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Host of Meet the Press & NBC News Political Director

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Chuck Todd, NBC News’ political director and the host of Meet the Press, is one of Washington’s foremost experts on political campaigns at all levels. With what the Washingtonian calls a “savant-like knowledge of politics,” his up-to-the-minute analysis and nonpartisan commentary has made him a sought-after voice in American political coverage. Previously the network’s chief White House correspondent and host of The Daily Rundown, he has the unique ability to deliver an all-consuming passion for politics with razor-sharp analysis as he looks at politics, campaigns, and elections.

Former White House Press Secretary & NBC/MSNBC Political Analyst

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From town hall meetings on the campaign trail in Iowa to private meetings in the Oval Office, Josh Earnest spent a decade advising and advocating for President Obama. Today, he takes audiences behind the scenes and offers his engaging and honest analysis of the current (and future) political landscape.

National Correspondent for The Hill

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Reid Wilson is a political analyst and National Correspondent for The Hill newspaper. He is also the former Chief Political Correspondent and Congress Editor for Morning Consult, editor and head of the Washington Post’s Read In, and the former editor-in-chief of National Journal’s The Hotline. He is an expert in spotting political trends as they develop and forecasting election results long before the ballots are counted. He has a near-perfect callback of political figures and statistics and access to Morning Consult’s renowned polling numbers to give him the inside track on voting trends. He addresses Congress, elections, the Supreme Court, and the White House.

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

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As McDonald’s Corporation’s legendary vice chairman and CEO, Jim Skinner led a turnaround at the world’s largest food service company, leaving the chain with the best financial performance in its history. One of the architects of McDonald’s worldwide “Plan to Win” revitalization plan launched in 2003, he managed a successful shift in strategy that led to increased sales, reinvented menus, modernized restaurants, and innovative new offerings. Repeatedly hailed by media as the “CEO of the Year, Skinner addresses business strategy, turnaround stories, leadership, and managing change.

Former Commissioner at the US Securities & Exchange Commission

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Dr. Michael S. Piwowar served as a Commissioner at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from August 15, 2013 to July 6, 2018. Previously, Dr. Piwowar was the Republican chief economist for the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, where he was the lead Republican economist on the four SEC-related titles of the Dodd-Frank Act and the JOBS Act. He also worked on a number of important SEC-related oversight issues under the jurisdiction of the Committee, such as securities, over-the-counter derivatives, investor protection, market structure, and capital formation. During the financial crisis and its immediate aftermath, Dr. Piwowar served in a one-year fixed-term position at the White House as a senior economist at the President’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) in both the George W. Bush and Barack Obama Administrations. Exclusively represented by Leading Authorities speakers bureau, Dr. Piwowar is an economic outlook and financial policy keynote speaker, addressing fiscal trends, investments, and regulation.

Television Star, Former Member of Congress (R-IA); Former CEO of Goodwill Industries and Political Commentator

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Fred Grandy is a radio personality, television star, former CEO, and former Congressman (R-IA). Grandy was an actor on The Love Boat before he left Hollywood for an eight year career in the House of Representatives. Eventually frustrated by politics, Grandy became the president and CEO of Goodwill, one of the largest charitable organizations. While there, he rebuilt the misunderstood chain’s reputation, turning it into a successful workforce development network and doubling its annual revenue. Grandy addresses politics, managing non-profits, and the importance of giving back.

Republican Strategist and Former Communications Director for Marco Rubio's 2016 Presidential Campaign

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Alex Conant is a Republican political operative and communications consultant best-known for his work as communications director for Marco Rubio 2016 presidential campaign. A senior advisor to two presidential candidates and three senators, Conant has a unique perspective on the political process and those involved.
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Best-Selling Author & CEO of Landmark Makers

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Klyn was born with the life threatening genetic disease, Cystic Fibrosis. Over the years, she has battled the disease as well as big pharma to lower the price of a life saving drug. She reminds us all to live authentically, love deeply, and to recognize adversity as an advantage. After all, “Life isn’t measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the number of moments we create, that take our breath away.”

Expert on Customer Interaction and Experience

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James Gilmore is an expert on innovative thinking and the experience economy. As co-author of The Experience Economy, James Gilmore advises companies on how to turn their goods and services into a remarkable experience for the consumer. He discusses the concept of mass customization and helps businesses envision new possibilities for engaging customers and finding new sources of revenue.

CBS Sports Television Announcer

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Greg Gumbel is a television sportscaster and current host of CBS’s Inside The NFL. Throughout 40+ years in the business, he has become one of the most outstanding and best known announcers in sports television. He has covered everything from Major League Baseball and the NBA to the Summer and Winter Olympic games and the Daytona 500. In 2001, he became the first African-American (and Creole) announcer to call play-by-play of a major sports championship in the United States.

Legendary NFL Coach, Pro Football Hall of Famer

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Jimmy Johnson is the architect of the Dallas Cowboys' consecutive victories in Super Bowls XXVII and XXVIII, a former Miami Dolphins coach, and member of Fox's NFL Sunday team. The first head coach to win both a National Collegiate Championship and a Super Bowl Championship, Johnson is a proven leader and motivator. Johnson is also the author of the autobiography Turning the Thing Around: Pulling America's Team Out of the Dumps-And Myself Out of the Doghouse, which chronicles his life and coaching experience. It's the ultimate insider's look at football from one of the true masters of the sport.

Author, Keynote Speaker, Columnist, Nationally-Recognized Expert in Personal Finance, Retirement, & Career Planning

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Kerry Hannon is a nationally recognized expert and strategist on career transitions, entrepreneurship, personal finance and retirement. She is a frequent TV and radio commentator and is a sought-after keynote speaker at conferences across the country.