meat. Seth discusses growth, leadership, and innovation. | Find out more about Seth Goldman.

HONEST TEA

BARRY NALEBUFF

Co-Founder & Chairman of Honest Tea

Barry Nalebuff is the co-founder and chairman of Honest Tea and an expert on business strategy and game theory. Honest Tea was one of Inc.'s fastest growing companies and has grown (organically) from five thermoses to well over 100 million bottles a year. In 2011, Coca-Cola purchased the company. Barry is also the Milton Steinbach professor at Yale School of Management where he teaches strategy, innovation, game theory, and negotiation. Unlike most professors, he practices what he preaches (and preaches what he practices). Audiences appreciate his myriad insights into how to use economic theory to create a new business mindset and run an organization more successfully. In fascinating presentations, Barry engages his audiences with his sharp wit and warm sense of humor as he changes the way they look at strategy and innovation. | Find out more about Barry Nalebuff.

The Honest Company

CHRISTOPHER GAVIGAN

Founder & Chief Purpose Officer of The Honest Company

Designer, eco-friendly diapers. Non-toxic laundry detergent. Plant-based lotion and shampoo. A host of clean, sustainable personal care and home products. And, a commitment to a happy, healthy life with family products that are “effective, safe, beautiful, accessible, and responsible.” Christopher Gavigan is a best-selling author of the book, Healthy Child, Healthy World, and the founder and Chief Purpose Officer of iconic lifestyle brand, The Honest Company. He co-founded the company, alongside Hollywood Actress Jessica Alaba, to empower and educate the next generation of consumers to challenge the marketplace to think about the people they serve. This idea and his passion for it have been integral in growing the Honest Company from concept to a $1.7 billion organization—experiencing what Forbes called “an absurd level of growth.” Named a Men’s Fitness “Game Changer,” and EY "Entrepreneur of the Year" in 2015, Gavigan shares the keys to The Honest Company’s success: Fostering authentic consumer relationships paired with a relentless entrepreneurial spirit. He describes how to humanize a brand and give it personality in order to create an emotional tie with consumers, and shares how developing a mutual respect between the organization and its market (through transparency, emotion, and purpose) is the most important factor driving the bottom line. | See more on Christopher Gavigan.

AVON

ANDREA JUNG

President and CEO of Grameen America & Former CEO of Avon Products
Andrea Jung is the former CEO of Avon Products and the current CEO of Grameen America. The longest-tenured female Fortune 500 CEO, she shares stories of how she tripled Avon’s profits and created an unparalleled corporate culture, plus the seven qualities of successful leaders. Throughout her career, she ranked consistently among the top leaders in world on lists including Fortune magazine’s “Most Powerful Women in Business,” Forbes magazine’s “Most Powerful Women in the World,” and Financial Times’ “Top Women in World Business.”  Jung is currently the president and CEO of Grameen America, where she is working to scale the organization to solve economic issues for women and their families across the country through microloans, training, and support. She is also on the boards of directors at General Electric and Apple. Jung is a powerful speaker on leading a global business, business strategy and innovation, marketing and branding, and motivating teams. During her time chairman and CEO of Avon, she was responsible for developing the company’s strategies, brand initiatives, and economic opportunities model for women, expanding around the world into more than 100 countries, and is credited with defining Avon as more than just a cosmetics company, leading it to become the company for women and enabling economic independence and self-sufficiency for millions of women worldwide. | See more on Andrea Jung.

Zappos

JENN LIM
CEO & Chief Happiness Officer of Delivering Happiness, Culture Book Creator, & Consultant at Zappos

Jenn Lim is the CEO and Chief Happiness Officer of Delivering Happiness, a company she and Tony Hsieh (the CEO of Zappos.com) co-founded to inspire science-based happiness, passion, and purpose at work, home, and everyday life. Jenn has been a consultant with Zappos from its start-up days in 2003 to the several billion-dollar business it is today. She created the Zappos Culture Book, an embodiment of how companies can use happiness as a business model to increase productivity and profitability. In 2010, Jenn led the launch and management of Tony's first book, Delivering Happiness, which sold over 800,000 copies internationally and hit #1 on numerous best-sellers list, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today. It was voted one of the best business books by NPR, Inc. magazine, and The Wall Street Journal, remained on The New York Times list for 27 weeks and has been published in 20 languages around the world. She explains the science of happiness—that although our brains are hardwired to seek happiness, we are super bad at predicting what can sustain it. Jenn has worked with over 250 companies in various stages of culture evolution. She challenges audiences to move beyond the traditional avenues of achieving happiness—money, title, status—and develop their own core values. | Find out more about Jenn Lim.

FUBU

DAYMOND JOHN
Founder of FUBU & Star of ABC's Hit Show, Shark Tank

A young entrepreneur, industry pioneer, highly-regarded marketing expert and a man who has surpassed new heights of commercial and financial success are just a few ways people have described Daymond John. Over the last 20 years, Daymond John (The Shark) has evolved from one of the most successful fashion icons of his generation to a highly-sought after branding expert, author, consultant, and as a speaker in business and motivational genres. From guerrilla marketing and branding techniques, to using cutting-edge innovation with social media, he is one of the top business strategists. Daymon John provides attendees with proven tips on negotiating, boosting sales, and increasing productivity within the team. | See more on Daymond John.

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