Thinking Like a Fortune 100 Leader
Our speakers possess a wealth of experience gained from leading at some of the world's most renowned companies, including Amazon, Google, Meta, and Microsoft. Their leadership roles have equipped them with invaluable insights on driving organizational success, fostering innovation, spearheading digital transformation, and navigating the dynamic landscape of today's business world. As our speakers share approaches from inside the Fortune 100, audience members gain valuable knowledge and strategies to address the pressing issues surrounding leadership, innovation, digital transformation, and other trending topics within their own organizations.
Keep reading to learn more about the speakers we represent who have led at some of the world’s top companies and will get your audience members thinking like Fortune 100 leaders.
- Ginny Clarke, Former Director, Executive Recruiting at Google and Holistic Leadership Strategist
- Brian Evergreen, Authority on AI, Tech, Business Strategy, & the Future of Work; Former Global Head of Autonomous AI Co-Innovation, Microsoft Research
- Sheryl Connelly, Leading Futurist & Global Consumer Trends Expert, Legendary Chief Futurist at Ford Motor Company
- Colin Bryar & Bill Carr, Former Amazon Executives, and Co-Founders, Working Backwards, LLC
- Dex Hunter-Torricke, Head of Global Communications & Marketing at Deepmind, Former Facebook & Google Executive
- Sarah Robb O’Hagan, Legendary Business Leader, Former Executive at Nike
- Paul Zikopoulos, Future Trends Expert, and VP of Technology Group Skills Vitality & Enablement at IBM
- Dr. Vin Gupta, Tech Innovation Leader; Health Policy Expert; Chief Medical Officer, Amazon Pharmacy
- Carla Harris, Vice Chairman of Global Wealth Management and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley
Conscious leadership expert Ginny Clarke previously led Google’s executive recruiting team and she built the tech juggernaut’s Internal Mobility Program for senior leaders, as well as its Diversity Program to support inclusive executive hiring. On stage, Clarke leads an insightful discussion on conscious leadership, hiring and retention, diversity, and individual and organizational resilience.
A tech expert and business strategist who advises Fortune 500 companies on how to leverage the power of AI, strategy, culture, and emerging technologies, Brian Evergreen is a sought-after speaker and advisor with a talent for making complex technical concepts accessible and engaging for audiences. As a tech and AI thought leader for more than a decade, Evergreen has held positions at Microsoft, AWS, and Accenture, and he builds upon these experiences to introduce new ways to push the boundaries of what’s possible with AI in all aspects of how we work and live.
Regarded as Ford Motor Company’s legendary chief futurist, Sheryl Connelly has twice been named one of the “100 Most Creative People in Business” by Fast Company magazine and listed among TechWeek's “Top 100 Innovators.” She is a leading global trends expert who draws on more than two decades leading innovative initiatives with Ford’s futuring team to help business leaders think like futurists to effectively track, analyze, and predict how global consumer and lifestyle trends will impact organizations across industries.
Having spent more than a decade as part of Amazon’s leadership team and worked alongside Jeff Bezos during the company’s period of unmatched innovation, Colin Bryar and Bill Carr take audiences inside the room and demonstrate how the principles key to “Being Amazonian” can be scaled and applied to any organization.
With more than a decade working at the heart of the technology industry, Dex Hunter-Torricke previously held executive communications roles at Facebook and Google, where he brought the stories of the world’s most disruptive companies to light. On stage, he shares spellbinding anecdotes from his time at the day's biggest brands to illustrate the impact of future technology on business and shares actionable strategies for how organizations can move to the middle of change to access opportunity and position themselves for long-term success.
Twice named to the Forbes “Most Powerful Women in Sports” list, Sarah Robb O’Hagan is a disruption expert known for shaking up legacy products at big brands such as Nike and Gatorade. A rare blend of fierce businesswoman, cheerleading mom, passionate women’s advocate, and high-energy innovator, Robb O’Hagan combines lessons learned from sports and fitness help organizations and individuals stand out, build highly collaborative high-performance teams, and become the best version of themselves.
IBM VP of technology group skills vitality & enablement Paul Zikopoulos hits the stage to explain why big data, AI, data science, deep learning, and machine learning are not just a competitive edge but survival tools for every organization. He offers groups a framework for how to capitalize on new tech and trends, as well as guidance for excelling in a time of rapid change. His energy, humor, and incredible visuals offer an immersive experience for audience members and demonstrate the concepts being talked about in action.
A globally recognized health communicator and renowned tech executive at Amazon, Dr. Vin Gupta operates at the leading edge of tech and healthcare innovation. In his talks, he taps into his experience and expertise to share unparalleled insights on leading through change and uncertainty, while adapting to trends with potential to turn business and society on their heads.
Named to Fortune Magazine’s list of “The 50 Most Powerful Black Executives in Corporate America,” Carla Harris was the first African American to join Morgan Stanley’s management committee and remains a force to be reckoned with in the world of finance. She is a powerful voice on the circuit who energizes audiences with grace and humor as she touches on topics in leadership and success, and espouses the evergreen wisdom known as “Carla’s Pearls.”
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